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The Truth Behind The Sculptures And Art At The Miami Design District, As Seen During Watches & Wonders Miami 2019

Recently, while in Miami for the second annual Watches & Wonders Miami 2019 show, I was — naturally — taking pictures of the beautiful architecture that surrounded me at the Miami Design District. That stirred an interest: What are all of these spaces, sculptures, photos all about. So, I spoke to the Miami Design District…

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Hands On With, And Honest Female Review Of, The MB&F Women’s Legacy Machine FlyingT Watch

MB&F Legacy Machine FlyingT

Recently at the SIHH exhibition in Geneva, I got my first chance to go hands on with the newest watch from MB&F: Legacy Machine FlyingT for women.  Before I review this watch, let me offer a little background. To begin with, Maximilian Busser – founder of MB&F – and I have a long history. I…

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Truffle Hunting And Wine Tasting In Bordeaux With Chopard: Photo Report

Recently, I had the distinct pleasure of joining Chopard in Bordeaux for a Baselworld Preview of the new watches that will be unveiled in just a couple of weeks. The watches — except for the L.U.C XPS Twist — are still under embargo, so I won’t be breaking any secrets. However, while in Bordeaux –…

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Revisiting MB&F: Meet Medusa, The Clock That Almost Didn’t Make Its Debut

Maximilian Busser at the GAIA Prize awards

With Baselworld around the corner, we wanted to take a few minutes to revisit some important MB&F products before the exciting new unveilings coming out. Yes, we know about the new watches already, but that is embargoed material so you just have to be patient.  However, at the recent SIHH, MB&F unveiled its 10th collaboration…

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De Bethune USA Exclusive Launched At Watches & Wonders Miami

DeBethune DB 28 USA exclusive watch launched at Watches & Wonders Miami.

DB28 Kind of GoldUSA Limited Edition   Recently at the Watches & Wonders Miami show at the Miami Design District, Swiss independent watch brand De Bethune smartly unveiled a USA exclusive watch, the   “DB28 Kind of Blue.” A spin-off of the brand’s all-blue and much coveted DB28, the new watch features an 18-karat pink gold…

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Charitable Causes In The Watch World: Richard Mille Donates Proceeds Of $800,000 Watches To Education Above All Foundation

Richard Mille Onyx

Richard Mille has teamed with the Education Above All foundation (EAA), a global organization established to promote global social and political development through quality education, and created a new nearly $800,000  diamond encrusted watch. All proceeds of the sales of the watch will  support  Out-of-School Children (OOSC) globally  through EAA’s Educate a Child programme (EAC)…

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America’s Oldest Watchmaking Guild, Horological Society of New York, Announces Gala and Charity Auction Event

The Horological Society of New York, America’s first watchmaking guild, founded in1866, announces the 2019 Gala and Charity Auction event. This event is earmarked as one of the best horological evenings and this year, the organization is moving the dinner and auction to a new location at the Manhattan Penthouse with breathtaking views of the…

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Philippe Charriol, Founder Of Philippe Charriol Brand, Dies In Auto Race Accident

Philippe Charriol dies in automobile race accident.

I was in my twenties when i first met Philippe Charriol. He was energetic, enthusiastic and flamboyant.  I remember he wore his white fur coat regularly and bedecked himself in his own jewels and watches.  He was full of character and life. Sadly, I learned today that Philippe Charriol was killed in a race car…

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Photo Report: Watches & Wonders Miami 2019, Miami Concours, Yacht Show

Watches & Wonders Miami 2019:

It’s  no secret that I get around. As a veteran journalist in the watch industry, my job is to go where the stories are. I can’t go to everything, but I try to say yes to al least half of the trips i am offered annually, and I always go to the important  shows. Such…

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Hands On With The Ulysse Nardin Marine Mega Yacht Watch Unveiled At Watches & Wonders Miami

Ulysse Nardin Marine Mega Yacht

Last week in Miami – at the second annual Watches  & Wonders show — Ulysse Nardin used the Florida backdrop, complete with concurrent Yacht Show and car show — to unveil its newest masterpiece: The Marine Mega Yacht watch that indicates tides, along with a host of other important information for sailors, and that carries a…

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