Would You Spend a Million Dollars on a Watch? These Brands Hope So

Richard Mille RM 50-03, million-dollar watches of 2017.

The biggest watch exhibitions of the first half of the year 2017 are complete and we found several key noticeable trends. Watches at the affordable spectrum were strong, and so were the uber-expensive watches. As such,  we bring you a comprehensive line up of six approximately $1-million-dollar watches unveiled this year. Would you spend a million…

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Oris Unveils Hammerhead Limited Edition Watch to Fight Shark Extinction

The Oris Hammerhead Limited Edition watch is water resistant to 500 meters.

Oris has long been involved in the world of sports, from aviation to auto racing and diving. In fact, the brand has been creating dive watches since the 1960’s, and its timepieces are typically built to withstand the tests of weather, pressure, water and more. Now, they are built to help fight the threat of shark extinction.…

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Longines Conquest 1/100th Horse Racing Watch Awarded to ‘Always Dreaming,’ Winner of the Kentucky Derby

The horse, Always Dreaming, won the 143rd Kentucky Derby, timed by Longines.

It was an exciting weekend in the world of sports. At the 143rd Kentucky Derby, “Always Dreaming” came out on top in a five-in-a-row winning streak. The horse splashed through the mud at Churchill Downs as though it didn’t’ exist to come up with a 2-3/4 length victory. Always Dreaming ran 1 1/4 miles in 2:03.59 –…

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Madison Avenue Watch Week Takes Place Next Week in NYC

Madison Avenue Watch Week will showcase demonstrations in watchmaking and other events.

  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…

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Inside Havana, Cuba: Five Things You Must Do in Cuba in Three Fast Days of Delight

Each plaza in Old Havana is more beautiful than the previous one. (Photo: R. Naas)

Yesterday we brought you a look at the recently revived St. Petersburg-Habana Regatta, officially timed by Ball Watch USA. Today, we bring you on the rest of our journey in Havana — a look at three days of delightful experiences. Learn what you need to know for three fast days in Havana. Because yesterday we…

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Three Days in Havana With Ball Watch USA, Timekeepers of the St. Petersburg-Habana Regatta

Ball Fireman Racer St. Petersburg-Habana Special Edition watch with automatic caliber.

As a long-time journalist in the watch and jewelry world, also covering other notable luxury categories, I often get invited on trips to experience events with the brands. Most of the time these relationship-building excursions are an incredible journey to parts not typically traveled. Such is the case with the recent trip I took with…

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