Who Are The Final 84 Watches In The 2019 GPHG (Grand Prix d Horlogerie) Competition?

Armin Strom, GPHG

      The Foundation of the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG)  has announced its pre-selected watches — six in each of the categories — that will be going up for the final vote this fall.  In total, there are 84 timepieces   competing for the 18 prizes, including the prestigious “Aiguille d’Or” Grand Prix. The GPHG’s…

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IWC Supports Cousteau Divers In New Ocean Temperatures Study

IWC dive watch

This past Saturday, just in time for World Oceans Day, IWC Schaffhausen announced its support of a new environmental project to study the effects fo climate change via measuring the ocean’s temperatures. The study is  spearheaded by IWC’s diving partner, Cousteau Divers. The plans is to measure the ocean temps using precision sensors and then…

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SIHH 2019 In Review: From Watches To Exhibition Space, Events And More

Richard Mille SIHH 2019

If you were in attendance at this year’s SIHH, then — as the saying goes — “if you know, you know.” For those who weren’t there, however, we take you behind the scenes for a look at what went on at the 29th annual SIHH and around Geneva from January 13-18, 2019 — the good,…

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James Marsden of X Men and F1 Racer Lewis Hamilton Talk Performance At IWC

IWC brand ambassadors James Marsden, actor, and F1 driver Lewis Hamilton at IWC New York.

Last week, IWC hosted a panel discussion at their NYC flagship boutique store between actor James Marsden, most known for his role as Cyclops on X Men, and renowned world F1 racing champion Lewis Hamilton. The discussion between brand ambassadors covered what performance and preparation mean to them and how they’ve come to embody the…

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Meet The New Ralph Lauren American Western Watch Collection (prices)

Ralph Lauren American Western Collection Cushion watch in sterling silver.

Ralph Lauren, who this year celebrates the 50th anniversary of his iconic brand, unveils a very exclusive new watch collection geared for lovers of fine Swiss mechanics and incredible American western style: Ralph Lauren American Western Watch collection.  With retail prices ranging for $24,000 to $58,000, the collection is pretty much going to be tailor…

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Hands On With The IWC Schaffhausen Portugieser Constant-Force Tourbillon And Perpetual Calendar Tourbillon (Prices)

IWC Portugieser Perpetual Calendar Tourbillon Limited Edition 150 Years watch

This year, IWC Schaffhausen celebrates its 150th anniversary — and does so with more than two dozen important jubilee timepieces. Prior to SIHH 2018, we brought you a close-up look at one of our favorites, the IWC Tribute to Pallweber Edition 150 Years. Now we turn our attention to the two new Portugieser Tourbillon timepieces…

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