Watch Stops 2011: Couture — Gerge’ Brings Architecture to the Forefront

A new and exciting mechanical watch brand emerges on the market after three years of design and development.  Gerge’ – named for St. George —  is an all-mechanical brand  that focuses on architecture in its design – with a side-view of the case that is meant to replicate a bridge between  two cities, and a…

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Watch Stops 2011: Couture – Giuliano Mazzuoli Presents Patented World First Watch

Those in the know will recognize this designer’s name.  Giuliano Mazzuoli is the man responsible for the famed Manometro watch, as well as several pen and leather goods collections. The Manometro watch is renowned for its simplicity. Designed as a concept to reflect a pressure gauge, the Manometro measures time – elegantly and cleanly –…

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Around the World: Couture Time Winners Announced

Celebrity Chef Nick Stellino, Glen Bowen publisher of Watch JournalLadoire Mr. Green, Architecture winnerThe competition was tough, and judging this week’s Couture Time contest, sponsored by Watch Journal and held at the Couture Show in Las Vegas, was no easy feat. There were 20 entrants in three categories, and I was pleasantly surprised by so…

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Time Capsules: Product – Jaeger-LeCoultre Spreads Unveils the Duomètre Quantième Lunaire

With 178 years of technical prowess, heritage and craftsmanship extraordinaire behind it, Jaeger-LeCoultre ought to know how to show off its unprecedented precision with dignity. Thus, it comes as no surprise that its newest Duometre (dual-wing movement)  Quantieme Lunaire, which shows time, date and the age of the moon – is a stunning beauty.  It…

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Time Capsules: Product – Bell & Ross Dives Deep

Bell & Ross unveils its newest Dive watches due out this August – the BR02 Steel with Carbon Fiber Dial and the BR02 Phantom – my personal favorite.  Water resistant to 1,000 meters (where I will NEVER go), these  mechanical self-winding dive watches house the ETA 2892 caliber and offer hours, minutes, seconds and date.…

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Time Capsules Commentary: Judging Couture Time by Watch Journal

At this week’s Couture Show, held in Las Vegas concurrently with the JCK show and Swiss Watch by JCK—several of the industry’s most important USA watch and jewelry shows – Roberta Naas of Atimelyperspective was asked to be a judge (one of six judges) in the Couture Time contest, sponsored by Watch Journal magazine.  The…

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