Time Capsules: Product- Chopard teams with Walt Disney

These 30mm and 36mm Happy Mickey watches are crafted in stainless steel with mother-of-pearl dials and diamonds and gemstones spinning freely. The Happy Mickey collection has arrived! Yes — lovers of Chopard’s Happy Diamonds watches and jewelry now have the infamous mouse to celebrate in “happy” style, as Chopard joins forces with Walt Disney to…

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Time Capsules: Product—Tutima Watches – Yachting Chronograph – The perfectly timed gift

We’ve had a lot of focus on women’s watches recently, as so many readers emailed asking for gift ideas for the woman in their lives. However, men may want a great gift, too. For those who love yachting, sailing and regattas, this Tutima Yachting Chronograph offers precision, performance and personality. Tutima has been an official…

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Watch Stops: Pre-SIHH – A. Lange & Sohne Unveils New Datograph Benchmark

I remember well the day that A. Lange & Sohne’s top executives unveiled to the world – and showed me in person — the brand’s Datograph – the quintessential chronograph. It was in 1999, not long after the brand had made the decision to re-enter the market after the reunification of Germany. It was a…

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A Moment in Time: IWC’s Kurt Klaus, Master Watchmaker, Inventor

For the Holidays, from our friends at IWC, a special interview with Master Watchmaker Kurt Klaus – inventor of IWC’s famous perpetual calendar with century slide. Kurt Klaus spend more than 50 years with IWC, and his designs include the perpetual calendar with moonphase and easy-to-use crown settings, as well as the Da Vinci Perpetual…

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Weekend Sojourn: MB&F Gallery in Geneva—if you don’t find it there – you might not find it anywhere

clapping machines Just a couple of months ago, we mentioned that the much-loved Max Busser of MB&F was opening his brand’s very first gallery in Geneva. The MB&F  M.A.D Gallery  (Mechanical Art Devices)  plays home to the complete range of the brand’s coveted Horological Machines, but  also  to a host of other carefully-curated  sorts of…

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Watch Stops: Pre-SIHH 2012 – Ralph Lauren Watches – Thin is in

Ralph Lauren’s new Slim Classique Collection – which makes its global debut in January 2012 at the SIHH show in Geneva, is a work of Art Deco beauty and luxury watchmaking prowess. Geometrically elegant and ergonomically correct, the elegant new interpretations in the collection feature excellent gem setting. The two new models are the Ralph…

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