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Rolex, Pebble Beach Concours d' Elegance 2019

From August 15 until this past Sunday, the Monterey Classic Car Week took place in the scenic Pacific coastal town of Monterey. The week consists of a host of events, including racing of vintage cars at the Rolex Monterey Motor Sports Reunion, the Pebble Beach Tour d’ Elegance presented by Rolex, the famed Pebble Beach…

Patrick Dempsey, TAG Heuer Brand Ambassador, Talks Time and Racing

Recently, on our “Perfect Timing” column on Forbes.com, Roberta Naas wrote about her encounter during the Indy 500 with actor-turned-racer Patrick Dempsey. Here, we bring you an excerpt from that story, which you can read in its entirety here. Dempsey, a brand ambassador for TAG Heuer, was on site with the brand at the Indy 500,…

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Louis Moinet Derrick Gaz Offers Pipeline to Time

  We’ve written about Louis Moinet here before. This is a brand that celebrates individuality with watches so unique and epic in their technical and aesthetic presentation that you can’t stop yourself from falling in love. The brand’s second iteration of the Derrick watch, the first of which we wrote about here last year, is now…

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James Bond Wears Vuarnet in Spectre Film

James Bond (actor Daniel Craig) has a lot of equipment that suits his style, including Omega watches and Aston Martin cars. Now, the character has updated his sun specs – donning a pair of vintage Vuarnet sunglasses in the new movie Spectre. His shades are a good choice for 007: the lenses are made of…

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NAWCC Exhibit Demonstrates how James Bond, Agent 007 Appearing Soon in Spectre, Embraced the Quartz Watch Era

Later this year, the new James Bond movie Spectre will premier. It is the 24th James Bond film being produced by Eon Productions, and features Daniel Craig as Agent 007. While Bond will be wearing an Omega watch in the movie wherein he meets a global crime agency called Spectre, there was a time that…

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Montblanc Spotted on Celebrity Wrists of Fantastic Four Stars — Movie Opens Tomorrow

The Fantastic Four movie opens tomorrow and those superheroes will be all over the big screens in movie theaters everywhere. Last week, in anticipation of the opening of the movie, a few of the stars were making appearances and talking up the movie. They were also wearing Montblanc Timepieces. Miles Teller and Michael B. Jordan…

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Omega Unveils Charity Component to Summer Olympic Games 2016 and Shows Off the Seamaster Bullhead Rio watch

Yesterday, Omega — the Official Timekeeper of the Summer 2016 Olympics in Rio De Janeiro — announced a charity component that will accompany the one-year countdown to the big event. The brand is  partnering with Viva Rio, a Brazilian non-profit organization that works  to promote a culture of peace and social inclusion. Every month for the…

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Affordable Watches: Check Out the Swatch Touch Zero One — Beach Volleyball Video

The Swatch Touch Zero One watch –designed with beach volley ball in mind — not only measures the power of your hit, but also how many steps you take and a lot more, including how much you clap. It even lets you pick your own virtual coach from choices that look a lot like animated…

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Move Over Men: This Weekend Sojourn is for Women but Be Warned, the Newest Fine Jewelry Is Not for the Faint of Heart

By Nancy Pier Sindt New York’s hot, steamy weather didn’t wilt the dazzle of the fine jewelry and accessories shown at recent trade fairs. Headlining the offerings at the Jewelers of America show were pearls and diamonds of every shape and size, colored gemstones in the season’s most-wanted colors — plus everything in between –and…

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Experience Watchmaking for a Weekend in Zurich

Always dream of going to Switzerland? Of seeing how watches are made? Well now you have your chance. The Dolder Grand hotel in Zurich is offering a “Luxurious Watchmaking Experience”  this summer and running through September 30, 2015. Operated as a special package by the iconic hillside-nesteld hotel, the event is designed to offer guests a unique watchmaking experience. Run…

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Rare Swiss Watches Stolen from Museum

The historic town of La Chaux-de-Fonds and nearby Le Locle – where Swiss watchmaking got its start – are sleepy towns with rich heritage and significant architecture that has garnered UNESCO World Heritage status. Recently, though, the towns were anything but sleepy. In fact, Monday night, thieves broke through window bars at the well-known Musee’ d’…

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