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Ralph Lauren Polo Player watch

It was just last year that Ralph Lauren surprised everyone with its newest Polo Player watch — one with horse and polo player front and center on the dial. Now, the brand expands the series with a white lacquer dial and new colors for bezel that range from green to navy blue and brown. They…

Visiting New York this Week? Don’t Miss Madison Avenue Watch Week

This coming week ushers in the fourth annual Madison Avenue Watch Week, wherein premiere watch retailers on the luxurious Madison Ave preview the newest timepieces built for 2014. Additionally, from May 5-10, stores will host individual events, artisan demonstrations, panel discussions and more. Among the top watch brands participating are Vacheron Constantin, Montblanc, Girard-Perregaux, Hublot,…

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Eat Your Heart Out! Chef Experience Extraordinaire at the Kentucky Derby Taste of Derby with Longines

There are many stories behind the Kentucky Derby – the horses, jockeys and races, the hats (oh the hats), the bourbon, the food and more. It’s a lot to soak in. So, in several installments we will unroll the Kentucky Derby beginning with, since it is Saturday and we have a weekend sojourn here, the…

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It’s Good to Be a Lightweight: The Zenith El Primero Lightweight is in Stores Now

Even though it’s great to show the newest watches just released at shows, those watches don’t usually make it to retail market for months to come. But here we bring you a timepiece that is in stores now and that is a real attention grabber: Zenith Limited Edition El Primero Lightweight. Built of ultra high-tech…

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Bronze, Baby, Bronze: Introducing the Breitling Panamerican Navitimer 01

The famed classic favorite of pilots – the Breitling Navitimer 01 – with the Breitling self-winding chronograph 01 caliber is now available – in a limited version only — with a bronze dial. While iconic and chic in its original black-dial format, the new bronze dial color updates the watch magnificently – and just in…

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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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