A Moment in Time: Top watch brands — Zenith CEO, Jean-Frédéric Dufour

It was just about two years ago that Jean-Frederic Dufour came on board at one of Switzerland’s top watch brands, Zenith,  as the new  CEO, with a host of ideas about pairing down the massive collection and getting back to the brand roots. Since then, he has implemented some high-profile changes to the watch brands…

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Trend Report: Dragon Fire

Chinese astrology has always been incredibly important in watchmaking, especially when it comes to the 12-year cycle of animals that appear in the Chinese zodiac. Of them, one is legendary—the dragon, associated with honesty and bravery. The year 2012 will be the year of the dragon and many brands already are gearing up, creating distinctive…

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Weekend Sojourn: The Jersey Shore

With all the hype since 2009 about MTV’s reality show, “The Jersey Shore,” shot in Seaside Heights, NJ, a visit to the Jersey Shore, as we New Jerseyans call the beach, somehow seems contrived. In fact, I’ve been vacationing at the Jersey Shore – in and around Seaside Heights — for – well – let’s…

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Time Capsules: Product – Summer Fun is Easy with Ebel’s Classic Sport Chrono

It’s summer time and a great time to put a little color and bold panache into your life. The newest Ebel Classic Sport collection chronographs come in navy blue and coral colored rubber straps and house quartz Ebel 503 calibers. The 41mm steel watch with silver toned dial features alternating brushed and polished finish and…

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Time Capsules: Product – Linde Werdelin SpidoSpeed Dons new Pushers

Linde Werdelin, launched in 2006 to create top-notch Swiss-made, Danish-designed luxury sport watches, treads boldly in the world of avant-garde technology. Specializing in producing limited-edition watch series of between 22 and 222 for each model, all Linde Werdelin watches house an automatic mechanical movement and have a 42-hours of power reserve.  What’s more, this brand…

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Watch Stops 2011: Only Watch – MB&F HM4 Panda

We began writing about the Only Watch auction and its charity fund, the Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Foundation, a few weeks ago. Since then, we have brought you, and will continue to bring you, a look at the 40 watches that will go up for auction in September in Monaco for this most important cause. This…

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