A look at the world’s watch brands, their newest timepieces, brand ambassadors, events and news – by brand.

A Moment in Time: Master Watchmaker Roger Dubuis

As a young boy living in a quiet village in Switzerland, Roger Dubuis was tasked with helping the local cobbler ring the church bells on Sunday morning. Little did anyone know that this important chore would change his life forever. Every week, he would walk to the church tower and climb hundreds upon hundreds of…

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Off the Cuff: Panerai Radiomir 10 Days GMT

Recently, we had the opportunity to take a close up look at Panerai — the watch that is renowned for its oversized zeal, underwater adventures and unique Paneristi following.  While the brand has some great new timepieces — especialy in its composit materials — this one really strikes a chord with us thanks to its around-the-world…

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Off the Cuff: Complicated Watches Don’t Get Much Better – The IWC Portuguese Sidereal Scafusia

Granted, the name is a mouthful, but the IWC Portuguese Siderale Scafusia deserves a mouthful. It was 10 years in the research and development stages and is a masterpiece of haute horlogerie. The watch offers sidereal time, solar time and astronomical displays, among other functions, and is the most complex watch ever created by IWC.…

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Trend Report: High-Jeweled Watches Inspired by Nature

These avian inspirations make time take flight, combining multiple modes of artistic diligence with enamel work, gem setting, sculpt­ing, and engraving. They are works of art that perfectly reflect nature, giving women the sense of gratification and pride that only a true piece of wearable art can bring. Cartier Tourbillon watch ($221,000) features a kingfisher…

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