Two Hot Watches From Oris Underscore the Brand’s Commitment to Conservation, Humanity

 |  December 18th, 2017

It isn’t every day that a watch brand says, “Join us skiing or hiking in Colorado.” So when that happens, you pay attention — especially if the band is Oris. This Swiss watch brand has been building pilot watches, dive watches and other sports-oriented timepieces for decades, so a mountain adventure seemed all too appropriate.  In addition to skiing or hiking the snow-covered trails of Vail, Colorado, with Oris, those of us “chosen few” journalists on the trip, also indulged…

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Pre-SIHH 2018: Piaget Unveils Record-Setting Altiplano Ultimate Automatic Ultra-Thin Watch

 |  December 18th, 2017

Like it has been doing since the middle of the 20th century, Piaget once again works its magic in the world of ultra-thin watches … this time  unveiling the Piaget  Altiplano Ultimate watch. Prior to the SIHH in January in Geneva, the brand gives us a sneak peek at the incredible new watch. The new Altiplano Ultimate Automatic measures a scant 4.30mm in thickness thanks to the fact that  the movement and case come together as a single piece, much…

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Two Great Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Chronographs for the Holidays

 |  December 15th, 2017

Unsure what to get for the holidays…. Audemars Piguet’s Royal Oak and Royal Oak Offshore collections are sure-fire bets for gifts or for self-purchases. Here we bring you three great Audemars Piguet Royal Oak options just in time for the holidays.   Long known for its ability to create luxury sport watches,  Audemars Piguet brings ceramic and 18-karat gold together magnificently in this Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph (Ref. 26401RO.OO.A00 2CA.02). The 44mm timepiece offers chronograph functions,as well as  date at 3:00,…

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Zenith Defy Collection On Fire … Swiss Beatz, Alicia Keys, Fabolous Launch Defy Line in NYC

 |  December 14th, 2017

After an incredible unveiling of the highly technical and revolutionary Zenith Defy Lab watch earlier this year in Switzerland, the brand struts its stuff in New York City (and recently also at Art Basel Miami) with a premier line up of celebrities and Defy watches that seem to be taking the collector market by storm.   At the recent New York City event, famed recording artist Swizz Beatz not only attended, but also, in alignment with Zenith, unveiled and raffled off…

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Watch Review: Casio Edifice EQB800 Smart Watch On The Wrist

 |  December 8th, 2017

  The newly released Casio Edifice EQB800 is the latest addition to Casio America’s line of smart watches. As smart watches continue to enter the market, the latest addition from Casio is an analog interpretation of the smart watch category. I happen to prefer the analog look and am happy Casio selected it for the latest release. A companion app is also available for the iPhone to fully take advantage of the Casio Edifice EQB800’s  features. The design elements of…

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