Top Women’s Watches – Bulgari Berries Tourbillon

Berries Tourbillon Retrograde Hour watch Bringing a bit of its jewelry heritage to the watchmaking front, Bulgari this year clearly focuses on women and unveils its Berries Collection of timepieces that includes a stunning Jump Hour watch and the alluring Tourbillon Retrograde Hours watch seen here. The Berries Tourbillon Retrograde Hours watch features a marquetry…

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Weekend Sojourn: The Art of Recology

Each time I pass through the San Francisco airport, I am inspired by the beauty of the terminals — each featuring a different artistic exhibition thanks to the SFO Museum (that was established by the Airport Commission in 1980 to humanize the airport). This past week, I lingered a little longer in the United terminal …

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Baume & Mercier unveils Capeland Worldtimer

This watch is for the man who loves to travel, wants to know time around the globe with a glance at the wrist, and – let’s be honest – wants to show off a little. At an incredibly affordable price point, Baume & Mercier unveils its Capeland Worldtimer watch in steel ($7,900) or, if you…

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Watch Education: Understanding Constant Force

Not a new concept in watchmaking at all, the idea of constant force has taken center stage as watchmakers strive for ever greater accuracy and precision.  Essentially, constant force is a means of improving the rate of a watch by making the torque of the spring constant throughout the entire power reserve duration. Generally, in…

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Iconic Watches: Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Reverso now in Grande Reverso Lady Ultra Thin Duetto Duo Form

Born out of necessity in the 1930’s, the now iconic Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso watch was initially created for polo players whose timepieces could not withstand the rigor of the sport. By creating a case that slides out sideways and turns around, so that the watch dial is protected inside the metal caseback, Jaeger-LeCoultre not only demonstrated…

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Watch of the Week: Audemars Piguet’s Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph Perpetual Calendar- Wow

Taking a closer look at powerful timepieces, our top pick this week is the Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph Perpetual Calendar by Audemars Piguet.  This bold watch packs a punch in design, functions and feel. This distinctive watch is impressive in all three of its renditions: platinum with a blue dial and strap ($128,500), rose gold…

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