Frederique Constant Unveils Four New Perpetual Calendar Tourbillon Watches To Celebrate 30th Anniversary (Prices)

 |  September 26th, 2018

Last night in Paris, Frederique Constant celebrated its 30th anniversary in a big way, and unveiled  new  QP Tourbillon  Manufacture watches to honor the three-decade milestone. I will bring you more details of the event and of the momentous, anniversary, as well as hands-on photos of the watches when I return from Paris, but for now,  I bring you a quick look at the four watches that comprise the QP Tourbillon special editions — one of which is crafted in…

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Why TrueFacet.com’s Brand-Certified Pre-Owned Division Is Garnering Accolades

 |  September 19th, 2018

It was just last month that TrueFacet.com, leading luxury online marketplace for acquiring and consigning fine jewelry and timepieces, launched its Brand-Certified Pre-Owned division.  It marked the first time that an e-commerce site could offer Brand-Certified Pre-Owned watches and jewelry.  The announcement quickly garnered attention of such publications as Forbes.com, Robb Report  and even TechCrunch. Why? Because heretofore, the only real industry that has been able to build a strong business on Certified Pre-Owned is the auto industry. It is totally…

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First Review: Frederique Constant Ladies Automatic Collection, Launched With Gwyneth Paltrow

 |  June 22nd, 2018

 Last night in London, Frederique Constant introduced its all-new Ladies Automatic Collection with its global charity ambassador, actress Gwyneth Paltrow. There are several models in the new series, and for each watch sold, Frederique Constant is donating $50 to Paltrow’s charity of choice: DonorsChoose.org (which supports education and sports for underprivileged children). Frederique Constant has been working with Paltrow and donating to charities for two years now. The ultra-feminine Ladies Automatic collection is new to the market, but for the…

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Watch Collectors Unite: WatchTime New York 2017 Is Around The Corner

 |  October 6th, 2017

The industry event of the year is just around the corner. WatchTime New York brings together some of the most illustrious brands in the watch industry and opens them up to the public. Held at Gotham Hall in New York City, this two-day event welcomes 30 brands to center stage. Festivities kick off on October 13th during the WatchTime cocktail event. During this 3-hour event guests have the opportunity to meet brand executives, VIP’s, WatchTime editors, and some of the…

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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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A Close Up Look at Only Watch 2017 Watches, Part 1 (Slide show)

 |  July 11th, 2017

This November, the seventh annual OnlyWatch auction will take place in Geneva on the 11th of the month. The event is one that pulls the finest watch brands in the world together for charity, as each participating brand (or company) donates a single one-off watch that goes up for charity auction. OnlyWatch is organized by Monaco Association against Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, and the auction is led by Christie’s auction house. This year for the first time, in addition to individual…

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Gwyneth Paltrow Talks Time, Charity and Frederique Constant Horological Smartwatches

 |  November 3rd, 2016

Today, thanks to Frederique Constant, I helped to buy books and novels for young students in America. The novels, I believe, will help open their eyes to other worlds, to themes that can be their mantras, or just to adventure. Without books, I would never have become the writer and dreamer that I am today. The effort came via a gift card given to me – and all others in attendance — at last week’s unveiling of the brand’s new…

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