A look at some luxury categories outside the watch industry that have collectors clamoring, including spirits, wine, cars, art, cigars and more.

Year in Review: This Year Rolex Celebrates 50 Years of Golf

The President's Cup

For the past eight years, I have contributed annually to the special watch insert in the New York Times: Watch Your Times. This year, I had the distinct honor of writing about Rolex’s 50 years of golf involvement. Today, as part of our year’s review, we bring you that article, written by Roberta Naas, as seen in…

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‘Twas the Day Before Christmas in the Watch World

‘Twas the day before Christmas, when all through the watch world, Not a watchmaker was stirring, no machines whirled; The tools were all placed on the benches with care, In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there. The collectors were nestled all snug in their beds, While visions of tourbillons danced in their heads;…

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How I Had A Hand in The Launch of Heart’s Passion, Magnificent Motion Jewelry Powered By a Watch Movement by Paul Forrest

A torque winding movement powers the Heart's Passion jewelry with Magnificent Motion system by Paul Forrest Jewelry Co.

Earlier this year, in April, we broke the news here about Paul Forrest Co. — a luxury jewelry company producing pendants using watch movements to power them. The Heart’s Passion collection is the brainchild of a man who has been around the watch industry for years: Paul Forrest Hartzband. Since I have also been around…

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Oris Aquis Clipperton, Oris GMT Rega Underscore the Brand’s Commitment to Conservation, Humanity

Oris Aquis Clipperton Limited Edition watch

It isn’t every day that a watch brand says, “Join us skiing or hiking in Colorado.” So when that happens, you pay attention — especially if the band is Oris. This Swiss watch brand has been building pilot watches, dive watches and other sports-oriented timepieces for decades, so a mountain adventure seemed all too appropriate.…

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Zenith Defy Collection On Fire … Swiss Beatz, Alicia Keys, Fabolous Launch Defy Line in NYC

Zenith Defy El Primero 21 Swizz Beatz Edition Unique 1/100th of a second chronograph

After an incredible unveiling of the highly technical and revolutionary Zenith Defy Lab watch earlier this year in Switzerland, the brand struts its stuff in New York City (and recently also at Art Basel Miami) with a premier line up of celebrities and Defy watches that seem to be taking the collector market by storm.  …

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Graffiti Artist Alec Monopoly, TAG Heuer Unveil Limited Edition Connected Modular 45 Watch During Art Basel Miami

TAG Heuer Connected Modular 45 watch with dial created by graffiti artist Alec Monopoly, was unveiled at Art Basel Miami.

I have always loved art. I grew up in a family where my mother was an artist and my sister was an artist. My mom had an art gallery at one point in her life and my sister was a talented VP at a top NY ad agency. Even my oldest sister — an astrophysicist by…

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