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It May Have NY Mets Colors, but the Girard-Perregaux Sea Hawk is a Winner in Dive Watches

Girard-Perregaux introduced the new Sea Hawk 2014 recently.And I love its bold, sporty look and cool color combo. Perfect for outdoor summer activities – especially those involving water, the Girard-Perregaux Sea Hawk not only looks good, but also is extremely functional. The specially developed protrusion of the case at 4:00, where a black rubber screw-down…

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My Personal Recounting of the Kentucky Derby: Experiencing the Fastest 2 Minutes in Sports with Longines

Yesterday, what is dubbed as the “Fastest two minutes in sports” took place. The 140th Kentucky Derby, held in Louisville, is one amazing event – something everyone should have on his or her bucket list. This is especially true if it is done in style, as in going along with the Official Watch and Timekeeper…

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Visiting New York this Week? Don’t Miss Madison Avenue Watch Week

This coming week ushers in the fourth annual Madison Avenue Watch Week, wherein premiere watch retailers on the luxurious Madison Ave preview the newest timepieces built for 2014. Additionally, from May 5-10, stores will host individual events, artisan demonstrations, panel discussions and more. Among the top watch brands participating are Vacheron Constantin, Montblanc, Girard-Perregaux, Hublot,…

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Eat Your Heart Out! Chef Experience Extraordinaire at the Kentucky Derby Taste of Derby with Longines

There are many stories behind the Kentucky Derby – the horses, jockeys and races, the hats (oh the hats), the bourbon, the food and more. It’s a lot to soak in. So, in several installments we will unroll the Kentucky Derby beginning with, since it is Saturday and we have a weekend sojourn here, the…

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It’s Good to Be a Lightweight: The Zenith El Primero Lightweight is in Stores Now

Even though it’s great to show the newest watches just released at shows, those watches don’t usually make it to retail market for months to come. But here we bring you a timepiece that is in stores now and that is a real attention grabber: Zenith Limited Edition El Primero Lightweight. Built of ultra high-tech…

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Bronze, Baby, Bronze: Introducing the Breitling Panamerican Navitimer 01

The famed classic favorite of pilots – the Breitling Navitimer 01 – with the Breitling self-winding chronograph 01 caliber is now available – in a limited version only — with a bronze dial. While iconic and chic in its original black-dial format, the new bronze dial color updates the watch magnificently – and just in…

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Affordable Watch Wednesday: Introducing the TW Steel Slim Line

For those readers who are just getting their feet wet in the watch world and may not have a lot of money to spend on a timepiece, fear not — introducing Affordable Watch Wednesdays. To kick off this special section, we unveil the new TW Steel Slim Line Collection.  From a watch brand known for…

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Independent Watchmaker Richard Mille Crafts a Movement Just for Women in the RM07-01

There is an entire sub-section of the watch industry that is frequently overlooked by the general public: the independent watch makers. For those in the know about watches – this sect offers some of  the most exciting and ambitious  timepieces thanks to their ability to think outside the box, to  ditch red-tape that slows them…

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3 Top Ancient-Ruin Travel Destinations

This weekend sojourn, with summer nearly upon us, is the first in a series of amazing travel destinations. This week we focus on 3 top ancient places around the globe — all built in centuries BC. I have personally been to each of these ancient wonders and can honestly say the experience is exceptional. How…

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