Two Great Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Chronographs for the Holidays

 |  December 15th, 2017

Unsure what to get for the holidays…. Audemars Piguet’s Royal Oak and Royal Oak Offshore collections are sure-fire bets for gifts or for self-purchases. Here we bring you three great Audemars Piguet Royal Oak options just in time for the holidays.   Long known for its ability to create luxury sport watches,  Audemars Piguet brings ceramic and 18-karat gold together magnificently in this Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph (Ref. 26401RO.OO.A00 2CA.02). The 44mm timepiece offers chronograph functions,as well as  date at 3:00,…

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Tennis Star Stan Wawrinka Looks Cold Outside Audemars Piguet Workshops

 |  November 28th, 2017

Recently tennis star — world number 9 — Stan Wawrinka visited the Audemars Piguet workshops in Le Brassus, cradle of Swiss watchmaking, He has been a long-time brand ambassador for Audemars Piguet, so the visit to the workshops seemed fitting — especially since he is still off the courts recovering from a knee injury. Wawrinka is among the very few players who wear their watches while on the court. He spent some time at the brand’s museum — an amazing…

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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 Six Calendar Watches of 2017, And Our GPHG Picks

 |  October 3rd, 2017

The countdown to the GPHG continues, and with that our in-depth look at the final pre-selected watches … some of which have us wondering if the judges were drinking when voting. Nonetheless, today we look at the Top Six Calendar watches as pre-selected by the GPHG. The GPHG defines the “calendar “ complexity as “mechanical watches comprising at least one calendar and/or astronomical complication” (e.g. annual calendar, perpetual calendar, equation of time, complex moon-phase display, etc.). Additional indications and/or complications are…

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Top Five Watch Brands On the Wrists of Tennis Stars at the US Open Tennis Championship

 |  September 8th, 2017

Well, we are just a little over halfway through the 14 days of the US Open Tennis Championship and we have seen some ups and downs. We’ve also seen some nice watches both on the court and off. Here we take a quick look at five top watch brands with tennis brand ambassadors on the court, or with some other key involvement in the US Open. Richard Mille flaunts just about $1.5 million during the US Open on the wrists…

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Only Watch 2017 Part 2: Meet the Rest of the 49 Unique Watches Being Auctioned (Slide Show)

 |  July 13th, 2017

Earlier this week, we brought you news about OnlyWatch 2017, and showed half of the 49 (thus far) unique watches that are going up for auction in November for the seventh annual OnlyWatch event.   OnlyWatch is a charity auction with all proceeds going toward finding a cure for  t Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.  As mentioned yesterday, these are all unique watches being donated by the brands for this event only. To heighten the attention, a  world tour of these watches begins in September…

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