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

Eat Your Heart Out! Chef Experience Extraordinaire at the Kentucky Derby Taste of Derby with Longines

There are many stories behind the Kentucky Derby – the horses, jockeys and races, the hats (oh the hats), the bourbon, the food and more. It’s a lot to soak in. So, in several installments we will unroll the Kentucky Derby beginning with, since it is Saturday and we have a weekend sojourn here, the…

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They’re Finally Here! Introducing the Rose Gold Portofino Chronographs

IWC lovers take note: the sophisticated new rose gold Portofino Chronographs have arrived in stores! Just a few days ago, I had the chance to try on these watches and take a close-up look at them in the New York Madison Avenue IWC Boutique and I love them and think you will, too. Sleek, sophisticated…

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Does Your Watch Play Jazz? Introducing the Claude Bernard Birdland Watch

Ok well this Claude Bernard watch doesn’t actually play Jazz- but it would if it could– to the tunes of Charlie Parker.  The Swiss-made Birdland watch is created to celebrate a partnership between this watch brand and the famed Birdland jazz club in New York City. The club — one of New York City’s oldest…

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Can Your Watch Slay Dragons? Introducing the Urwerk UR-105M

“An iron knight ready to conquer time.” That’s the way Urwerk is billing its new UR-105M—officially introduced to the world just a few minutes ago in Geneva.  I was lucky to be among the first to see this watch a couple of months ago before its official launch. It is a piece inspired by the…

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Some People Just Don’t Understand Watch-Collecting Addicts

By David Dadian, watch collector, NJ “So, what is your favorite watch?” My friend asks knowing I have many. He sees the IWC catalog in my office and just shakes his head. “Why would anyone wear a watch that costs as much or more than a car?”  As he flips through a watch magazine, he…

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Watch Collectors Voice Opinions, Wish Lists and More

You may recall that just about a week ago, we announced here  that we would be launching a new section: Watch Collectors’ Corner. Rather than have one single perspective from an in-house resident watch lover, we opt for breadth.  Beginning this month – in fact starting today – we begin our monthly Collectors’ Corner, wherein…

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