Detroit-Based Shinola Unveils Whimsical And Witty Detrola

Shinola Detrola

Earlier this year,  I had the great opportunity to go hands on with an all-new watch line being launched by Detroit-based Shinola. Called Detrola, the new line is  highly affordable and decidedly trendy.   Years ago, when Tom Kartsotis (who founded Fossil and later Shinola) was searching trademarks for Shinola (Shinola officially launched in 2013),…

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Celebs Amanda Seyfried, Nicholas Hoult Join Jaeger-LeCoultre At Venice Film Festival

Amanda Seyfried, Jaeger-LeCoultre

Jaeger-LeCoultre has had a long and strong relationship with the world of cinema and filmmaking, and this year the brand celebrates its 15th anniversary of its partnership with the Venice International Film Festival.  This year, the 76th annual festival begins next week on August 28th and runs until September 7, 2019. Joining Jaeger-LeCoultre — the…

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Wristwatch Review: Robert & Fils 1630 Leather/Lace La Dentelle Watches For Women

Robert & Fils watches

Women who love lace, leather and  diamonds have a new luxury watch option from a brand with roots dating back nearly 400 years. Recently Robert & Fils 1630, currently headed by 11th-generation watchmaker Gilles Robert, unveiled a new timepiece that deftly blends past and present — with a modern twist. The new 100-percent Swiss-made Lace-leather La…

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In Stores Now: Hermès Galop d’Hermès Watch Collection

Galop d' Hermes

(This article by Roberta Naas first appeared in her Perfect Timing column on Forbes.com.) Hermès has long been known for its artistic style and its equestrian roots. The brand began as a maker of saddles and equestrian leathers before expanding into other luxury leather goods and accessories. As such, the unveiling of its Galop d’Hermès…

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Timex Unveils Teslar Swiss Made “Feel Good” Watches

Timex Unveils Teslar

This article by Roberta Naas first appeared in her Perfect Timing column on Forbes.com. In today’s world where magnetic fields surround us in our every day life — from cell phones and covers, to microwaves and even the upcoming 5G — the World Health Organization estimates that approximately 30% of the population (in first-world countries)…

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Jaeger-LeCoultre Celebrates Nature With New Women’s Rendez-Vous Watches

Jaeger-LeCoultre Rendez-Vous Sonatina

Move over men, this one is for the women. Jaeger-LeCoultre unveils three exquisite new Rendez-Vous Sonatina watches that celebrate nature in all its beauty. Just eight pieces of each of the three versions will be made because of the intense craftsmanship that goes into each piece.  Each watch is an expression of floral beauty, with…

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