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Earlier this year,  I had the great opportunity to go hands on with an all-new watch line being launched by Detroit-based Shinola. Called Detrola, the new line is  highly affordable and decidedly trendy.   Years ago, when Tom Kartsotis (who founded Fossil and later Shinola) was searching trademarks for Shinola (Shinola officially launched in 2013),…

Cars and Watches: Hands on with the new Scuderia Ferrari Orologi by Movado Group

By Ryan Walsh We all heard the announcement last year that the Movado Group entered into an exclusive licensing agreement to design and manufacture watches for the renowned Italian automaker Ferrari under the brand name Scuderia Ferrari Orologi. The first collection made its debut a few months ago at BaselWorld 2013 and is now available…

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Zoom Away with a LE Porsche 911 Wristwatch

By Ryan Walsh With nearly a million Porsche 911’s built since the sports car’s debut in 1963, Porsche continually reinvigorates the 911 to keep the model at the top of the pack. This year, the current flagship of Porsche celebrates its 50th anniversary – and does so in style. Now, to go with your sporty…

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3 Top NY Restaurants Share Summer Refresher Cocktail Recipes

Beat the heat this summer with a few great cocktail recipes from top New York and Hamptons restaurants. These easy sips will make you a star bartender. Bobby’s Bellini (From Bobby Van’s Steakhouse, NYC) Ingredients: 2          ounces blood orange puree 1          ounce Limoncello 5          ounces prosecco 1          twist of lemon Combine blood orange…

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Up Close and Personal with the Bremont Codebreaker – A Tribute to WWII History (video and original pics)

Last night we had the opportunity to spend quality time with our good friends at Bremont Watch Company, and we got the chance to really see and touch the new Codebreaker watch. History lovers are going to go in big for this one—because it celebrates the thousands who worked tirelessly in England during World War…

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Up Close and Personal with the Richard Mille RM053 Tourbillon Pablo Mac Donough

Yesterday we had the chance to get up close with the very unique Richard Mille RM053 Tourbillon Pablo Mac Donough – the watch made specifically for one of the world’s top polo players. For those who know Richard Mille and his sports affiliations – you know that his sport “friends” actually wear their watches while playing.…

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Antiquorum Only Watch 2013 Sneak Peek

It’s official: Antiquorum —which every other year sponsors the Only Watch auction — has a super hot lineup of one-of-a-kind watches to be auctioned off on September 28 at the Only Watch 2013 charity event in Monaco.  This year 33 watch brands have donated to the cause, wherein all proceeds from the auction will benefit…

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RACE Week- Cars and Watches: Meccaniche Veloci Chrono Driver

By Ryan Walsh Watch brand Meccaniche Veloci is all about designing watches for auto enthusiasts. With Italian heritage, much like Ferrari, this comes as no surprise.  The brand has eight different types of auto-inspired collections in its current inventory, including the Quattro Valvole made of carbon ceramic and created in partnership with the world’s best…

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ONE AMAZING WATCH: Jaquet Droz Charming Bird- VIDEO

Jaquet Droz has long been known for its mastery of automatons – moving figures on a timepiece. This year, though, the brand takes the concept to new heights in the form of the multi-dimensional Charming Bird – the first singing bird automata wrist watch in the world. The revolutionary watch was first unveiled at BaselWorld…

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How Mother-of-Pearl Dials are Made

Many brands today use mother of pearl for dials on both women’s and men’s watches. Shimmering and intriguing, mother of pearl is not an easy substance to work with. It is quite brittle and ultra thin when used as a dial and breakage can easily occur. Depending on the complexity of the dial, the entire…

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