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

Watch Stops 2011: Arnold & Son, Bovet Exhibit in Qatar

Bovet DragonAt the 8th annual Doha Jewelry and Watch Exhibition in Qatar this past week, men’s complicated watches – especially tourbillons – stole the limelight. These were followed by limited edition pieces and high-tech, high-mech complexities from some of the independents such as Hautlence, Ladoire and Richard Mille. Naturally, being the Middle East market, watches…

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Watch Stops: Doha – Ladoire Shows off Mr. Grey and Mr. Ice Black Widows

On February 7, we brought you the Black Widow Mr. Green watch from Ladoire, explaining the exciting new automatic caliber of this watch with its 39 jewels, shaped mainplate and W-shaped GMT bridge structure.  Well, at the Doha Jewelry and Watch Exhibition, we got to try on all the new versions of the Black Widow,…

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Time Capsules: News – Plan a Watch Trip to NY in MAY for TimeCrafters

Last week we told you about the Wall Street Journal sponsoring Watch Week in April. Well if you couldn’t schedule that visit, plan a trip in May, when the New York Times hosts its own event. May 13-15 is New York’s TimeCrafters Exhibition at The Times Center. At TimeCrafters, more than 18 luxury watchmakers will…

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Watch Stops 2011: SIHH – Piaget Sings Pretty with its Happy Bird

In typical Piaget style, whimsy and haute Joaillerie marry with perfection in the newest Limelight series – a Garden Party, complete with outdoor nature elements. The newest Limelight Dancing Light watch is a magnificent delight — set with 165 diamonds in what is lovingly referred to as the Happy Bird motif. The black dial of…

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Time Capsules: News – Madison Ave the Place for Collectors to Be in April

Madison Avenue is home to a number of the world’s premier timepiece flagship boutiques  — all located between 57th and 86th Streets. This year, approximately 20 of those brands band together during the week of April 11th for Madison Avenue Watch Week – a celebration of haute horology for collectors and connoisseurs. Thoughout the week-long…

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