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

Watch Stops: BaselWorld 2012: Ulysse Nardin Makes Waves with New Marine Chronometer Housing Proprietary UN 118 In-House Made Caliber

Last year, Ulysse Nardin announced the brand’s newest in-house-made caliber, the UN 118. It was not yet finished and housed in a case. Now, it is – and this is one sweet looking piece that is loaded with patents and accomplishments. The escapement of Caliber 118 is produced in collaboration between Ulysse Nardin and Sigatec…

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Around the World: Video — Cartier Unveils L’Odyssee de Cartier – a Film like Nothing Else!

Embracing the panther – Cartier’s long-time legendary icon – the House of Cartier brings superb luxury, imagination and sublime beauty to the forefront in a creative new three-and-a-half minute film that magically brings together its history, its global presence and its amazing craftsmanship. This is a MUST SEE VIDEO. Absolutely enchanting! It is one you…

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Trend Report: Pilot Watches Take Off

photo by Kenji TomaOne of the hottest categories of timepieces on the market today is pilot watches. While the concept of synchronizing crew watches to the navigator’s watch may have taken a back seat to today’s cockpit instrumentation, the look and quality of a true pilot’s watch remains steadfast and in demand.  Typically, today’s pilot…

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Trend Report: Under Water Timing

Perhaps taken for granted, the phrase, “just in the nick of time” is one with real meaning behind it. We regularly hear of rescues at sea – -but we don’t typically hear about the timepieces behind those events. In 1997, the crew of the Mata-Rangi expedition, on a reed raft en route from Chile to…

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Watch Stops: PRE-BaselWorld 2012 – TAG Mikrogirder Concept Watch

The newest chronographs (watches equipped with a mechanism that makes it possible to measure continuous or discontinuous intervals of time) on the market take fraction-of-a-second timing to new heights – especially in the case of the all new concept watch from TAG Heuer – the Mikrogirder.  All new, the Mikrogirder 2000 Concept watch offers split…

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A timely Event- Don’t Miss this incredible Audemars Piguet Exhibition

The year-long celebration of one of the most iconic timepieces in the word of Haute Horlogerie – the Royal Oak – takes place for just four days only in New York City this month. (After which it will tour   Milan, Paris, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore and Dubai). This is a must-see event — with 100…

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