Madison Avenue Watch Week Takes Place Next Week in NYC

 |  May 5th, 2017

  The seventh annual Madison Avenue Watch Week takes place next week in New York City. From May 8-13, a variety of events and demonstrations will be held by watch and jewelry retailers along a particular stretch of Madison Ave, New York. In many instances, top watch brands will be showing new timepieces not yet seen in the United States. Among the participating brands: A. Lange & Söhne, Asprey, Chopard, David Yurman, De Beers, F.P. Journe, Hublot, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Montblanc, Panerai, and…

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Montblanc Joins SmartWatch World with Montblanc Summit Smart Watch with Google, Android Wear 2.0 OS

 |  March 16th, 2017

Well it has been quite a week — with so many announcements of new smart watches. In fact, when we planned this week to be our Smart Watch Week, we had no idea that it would all unfold before our eyes. Yet, here we are — marking the unveiling of Montblanc’s full foray into Smart watches with the aptly named Montblanc Summit collection. Today, we want you to meet the Montblanc Summit smart watch with Google, Android Wear 2.0 OS,…

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Hands On with the New Montblanc Bronze 1858 Chronometer Tachymeter Watch at SIHH 2017

 |  January 23rd, 2017

  If you are a lover of unusual watch materials, you may want  to take a closer look at the newest vintage-inspired 1858 bronze watches from Montblanc. While not a high-tech material, bronze is rarely used in watchmaking, but when it is – it is highly coveted.  The material ages differently in each and every case depending on its exposure to air, body fluids and temperatures and so it garners a patina over time that makes it unique. This year…

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GPHG 2016 Winners Gallery (and Why I Feel this is a Not-so-All-Inclusive Event)

 |  November 11th, 2016

Last night — as watch lovers know — the annual Grand Prix de Horlogerie de Geneve — GPHG — awards were held. The awards (which this year were given to 14 category watch winners and one Special Jury Prize) are often acclaimed by many in the industry as the watch world’s Red Carpet or Academy awards. Sorry, world, I beg to differ. At the risk of upsetting the organizers of the GPHG — a 15-year-long event thus far — and at…

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A Quick Look at Rio 2016 Summer Olympics and Athletes’ Watches (Omega, Richard Mille, Hublot, Montblanc, etc.)

 |  August 8th, 2016

Friday marked the official opening of Rio 2016 and despite the city not being ready—the start has come. With it, come a host of athletes – many of whom are also brand ambassadors for a variety of watch companies (including, Hublot, Montblanc, Rolex, Richard Mille, etc.), and we will have our eyes on them over the coming weeks. Omega is, of course, the official timekeeper of the event – as it has been for decades. We will bring you more…

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