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Breitling Bentley

It was an interesting few days on the California coast, where some of the most magnificent cars in the world were seen driving the Pacific highway and lining the famed 18th hole at the 2019 Pebble Beach Concours d’ Elegance (with Rolex holding an important role there as the Official Timepiece). This year was a…

Weekend Sojourn: Jean-Claude Biver’s Cheese

I’ve known Jean-Claude Biver for almost three decades … since he launched the Blancpain brand in the early 1980’s. Biver, the CEO of Hublot, is known globally as one of the most successful, and exuberant executives in the Swiss watch industry. He is also the maker of some of the most exclusive cheese in the…

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Concord‘s C1 BlackSpider Tourbillon

By Stephen Walsh Since its total overhaul in watch design several years ago, Concord has garnered an amazing following of collectors and connoisseurs who enjoy the boldness and individuality of the C1 and C Lab collections. Now the brand presents one more extremely bold creation in its C Lab Series:  the C1 BlackSpider Tourbillon in…

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Watch Education: What Exactly is a Chronograph

Chronograph watches — we write about them all the time. Lately, though, with the holidays on us and some watch lovers looking to buy watches as gifts, we had a lot of interested readers asking questions about chronographs. Here, we try to outline the basics about what exactly a chronograph watch is and how it…

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2012 Year in Review: Top News, People and Products in the Watch Industry

The news was abundant this year; the product superlative; the watch world grand. Anniversaries abounded this year and some celebrated in style. Audemars Piguet celebrated the 40th anniversary of the iconic Royal Oak with a tribute collection of new Royal Oak pieces and an around-the-world touring exhibition that took center stage in spring in New…

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Weekend Sojourn: Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa, Dubai

I’ve done a fair amount of traveling around the world to wonderful hotels and resorts – but this one tops them all. Recently, while on a boutique tour around the world with A. Lange & Sohne, we had the delightful pleasure of staying at the Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa. Sadly – only for…

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Time Capsules: Product – Burberry Bring British Design to the Wrist

Burberry- the brand famed for its trench coats – moves to the wrist with an all-new line of timepieces aptly named The Britain.  As expected, the collection is a powerful blend of classic tradition and modern attitude.  Says Christopher Bailey, Burberry Chief Creative Officer and designer of the line, “The Britain marries our heritage and…

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A Moment in Time: TAG-Heuer Brings on Cameron Diaz

Cameron Diaz, the vibrant California-born actress who won hearts in the film The Holiday, as well as in roles such as My Best Friend’s Wedding, There’s Something About Mary, Charlie’s Angels and Being John Malkovich, is one of TAG Heuer’s top ambassadors and the face behind the brand’s newest Link Lady timepiece collection.  Here, in…

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Around the World: Rolex and the 68th Sydney Hobart Sailing Competition

While today marks the day after Christmas for many of us, for others it is the start of the 68th Rolex Sydney Hobart yacht race in Sydney, Australia. With a southerly breeze providing the perfect angle for a spinnaker start and run down the harbor, it proved less kind as the yachts exited the Sydney…

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