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Conor McGregor, Jacob & Co., erotic watches

Mixed martial arts champ Conor McGregor is known for his in-your-face style and boldness. That may be why some people in the world aren’t too shocked by McGregor’s newest watch purchase, which he showed off days before losing the UFC 257 fight against Dustin Poirier. The 32-year-old MMA fighter spent $1 million on a Jacob &…

Around the World: Historic Stock Cars Rev Engines at Upcoming Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

Rusty Wallace’s 1989 Winston Cup Champion road car; Photo – Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca / Allan Rosenberg America’s most popular form of motorsports will nudge its way onto the vintage race scene this summer when 27 historic stock cars participate in the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion. Scheduled for August 17-19 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca…

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Around the World: Wet and Wild at New York Yacht Club Race Week at Newport, presented by Rolex

J/111 Fleetwing, owned and skippered by Henry Brauer of Marblehead, MA. It was an unseasonably wet, dreary day in Newport, RI, yesterday, but at least somewhere, someone was having fun. That somewhere was Rhode Island Sound where nearly 100 teams are competing in the New York Yacht Club Race Week at Newport presented by Rolex…

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A Moment in Time: Davis Love (and Omega)

Golf great Davis Love III – six-time Ryder Cup player, and holder of 34 professional titles, including 20 PGA Tour events  – this year serves the 2012 US Ryder Cup Team Captain, a position he says is a both an honor and a welcome challenge. He also has just become the newest brand ambassador for Omega…

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Around the World: Lange Celebrates Legacy of the Lange 1 Family

By Samantha Walsh Just recently, at NEUE Galarie, Museum for German and Austrian Art, A. Lange & Sohne celebrated its legacy of the Lange 1 family – a particularly exciting event, as this year the brand launched three new Lange 1 timepieces: the Lange 1 Tourbillon Perpetual Calendar, the new Grande Lange 1, and the…

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ATimelyEvent: Breguet Celebrates Aviation Watch Heritage

If you are in New York this week- through Sunday July 8th — you won’t want to miss this great Breguet exhibit celebrating a century in aviation-inspired timepieces that is on display at the Breguet Boutique on Fifth Avenue (711 Fifth Avenue, between 55th and 56th Streets). The exhibition, “Breguet: Watchmaker, Aviator, Innovator,” was unveiled…

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Weekend Sojourn: Rolex Awards for Enterprise Remind Us of the Plight of the World

By Samantha Walsh Just last week, in London, five people with potential to change the future of the world were chosen as winners of the Rolex Awards for Enterprise. After sorting through 3,500 applicants from over 150 countries, an independent jury of experts deemed the following 5 people, and their life-changing plans, as worthy of…

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Around the World: Girard-Perregaux supports World Oceans Day

By Samantha Walsh In NYC last week, Susan and David Rockefeller partnered with luxury Swiss watch brand Girard-Perregaux in a grand celebration for World Oceans Day.  This event, attended by everyone from actors, to models, to watch-lovers, and environmental conservationists brought together seemingly dissimilar groups all with one common goal, to celebrate the world’s valuable…

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Around the World: Buying and Selling Watches at Auction

This past week was a huge one for the big auction houses in New York City.  Several sold incredible watches – many owned by famous folk such as Elvis Presley and Henry Graves – for pretty interesting prices.  So many of our loyal readers have asked for some insight into what sells at auction and…

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Around the World: Panerai and Sailing Heals Celebrate in New York City

Long known as a brand for underwater adventures –created for the Italian Royal Navy decades ago – Panerai supports a host of water-related events. Perhaps none as philanthropic and grass-roots as being a founding sponsor of Sailing Heals. This incredible organization supports cancer patients, survivors and their care givers via days spent sailing on the…

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A Moment in Time: Astronaut Scott Carpenter

On May 24th, in New York City, at the Breitling boutique, Breitling and astronaut Scott Carpenter celebrated the 50th anniversary of his first lift off into space. Scott Carpenter, pioneer of modern exploration, has the unique distinction of being the first human ever to penetrate both inner and outer space, thereby acquiring the dual title…

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