Wow Women’s Watches – Audemars Piguet Royal Oak

Ok, so come on, men, you do need to share. Women love sophisticated timepieces, too. Audemars Piguet recognizes that and offers a host of stunning pieces in its Royal Oak collection. Despite the fact that this line is named for British Naval Ships, it is a line that particularly appeals to women because of its…

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Vincent Perriard Discusses the HYT H1 AZO – Liquid Time

Already firmly into its full second year in business, HYT continues to introduce unusual liquid-time-display watches. The newest cutting-edge piece is the H1-AZO. “The idea was to bring some lightness to the watch,” says Perriard, president and concepteur of the brand. “It is a 48.8mm watch that is big and thick, so decided to use…

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Happy Labor Day 2013

This year, as America’s Department of Labor turns 100 years old, we take note of the fact that Labor Day is fully American. It is a day dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being…

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Hands On with the Greubel Forsey GMT

This Greubel Forsey GMT , which was first unveiled to the world last year and is now in production, was three years in the making. The watch offers a 24-second Tourbillon and a rotating globe with universal time display, 24 time zone world-time display, summer time indicator, world time disk with summer time zones and…

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Introducing the Urwerk UR-EMC Finished Watch with Built-in Intelligence

Recently, we brought you the news about the new EMC movement by Urwerk. You can read the details here, but essentially this 100 percent mechanical movement incorporates its own integrated intelligence. Today, in Geneva, Urwerk officially unveiled the UR-EMC watch that houses this unique movement that was a long journey for its watchmakers and engineers.…

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Equestrian Inspirations

Before the advent of automobiles, many of today’s luxury watchmakers were saddlers and leather goods specialists. Others simply grew up in the world where equestrian involvement was all encompassing, and they quickly recognized a need to  outfit the rider and horse lover.  Today, top watch brands embrace the equestrian world with design accents that tell their…

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