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HYT Soonow

For those who love HYT — the watch brand with fluid to indicate time — you will either love or hate the all-new Soonow collection. Playing off of the skull concept (not new to HYT), the news series features a uniquely bold design that showcases a three-dimensional look beneath the dial. Essentially, each titanium is…

Time Capsules: Product- Chopard teams with Walt Disney

These 30mm and 36mm Happy Mickey watches are crafted in stainless steel with mother-of-pearl dials and diamonds and gemstones spinning freely. The Happy Mickey collection has arrived! Yes — lovers of Chopard’s Happy Diamonds watches and jewelry now have the infamous mouse to celebrate in “happy” style, as Chopard joins forces with Walt Disney to…

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A Timely Event: Breguet Celebrates 200th Anniversary of First Wristwatch in Geneva

In January, 2012, in Geneva, Breguet opens an exhibition entitled “1810-1812, Breguet makes the first wristwatch, fit for a Queen.” The exhibition pays homage to the Queen of Naples and celebrates the 200th anniversary of the first wristwatch on record –made over a two-year period culminating in 1812. The watch was ordered in 1810 by…

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Time Capsules: Product—Tutima Watches – Yachting Chronograph – The perfectly timed gift

We’ve had a lot of focus on women’s watches recently, as so many readers emailed asking for gift ideas for the woman in their lives. However, men may want a great gift, too. For those who love yachting, sailing and regattas, this Tutima Yachting Chronograph offers precision, performance and personality. Tutima has been an official…

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Style Watch: Bulgari Watches — The Mediterranean Garden of Eden is Bliss

 Bulgari, a brand we love to cover, is magnificently versed in creating stunning jewelry and great timepieces. Its Mediterranean Garden of Eden series is a perfect blend of both haute joaillerie and watchmaking. The three watches in the series are hidden, or secret timepieces. Each features a decorative gem set case cover that – when…

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Watch Stops: Pre-SIHH – A. Lange & Sohne Unveils New Datograph Benchmark

I remember well the day that A. Lange & Sohne’s top executives unveiled to the world – and showed me in person — the brand’s Datograph – the quintessential chronograph. It was in 1999, not long after the brand had made the decision to re-enter the market after the reunification of Germany. It was a…

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A Moment in Time: IWC’s Kurt Klaus, Master Watchmaker, Inventor

For the Holidays, from our friends at IWC, a special interview with Master Watchmaker Kurt Klaus – inventor of IWC’s famous perpetual calendar with century slide. Kurt Klaus spend more than 50 years with IWC, and his designs include the perpetual calendar with moonphase and easy-to-use crown settings, as well as the Da Vinci Perpetual…

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Weekend Sojourn: MB&F Gallery in Geneva—if you don’t find it there – you might not find it anywhere

clapping machines Just a couple of months ago, we mentioned that the much-loved Max Busser of MB&F was opening his brand’s very first gallery in Geneva. The MB&F  M.A.D Gallery  (Mechanical Art Devices)  plays home to the complete range of the brand’s coveted Horological Machines, but  also  to a host of other carefully-curated  sorts of…

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Style Watch: TAG Heuer Watches for Women

Known for its innovative approach to watchmaking, TAG Heuer has long created some wonderfully exciting women’s sport watches, but this new Formula 1 TAG Heuer Lady Steel & Ceramic watch may beat them all! The alluring, immediately recognizable timepiece is crafted of high-tech ceramic and meticulously set with diamonds on the dial and bezel of…

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