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Oris James Morrison Academy of Music Limited Edition watch

Made in honor of the contemporary Australian jazz musician James Morrison, and his ongoing contribution to the development of the next generation of jazz musicians, Oris unveils yet another winner in its Jazz collection: the James Morrison Academy of Music Limited Edition watch. The timepiece supports his eponymous music academy in Australia. The 38mm watch…

Baume Watches Partners With French Ski Brand ZAG For Limited Edition Sustainably Made Watch

Baume Watches Limited Edition Automatic ZAG watch.

  Recently, Baume Watches — the watch brand launched by the Richemont Group  last spring that is founded on the principles of sustainability –partnered with French ski brand Zag to create a limited-edition watch that retails for approximately  $1,350. It is the second limited-edition watch by the brand; the first was a series launched with skater…

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Armin Strom Dual Time Resonance Watch Wins Red Dot Award

Armin Strom Dual Time Resonance Watch Wins Red Dot Award.

The prestigious Red Dot Design Award 2019 for excellence in product design has been bestowed on Armin Strom watch brand — for the third time. The brand’s Dual Time Resonance watch wind the  international design award in the “Watches” category. We wrote extensively about this watch when it was unveiled late last year, and then again…

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WatchTime Los Angeles Event Launches In May, Don’t Miss It

Announcing WatchTime LA

For the last four years, collectors and enthusiasts from around the world have flocked to WatchTime New York event in Manhattan. Now Los Angeles watch lovers have cause to rejoice, because this year, WatchTime Events are going bi-coastal with the launch of the first-ever WatchTime Los Angeles show. The Los Angeles edition of WatchTime Los…

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Baselworld 2019 Hands On: TAG Heuer Autavia Watch

TAG Heuer Autavia re-invented at Baselworld 2019

At Baselworld last week, TAG Heuer had a number of important introductions. One of them was among my favorites: the re-issue of one of its finest watches: Autavia Chronograph Chronometer.  I wrote about the watch for the Baselworld Daily Newspaper, but here we take a closer look at it and add some hands-on photos. It was…

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Baselworld 2019: Patek Philippe Unveils New White Gold Chronograph Ref. 5172G

Patek Philippe, Ref. 5172G Chronograph as seen at Baselworld 2019

One of the first watches released by Patek Philippe at the show this year is the new white-gold-cased version of the Chronograph Ref. 5172G. This new version features a striking blue dial. It is an evolution of the first chronograph with a movement entirely developed and manufactured by Patek Philippe, Ref. 5170, that appeared in 2010.…

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Baselworld 2019: Hublot And Tattoo Artist Maxime Buchi Unveil Big Bang Sang Bleu II

Hublot Sang Bleu II watch

With Baselworld officially starting tomorrow, Hublot reveals the Big Bang Sang Bleu II  created in collaboration with famed tattoo artist Maxime Plescia-Büchi, founder of Sang Bleu. This marks the second venture between the two, but this version not only offers Buchi’s design on the dial , but also features the creative concept in angular glory…

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Zenith Unveils Defy Inventor With Monolithic Silicon Regulator And Made Of Aeronith

Zenith Defy Inventor

  Here at Baselworld 2019, Zenith turns things a bit upside down in the watch world  with the unveiling of its new Zenith Inventor watch. The watch houses the brand’s  patented “Zenith Oscillator” control system oscillator that replaces the traditional sprung balance and eliminates approximately 30 components to offer  single monolithic oscillating device made of…

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Baselworld 2019: Chopard Unveils New L.U.C Quattro

L.U.C Quattro at Baselworld 2019

Recently, I had the great opportunity to go to Bordeaux, France, with Chopard for the Baselworld preview of some of the finest timepieces it is unveiling this year. While we also went wine tasting and truffle hunting, we had the chance to go hands on with the watches. One of my favorites is the sophisticated…

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Baselworld 2019 Begins Tomorrow, Find Out What’s In Store And Why I’m Excited About It

Rolex at Baselworld

While Baselworld 2019 officially begins on Thursday, if you are a member of the press or an exhibitor, Wednesday is the new Thursday.  While I am heading to Davos for the Movado Group summit before Baselworld begins, I am looking forward to what it has to offer. It’s no secret that the show has been…

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Why The Bulgari 50th Anniversary Gerald Genta Watch Matters

GERALD GENTA 50TH ANNIVERSARY - ARENA BI-RETRO

Recently, Bulgari unveiled the 50th anniversary Gerald Genta watch, a timepiece it will be showing this week at Baselworld. I held off on writing about this watch for a host of  reasons, but now I am ready to dive into the Gerald Genta 50th Anniversary watch and why it really matters. To begin with, I should preface the…

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