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Armin Strom Minute Repeater Resonance

Earlier this summer, independent watch brand Armin Strom unveiled its second Masterpiece watch: the Resonance Minute Repeater. We covered that watch thoroughly here and here (where we discuss why the watch didn’t make it to the GPHG jury). The watch warrants so much because it is a world’s first and worthy of the coverage.  Recently, though,…

Jaeger-LeCoultre and Howard Parr Fight Ovarian Cancer Using Photography and a Zest for Life

By Gordon Henderson Jaeger-LeCoultre continues to be one of our favorite brands to follow. Aside its place amongst the elite in the world of horology, the brand has taken on the noble task of helping to raise awareness around the deadly disease of ovarian cancer. Since earlier this year, the word has been out about…

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A Moment in Time with Auto Racer Danica Patrick, Tissot Watches Brand Ambassador

By Gordon Henderson Well, it’s official. Tissot has opened its first boutique in the United States – right smack on New York’s prestigious Fifth Avenue. To celebrate, Tissot in partnership with Road & Track magazine, hosted a consumer meet-and-greet with NASCAR auto star and brand ambassador Danica Patrick, who has collaborated with Tissot on special Tissot limited edition…

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Introducing Richard Mille’s Mythical New Tourbillon- RM57-1 Phoenix Dragon Jackie Chan at Watches & Wonders 2014

This week Richard Mille unveiled a stunning new timepiece:  RM 57-1 Phoenix and Dragon-Jackie Chan watch. It is the embodiment of the world’s  ‘Four Supernatural Spirits’. The Phoenix has long been known as the supernatural king of birds – personifying the five virtues of benevolence, righteousness, propriety, wisdom, and sincerity. It is has always appeared in a magical variety;…

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IWC Watches for Women?! Introducing the Portofino Midsize at Watches & Wonders 2014

By Isaac Wingold This year at the annual Watches & Wonders show, IWC has done something quite unexpected. Schaffhausen’s own has unveiled what is, unofficially, its very first women’s collection – an intriguing and bold move from the dive and pilot watch dominated brand. Referred to as the Portofino “Midsize”, IWC hopes to broaden its…

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It Takes More than 1200 Hours to Build the All-New Roger Dubuis Hommage Minute Repeater Tourbillon Automatic (Unveiled at Watches & Wonders 2014)

By Isaac Wingold Roger Dubuis, the only 100% Poincon de Genève certified manufacture, has just announced its latest haute horology creation, the Hommage Minute Repeater Tourbillon Automatic. As the collection’s name would suggest, this piece is an homage watch, but not in the way it’s often seen within the industry. Roger Dubuis is not only…

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Introducing the Montblanc Metamorphosis II, A Theatrical Performance on the Wrist — To Be Officially Unveiled at Watches & Wonders Exhibition

Starting Monday in Hong Kong the worlds’ second annual Watches & Wonders Exhibition is taking place with top Swiss brands unveiling – well – top watches and extreme wonders that will have aficionados chomping at the bit. One such timepiece is the all-new Montblanc Metamorphosis II. The complex watch houses one of the most complicated…

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Willard Wigan Creates the World’s Tiniest Sculptures Inside the Eye of a Needle, and inside Greubel Forsey Watches

I don’t know about you but I have a terrible time every time I have to thread a needle to do a little mending. Those darn eyes of the needle are so small. That may well be why the artwork of Willard Wigan is so incredibly impressive. He creates full sculptures inside the eye of…

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A. Lange & Sohne Unveils New Richard Lange Tourbillon Pour le Merite Watch to Celebrate NYC Boutique Opening

  For those who love this extraordinary German brand, it may thrill you to know that there is now an A. Lange & Söhne boutique in the city that never sleeps. A brand that produces an exclusive number of timepieces per year (some say fewer than 5,000), A. Lange & Sohne is hardly accessible to…

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Jaquet Droz Brings History to Life with Las Vegas Watch Exhibition

If you live in or are visiting Las Vegas from September 30th through to November 12th, we have something you won’t want to miss. Jaquet Droz is celebrating 275 years of history with an incredible exhibit called the Enchanted Journey. The exhibit – held in front of the Tourbillon Boutique in The Shops at Crystals, is a…

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Affordable Watches: Alpina Unveils Alpiner 4 Chronograph and a Unique Adventure Club

By Samantha Walsh For more than 130 years, Alpina has been a pioneer of the Swiss fine watchmaking industry. As a longstanding, well-known brand they have always been a source of innovation – not only in watchmaking but now, in ecological issues as well. In 2014, Alpina committed to the Swiss foundation ‘Race for Water’…

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