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A Close-Up Look at the Award-Winning Louis Moinet Vertalor Tourbillon Watch

Last year, for the brand’s tenth anniversary, Louis Moinet released the Vertalor, which is a watch that features a tourbillon in a cage hung beneath a three armed gold cage. What the innovation means for watchmaking, horology and the efficacy of this piece to standout against the crowded  backdrop of haute horology watches featuring a…

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Fast Focus: Gucci Watches on the Runway

Welcome to our new section: Fast Focus. Here we bring you a quick look at a certain watch — just a quick in and out so you get a glimpse of what’s happening in the real world and what is hot on the market. Right now, the news for women revolves around the fact that…

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Taking a Closer Look at the Chopard Sister Brand Ferdinand Berthoud FB 1 Chronometer

Recently, Chopard unveiled its sister (or brother) brand: Ferdinand Berthoud. The first watch in the brand’s collection, the FB1 Chronometer, was a long time in the making. Before we delve into the technical aspects of this incredible watch, we want to bring you a little background on the brand itself. Back in 2006 Chopard acquired…

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Meet the Bovet 19Thirty Collection– the new Introductory Brand Price Point

The 1930’s marked a watchmaking revolution, as timepieces migrated from pockets to wrists. This new freedom gave rise to creative designs and specialized functions but also posed a multitude of constraints for watchmakers. Movements needed to be reduced in size while still remaining highly accurate. BOVET 1822, renowned for their pocket watches at the time,…

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Weekend Sojourn: Men’s Accessories Just Got Better thanks to H.L. James

In the fashion world, menswear is booming, and with this development comes the emergence of numerous innovative men’s fashion brands. H.L. James is a new cutting edge collection of men’s luxury accessories handcrafted from the finest genuine American alligator skins, and assembled in Italy. The depth and unique character of the leather is carefully achieved…

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Audemars Piguet Unveils Yellow Gold Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar

  As is typical with Audemars Piguet, the brand takes a leap of faith in terms of creativity and technical innovation, and – as is typical of the independently owned and operated Swiss brand – it has come out on top again. I am referring to its release a few months ago of the Royal…

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Extreme Climber Kenton Cool Wears Bremont on Mt. Everest and Other Summits

  Let’s be honest, that diver watch you are wearing will most likely never see the deepest part of the Mariana Trench. The pilot watch you just purchased will never be used to gauge flight speed in your personal replica World War II fighter jet. The chronograph you are so proud of will most likely…

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Baume & Mercier Creates One-Off Capeland Shelby Cobra Watch for Auction

You may recall that earlier this year we brought you some exciting news about Baume & Mercier and its breathtaking collection of Capeland Shelby Cobra watches — created in honor of the legendary Carroll Shelby and the legacy he and his team built. You can read many of the details about that product launch  here.  I…

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Hands On with the Armin Strom Skeleton Pure — Purely Beautiful in its Newest Rendition

We have written about Armin Strom here many times before. It is a brand we respect for its dedication to watchmaking and remaining true to its values.  Now, we are thrilled to bring you the newest Skeleton Pure watch as presented just a couple of weeks ago at the WatchTime New York event. A fascinating work…

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Introducing the TAG Heuer Connected Watch: SmartWatch made with Intel and Google (Video, Prices)

Live at a press conference this morning at the LVMH Tower, TAG Heuer CEO Jean-Claude Biver introduced the much-anticipated TAG Heuer Connected watch. The press conference — with top executives from Intel and Google, in addition to Chariman and CEO of LVMH, Bernard Arnault, and the Swiss Ambassador Andre Schaller –was all about the grand marriage of  Silicon Valley…

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