Commentary: What Inspires YOU?

Recently, I was asked a very simple question: “What inspires you?”  Before I could answer, I realized that it was not such a simple question. It has many aspects. Naturally, being a journalist, my first reaction was to ask: “What inspires me in what way? To do something? To write something?” etc. Then I stopped…

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Watch Trends: Top Sailing Watches

Summer is here and with it comes a host of outdoor sports, including sailing.  Real fans are following regattas around the country, including the current Louis Vuitton Cup races in California. We wrote about this recently here and here. Now, for those who want to wear a timepiece that reflects the love of the sailing…

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Don’t Buy that Mechanical Watch Until You’ve Read This

  If you haven’t yet purchased your first good luxury mechanical wristwatch, it is time to do so. There is so much to be said for the craftsmanship and fine-tuned technological workmanship that goes into a mechanical wristwatch. Typically, these timepieces have hundreds of tiny components all inside the case that work harmoniously to track…

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Ikepod Founder, Oliver Ike, Unveils the new A. Manzoni & Fils Canopus Weekplanner

As you may have already noticed, this week’s watch coverage thus far is about new watches. The one we are about to cover is a new venture — so new that it can be found on Kickstarter — a group funding project open to anyone wishing to invest in getting this Swiss-made timepiece line off…

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Unveiling the Renato Master Horologe Line

We know our readers enjoy affordable watches that are packed with form and function. As such, we bring you the new Renato Master Horologe collection of timepieces.  The Renato Watches brand has been around for about eight years, but now, under the leadership of SLB LLC, the brand progresses to the Renato Master Horologe Swiss-made…

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Introducing the Linde Werdelin SpidoLite II Gold North America Limited Edition Watch

Linde Werdelin is one of the more unusual brands on the market. Using  comic book characters to tell its many varied stories, the brand nonetheless produces some very serious timepieces. Founded just over 10 years ago, in 2002, by Morten Linde and Jorn Werdelin, the brand made its official launch in 2006 – using Swiss…

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