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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…

HYT Unveils New Hydro Mechanics Watch at BaselWorld 2-13

The revolutionary watch that utilizes fluid to tell time (just unveiled to the world last year) has a new generation already. Indeed, HYT, Hydro Mechanical Horologist, takes BaselWorld 2013 as its opportunity to introduce the new H2. This new second generation watch was created by HYT in cooperation with APRP — led by the renowned…

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Introducing Tudor Heritage Chrono Blue

Finally  coming to America this fall, Tudor unveils a few great models here at BaselWorld. Among them is this Tudor Heritage Chrono Blue, which underscores the brand’s rich history with chronographs. Since its launch in 1973, the brand has created several distinct chronographs marked with touches of blue, orange and gray. Now, the brand releases…

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Arnold & Son Releases Thinnest Tourbillon at BaselWorld 2013

We have written about Arnold & Son before, but now the brand elevates its watchmaking to an all new level with the unveiling of the UTTE —  the thinnest tourbillon watch on the market today – with the final cased watch measuring a mere 8.34 mm thick. The new UTTE (referencing the Ultra-Thin Tourbillon Escapement)…

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Rado Releases the HyperChrome Court Collection

With its involvement in tennis and its recent pick up of winning player Andy Murray as an ambassador – whom we interviewed here  — Rado is right on point with its HyperChrome Court Collection of watches.  The new line is inspired by the three surfaces on watch professional tennis is played: hard, grass and clay…

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Watch Exhibitions — Let the Show Begin — BaselWorld 2013

Well show season came around fast in the watch world, even though this year’s BaselWorld is substantially later than in previous years. It is later because the exhibition halls were all being rebuilt, and redesigned –complete with incredibly exciting new exhibition booths from many of the top watch brands. With BaselWorld being the single largest…

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Richard Mille and the Les Voiles De Saint Barth

Last week, we mentioned that we had been sailing with Richard Mille in the Les Voiles De Saint Barth 2013 regattas, and even brought you a close up look at one of the cool watches we had access to (see post). Now, we bring a look at the brand’s involvement with this race and the…

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Exclusive Interview with Yann Arthus-Bertrand, director, Planet Ocean

Recently, Omega undertook one of the most worthy global projects – footing the bill to create a top-notch 90-minute documentary about the world’s oceans. To create this important documentary (which is being offered free for educational purposes), the brand turned to world-renowned conservationist and photographer, Yann Arthus Bertrand. Bertrand then brought on board director, Michael…

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Best Women’s Watch: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Ladies

Spent some time yesterday with a watch I believe would magnificently suit my wardrobe – the stunning chocolate Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Ladies watch. Crafted in 18-karat gold with a diamond-set bezel, the watch exudes sporty chic elegance. This Royal Oak features a Grande Tapisserie dial in chocolate and is outfitted with a chocolate rubber…

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Best Watch to Spend Money On — Up Close and Personal with the Richard Mille RM 028 Diver

Last week in St. Barth’s we had a wonderfully rich and unique experience accompanying Richard Mille at the Voiles de St. Barth’s regattas – for which Richard Mille is the main sponsor. We have some great stories and images forthcoming soon about that event – but meanwhile we wanted to bring you up close and…

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