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Rolex Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona with palm fronds dial.

By Nancy Olson Back in the day, when the spring watch fairs were face-to-face, Rolex was always one of the hottest tickets in town at BaselWorld, with devoted fans, journalists and jewelers in queue to see the latest innovations. Well, some things have changed, but watch aficionados were still waiting with high anticipation to see what…

MB&F Celebrates 15 Years, Unveils Legacy Machine Perpetual Evo

MB&F LM Perpetual Evo

  Today, in honor of its 15th anniversary, independent brand MB&F introduces the Legacy Machine Perpetual EVO watch — a timepiece destined for everyday life here on Earth. No space, no cars, no frogs, owls or jelly fish — simply an every da wear. However, there is nothing simple about the new watch. Taking inspiration…

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Chopard Releases Alpine Eagle Chronograph, Bridges Generation Gap

Chopard Alpine Eagle XL Chronograph

Today, as independent Swiss watch brand Chopard unveils its newest Alpine Eagle XL Chronograph — with in-house-made COSC-certified chronometer movements —  we are witnessing the next realm of the brand’s leadership and of its pioneering spirit when it comes to sustainability. Family Growth At Chopard I have been highly familiar with Chopard and its owners,…

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Patek Philippe Expands Twenty-4 Manchette Series

Patek Philippe Twenty-4

It’s been an interesting ride over at Patek Philippe when it comes to women’s watches. Back in 1999, the venerable brand surprised the world with its manchette style Twenty-4 for women – powered by a quartz movement. The watch took the world by storm thanks to its sleek design, and beautifully integrated bracelet with rectangular…

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Why The H. Moser Streamliner Center Seconds Green Watch Is Golden

H. Moser Streamliner Center Seconds

Earlier this year, H. Moser & Cie. opted to unveil a vintage-inspired sports watch. Lots of watch pundits scoffed. This independent brand with classical looks wouldn’t be able to pull it off. Those pundits were wrong. Yes, the new Streamliner Self-winding Flyback Chronograph and the ensuing  Streamliner Center Seconds watches were a  marked departure from…

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Watch Review: Bausele Australian OceanMoon Watch  

Australian Bausele watches

Looking for a watch that is somewhat different from everything else on the market? Australian watch brand Bausele might be the one. The relatively young brand – founded less than a decade ago by Christophe Hoppe – believes in bringing a bit of Australia to the wrist.  In fact, the brand is named for this mission…

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Why The New Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Mariner Dive Watches Are Hot

Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Mariner dive watches.

Just last week, Swiss watch brand Jaeger-LeCoultre unveiled its all-new Polaris Mariner Dive watches — and they are taking the watch collecting world by storm. It is not difficult to figure out why. The Polaris, especially the Memovox, is one of the most beloved collections from the and has been stealing hearts for more than…

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Interview With Actor James Marsden, Who Plays A Watchmaker In IWC Film

james Marsden

Recently, I had the opportunity for my Perfect Timing column on Forbes, to interview American actor James Marsden, who is an IWC brand ambassador and who actually starred as a watchmaker in the recently released IWC video, “Born of a Dream:  A Man of the Future.” Here, we bring you portions of that interview as…

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Introducing: Vacheron Constantin Heure Romantique Ladies’ Watch

Vacheron Constantin Heure Romantique watch

The world’s oldest, continually operating watch brand, Vacheron Constantin, has been stepping up its game the past couple of years when it comes to women’s watches. It was not too long ago that the brand introduced its dedicated women’s line, Egerie. Now, it turns to its vast archives  for inspiration and added a daring new…

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Why The Jacob & Co. $1 Million Twin Turbo Furious Bugatti La Montre Noire Is A Collector’s Watch

Jacob & Co, Bugatti

Once again, Jacob & Co. wows us with its watchmaking prowess and cool design aesthetic. This time, the brand takes inspiration from a mythical Bugatti car gone missing  — and the end result is a startling $1 million watch. It was just last year that Jacob & Co. signed a deal with Bugatti to create…

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Introducing The Patek Philippe Calatrava Pilot Travel Time Watch

Patek Philippe Calatrava Pilot Travel Time Watch

It was five years ago that Patek Philippe released a surprise watch at Baselworld:  a pilot’s watch. While some industry bloggers were quick to bash the design, those familiar with the brand’s history, knew the aviation timepiece was perfectly aligned with the brand’s past.  Patek Philippe made pilots watches as early as the 1930’s.  Since…

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