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TAG Heuer Carrera Silver 160 Years Limited Edition watch

It’s a big year for TAG Heuer as the Swiss watch brand celebrates 160 years. While there will be a host of events and new products to commemorate this big birthday, one of the first is the unveiling of the new Carrera 160 Years Silver Limited edition watch based on an iconic design from the…

A Moment in Time: Steven Grotell, Orchestrator, Designer of a New Artistic Watch Brand

We can never know it all. At the recent party for my book launch, Jewels of Time, I had the good fortune of meeting Steven Grotell – watch designer extraordinaire. Steven Grotell, a veteran designer in the watch industry, has shelved  his “designing for others”  work as he embraces his own concept of time in…

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Past, Present, Future: Audemars Piguet’s Royal Oak 40th Anniversary

Past: Forty years ago one luxury watch brand stepped out on limb, so to speak. It was 1972 when Audemars Piguet unveiled its Royal Oak – the first luxury sport watch in the haute horlogerie world — offered in stainless steel. Heretofore a gold and platinum brand—Audemars Piguet recognized a need for a sporty chic…

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Weekend Sojourn: “Tourbillon” cufflinks, the sophisticated fashion statement

Symbolizing a certain subtle refinement in modern man’s dress codes, cufflinks emerged at the dawn of the 17th century. They were an indication of social rank and allowed gentlemen of that era to out-rival one another in their originality. To this day, cufflinks celebrate individuality and personal statement.  TF Est. 1968 is a Swiss brand…

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Under the Hood: Audemars Piguet Offers Superb Craftsmanship

Few people have the privilege of walking the hallowed halls of a fine watchmaking brand. Few get to see the amazing craftsmanship and finishing – the countless hours of minute work and superb innovation – that goes into the making of a top-quality movement. I have been fortunate enough to join many a great brand…

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Around the World: In Paris with Hermes and the Arceau Marqueterie de Paille

A couple of weeks ago, I went to Paris – for dinner. Now, I know this isn’t’ the life for everyone, but for me – with the incredibly busy schedule I lead in this world of timing – it is just fine.  I left one night, arrived in Paris the next morning, took a stroll…

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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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