American Watchmakers – Clockmakers Institute Announce Florida Convention

watchmaking demonstrations and classes will be part of the 7th annual Madison Avenue Watch Week event.

For those die-hard lovers of the intricacies of watchmaking, take note:  The American Watchmakers-Clockmakers Institute will host its annual convention October 4–7, 2017, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Tampa Airport—Westshore hotel in Tampa, Fla. The event, which includes a vendor fair with tools, technology and more, also offers more than 12 hours of education. Additionally, a tour of watchband…

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‘The Naked Watchmaker’ By Peter Speake-Marin Goes Live (Exclusive interview)

Peter Speake-Marin Unveils 'The Naked Watchmaker' today.

In June, we broke the news via an exclusive interview that top-notch watchmaker Peter Speake-Marin was leaving the eponymous brand he founded and starting something new: The Naked Watchmaker. While he is not watchmaking in the nude (who knows, though, he may do that from time to time in the privacy of his workshops), he…

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Longines Official Timekeeper of Hampton Classic Horse Show, Equestrian Collection is Official Watch

in the shape of its stainless-steel case, this Longines Equestrian timepiece features a silver-coloured “damier” dial enhanced by blued-steel hands and adorned with diamond indexes. The polished stainless-steel case and bracelet are further enhanced by the 60 Wesselton VVS diamonds, for a total of 0.504 carats, surrounding its bezel.

With a long and storied past revolving around the equestrian world, Swiss watch brand Longines is the Official Timekeeper of this weekend’s exciting Hamptons Classic Horse Show. Additionally, the brand’s much-coveted Equestrian Collection is the Official Timepiece of the event. There are a host of different events during the Hampton Classic, which began on August 27…

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Meet the Manufacture Royale ADN Collection: Good Looks, Great Function

Manufacture Royale ADN in Black DLC and forged carbon.

Manufacture Royale is a brand we have written about several times here, as we love the masterful technology this brand brings to the forefront.  This year, the brand unveils an interesting new collection that is making its way to stores now: the ADN (DNA).  The watch houses the brand’s  ninth calibre—the MR09 with flying tourbillon,…

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It’s No Mistake (or is it?): Lady Gaga Joins Tudor Watch Brand’s ‘Born to Dare’ Ethos

Lady Gaga Joins Tudor "Born to Dare" campaign as brand ambassador.

You may have heard the news that singer, style icon and daring performer Lady Gaga has joined the Tudor watch brand family as a brand ambassador. The news was announced yesterday and had some watch publications fawning all over. We, on the other hand, just didn’t  jump for joy at the news for a host…

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