Louis Moinet Named by Guinness World Records ™ for ‘First Chronograph’

Louis Moinet invented the chronograph in 1816.

  In a super exciting move, and following six months of thorough investigation of the brand and its claim as the inventor of the chronograph, Louis Moinet has been named the holder of the title of “First Chronograph” by the famed Guinness World Records organization that has been naming world records and firsts since 1955.…

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6 Sensational Pocket Watches of 2016

Bovet Amadeo Convertible Pocket watch

Recently for Haute Living magazine, I wrote about several top pocket watches, which made me take a closer look at the trend in today’s watch world when it comes to these gentlemanly timepieces. Here we bring you  six pretty impressive pocket watches that range in price from several thousand to several hundred thousand —  proving that there is something out…

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Retail Jewelers: Get a Blog, Get the Millennials (Survey Results)

ATimelyPerspective

Recently, we discussed how the changing landscape in the watch industry may actually pave a new course for watch brands. You  can read about that here.  Interestingly enough, that article sparked a host of emails and conversations about the state of retail, as well.  Indeed, an unprecedented number of retail watch stores have, over the…

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3 Terrific Rainbow Colored Watches from 2016

Chopard Imperiale Joaillerie Rainbow

Move over black, the watch world has been graced with a painter’s palette of colors. Today’s top brands understand the love of gemstones and combine them in superb renditions  that will have you over the rainbow. These gemstone delights are often finished with color-coordinated straps or with dazzling gemstone-adorned bracelets for an  explosion of luxury.  …

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Close Up with the $244,0000 Zenith Academy Christophe Columb Tribute to the Rolling Stones Watch (and Mick Jagger)

The Zenith Academy Christophe Columb Tribute to the Rollings Stones watch retails for about $244,000.

Recently I had the extraordinary experience – thanks to Zenith Watches – of attending a Rolling Stones concert in Las Vegas. Let me tell you, Mick Jagger hasn’t lost any of his swagger. Neither have guitarist Keith Richards and the other long-standing members. I highly doubt that — in the 1960’s when they formed their…

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Hamilton, Hollywood, Behind the Camera Awards and a New ODC X-03 Watch

The new limited edition ODC X-03 timepiece (999 pieces) is the third in a trilogy of watches. This one was designed by Nathan Crowley with Hamilton in honor of Interstellar.

  By Nancy Olson I’ve never had the slightest whisper of a calling (or of a talent) to find fame and fortune in Hollywood—in any facet of the movie industry. But I must admit it was a real blast to immerse myself in many of those facets during my visit to Tinseltown, thanks to Hamilton…

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