Up-to-the-minute news and announcements about watch brands and the watch industry.

A Retrospective of SIHH as it Celebrates 25 Years in 2015

Later this month, the Salon International d’la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) opens its doors to thousands of invited guests from around the world as  16 luxury brand exhibitors unveil their newest timepieces –watches destined to set the trend for the coming year in haute horology. This year marks the 25th edition of the exhibition, which first started…

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When Sound Breaks New Barriers: Why it Took Audemars Piguet 8 Years to Build the Royal Oak Acoustic Concept Watch (Pre-SIHH 2015)

With the soon-to-be officially released 2015 concept watch by Audemars Piguet – the notion of sound in a wristwatch booms. And while the sound of the new Royal Oak Acoustic Research- Episode 1 Concept watch may not be roaring or thunderous, it can be heard by someone other than the wearer and those leaning their…

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Bulova and Manchester United Team Up with New Accu*Swiss Treble Watches

By Ryan Walsh Founded in 1875 in America, Bulova is one of the most recognized names in watchmaking. Among its many significant collections of watches, the Swiss-made Accu*Swiss brand stands out as a leader. That may well be why the brand turned to the Accu*Swiss line when it wanted to celebrate its role as the…

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Montblanc Enters the Smart Watch World with new Timewalker Urban Speed e-Strap Watches

We have just learned that Montblanc is taking the New Year more seriously than others. The brand has entered the Smart watch world in its own special mode: with an e-Strap. The integrated technology device is encased in steel and rubber and placed on the interchangeable Extreme Leather Strap (a specially made leather that Montblanc…

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Cheers! Here’s to a Bright and Healthy 2015!

As the new year nears, we want to take a few minutes to wish everyone a wonderful year, filled with success, health, happiness and time – time to do what matters most to you.For me, time is the most precious gift of all. Sometimes, I admit, I have squandered it– working late into the night instead…

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Walking with Theo Jansen’s Strandbeests at ArtBasel Miami with Audemars Piguet (video)

When Audemars Piguet announced its sponsorship of the Theo Jansen’s Strandbeests (along with the Peabody Museum), I was thrilled – mostly because I love art and I love the concept of Jansen’s beasts that are made of PVC piping and plastic bottles and walk on the beach – powered by the wind. For details of…

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