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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…

Eat Your Heart Out! Chef Experience Extraordinaire at the Kentucky Derby Taste of Derby with Longines

There are many stories behind the Kentucky Derby – the horses, jockeys and races, the hats (oh the hats), the bourbon, the food and more. It’s a lot to soak in. So, in several installments we will unroll the Kentucky Derby beginning with, since it is Saturday and we have a weekend sojourn here, the…

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It’s Good to Be a Lightweight: The Zenith El Primero Lightweight is in Stores Now

Even though it’s great to show the newest watches just released at shows, those watches don’t usually make it to retail market for months to come. But here we bring you a timepiece that is in stores now and that is a real attention grabber: Zenith Limited Edition El Primero Lightweight. Built of ultra high-tech…

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Bronze, Baby, Bronze: Introducing the Breitling Panamerican Navitimer 01

The famed classic favorite of pilots – the Breitling Navitimer 01 – with the Breitling self-winding chronograph 01 caliber is now available – in a limited version only — with a bronze dial. While iconic and chic in its original black-dial format, the new bronze dial color updates the watch magnificently – and just in…

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Affordable Watch Wednesday: Introducing the TW Steel Slim Line

For those readers who are just getting their feet wet in the watch world and may not have a lot of money to spend on a timepiece, fear not — introducing Affordable Watch Wednesdays. To kick off this special section, we unveil the new TW Steel Slim Line Collection.  From a watch brand known for…

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Independent Watchmaker Richard Mille Crafts a Movement Just for Women in the RM07-01

There is an entire sub-section of the watch industry that is frequently overlooked by the general public: the independent watch makers. For those in the know about watches – this sect offers some of  the most exciting and ambitious  timepieces thanks to their ability to think outside the box, to  ditch red-tape that slows them…

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3 Top Ancient-Ruin Travel Destinations

This weekend sojourn, with summer nearly upon us, is the first in a series of amazing travel destinations. This week we focus on 3 top ancient places around the globe — all built in centuries BC. I have personally been to each of these ancient wonders and can honestly say the experience is exceptional. How…

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“The Little Tramp” turns 100 – Chaplin Forever!

Last night, we had the distinct and interesting pleasure of attending a very unusual exhibition and film screening at New York’s Lincoln Center with Jaeger-LeCoultre. The exhibit honors the 100th anniversary of Charlie Chaplin’s character, The Little Tramp. Entitled “Chaplin Forever!” the exhibit is at the Furman Gallery at the Film Society of Lincoln Center…

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Does Your Watch Play Jazz? Introducing the Claude Bernard Birdland Watch

Ok well this Claude Bernard watch doesn’t actually play Jazz- but it would if it could– to the tunes of Charlie Parker.  The Swiss-made Birdland watch is created to celebrate a partnership between this watch brand and the famed Birdland jazz club in New York City. The club — one of New York City’s oldest…

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Can Your Watch Slay Dragons? Introducing the Urwerk UR-105M

“An iron knight ready to conquer time.” That’s the way Urwerk is billing its new UR-105M—officially introduced to the world just a few minutes ago in Geneva.  I was lucky to be among the first to see this watch a couple of months ago before its official launch. It is a piece inspired by the…

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