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

Parmigiani Fleurier Ovale Collection on the Market

Late last spring in St. Tropez, Parmigiani Fleurier unveiled its new Ovale Collection with quite a bit of fanfare. For those who are familiar with wonderful watches of yore, the Ovale series is based on an unusual watch, circa 1800, an oval watch with telescopic hands that Michele Parmigiani had the privilege of restoring. We…

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First Release of the Jaeger-LeCoultre Anniversary Movie Narrated by Clive Owen

British born actor Clive Owen deftly narrates the new movie that celebrates Jaeger-LeCoultre’s 180th anniversary and heralds its many years of patents and inventions. The movie, first shown at the brand’s recent anniversary celebration in Venice (which you can read about here) depicts a couple of minutes behind the scenes with this iconic brand. Above, you…

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TAG Heuer Unveils Specially Made Smart Watch for Professional Timing

As this year’s 34th America’s Cup enters its exciting final weekend, we want to bring you a little behind-the-scenes info about how the R&D departments of TAG Heuer and Oracle Team USA co-invented onboard connectivity equipment and  intelligent smartwatch to supply each crew member instant access to crucial race condition data in real-time. The system…

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Audemars Piguet on the Fashion Week Runway with Michael Bastien

Just 10 days ago, during the New York Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, Audemars Piguet timepieces walked the runway of  Michael Bastian’s Spring/Summer 2014 collection. It was the fourth year the brand participated in the Fashion Week show. The inspiration for the season’s collection by Bastian was the style of French men, with a color palette…

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Tudor Watches Launches in America, Announces Major Auto-Racing Partnership with IMSA

We heralded the coming of this sister brand to Rolex since March. Well now, the eagerly anticipated, Tudor is here. Last night the launch event for Tudor was held in New York at the ultra-modern, Frank Gehry-designed IAC Building in Chelsea.  The evening witnessed a gathering of who’s who in the watch world—from collectors to…

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Watch Collector Report from LGI Network Indicates Serious Collectors Own up to 19 Watches

Throughout the end of last year and the beginning of this year, we asked you – our watch collector readers – to participate in the 2013 Watch Collector Report.  Thank you for doing so. Now, LGI Network — the leading provider of retail measurement services to the Jewelry and Watch Industry – has brought us…

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