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Turn your watches and clocks ahead by one hour at 2:00 this Sunday morning for the start of Daylight Saving Time. (Photo: R. Naas)

OK folks, get your wallets out. Today — June 19 —  is National Watch Day. That’s right … National Watch Day. I believe its origin lies with Nordstrom, which — about four years ago — coined the term. While the original concept was to celebrate the history and design of watchmaking, it was truly most…

First Release of the Jaeger-LeCoultre Anniversary Movie Narrated by Clive Owen

British born actor Clive Owen deftly narrates the new movie that celebrates Jaeger-LeCoultre’s 180th anniversary and heralds its many years of patents and inventions. The movie, first shown at the brand’s recent anniversary celebration in Venice (which you can read about here) depicts a couple of minutes behind the scenes with this iconic brand. Above, you…

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Just for Women: Skin Therapy via Perricone

With the last of summer leaving us (today marks the first day of fall) sun-soaked skin may need a little TLC this fall. Perricone is the way to go. Dr. Nicholas Perricone, board-certified dermatologist, has won multiple awards for his creations — which include healthy aging products.  Perricone products are rich with antioxidants that help…

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TAG Heuer Unveils Specially Made Smart Watch for Professional Timing

As this year’s 34th America’s Cup enters its exciting final weekend, we want to bring you a little behind-the-scenes info about how the R&D departments of TAG Heuer and Oracle Team USA co-invented onboard connectivity equipment and  intelligent smartwatch to supply each crew member instant access to crucial race condition data in real-time. The system…

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Watch Education in Napa Valley with A. Lange & Sohne

Recently, we   had the distinct privilege of joining A. Lange & Sohne in Napa Valley for the Akademie of watchmaking – wonderful and enlightening experience. To begin with, the event was chocked with watch education and hands-on work on important elements of the luxury watchmaking world. The Akademie, started in 2007, is a watchmaking event…

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Exclusive Interview: Stephane Linder, TAG Heuer CEO, has a few plans in store for the brand (first in a series of new executive interviews)

There have been a lot of shifts in the watchmaking world lately- behind-the-scenes shifts that is.  CEO’s and brand presidents are moving around – hopefully for the better. TAG Heuer just got a new CEO, as did Jaeger-LeCoultre, Bulgari and a few others. Ditto in the USA, where Audemars Piguet has a new president and…

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A Look at 3 Top Devon Watches for Men and Women

We’ve written about Devon before. In fact, we even wore and reviewed one of the brand’s first timepieces here. Now we take a look at three great pieces from this American timepiece manufacturer. These watches feature patented movement technology, a system of Time Belts and more – making them radically bold and different for a…

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Audemars Piguet on the Fashion Week Runway with Michael Bastien

Just 10 days ago, during the New York Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, Audemars Piguet timepieces walked the runway of  Michael Bastian’s Spring/Summer 2014 collection. It was the fourth year the brand participated in the Fashion Week show. The inspiration for the season’s collection by Bastian was the style of French men, with a color palette…

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Tudor Watches Launches in America, Announces Major Auto-Racing Partnership with IMSA

We heralded the coming of this sister brand to Rolex since March. Well now, the eagerly anticipated, Tudor is here. Last night the launch event for Tudor was held in New York at the ultra-modern, Frank Gehry-designed IAC Building in Chelsea.  The evening witnessed a gathering of who’s who in the watch world—from collectors to…

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Watch Collector Report from LGI Network Indicates Serious Collectors Own up to 19 Watches

Throughout the end of last year and the beginning of this year, we asked you – our watch collector readers – to participate in the 2013 Watch Collector Report.  Thank you for doing so. Now, LGI Network — the leading provider of retail measurement services to the Jewelry and Watch Industry – has brought us…

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