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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,…

Hublot Big Bang One-Click Cuddly Cuff Watches Perfect for a Summer’s Night

Hublot Big Bang “One Click” Cuddly cuff watch makes a colorful and bold summer-night statement.

  Earlier this year, Hublot unveiled a creative new collection for women that offers versatilely and whimsy.  Now, we take a closer look at it again, because the watch is a perfect accompaniment for a fun summer night.  In the Hublot Big Bang One Click Cuddly Cuff the emphasis is, once again, on the strap.  The…

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Anonymous Bidder Buys Jacob & Co. Astronomia Sky Watch With Leonardo DiCaprio Signature

Leonardo DiCaprio at the LDF Event in St. Tropez where the Jacob & Co. Astronomia Sky watch (with DiCaprio's signature engraved on it) was auctioned.

Just a couple of nights ago, at the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation event in St. Tropez, a  bidder who wishes to remain anonymous paid several hundred thousand dollars more than the $580,000 retail price of a regular Jacob & Co. Astronomia Sky watch for one that has Leonardo DiCaprio’s signature engraved on it. To be fair,…

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Omega Hits the Movies in Dunkirk, Starring Tom Hardy and Omega CK2129

Omega CK2129 watch worn by Tom Hardy in Dunkirk.

As the movie “Dunkirk” — directed by Christopher Nolan — is being screened in cinemas  across the country we see an Omega CK2129 watch on the wrist of Tom Hardy’s RAF character.  The concept for this movie, which portrays the allied soldiers who risked their lives at Dunkirk and throughout the war,  is not just…

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Ulysse Nardin’s Innovision 2 Watch, Unveiled Earlier This Year, Demonstrates Brand’s Innovation

Ulysse Nardin Innovision 2 concept watch

We have been witnessing Ulysse Nardin making pioneering strides in watchmaking for decades — always surprising and delighting watch lovers. A key example of this is the concept  timepiece it unveiled earlier this year that we are certain has inventions in it that will be making their  way to Ulysse Nardin watches very soon. The …

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Interview: Henrik Lundqvist, Hockey Star and TAG Heuer Brand Ambassador

Henrik Lundqvist is a brand ambassador for TAG Heuer and part of the brand's "Don't Crack Under Pressure" campaign. (Photo courtesy of TAG Heuer)

 Recently,  I had the good fortune of interviewing NHL hockey player Henrik Lundqvist for Watch Journal Magazine. You can read the interview in its entirety there. However, here we bring you a quick excerpt for a little taste of time, TAG Heuer and sports. Olympic record setter, multi-award winning star NHL hockey player, Henrik Lundqvist…

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Tutima Racing Yacht and Tutima M2 SevenSeas Watches Sail Northern Europe

Tutima M2 Seven Seas watches with Kevlar strap or titanium bracelet.

It’s been a wild and wonderful summer for Tutima, a brand committed to several sports, including sailing. In fact, the brand has had its own Tutima  racing yacht since 2009. What’s even cooler about that is the fact that the DK46 racing cruiser is manned by an all-female crew headed by a Hamburg, Germany-based skipper. This past couple of weeks…

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Understanding the Thread Between Montblanc, TimeWalker and The Goodwood Festival

The new Montblanc TimeWalker Chronograph Automatic as unveiled at Goodwood Festival of Speed

If you are a vintage car lover, or a connoisseur of vintage auto rallies, then you know full well about Goodwood Festival of Speed – held earlier this year in England. You should also know about Montblanc, its TimeWalker line and Davide Cerrato, the man behind the TimeWalker design (and previously the designer behind the…

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Carl F. Bucherer Stars In Charlize Theron Movie ‘Atomic Blonde’

Charlize Theron attends the 'Atomic Blonde' - World Premiere at Stage Theater on July 17, 2017 in Berlin, Germany. (PPR/Franziska Krug/Getty Images for Carl F. Bucherer)

Carl F. Bucherer has had a successful interaction in the world of film and now takes the next step — a starring role in the Charlize Theron movie Atomic Blonde, which also stars James McAvoy, John Goodman, Sofia Boutella, and Til Schweiger. Just last week in Berlin, Theron and other Hollywood stars, including director of Atomic Blonde…

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George Clooney and Buzz Aldrin Star in “Starmen” Movie By Omega Watches

George Clooney and Buzz Aldrin star in Omega movie, "Starment"

It isn’t every day that one gets to meet the man who was his hero growing up. However, that is exactly what happened when actor George Clooney recently met his childhood idol, astronaut Buzz Aldrin — one of the first men ever to walk on the moon. The occasion: the making of a documentary Omega has produced…

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Carl F. Bucherer Works to Save the Manta Rays with Patravi ScubaTec Manta Trust Watch

Reef Manta Ray, Manta alfredi, Dhiggaru Kandu, Ari Atoll, Maldives © Guy Stevens, Manta Trust 2015

We love watch brands that recognize and support conservation efforts that are vital to our changing world. Being at the ocean regularly makes me keenly aware of the beauty and benefit of the seas to mankind, and of our depletion of marine life. That’s why we are happy to witness the efforts of independent Swiss…

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