Three Watch Brands We Expect Great Things From This January 2018

 |  January 2nd, 2018

With the new year here, it means show season will begin. In the watch world, that predominantly means — SIHH 2018, here we come. However, as we know, many other brands capitalize on the fact that so many retailers and press are in Geneva for SIHH and so they, too, exhibit their newest inventions — some of which have taken years upon years to build.  While we know that the brands at SIHH have a lot to offer, we expect…

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You Haven’t Been to Singapore? Now You Don’t Need To Go: Introducing Louis Moinet Singapore Edition Limited Edition Watch

 |  August 10th, 2017

Yesterday was the National Day of the country of Singapore, sometimes called the Lion City. To honor the history and beauty of the city, Swiss watch brand Louis Moinet, in partnership with Wealth Solutions, unveiled an exclusive limited edition Singapore watch. Offered in an edition of 19 pieces in rose gold and 65 pieces in stainless steel Neo cases  (19 and 65 signify the year of Singapore’s independence) — for a total of 84 watches — the new Swiss-made mechanical watch…

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Introducing Patek Philippe Ref. 5531R World Time Minute Repeater Watch, A World’s First, And A Comprehensive Look At Five More Limited-Edition New York 2017 Watches (prices)

 |  July 12th, 2017

Today, Patek Philippe unveils a host of exciting new watches that celebrate the brand’s “The Art of Watches” Grand Exhibition in New York. The exhibition officially opens — free to the public — tomorrow and runs for 10 days, with one of the most expansive exhibitions of more than 450 current and historic Patek Philippe watches on display.  Additionally, the brand launches nine special watches made exclusively for the US market, and releases a world’s first timepiece: the $561,341 Ref.…

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Watch Review: Hublot Classic Fusion Chronograph Italia Independent Watches Designed with Lapo Elkann

 |  June 21st, 2017

In an ongoing collaboration with Italia Independent and the brand’s  founder Lapo Elkann, Hublot unveiled its newest series of timepieces earlier this year. Now they are beginning to hit stores and we take a close-up look and bring you an honest review of the Hublot Classic Fusion Chronograph Italia Independent collection. The newest watch collection continues to underscore Hublot’s tag line,  “The Art of Fusion.”   While Hublot has been working with Italia Independent over the past three years to unveil watches, sunglasses and…

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Ulysse Nardin Sails Into Place With Regatta Chronograph at America’s Cup, Bermuda

 |  June 2nd, 2017

We have been bringing regular updates of the 35th America’s Cup races taking place in Bermuda now, and of the watch brands affiliated with it.  Today, we continue that coverage as the qualifiers conclude this weekend and the Challenger Playoffs begin next week. Ulysse Nardin sails into place with a new regatta watch and as the Official Partner of Artemis Racing Team in the 35th America’s Cup presented by Louis Vuitton races. Defending the competition for the oldest trophy in international…

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L’Epee 1839 and Fiona Kruger Unveil Vanitas Wall Clock with Yawning Skull (price)

 |  May 26th, 2017

L’Epee 1839, historic Swiss watch and clock brand, has teamed with Fiona Kruger Timepieces, independent watch brand, to create one of the most unusual mechanical clocks on the market. Called Vanitas, the skull-shaped clock actually even yawns. Fiona Kruger, designer extraordinaire who works magic with her intricate designs and extraordinary themes, regularly collaborates with artisans and suppliers looking for a creative approach to time. Vanitas is one great example of those collaborations. Based on a L’Epée 35-day movement with 5 barrels,…

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Introducing the Richard Mille $725,000 RM-27-03 Rafael Nadal Tourbillon Watch

 |  May 25th, 2017

Today in France, Richard Mille announces another winning watch: the three-quarters-of-a-million-dollar RM27-03 Rafael Nadal Tourbillon timepiece. The two have had a collaboration for seven years now, and Richard Mille regularly pulls out all the stops for the tennis player when it comes to shock resistant tourbillon movements and outrageous designs using high-tech materials. Now we witness it again with the unveiling of this watch. Aesthetically, the watch recalls the clay court of Roland-Garros, where Nadal, a nine-time winner of the…

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