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Grenon & Cie Rosie watch

The complex and beautiful new eponymous brand unveiled by Rhode Island retailer,  Grenon ‘s of Newport, is the first in a series that brings the company full circle. Owner of Grenon’s, Ray Grenon, has long been a collector of watches in addition to operating the very special retail store. Now, after 35 years of collecting,…

Jaeger-LeCoultre Celebrates 90 Years Of Reverso With New Book

Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso book

Late last year, Jaeger-LeCoultre unveiled the very first of its Tribute watches designed to celebrate the 90th anniversary of one of the most iconic watches of all time: Reverso. Now, just before it kicks off the year with a host of incredibly exciting Reverso watches, the brand releases a tribute book: Reverso. Published by Assouline,…

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A Closer Look At The IWC Flieger Chronograph Tribute To 3705 Watch

IWC Pilot Watch Tribute to 3705

IWC Schaffhausen is perhaps best known to the world for its pilot watches. Since the 1930’s, it has introduced a host of Flieger and Mark watches that have earned the brand a great distinction. Now, IWC unveils the Pilot’s Watch Chronograph Edition “Tribute to 3705” watch that pays homage to the 1994 iconic black Flieger…

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Masterpiece of Sound: A Closer Look At The $259,000 Bulgari Octo Roma Carillon Tourbillon

Bulgari Octo Roma Carillon Tourbillon

By Nancy Olson It is no easy feat to produce a chiming watch, whose aural delights add further intrigue to its timekeeping capabilities. A case is no longer just a case, for example, when it is also a vehicle to enhance sound. So, too, a movement steps up its commitment by offering not only precise…

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Watch Review: Patek Philippe’s Newest Twenty~4  For Women

Patek Philippe Twenty-4 Automatic

By Nancy Olson I’ve been a fan of the Patek Philippe Twenty~4 since it was first introduced in 1999. So it’s been satisfying for me to watch this inimitable ladies collection mature so elegantly over the decades, while still maintaining its status as the go-to watch for modern, active women. Now, the timeless Twenty-4 is…

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Why Hodinkee’s Purchase Of Crown & Caliber Makes Sense

Crown & Caliber, Hodinkee

It’s onward and upward for the leading watch destination Hodinkee. It wasn’t too long ago that the brand announced a new round of  Series B Funding. That investment of $40 million pushed the company to a valuation of more than $100 million. Now, Hodinkee announces its acquisition of one of the leading online pre-owned luxury…

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Richard Mille Joins Forces With Scuderia Ferrari

Richard Mille, Ferrari

This year is shaping up to be an exciting one from a cars-and-watches perspective. Earlier this month we announced the new relationship between Girard-Perregaux and Aston Martin, and before that TAG Heuer announced its partnership with Porsche — both with racing team involvements. Now, independent watch brand Richard Mille has announced a multi-year agreement with…

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Ulysse Nardin Unveils $225,000 Sparkling Free Wheel Watch

Ulysse Nardin Sparkling Free Wheel watch

Ulysse Nardin has long been a master at technical prowess in watchmaking. This 175-year-old brand specializes in highly complicated watches, marine chronometers and high-tech masterpieces that  will blow your mind. Now, though, the brand brings scintillating diamond work to the forefront, as well, with the release of just eight pieces of the Sparkling Free  Wheel…

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How TAG Heuer Won The Australian Tennis Open 2021 (Sort Of)

Naomi Osaka, TAG Heuer

Running from February 8 to the 21st, the Australian Open 2021 took place in Melbourne Park in front of a sparse audience. But the competition was fierce, nonetheless. In the end, Naomi Osaka took the women’s championship spot after defeating American Jennifer Brady in straight sets that lasted fewer than 80 minutes. So, how does…

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A Closer Look At Hublot World-First Big Bang Tourbillon Automatic Orange Sapphire

Hublot Big Bang Tourbillon Automatic Orange Sapphire

It is no secret that Swiss watch brand Hublot loves to be different. Its tag line, The Art of Fusion, is all about fusing different elements in design, material and even movements. This often make the brand first when it comes to certain arenas. This year is no exception. In addition to a myriad of…

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Girard-Perregaux Teams With Aston Martin

Girard-Perregaux teams with Aston Martin

In big news today, Swiss watch brand Girard-Perregaux announces that it has teamed with Aston Martin as the Official Watch Partner for the British luxury automobile manufacturer.  This is big news, as it restores Girard-Perregaux’s affiliation with the world of car racing — something that its previous owner, Gino (Luigi) Macaluso first started. He had been…

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