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Lady Gaga

Just a few days after her fall off the stage in Vegas, Lady Gaga thus far seems to be doing okay. I remember when I saw her perform earlier this year, I was impressed that she brings people up from the audience during her show and interacts with them. Earlier in the year, I had…

Earth Day: Alpina And The National Park Foundation Want People To Go Outside

Today’s watch brands understand the necessity for getting involved in trying to save our planet. Many brands are working in partnership with  eco-friendly organizations that are trying to save our water, our oceans, our forests and wildlife.  One brand that took a step in a slightly different direction — focusing on a USA partnership —…

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Earth Day: H. Moser & Cie. Honors Our Planet With The Nature Watch

Typical of H. Moser & Cie, the independent Swiss brand regularly creates some statement-making timepiece that demonstrates its ability to think outside the box. In the past, we have witnessed the Swiss Alps watch that was a statement about Smart watches, the Swiss  Mad Watch with a case made of Swiss cheese watch that makes…

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MTM Watch Supports Law Enforcement, Joins LET, C.O.P.S To Unveil Watch That Benefits Officers, Families

MTM Watch teams with Law Enforcement Today (LET) and Concerns of Police Officers (C.O.P.S) to create watch that benefits survivors of slain officers.

Those who know me, know that my young 24-year-old son quit college several years ago to become a police officer. He moved to Georgia, where officers do not need a four-year college degree. He spent months at the Academy and became an exemplary police officer. Then, just about six months ago, he and his best…

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Les Voiles de St. Barth Richard Mille In Full Swing, RM 60-01 Regatta Watch Sails On

Les Voiles de St Barth Richard Mille (photo copyright: Christoper Jouany)

Les Voiles de St. Barth Richard Mille is taking place from the 16 to the 20th – ending this Saturday. Already in full swing, the sailing event is an annual thing for independent watch brand Richard Mille. St Barth is a beautiful Caribbean island in the French Antilles known for its regattas, and Richard Mille…

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MIDO Takes The Ultimate Plunge: Partners With Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series 2019

Mido Red Bull Cliff Diving

Easily viewed as the most prestigious — and spectacular — cliff diving competition in the world, the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series 2019 began this past week and features Swiss watch brand Mido as the Official Performance Partner.  In both worlds, the need for a balance between precision and aesthetics is key.   Athletes Jonathan…

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Montblanc Brings New Meaning To Communing With Nature In New Watch Campaign

Montblanc 1858 Geosphere

It was in November of 2017 the Montblanc brought a select group of journalists to Jackson Hole, Wyoming, to discover the brand’s newest directions in timepieces. One of the big messages: a return to nature. The brand was unveiling watches at the SIHH 2018 that would highlight mountain climbing, hiking and more. This year, with…

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Breitling Leaves Baselworld, Tudor Announces Plans To Build New Space, Baselworld Management Speaks Out

Breitling Baselworld

In a really not-unexpected move, Breitling announced that it will not be returning to Baselworld in 2020. Just a couple of weeks ago, we posted our Baselworld 2019 wrap-up article. There we mentioned that Georges Kern, CEO of Breitling, indicated that unless he and the show could work out a way for the brand to…

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10 Watches That Played Starring Roles in Iconic Movies Over The Decades

Paul Newman's Rolex Daytona sold at a PHillip's Auction for $17 million

With summer movie flicks on their way to us, I wanted to review some of the great, iconic movies of all time and the watches that we saw in those films. It is a topic I wrote extensively about in other posts, so it is worth taking a look at once again now. Especially since…

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Hands On With The Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Grande Gyrotourbillon Westminster Perpetuel

Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Grande Gyrotourbillon Westminster Perpetuel

Back in January when the SIHH took place, the Jaeger-LeCoutlre Master Grande Gyrotourbillon Westminster Perpetuel watch was top on everybody’s list of best watches from the show. Critics weren’t wrong. They  were, however, early. Showing off this watch at its launch is great, however the complex timepiece is only just starting to make its way to…

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Hands On: Carl F. Bucherer Heritage Bicompax Annual Calendar

Carl F. Bucherer Heritage BiCompax Annual Calendar as unveiled at Baselworld 2019.

Swiss independent watch brand Carl F. Bucherer has a lot going on in its product repertoire this year. It was just late last year that the brand unveiled its new Heritage collection — showcasing a masterful Tourbillon Double Peripheral watch with a masterful engraving of Lucerne (the brand’s home town) on the case back. Now,…

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