A Complete Break-Down of Watch Brands Involved in International Football: Official Timing

 |  June 12th, 2014

It’s a long headline, but then this is such a long post that we are splitting it into multiple parts.  Today marks the start of the FIFA World Cup – an approximately one-month-long stint of games and matches – held in Brazil for the first time since 1950. The much anticipated event finds some of the toughest teams from around the globe pitted against one another in what promises to be a very exciting month of international football. While American’s call this sport soccer, in deference to American football, the rest of the world is passionate about the sport that spawned offshoots. The official game of soccer began in 1863 in England when rugby football broke away from the association…

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Timeless Gifts for Dads and Grads: 6 Sensational Watches

 |  June 6th, 2014

This weekend is your last full weekend to shop for Father’s Day, which is just over a week away. Additionally, those with teens graduating this month may be interested in giving them the gift of time – in the form of a fantastic watch. Here, we bring you a collection of six sensational timepieces perfect for the watch-loving father or the cool teen destined for great things. Indeed, from the luxury watch world to the everyday, affordable watch world, there is a timepiece that suits his needs. This slideshow, complete with full descriptions and prices, will let you on six sensational finds.  

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Jaeger-LeCoultre Watches:Hybris Artistica in Exclusive NY Premiere

 |  May 15th, 2014

Last night on the rooftop of the NoMad Hotel in New York, Jaeger-LeCoultre presented an exclusive viewing of Jaeger-LeCoultre watches – unique artistic  and heritage pieces — in a sneak peek of what will premiere to the public beginning tomorrow at the NY TimeCrafters show at the Armory. The Hybris Artistica Collection of 12 precious timepieces expresses Jaeger-LeCoultre’s mastery of hand craftsmanship, artisanry and creative thinking. These 12 watches symbolize the brand’s excellence in watchmaking and include the Master Grand Tradition Gyrotourbillon 3, Duometre a Grande Sonnerie, Duometre Spherotourbillon, Rendez-Vous Celestial and more. Additionally, at  TimeCrafters this week, we are able to witness 10 superb vitinage pieces  from the Jaeger-LeCoultre Heritage collection, including grand complication pocket watches from the 19th…

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New York Area Watch Collectors Have Rare Opp to see Luxury Watches at TimeCrafters 2014

 |  May 12th, 2014

If you are in or close to New York City this week, you may want to take some time to attend the third annual TimeCrafters show at the Park Avenue Armory to get your own close-up look at 15 top luxury watch brands and their superb new luxury watches. Open to the public, TimeCrafters is chocked not only with the newest watches, but also with artisans demonstrating their work, and a few other surprises. Even famed auction house, Christies, will have a collection of vintage timepieces on display for those interested in beginning their foray into vintage watches. The luxury watch brands participating this year include A. Lange & Sohne, Audemars Piguet, Bulgari, Chopard, Christophe Claret, DeBethune, Frederique Constant, Hublot,…

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We’re Officially Back: BaselWorld 2014, the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

 |  April 7th, 2014

This was a particularly long trip f or me. It always is. Basel is an eight-day marathon test of endurance of strength and memory. This year, however, I also went a week early to Europe to celebrate the 130th anniversary of Bulgari (we’ll bring you more about that here soon).  So, two and a half weeks later, we return to the USA – intent on bringing all the news that’s fit to print (and maybe a little that is not).  Here we indulge in giving you highlights of the sheer dimensions and scope of BaselWorld. For those who already know and have visited BaselWorld, we posted an insider’s view a little earlier thanks to a Guest Editorial from watch veteran,…

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