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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,…

New York, Antiquorum Preview of Only Watch Timepieces

Just last week in New York City,  Antiquorum  Auctioneers U.S. held its US-exclusive preview of the 33 unique watches – each made especially for the auction —  that are being auctioned this weekend in the upcoming   Only Watch auction  on September 28 at the Only Watch 2013 charity event in Monaco.  All proceeds from the…

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Parmigiani Fleurier Ovale Collection on the Market

Late last spring in St. Tropez, Parmigiani Fleurier unveiled its new Ovale Collection with quite a bit of fanfare. For those who are familiar with wonderful watches of yore, the Ovale series is based on an unusual watch, circa 1800, an oval watch with telescopic hands that Michele Parmigiani had the privilege of restoring. We…

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First Release of the Jaeger-LeCoultre Anniversary Movie Narrated by Clive Owen

British born actor Clive Owen deftly narrates the new movie that celebrates Jaeger-LeCoultre’s 180th anniversary and heralds its many years of patents and inventions. The movie, first shown at the brand’s recent anniversary celebration in Venice (which you can read about here) depicts a couple of minutes behind the scenes with this iconic brand. Above, you…

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Just for Women: Skin Therapy via Perricone

With the last of summer leaving us (today marks the first day of fall) sun-soaked skin may need a little TLC this fall. Perricone is the way to go. Dr. Nicholas Perricone, board-certified dermatologist, has won multiple awards for his creations — which include healthy aging products.  Perricone products are rich with antioxidants that help…

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TAG Heuer Unveils Specially Made Smart Watch for Professional Timing

As this year’s 34th America’s Cup enters its exciting final weekend, we want to bring you a little behind-the-scenes info about how the R&D departments of TAG Heuer and Oracle Team USA co-invented onboard connectivity equipment and  intelligent smartwatch to supply each crew member instant access to crucial race condition data in real-time. The system…

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Watch Education in Napa Valley with A. Lange & Sohne

Recently, we   had the distinct privilege of joining A. Lange & Sohne in Napa Valley for the Akademie of watchmaking – wonderful and enlightening experience. To begin with, the event was chocked with watch education and hands-on work on important elements of the luxury watchmaking world. The Akademie, started in 2007, is a watchmaking event…

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Exclusive Interview: Stephane Linder, TAG Heuer CEO, has a few plans in store for the brand (first in a series of new executive interviews)

There have been a lot of shifts in the watchmaking world lately- behind-the-scenes shifts that is.  CEO’s and brand presidents are moving around – hopefully for the better. TAG Heuer just got a new CEO, as did Jaeger-LeCoultre, Bulgari and a few others. Ditto in the USA, where Audemars Piguet has a new president and…

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A Look at 3 Top Devon Watches for Men and Women

We’ve written about Devon before. In fact, we even wore and reviewed one of the brand’s first timepieces here. Now we take a look at three great pieces from this American timepiece manufacturer. These watches feature patented movement technology, a system of Time Belts and more – making them radically bold and different for a…

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Audemars Piguet on the Fashion Week Runway with Michael Bastien

Just 10 days ago, during the New York Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, Audemars Piguet timepieces walked the runway of  Michael Bastian’s Spring/Summer 2014 collection. It was the fourth year the brand participated in the Fashion Week show. The inspiration for the season’s collection by Bastian was the style of French men, with a color palette…

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