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Linde Werdelin x Black Badger Oktopus Blue Sea watch

There is just no other way to put it: if you are into lime on a watch — you are going to love the newest collaboration between Linde Werdelin and James Thompson of Black Badger: the Oktopus Blue Sea. This watch pushes all the boundaries when it comes to luminescence — going through five full…

James Bond Movie Launch Postponed, But 007, AKA Daniel Craig, Wears Omega Bond Watch Anyway

omega Seamaster

This past weekend, Daniel Craig, also known (for the time being) as James Bond, Secret Agent 007, hosted Saturday Night Live, wearing his Omega Diver 300M Co-Axial Master Chronometer 42mm 007 Edition watch. Craig is an Omega brand ambassador, and Omega has long been a watch partner of the 007 films. The Diver 300 M…

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Casio G-Shock Joins Forces with Mischief Streetwear Brand

Casio, G-Shock, Mischief streetwear

Japanese watch brand G-Shock, created by Casio, is getting down with streetwear — forming a new partnership with Seoul street fashion brand, MISCHIEF, as the two launch a limited-edition watch as the result of a special collaboration. The watch is a woman’s piece inspired by popular 90s street styles, and features an all-transparent case and…

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Will Canceled Watch Shows Lead To Death Of Shows? New Product Release Dates? And Who Cares?

Baselworld 2019

Last week when Watches & Wonders Geneva (formerly SIHH) canceled its 2020 show, the watch world gasped. Naturally, the show organizers were doing the responsible thing and taking into account the potential risks of travel with the spread of COVID-19. A couple of days later Baselworld canceled (technically, it announced to “postpone”) its show until…

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The Demise — And Possible Resurgence — Of RJ Watches

RJ Joker

Last week, the Board of Directors of  RJ Watches SA — previously Romain Jerome — announced the company’s bankruptcy application in Switzerland. The word came as a shock — not just to the watch-loving community, but also to the brand’s more than 30 employees. After all, since Marco Tedeschi took over as CEO just a…

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Baselworld 2020 Postpones to January 2021

MCH General Manager Loris-Melikoff, Baselworld 2019

Just days after Watches & Wonders Geneva announces its decision to cancel the show for 2002, Baselworld also announces its cancelation — calling it a postponement. The new show dates are already scheduled for January 2021 — a time that could conflict with the recently developed LVMH summit.  The decision by show management came just…

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Armin Strom Gravity Equal Force Explained: Video

Armin Strom Gravity Equal Force

The most recent release from Armin Strom — the Gravity Equal Force — is an amazing timepiece. In all of its potential iterations, it is the sum of about 10 years of work by the young independent brand.  It is the culmination of amazing work in the field of constant and equal force, as well…

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Video: Kerbedanz Maximus Tourbillon Explained

Kerbedanz Maximus Tourbillon

A relatively young brand by watchmaking standards, Kerbedanz is an independent Swiss brand that creates some of the most alluring and artistic watches on the luxury market. Additionally, its pieces are all created in very limited numbers. Such is the case with the Maximus Tourbillon, the world’s largest tourbillon, which is created in a limited…

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Watches And Wonders Geneva (Formerly SIHH) Cancels 2020 Show: What This Means For The Watch World

Baselworld 2019

I like to sleep in. I typically don’t go to bed before 1 am, and generally wake up around 7:00 or 7:30. This morning, though, I woke up at 5:00 in the morning to a barrage of texts  — all from various people telling me the news:  Watches & Wonders Geneva (previously known as Salon…

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Hands On With The Franck Dubarry Fileteado GMT

Franck Dubarry Fileteado GMT watch

By Steve Huyton Previously the founder of a late 1990’s brand known as TechnoMarine, Franck Dubarry, has always had a penchant to create more unusual timepieces. When he founded TehnoMarine in 1997, he made a name for the fashion-forward brand by adorning rubber strapped dive watches with diamonds. Having long since left that brand behind…

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Introducing The MB&F Legacy Machine FlyingT Without Diamonds

MB&F LM FlyingT

Around this time last year, my good friends over at MB&F unveiled their first women’s watch: LM FlyingT. While I loved the watch, I was very vocal about the fact that I wished they had done a non-diamond version for those of us women who love mechanics over bling. Max Busser, whom I have known…

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