Oris Goes For Wild and Wonderful Pop-Up Store Experience with Vintage Airstream

 |  August 13th, 2018

It isn’t every day that we see pop-up watch sales by brands at events taking place around America, but when we do, they are usually very staid in nature, with sales reps showing watches via luxury showcases and pouring champagne. Well forget that … Independent Swiss watch brand, Oris, takes the concept of experiencing watches at pop-up shops to an all new height. The brand turns to a vintage Airstream trailer as the home of its upcoming pop-up shops, and…

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Oris Supports The Coral Restoration Foundation, Revisiting CRF’s Efforts Post Hurricane Irma

 |  July 13th, 2018

It was just about a year ago that I joined Oris on an incredible expedition to the Florida Keys, where we worked side-by-side with the Coral Restoration Foundation (CRF) to learn about reforestation of the coral reefs, harvesting and replanting coral. It was an amazing experience (you can read about the complete adventure here) not only from the watch perspective — where Oris is a huge supporter of the CRF’s efforts – but also from a conservation perspective. With many…

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In Stores: Oris Carl Brashear Chronograph Limited Edition

 |  June 25th, 2018

Initially announced in Basel and available in stores now  is  Oris’  second limited edition bronze watch, the . The watch is a tribute to  a real American hero, US Naval Master Diver Carl Brashear. Similar to the first watch, which was a time only piece, the Oris Carl Brashear Chronograph Limited Edition has its roots in the Oris Divers Sixty-Five and is cast in bronze. Bronze watches have picked up in popularity over the past several years. The reasons for the…

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Worn & Wound’s First West Coast Wind-Up Show Happens This Weekend in San Francisco

 |  May 15th, 2018

Beginning this Friday, May 18, more than two dozen interesting independent watch brands — most with retail prices  lower than $5,000 — will flock to  San Francisco’s Chandran Gallery to showcase their newest watch collections, including a few special editions to be launched at the three-day Wind-Up fair by Worn & Wound.. Among them are some tried-and-true brands such as Oris, a sponsor of the event, and Junghans, while others are younger brands with collection that will surprise and delight…

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Oris Aquis Clipperton, Oris GMT Rega Underscore the Brand’s Commitment to Conservation, Humanity

 |  December 18th, 2017

It isn’t every day that a watch brand says, “Join us skiing or hiking in Colorado.” So when that happens, you pay attention — especially if the band is Oris. This Swiss watch brand has been building pilot watches, dive watches and other sports-oriented timepieces for decades, so a mountain adventure seemed all too appropriate.  In addition to skiing or hiking the snow-covered trails of Vail, Colorado, with Oris, those of us “chosen few” journalists on the trip, also indulged…

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Worn & Wound’s ‘Wind-Up’ Show 2017 Comes to NY This Week

 |  October 16th, 2017

Love watches? Planning  to be in New York City? Don’t miss the third annual Wind-Up Show, 2017, by Worn & Wound — open free to the public. Held at Chelsea Market and beginning on October 27, Wind-Up will have a host of special promotions and activations, as well as on-site sales by most watch brands exhibiting. Focusing on value-driven timepieces from independent watch brands around the world,  Worn & Wound’s Wind-Up show is a three-day watch culture event of brands…

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Blue Magic: Meet the Oris Artelier Caliber 111 with Deep Blue Dial

 |  October 11th, 2017

Two years ago, Oris watches unveiled its first in-house, series-produced caliber: 111. That watch – the Arteliier Caliber 111 —  marked the beginning of a new movement development plan for the brand. It was also a very impressive caliber. As such, it is the perfect conduit to bring a bold blue dial to the forefront. The engine of this watch, the Calibre 111, is a hand-wound mechanical movement with date indication and a10-day power reserve in a patented format. The…

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