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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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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Fast Focus: Meet the New Shinola Jackie Robinson Watch

The Shinola Jackie Robinson watch is made in a limited edition and sold in a set.

Just recently, Shinola unveiled its fifth watch in the brand’s Great Americans series: a limited edition Jackie Robinson timepiece. Here we  bring you a quick look at the Shinola Jackie Robinson watch. This watch is part of series the brand creates of limited-edition watches that honors individuals who have made a mark on American history. Jackie Robinson was the first…

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3 Reasons to Love the Omega 1957 Vintage-Inspired Watches: Speedmaster, Railmaster, Seamaster

The new Omega 1957 Speedmaster is a near-consistent replica of the original.

  It’s no secret that vintage watches are all the rage. It is no surprise, either. During difficult geo-politicalt times, people and companies often take a retrospective look at their pasts.  This year, Omega does exactly that. It looks back to the year 1957, when Elvis became King, the Russians launched Sputnik 2 and the Frisbee…

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Montblanc Partners with Goodwood Festival of Speed With Timewalker Watches

Montblanc, with its TimeWalker watches, has become the Official Timing Partner of Goodwood Festival of Speed.

In an exciting, and fitting, move, Montblanc — with its new TimeWalker collection — speeds into action as the Official Timing Partner of the Goodwood “Festival Of Speed.”  Easily one of England’s top sporting events, the Festival of Speed takes place annually at  Goodwood, the seat of the  Dukes of Richmond for more than 300 years…

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Mr. Nobody of Fast 8, The Fate of the Furious, Kurt Russell, Wears Niall Watch

Niall GMT Noir watch as seen in the Fast 8 movie on the wrist of Kurt Russell.

If you  went to the movies this past weekend, you most likely saw Fast 8, or — its real title —  “The Fate of the Furious” movie. In this eighth sequel in the Fast and Furious series, actor Kurt Russell, who plays Mr. Nobody, dons a Niall GMT “Noir” watch to help him track his time around the…

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