Time Travel, Kickstarter and My Klokers KLOK-01 Watch

You can personalize your Klok-01, which is sold with a variety of strap choices. Photo: Simon Cudd.

By Simon Cudd I discovered the Klokers brand earlier this year, after noticing their kickstarter campaign and having a chat with Richard Piras, CEO and Co-founder, on messenger. I have known Richard a few years, and he brought it to my attention. The kickstarter campaign went viral on 15th September 2015 and reached 100% goal in 8 minutes. Exactly 1,563…

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Plan Ahead: Patek Philippe Going Big in 2017 with Large Free-to-Public Exhibition in NYC

Patek Philippe Sky Moon Tourbillon

Earlier this week in New York, Patek Philippe announced plans to unveil a huge 10-day exhibition in the city in July 2017 that promises to be the biggest educational and hands-on watch event ever open to the public free of charge in New York.  The brand will be bringing in some of its most famous…

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Watch Review: How the Luminox Black Ops Carbon Holds Up Under Fire

Six months of police academy training can be rigorous. The time frames are grueling in and of themselves, with 12-hour days often in 100+-degree weather. Training includes physical combat, high-intensity driving, marksmanship, more marksmanship and a lot of other facets. We are pepper sprayed, tazered and otherwise subjected to all things we can encounter every…

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Meet the Baume & Mercier Clifton Perpetual Calendar and Learn Why the Brand Pushes the Complicated Envelope

If you ask anyone in the watch industry to name a good, solid Swiss watch brand with keen design and affordable pricing generally in the under $8,000 range, you are likely to hear the name Baume & Mercier.   While this brand is known, and has been known for more than a century and a half,…

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Jaeger-LeCoultre and Marc Newson Unveil $28,000 Atmos 568 Clock

For eight years, Jaeger-LeCoultre and famed commercial and architectural designer Marc Newson have worked together on multiple collaborations revolving around the famed Atmos watch – the clock that “lives on air.” Now the duo announces the newest fruit of their combined labor: Atmos 568 Marc Newson. The new and unique rendition may well be the…

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30 Reasons to Attend WatchTime New York this Saturday at Gotham Hall

Ok folks, if you are really a watch lover then you need to be in New York this Saturday for the WatchTime New York exhibition held at Gotham Hall in New York City. This is the second annual WatchTime New York show and it boasts a rich and informative schedule that includes more than 20…

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