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Turn your watches and clocks ahead by one hour at 2:00 this Sunday morning for the start of Daylight Saving Time. (Photo: R. Naas)

OK folks, get your wallets out. Today — June 19 —  is National Watch Day. That’s right … National Watch Day. I believe its origin lies with Nordstrom, which — about four years ago — coined the term. While the original concept was to celebrate the history and design of watchmaking, it was truly most…

Around the World: Watch Execs Celebrate Jewels of Time Book at Historic 21 Club

Last Thursday, I had the distinct privilege of spending a few hours at the renowned and historic 21 Club with more than a hundred of the top watch brand executives – in celebration of my new book, Jewels of Time, the World of Women’s Watches. The party, sponsored by Niche Media, for whom I write…

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Weekend Sojourn: Super Bowl and Eli ManningTime

Giants’ quarterback Eli Manning wears a bold and reliable watch on his wrist. Well, not on the playing field during the Super Bowl, but off the field he not only wears a Citizen watch, but also has helped create a line of timepieces, a portion of the proceeds from which will benefit the March of…

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SIHH Video: A Moment in Time with Stephen Forsey of Greubel Forsey

Known for its incredible technical prowess and haute horlogerie knowledge in the traditional sense, Greubel Forsey creates some of the most advanced timepieces in the world. This year, the brand released its GMT watch that was three years in the making, its new 24-second Tourbillon and its Quadruple Tourbillon. It also started an unprecedented project…

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A Moment in Time: Miami Heat’s Dwyane Wade

NBA player Dwyane Wade is all about being on time. This Olympic Gold Medalist and seven-time NBA All-Star has been an NBA Finals MVP, and holds a host of other titles and achievements.  He loves basketball, and is a self-proclaimed watch lover. Thus, it comes as no surprise that Wade would join forces with luxury…

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Time Capsules: Commentary – Rolex 24 at Daytona Celebrates 50 Years

Photo by Stephan Cooper.For those who are car lovers like me – yesterday was a highlight day – the 50th anniversary of the Rolex 24 at Daytona. A record number of motorsports fans descended on Daytona International Speedway for this historic anniversary on Saturday, when the Rolex clock counted down to the 3:30 pm start…

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Video: A Moment in time with Clive Owen at JLC

Last week, we brought you the news about the complex new Jaeger-LeCoultre timepiece (seen here), and about the visit of Clive Owen to Geneva to unveil the watch. Just because so many of you avidly like to know who wears what in the watch world- – we bring you a short video of Clive Owen at…

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Video – Testing A. Lange & Sohne’s Datograph Up/Down

For a decade now, A. Lange & Sohne has demonstrated the epitome of fine German watchmaking with its exceptional Datograph chronograph with column-wheel control, flyback mechanism and precise jumping minute counter. The alluring harmonious balance of the watch dial is also a great feat, as it packs many functions into a fine look:  the outsized…

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Watch Stops: SIHH — Cartier Does It Again with Animal Dials and Artistic Prowess

Last year, and throughout the past 12 months, we have regularly brought you masterpieces from Cartier – true artisan works that not only underscore the brand’s technological prowess, but also its amazing abilities with the Artistic crafts. This year is no exception.  Among the highlights: the Santos-Dumont XL watch in white gold with an amazing…

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