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IWC Unveils 3-Video Series Created with Public School Design Team to Tout the Portofino 37

IWC– the brand that has been known as being “Engineered for Men,” first unveiled its Portofino Midsize watch just over a year ago. In fact, we brought you the full story on that collection here.   Recently, new pieces were added to the line, which is now being referred to as Portofino 37 (indicative of the…

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The Only Watch Auction this Weekend: 20 Top Watches Expected to Sell Quickly (Slideshow)

Coming up on Saturday, November 6 in Geneva is the sixth edition of The Only Watch Auction– a unique event in the watch industry wherein watch brands create one special piece to be auctioned, with all proceeds going to  benefit research for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. This year, more than 40 exceptional one-of-a-kind and specialty timepieces will be offered for sale. The…

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James Bond 007 Spectre Movie: Daniel Craig, Action, Omega and more

Last night in New York, and the night before in Connecticut, special guests were treated to a private screening of the new James Bond 007 movie, Spectre — which hits theaters today. Actor Daniel Craig  (Bond) sports an Omega watch throughout the movie — as has been the case for years. In Spectre, as Bond…

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Ritmo Mundo Races On: In Stores Now — the Dan Wheldon Racer Watch

If you love cars, and follow the races, you may be especially interested in the new Ritmo Mundo Special Edition Dan Wheldon Racer watch. Created in a limited edition of just 100 pieces, the 44mm rose gold plated watch is powered by a Swiss Ronda quartz chronograph movement. The watch pays tribute to Wheldon, a…

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Introducing the Citizen Limited Edition Satellite Wave F900 Watch

Last week,  at its flagship store in Times Square, Citizen Watch Company unveiled the Limited Edition Satellite Wave F900. during an evening of Space-related events.  Among those who made presentations about time, satellites and more were Brian Greene, professor of physics and mathematics at Columbia University and Oded Aharonson, professor of Earth and Planetary sciences at the Weizmann…

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Up Close with Harry Winston’s Opus 14: Come On, Baby, Let’s Rock (wrist shots, slideshow, price and objections)

Last week in Baden Baden, Germany, Harry Winston unveiled the new Opus 14 timepiece—created in conjunction with two top watchmakers, Johnny Girardin and Franck Orny of Telos Watch. No doubt most of you have already seen images of the watch that we posted during the event on our myriad social media platforms, but now we…

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Top 13 Scary Halloween Watches: Skulls, Snakes, Spiders and More (slide show)

It’s Halloween, and we couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate than bringing you a slide show of a dozen top watches perfect for the day — and, well, for any day if you are a skull, snake, spider type of person. From the scary to the sublime, these watches offer a lot more…

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A Look at Emmanuel Bouchet’s Complication One

Considered one of the brightest watch minds of our generation, Emmanuel Bouchet was instrumental in the creation of the Harry Winston Opus 12, helped to create the Parmigiani Bugatti, and is a thought leader and watch consultant to many famous brands. Building on the success of his work on the  Opus 12, Bouchet struck out on…

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Meet the Winners of the 2015 Grand Prix d’ Horlogerie Genève

Today, the 2015 Grand Prix d’ Horlogerie Genève (GPGH) awards took place in Geneva. The largest watch competition, GPHG is held annually and is considered the industry’s “red carpet” event.  Nearly 200 watches were initially under consideration, and were paired down to the final 72 that competed for a winning spot in 16 different categories. We have written about many…

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