Trend Report: Purple Reign: A Look at Lavender Watches

By Roberta Naas The color purple has a flinty little mollusk to thank for its expensive reputation. In the past, extracting dye from this sea creature was such a costly and time-consuming process, only royal purses could stretch to such extravagance. Technology has democratized the shade of sovereigns, but our view of the hue is…

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ATimelyEvent: TimeCrafters 2012 at the Park Avenue Armory, NYC

Harry Winston’s Opus 12 ($270,300) is one of just many significant timepieces that will be on display at TimeCrafters 2012. Harry Winston is bringing in watchmaker Emmannuel Bouchet (who partnered with Winston in the making of this watch) for the event. It’s almost here!! The much anticipated chance for New Yorkers – and any others…

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Time Capsules: News — Bond is Back, and so is Omega – in Skyfall

By Sam Walsh The famed Secret Agent teams with Omega yet again. This fall will witness the release of the highly anticipated James Bond film, ‘Skyfall.’ In this feature, Daniel Craig once again assumes the role of agent 007, and with him brings two new guests – actress Bérénice Marlohe the hottest new Bond girl,…

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A Moment in Time: 2012 London Summer Olympics Swimmer, Natalie Anne Coughlin

Natalie Anee Coughlin, photo courtesy of OmegaAmerican international swimmer and 11-time Olympic medalist, 30-year-old Natalie Anne Coughlin was the first American woman athlete to win six medals in one Olympics. She also is the first woman to ever swim the 100-meter backstroke in under one minute. As a member of the 2012 United States Olympic…

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Video: Let the Games Begin! The Olympics and Omega’s version of “Start Me Up”

Even though we showed this video back on May 31 (one of the first to air it on watch sites), it warrants another look — just in time for the start of the GAMES! This is one inspirational commercial.   It is the first  LONDON 2012 TV commercial, featuring the world-famous Rolling Stones soundtrack “Start me Up” along with…

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