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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…

Top Women’s Watches – Bulgari Berries Tourbillon

Berries Tourbillon Retrograde Hour watch Bringing a bit of its jewelry heritage to the watchmaking front, Bulgari this year clearly focuses on women and unveils its Berries Collection of timepieces that includes a stunning Jump Hour watch and the alluring Tourbillon Retrograde Hours watch seen here. The Berries Tourbillon Retrograde Hours watch features a marquetry…

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Weekend Sojourn: The Art of Recology

Each time I pass through the San Francisco airport, I am inspired by the beauty of the terminals — each featuring a different artistic exhibition thanks to the SFO Museum (that was established by the Airport Commission in 1980 to humanize the airport). This past week, I lingered a little longer in the United terminal …

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Baume & Mercier unveils Capeland Worldtimer

This watch is for the man who loves to travel, wants to know time around the globe with a glance at the wrist, and – let’s be honest – wants to show off a little. At an incredibly affordable price point, Baume & Mercier unveils its Capeland Worldtimer watch in steel ($7,900) or, if you…

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Watch Education: Understanding Constant Force

Not a new concept in watchmaking at all, the idea of constant force has taken center stage as watchmakers strive for ever greater accuracy and precision.  Essentially, constant force is a means of improving the rate of a watch by making the torque of the spring constant throughout the entire power reserve duration. Generally, in…

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Iconic Watches: Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Reverso now in Grande Reverso Lady Ultra Thin Duetto Duo Form

Born out of necessity in the 1930’s, the now iconic Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso watch was initially created for polo players whose timepieces could not withstand the rigor of the sport. By creating a case that slides out sideways and turns around, so that the watch dial is protected inside the metal caseback, Jaeger-LeCoultre not only demonstrated…

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Watch of the Week: Audemars Piguet’s Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph Perpetual Calendar- Wow

Taking a closer look at powerful timepieces, our top pick this week is the Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph Perpetual Calendar by Audemars Piguet.  This bold watch packs a punch in design, functions and feel. This distinctive watch is impressive in all three of its renditions: platinum with a blue dial and strap ($128,500), rose gold…

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Glashutte Original Unveils new German-made Women’s Pavonina Line

A few nights ago, at the famed Waterfall Mansion on New York’s Upper East Side, Glashutte Original paid tribute to women with the launch of its new Pavonina collection of timepieces.  Created just for women by this esteemed German watchmaker, the Pavonina timepieces feature cushion-shaped cases that recall the 1920s. “It is a shame we…

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Nik Wallenda Makes History- Wearing JeanRichard watch

Having met Nik Wallenda in person, I was anxious to watch his historic walk. It was an extremely tense walk. I had watched Nik cross Niagara Falls but that was before I knew him — and — to be honest — liked him as a genuine person. This walk — knowing Nik and anticipating his…

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Exclusive Interview with Nik Wallenda — Soon to Walk Across the Grand Canyon on a Wire

  To those who follow his amazing feats, he is known as The King of the High Wire, but to his three kids, Nik Wallenda is just Dad. In fact, this seventh generation of the legendary Great Flying Wallendas insists he is not the daredevil people make him out to be. “I am just a regular man…

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Get Your Piece of James Dean Now – His Favorite Watch Up at Auction this Weekend

John Lennon once said, “Without James Dean, the Beatles would never have existed.” For all you pop-culture lovers, you have a unique chance to purchase one of the most important possessions this rebel without a cause had in his life – his U.S.-made pocket watch. The American made watch goes up for auction the day after…

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