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Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Control Memovox Timer

Since its inception in 1833, Swiss  watch brand Jaeger-LeCoultre has been driven by a passion for innovation, and has regularly set new standards in the watch industry. Easily one of its most beloved and iconic lines is the Memovox, which is today part of the Master Control collection.Today, the brand unveils two new Memovox watches…

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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They’re Finally Here! Introducing the Rose Gold Portofino Chronographs

IWC lovers take note: the sophisticated new rose gold Portofino Chronographs have arrived in stores! Just a few days ago, I had the chance to try on these watches and take a close-up look at them in the New York Madison Avenue IWC Boutique and I love them and think you will, too. Sleek, sophisticated…

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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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Some People Just Don’t Understand Watch-Collecting Addicts

By David Dadian, watch collector, NJ “So, what is your favorite watch?” My friend asks knowing I have many. He sees the IWC catalog in my office and just shakes his head. “Why would anyone wear a watch that costs as much or more than a car?”  As he flips through a watch magazine, he…

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Watch Collectors Voice Opinions, Wish Lists and More

You may recall that just about a week ago, we announced here  that we would be launching a new section: Watch Collectors’ Corner. Rather than have one single perspective from an in-house resident watch lover, we opt for breadth.  Beginning this month – in fact starting today – we begin our monthly Collectors’ Corner, wherein…

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A Moment in Time with Actress Susan Sarandon, IWC Friend of the Brand

 Recently, thanks to our friends at IWC, we got the opportunity to sit down and talk with one of their friends of the brand — actress and political and charitable activist — Susan Sarandon. Here she shares some thoughts on how time plays a role in her life. How does time play a role in…

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