A. Lange & Sohne, F.P. Journe and Others Offer First-Time Look at New Watches During Madison Avenue Watch Week

 |  April 10th, 2016

Starting this Wednesday, April 13 and running until April 20, watch lovers visiting New York City can expect to see things they’ve never seen before in the U.S. market. In fact, many top brands and retailers are offering first looks at their newest watches (just unveiled in Switzerland earlier this year) during the 6th annual Madison Avenue Watch Week. During this event, which includes retailers residing on Madison Avenue between 57th and 86th Street, more than a dozen premiere brands will preview their newest  timepieces, host cocktail events, offer demonstrations and discussions.  Fabergé, for instance, will showcase its Grand Prix winning Lady Compliquée Peacock and  men’s Visionnaire Flying Tourbillon watch and Chopard will present a special collection of high-end watches flown in from Geneva. F. P.…

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3 Terrific Skull Watches for Men and Women from Baselworld 2016 (Hublot, Romain Jerome, Fiona Kruger)

 |  March 24th, 2016

In the past few years we have witnessed a renaissance of interest in displaying artistic and stylized skulls on jewelry and even on timepieces. In fact, some watch brands have made entire collections dedicated the skull motif – not just in Gothic renditions, but also in lively, colorful versions that recall festive celebrations of life. Here at BaselWorld 2016, you see several strong interpretations. Hublot, for instance, unveils the Big Bang Broderie Sugar Skull watch, a fusion of art, femininity and life.   The Big Bang 41MM Broderie Sugar Skull is a true fashion statement. To depict the very high-styled skull motif on the watch dial and strap, Hublot turns to the art of embroidery – taking its cure from fashion,…

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Baselworld 2016: Three Affordable World Time Watches With Dramatic Details

 |  March 21st, 2016

In today’s world of business and travel, keeping track of time around the world poses a monumental task. However, this task has been recognized and made ever easier by some of the world’s top watch brands. World timer watches that display the time in the key cities around the globe, and GMT watches that tell the time in a second zone, have become among the most sought-after functions in today’s busy world. As such, watchmakers have developed ways to make these timepieces both simply attractive and incredibly user friendly – at affordable values. Here at Baselworld 2016, we are seeing some nice new world time trackers. Offering extreme beauty and value, Cuervo y Sobrinos takes classic design to new levels…

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Basel Bound: Off to BaselWorld 2016 — Get Ready for Exciting Times

 |  March 14th, 2016

It’s that time of year again — when the entire watch industry witnesses a mass exodus to Basel, Switzerland, for the world’s largest watch and jewelry exhibition: BaselWorld. This year, BaselWorld 2016, we will spend 10 days perusing the watch halls of the show and bringing you news of new products, new trends and more. WE look forward to sharing what’s happening over there — because the watches the brands unveil are the ones that will not only make headlines, but also mark the trends for the entire year. We work hard at this fair, so be prepared: in the next week we are just bringing short peeks at what is trending in BaselWorld 2016; we will bring a lot more detail…

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SIHH 2016: Meet the Piaget Emperador Coussin XL 700P Mechanical Quartz Watch

 |  January 20th, 2016

  What happens when an iconic luxury watch brand with a legendary history in ultra thin mechanical watches, as well as in the quartz revolution decides to marry its  feats?  The answer lies with Piaget, here at the 2016 Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH), where we are taking a closer look at the newest Piaget Emperador Coussin XL 700P Mechanical Quartz watch. Yes, that’s right, “Mechanical Quartz.” The new limited edition concept watch is inspired by the brand’s rich heritage – four decades – in creating ultra-thin movements. The new 700P is a descendant of the 7P caliber—Piaget’s first in-house-made ultra-thin quartz movement unveiled inn 1976 in the height of the quartz revolution. It should be noted here that…

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