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

Crossbow Smartwatch Pre-Buy

It’s official. The Hyetis Crossbow Smartwatch is available for sale in a pre-buy offer. The price is steep — $1,200. But, look at what you get. A smartwatch with built-in 41 megapixel “life camera” to record your moves and emotions. Billing itself as Swiss made and housing a mechanical movement, the watch offers a host…

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Around the World: New York’s Ferrari Rally

If you were lucky enough to be in New York today, it was a wonderful sight. Ferrari hosted a rally from New York’s Battery Park to Bridgehampton on the East End of Long Island to mark the close of Bridghampton Polo. More than 60 models of this grand Italian performance car joined the Tributo Ferrari,…

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8 Minutes Well Spent: Video Snapshot of Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Efforts to Protect our Oceans’

In today’s delicately balanced world, some watch brands recognize the need to help sustain our oceans, and are getting involved. Jaeger-LeCoultre has been partnered with UNESCO and the World Heritage Marine Program since 2008 to protect World Heritage Sights — one of which is the Everglades National Park. (In fact, the Everglades were the focus…

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Don’t Miss Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion at Laguna Seca Now

Today and tomorrow in Monterey, CA, the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion is in full swing- with races on both days. During Classic Car Week, Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is reserved for three days of historic automobile racing while the rest of California’s Monterey Peninsula hosts a cornucopia of indulgent events for car lovers of every…

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Friday’s Fabulous Find: ALOR Watches for Women

It isn’t everyday that a new watch brand makes its debut on the market. But California-based ALOR® fine jewelry is launching a line of intriguing and affordable Swiss-made timepieces that definitely caught our eye. While the collection is for men and women, we are particularly impressed by their women’s timepiece. In a world where great…

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Fantastic Vintage Watches — Original Pics from Readers

Last month, we posted some vintage timepieces here  – watches from the 40’s, 70’s and 80’s. That sparked some interesting reactions from readers, and today we share a look into a few reader-submitted photos. There will be more coming soon, too, so stay tuned.  

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