Trend Report: Pilot Watches Take Off

photo by Kenji TomaOne of the hottest categories of timepieces on the market today is pilot watches. While the concept of synchronizing crew watches to the navigator’s watch may have taken a back seat to today’s cockpit instrumentation, the look and quality of a true pilot’s watch remains steadfast and in demand.  Typically, today’s pilot…

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Trend Report: Aviator Watches

IWC Big Pilot’s watchCall them what you want, aviator watches, pilot watches, aeronautical instrument watches – it doesn’t really matter. What does matter is that aviator watches are easily one of the most important genre of timepieces on the market today thanks to so many technological developments in shock resistances, antimagnetic cases and precision excellence,…

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Off the Cuff: Alpina Watches – Extreme Diver 1000 Meters

For the past month, I, along with both my husband and my nearly 17-year-old son, have been alternatively wearing the Alpina Extreme Diver 1000 meters watch. We have been sharing this dive watch on our different adventures. I, naturally, needed to experiment with and wear and son, however, are the avid ocean-goers, with my son…

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Weekend Sojourn: Enjoying Martha’s Vineyard

Just recently, thanks to Alpina, I had the great experience of flying (in a private Cessna jet) for the day to Martha’s Vineyard, MA, for a nice tour of this famed island and lunch before flying back. If one has never experienced it, it is well worth the visit.  The Vineyard, as it is commonly…

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Around the World: Alpina Unveils Startimer Pilot Line in Martha’s Vineyard

After a wonderful flight yesterday in a luxury private jet from LaGuardia airport to Martha’s Vineyard, where we toured the Vineyard, Alpina unveiled its exciting new affordably priced Startimer Pilot’s collection of timepieces – and they are something to look at and wear! In fact, the automatic  watches, ranging from an amazing $2,595 to $2,795,…

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