3 Terrific Rainbow Colored Watches from 2016

 |  November 17th, 2016

Move over black, the watch world has been graced with a painter’s palette of colors. Today’s top brands understand the love of gemstones and combine them in superb renditions  that will have you over the rainbow. These gemstone delights are often finished with color-coordinated straps or with dazzling gemstone-adorned bracelets for an  explosion of luxury.   Among the brands that excel in this lavish work are Bulgari, Chopard and Graff, each of which has unveiled a stunning new high-jeweled rendition this year.

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Introducing the Chopard L.U.C Time Traveler One, L.U.C GMT One, Honoring 20th Anniversary of L.U.C Manufacture

 |  October 11th, 2016

Chopard, a brand known for its technical and design prowess in the world of watches, celebrates the 20th anniversary of its L.U.C Manufacture in Fleurier — where the brand focuses on the highly technical job of creating in-house movements and top-quality mechanical watches. In honor of its two decades of success, the brand unveils the L.U.C in-house-made Time Traveler One and L.U.C GMT One watches. I remember the opening of the works hops as though it was yesterday, I was one of the first to be granted an inside tour. I also was fortunate enough to tour the Manufacture on its 10th anniversary – noting how far the company had come in the expansion of high-technology watchmaking, detailed craftsmanship, the…

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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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Be Among the First Consumers to See this Year’s Top Watches — Don’t Miss Madison Avenue Watch Week this Week in NY

 |  April 19th, 2015

This week in New York City, you can be among the first consumers ever to see, touch and try on some of the hottest watches of the new year. All week long, top Madison Avenue watch boutiques are showcasing new products that are just arriving in stores this spring and summer. Additionally, some brands are offering watchmaking demonstrations, and a few other notable special events — all to please the watch lover in you.  Indeed, this year’s Madison Avenue Watch Week boasts an impressive roster of watch brands on a 12-block stretch of Madison Ave that runs from 57th street to 69th street. Who’s involved in the haute horology line up?   A. Lange & Söhne, Chopard, David Yurman, de Grisogono, Fabergé, F.P. Journe,…

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Watch Brands Celebrate the Year of the Goat with Astonishing Timepieces (slideshow)

 |  February 18th, 2015

Tomorrow marks the Chinese New Year — and this year the celebration is around the Goat. In honor of this eighth sign in the Chinese Zodiac, top watch brands are unveiling stunning goat-motif watches that will steal your heart. Here we bring you a slide show of some of the new watches, and the making thereof.

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