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Weekend Sojourn: Moonphase Cufflinks Offer Intriguing Appeal from TF

We all recognize that there are few accessories a man can wear that really tell about himself. While he can drive a great car, that’s usually parked outside during board meetings and evenings out. The watch on the wrist is generally the biggest symbol of personality and individuality – and often a conversation piece. Now,…

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Time Capsules: Commentary — See Paul Simon in Concert

Earlier this week, thanks to Movado – one of the watch industry’s largest patrons of fine and cultural arts – I had the wonderful opportunity to go to the Paul Simon Songbook Concert—featuring Paul Simon & Wynton Marsalis at Jazz at Lincoln Center. Special Guest Aaron Neville also appeared. I must say that the amazing…

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Time Capsules—News: Racing soon with Rolex at the Monterey Motorsports Reunion

Unveiling of the artwork for the 2012 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion’s official event poster Gill Campbell (right) Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca CEO & General Manager and Bill Patterson (left), official artist for Featured Marque Shelby Cobra, the largest 50th anniversary celebration of the venerable marque. Photo taken at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.The…

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Time Capsules: Product – Harry Winston’s Amazing Opus 12 – A Magic Show on the Wrist

Developed with master watchmaker Emmanuel Bouchet, the newest Harry Winston Opus – 12 – defies all conventional rules of watchmaking. While it is, indeed, a mechanical masterpiece, it is nothing like we have seen before in its display and changing of the hours and minutes.  In the Opus12 watch, at the change of every hour,…

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Time Capsules: Product –Bell & Ross Shell Shocks us with the Vintage WW2 Bomber Regulateur

The original watch, which can be seen above on the sexy leg of Bell & Ross’s own Alexandra Castro, featured a bold minute indicator so bombers could perfectly time their minute. It was equipped with oversized straps on all sides.We’ve written about Bell & Ross many times before, but this one is grand! During BaselWorld…

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Around the World: Jaeger-LeCoultre Works with Casa Fagliano for second special Reverso strap

Yesterday we brought you the story of what most likely is the world’s best bespoke polo boot maker. Now, we bring you a new side of Casa Fagliano, as the family-run company that builds its reputation on centuries-old techniques craftsmanship joins forces with Jaeger-LeCoultre—one of the finest watch brands in the world. For those who…

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Weekend Sojourn: Boots like You’ve Never Had in Your Life! Custom-Made by Casa Fagliano

There’s custom made and then there’s bespoke custom made. Then, there is Casa Fagliano, located just outside the city of Buenos Aires in Hurlingham. This 120 year old company goes above and beyond what anyone is used to, relying on old-world craftsmanship and traditions. Established in 1892, this family-owned business, now in its fifth generation,…

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A Timely Event: Antique Gunmetal Watch Display by F.P. Journe at The Forbes Galleries

From April 21 until September 15, watch lovers will be able to view one of the most unusual and rare watch collection of gunmetal watches made of burnished steel.  The 200 timepieces to be on display at the Forbes Galleries (62 Fifth Avenue, NYC) were all made between 1850 and 1910, and each is unique…

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A Moment in Time: Octavio Garcia Brings Audemars Piguet Full Circle

Born and raised in the South Side of Chicago, Octavio Garcia is one of Switzerland’s foremost watch designers today. In fact, the 43-year-old designer holds the position of Chief Artistic Officer at Audemars Piguet, one of the world’s finest privately owned  Swiss luxury watch brands, and has spearheaded the design of the brand’s 40th anniversary…

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