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William Wood Valiant Blue Watch

It’s not surprising these days to hear that certain watch brands are turning to recycled materials such as plastic and PET bottles for watch straps. However, when a watch brand says it is using upcycled fire hoses — you pay attention — especially if you have a first-responder in your family. In fact, British watch…

Vacheron Constantin Unveils North American LE Traditionnelle Day-Date Watch, New Historiques

Vacheron Constantin has been very busy lately. Thus far this year the brand unveiled a totally revamped Overseas Collection, added special new models, including a World Time watch, and now unveils the  Limited Edition Traditionnelle Day Date and Power Reserve watch — being released as a North American exclusive.Even better, the watch is in stores already.…

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Hands On with the Zenith North American Special Edition Pilot Type 20 Watches

  Recently, at the Las Vegas Couture Time show, Zenith unveiled two new limited edition series of its more famed Pilot watches — geared only for the North American market. The Pilot Type 20 GMT and the Pilot Type 20 Extra Special watches are created in a limited edition of just 50 pieces each. Additionally,  each boasts…

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On the Wrist: Hublot Classic Fusion Berluti Scritto Watch with Leather Dial

In stores now, this newest Hublot timepiece will knock your socks off. While it is not the first watch brand to team up with a bespoke menswear or leather house, Hublot is the first to team up wit the 120-year-old Berluti House of custom leather and clothing. Together they have designed the first watch with…

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Hands On: Ulysse Nardin Grand Deck Marine Tourbillon (with Wood Dial, Ship’s Rigging and More)

Earlier this year at Baselworld 2016, Ulysse Nardin unveiled the revolutionary Grand Deck Marine Tourbillon — a watch that is making its way to stores now.  The incredible scope of ingenuity and pioneering spirit behind this watch is mind-blowing. Reflecting the brand’s rich roots in marine chronometers, the new  Grand Deck Marine Tourbillon limited-edition watch…

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Off the Cuff Review: Philip Stein Classic Watch with Natural Frequency Technology

For the past two weeks I have been wearing and testing an unusual timepiece: the Philip Stein Classic Collection round watch. The reasons I call it unusual: 1) Those who know me know the style of the watch is not really me; 2) It has the Natural Frequency Technology built into it. In fact, Philip…

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Tiny Jewel Box’s Jim Rosenheim to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Yes, this is a watch industry insider news story. One that deserves telling because the person involved deserves recognition. Yesterday, Jewelers of America announced that Jim Rosenheim, chairman of Tiny Jewel Box, a Washington DC retailer, has been named to receive the organization’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Rosenheim is the third-generation in the family jewelry business, which…

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Tennis and Watches: Top 5 Watch Brands that Tennis Stars Wear on their Wrists

  What a weekend in the tennis and watch worlds. At Wimbledon, Serena Williams came out victorious on the women’s side, achieving her personal goal of  22 grand slam titles (and matching Steffi Graf’s record). On the men’s side, Andy Murray beat out Raonic in a tense final. Many of the top tennis stars playing during…

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Rolex Sails Strong as Presenter of New York Yacht Club Race Week, Newport, RI

Yesterday marked the beginning of  New York Yacht Club Race Week Presented by Rolex, and taking place in Newport,R.I. A partner of some of the most prestigious yacht clubs and regattas in the world, Rolex began its partnership with the New York Yacht Club in 1958. Now, almost 60 years later, New York Yacht Club Race Week…

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Inside View: What It’s Really Like to go Aerobatic Flying …. Soaring Across the Skies with the Breitling Jet Team

Recently, I had the incredible honor of flying with the Breitling Jet Team. While i wrote a little about that on HauteTime, i now bring you all the inside details, as well as the upside down details of formation and aerobatic aviation flying. The day started like every other in my life. I awoke, and…

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