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

Seiko Prospex Challenge 2017 Makes Waves in NY with Fabien Cousteau

Fabien Cousteau talks about Seiko and the Seiko Prospex watch during the event.

Recently in New York City, Seiko and the Prospex Challenge 2017 exhibit made a real splash. Focusing on Seiko Prospex dive watches throughout the years, the exhibit opened with a wave of enthusiasm, and even attracted Fabien Cousteau. In 1965 Seiko launched its very first divers watch. Since then, Seiko has continued to grow as…

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Top Six Sports Watches of 2017: Our Picks for GPHG 2017

Our picks for the Top Sport Watches of GPHG 2017: Ulysse Nardin Marine Chronometer

It’s not too far off: November 8th is when the 17th meeting of the Grand Prix d’ Horlogerie de Genève, GPHG, will take place. For those unaware, the GPHG is the organization and annual watchmaking award ceremony where different watches are recognized for various feats of horological wizardry. Think Academy Awards but for watches. Six…

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American Watchmakers – Clockmakers Institute Announce Florida Convention

watchmaking demonstrations and classes will be part of the 7th annual Madison Avenue Watch Week event.

For those die-hard lovers of the intricacies of watchmaking, take note:  The American Watchmakers-Clockmakers Institute will host its annual convention October 4–7, 2017, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Tampa Airport—Westshore hotel in Tampa, Fla. The event, which includes a vendor fair with tools, technology and more, also offers more than 12 hours of education. Additionally, a tour of watchband…

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Franck Muller and Parmigiani Fleurier Participate in Monterey Classic Car Week

LaFerrari Aperta on display at the Franck Muller exhibit (with Neiman Marcus) at the Concorso Italiano in Monterey.

Yesterday we brought you a look at the winner of the Rolex Best of Show Award at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance event in Monterey, California. Today, we take a look at a few watch brands (other than Rolex) involved in the Monterey Classic Car week events. Franck Muller At the 2017 Concorso Italiano event…

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Kering Group Appoints Patrick Pruniaux CEO of Ulysse Nardin As Patrik Hoffmann Exits

Elina Svitolina, brand ambassador for Ulysse Nardin, with Patrik Hoffmann, CEO of Ulysse Nardin (Photo: courtesy Ulysse Nardin)

While we were busy covering some great events this past weekend, the Albert Bensoussan, CEO of Kering Group Luxury — Watches and Jewelelry Division  (owners of watch and jewelry brands: Ulysse Nardin, Pomellato, Gucci, Boucheron and Girard-Perrregaux) made another management change announcement: Patrick  Pruniaux is the new head of Ulysse Nardin. He replaces long-standing CEO of the…

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You Haven’t Been to Singapore? Now You Don’t Need To Go: Introducing Louis Moinet Singapore Edition Limited Edition Watch

There are 65 pieces of the stainless steel Louis Moinet Singapore Edition watch being made.

Yesterday was the National Day of the country of Singapore, sometimes called the Lion City. To honor the history and beauty of the city, Swiss watch brand Louis Moinet, in partnership with Wealth Solutions, unveiled an exclusive limited edition Singapore watch. Offered in an edition of 19 pieces in rose gold and 65 pieces in stainless…

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