4 Watch Brands Inspired by FIFA World Cup in Brazil (Part 3 in Who’s Who: Watches and the FIFA World Cup)

 |  July 9th, 2014

Throughout the past month, with the World Cup in full swing, we have brought you one of the most comprehensive looks at watch brands involved in international football. Just check back to see the 20 plus posts under the FIFA 2014 search on our sight. Now, with FIFA 2014 coming to a  close in just about two weeks, it seems a good time to add to our previous comprehensive reporting of watch brands involved in soccer. Now, we bring you a look at some watches that simply are inspired by the beauty of Brazil and the concept of this year’s World Cup there. These brands have created timepieces that sport the colors of the country, or that offer other intriguing…

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FIFA and Audemars Piguet Watches: International Footballer Leo Messi (Part 2 in Who’s Who: Watches and the FIFA World Cup)

 |  June 20th, 2014

Throughout the past week, we brought you a complete list of five top watch brands that are sponsors of international football teams as the World Cup officially started. We also brought you details of Hublot’s role as Official Timer. Today, we begin to move a step further into the incredible world of who’s who in watch brands involved in World Cup international football. Today, we begin taking a look at  watch brands that have both past legendary soccer players and current soccer players on board as brand ambassadors. Audemars Piguet: Four-time Golden Ball winner Leo Messi. Messi, who has visited Audemars Piguet in Le Brassus, has been a brand ambassador for four years. The Argentina-born legend wears his namesake limited…

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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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Four Fabulous Finds for Dads and Grads: Watches are Timeless Gifts

 |  June 10th, 2014

Last Friday, we brought you six sensational watches for dads and grads. Since Father’s Day is just five days away, today we bring you four more fabulous finds for the man in your life. This slide show brings intriguing watches to the forefront that include a high-tech sporty looking watch for dads or grads who enjoy an active lifestyle, a watch that pays tribute to vintage racing for dads and grads who love automobiles, a pilot inspired German-made watch, and a stunning and affordable chronograph with extra functions that will thrill the thrill seeker.   These four finds come from master watch brands, Montblanc, Chopard, Tutima and Baume & Mercier. Enjoy the slide show.  

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What’s Ahead in the Smart Phone/SmartWatch War

 |  June 8th, 2014

Ok so before we even begin, let’s say it flat out – smart watches will NOT replace wristwatches. Not now, not ever. Wristwatches are works of art, innovation, and hand craftsmanship. They are signature statements of who you are, what you love, how far you’ve come in life. They are centuries old and destined — for centuries more — to be instrumental in life, style, fashion and passions. However, that said, there are smart watches out there that are reaching a new generation of device-happy tech-savvy information must haves. A friend of mine – also a watch lover – sometimes wears his smart watch. I hate it – it’s too much gadget, too much gizmo, too much info (besides, when…

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