Porsche Design Watches Teams with Dempsey Racing for Powerful Timing

 |  June 11th, 2014

Porsche Design — a child of the sports car industry — has teamed up with Dempsey Racing—the Porsche Motorsport customer team — to create a limited edition, track-inspired timepiece.  As the designer of the iconic sports car, the Porsche 911, Ferdinand Alexander Porsche was known as a true functionalist and minimalist. When he left the car company to found Porsche Design in 1972, the focus was clearly on producing purist luxury items. Among them: watches. Throughout the years, Porsche Design…

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Zoom Away with a LE Porsche 911 Wristwatch

 |  August 5th, 2013

By Ryan Walsh With nearly a million Porsche 911’s built since the sports car’s debut in 1963, Porsche continually reinvigorates the 911 to keep the model at the top of the pack. This year, the current flagship of Porsche celebrates its 50th anniversary – and does so in style. Now, to go with your sporty 911, or just to show your admiration of the 911, there is a commemorative watch made in its honor. Created by Porsche Design, the new…

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Ditch the Garage: Car-aligned watches

 |  July 12th, 2013

Luxury watches named for automobiles are the hottest status symbol yet. While car aficionados love those luxurious sports cars, those cars can’t accompany the owner into board meetings or outings. It’s time to ditch the garage and wear a bit of the auto-inspired luxury world on the wrist — and you can do this in a host of price ranges. At the high-end,  the Parmigiani Bugatti Vitesse watch ($328,000) houses the PF372 hand-wound movement with a two-plane caliber to offer…

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A Timely Event: Madison Avenue Watch Week

 |  March 22nd, 2013

Mark your calendars – and maybe plan to visit NYC the week of April 8-13, when the third annual Madison Avenue Watch week will take place at some of the world’s premiere watch boutiques along Madison Avenue between 57th and 86th street.  The event, presented by the Wall Street Journal, is geared for connoisseurs who love timepieces and want to view the newest, most exceptional products. The week will be filled with rare timepieces, a host of exhibitions, seminars by…

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A Moment in Time with Legendary Jack Heuer

 |  March 18th, 2013

Having been in this industry nearly 30 years, I’ve had the distinct good fortune of witnessing certain brands as they grew and flourished, and of meeting some of the watch industry’s legends. TAG Heuer — and Jack Heuer, in particular — are among those. I’ve met Jack Heuer before, several times, with the first dating back to the mid-1980’s when Heuer was purchased by TAG Group SA and the new brand name TAG Heuer emerged.  The great grandson of founder…

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