Watches & Wonders Miami Brings Cars, Watches And More (Photo Gallery)

 |  February 24th, 2018

We’ve been very busy this month with so many different watch events across the country that it has been difficult to keep up the writing pace. So this weekend, we recap a little about the month of February and the incredible watch world.   Easily the highlight event of the month was the Watches & Wonders Miami show that took place at the Miami Design District (MDD) and that was sponsored by the Fondation Haute Horlogerie (FHH), in cooperation with the…

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Storage Wars: The Best (And Worst) USB Keys From SIHH 2018

 |  January 23rd, 2018

We are into our sixth year of our much-loved Storage Wars coverage. Each year since 2012, we have taken a close look at the USB keys that we receive at the shows — mentioning the stand-out sticks that carry a powerful punch. Each USB key holds all of the important press releases and images released by a brand at the show. Some of those keys are — sometimes — even as creative as the watches that appear when the stick…

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Three Things A. Lange & Sohne Gets Right, And Why It Matters

 |  January 5th, 2018

  Late last year, I was one of a select, small group of journalists invited by A. Lange & Sohne to go stargazing in the Sonoran desert in Arizona. Having been a fan of this German brand since it (re)launched – and I remember the launch, and the unveiling of its first watches, then at Baselworld, with great fondness because it was the start of a love affair with the brand – I was thrilled to be included in this…

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Pre-SIHH 2018: A. Lange & Sohne Creates 1815 Homage to Walter Lange Limited Edition Watches

 |  December 7th, 2017

In a sneak preview of watches being unveiled officially at SIHH in Geneva in January 2018, German brand A. Lange & Sohne unveils the 1815 Homage to Walter Lange series of limited edition watches. In our Perfect Timing column on Forbes.com, we wrote extensively about the new precious metal series of stoppable Jumping Seconds watches, but here we bring you a look at the more technical aspects of the new caliber and at the special charity-only stainless steel version, as…

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Watch Lovers Pay Attention: Watches & Wonders Show To Debut in Miami

 |  November 21st, 2017

If you are a watch lover then you will want to mark this four-day luxury event on your calendar now: Watches & Wonders Miami will made its debut February 16-19 and will feature 21 leading watch and jewelry maisons and their newest pieces. THE  event is organized by the Miami Design District Associates (MDDA) and the Fondation Haute Horlogerie (FHH). During that particular weekend, the event coincides with the Miami Design District Concours of spectacular cars and with the 30th annual Miami…

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Top Six Complicated Watches of 2017; Our Picks for GPHG Mechanical Exception Watches

 |  November 6th, 2017

With GPHG Awards taking place on Wednesday, we are wrapping up our coverage with the Mechanical Exception category. The pieces found in this category check all the boxes for horological geekdom. The category requirements looks for a special mechanism such as an unique display, striking component, a belt driven movement, or other innovations in the market place. This year is no exception and each piece commands numerous man hours and showcases how far each of the manufactures have been able…

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Top Watch Brands Unveil New Timepieces at WatchTime New York

 |  October 24th, 2017

Just last week, the third annual WatchTime New York (2017) show was held at the magnificent Gotham Hall in midtown Manhattan. With more than 30 brands exhibiting watches – many of which had not yet been seen in the United States market– the day-and-a-half show attracted more than 1,200 watch lovers and collectors. This significant show in America is geared for the public rather than the retail trade and has continually gained in stature and attendance. The event opened on…

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