Chopard Opens Miami Service Center, Vows 10-Day Turnarounds

Everyone familiar with luxury timepieces knows that service is an integral part of the purchase. (In fact, we covered that subject recently here.) Chopard, however, has taken the concept of service to an all-new level by building an 11,000-square-foot state-of-the-art service center the Miami suburb of Coral Gables.   We had the distinct pleasure of…

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Congratulations Oracle Team USA Wins America’s Cup 2013

In what many are calling the sports’ world’s biggest turnaround, Oracle Team USA has captured the 34th America’s Cup title – triumphantly – in a 9-8 win over Emirates Team New Zealand. Just one week ago, the score was Emirates 8 and Oracle 1 – yes- a major turnaround. Both teams fought hard and gracefully…

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New York, Antiquorum Preview of Only Watch Timepieces

Just last week in New York City,  Antiquorum  Auctioneers U.S. held its US-exclusive preview of the 33 unique watches – each made especially for the auction —  that are being auctioned this weekend in the upcoming   Only Watch auction  on September 28 at the Only Watch 2013 charity event in Monaco.  All proceeds from the…

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Parmigiani Fleurier Ovale Collection on the Market

Late last spring in St. Tropez, Parmigiani Fleurier unveiled its new Ovale Collection with quite a bit of fanfare. For those who are familiar with wonderful watches of yore, the Ovale series is based on an unusual watch, circa 1800, an oval watch with telescopic hands that Michele Parmigiani had the privilege of restoring. We…

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First Release of the Jaeger-LeCoultre Anniversary Movie Narrated by Clive Owen

British born actor Clive Owen deftly narrates the new movie that celebrates Jaeger-LeCoultre’s 180th anniversary and heralds its many years of patents and inventions. The movie, first shown at the brand’s recent anniversary celebration in Venice (which you can read about here) depicts a couple of minutes behind the scenes with this iconic brand. Above, you…

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Just for Women: Skin Therapy via Perricone

With the last of summer leaving us (today marks the first day of fall) sun-soaked skin may need a little TLC this fall. Perricone is the way to go. Dr. Nicholas Perricone, board-certified dermatologist, has won multiple awards for his creations — which include healthy aging products.  Perricone products are rich with antioxidants that help…

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