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Rolex Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona with palm fronds dial.

By Nancy Olson Back in the day, when the spring watch fairs were face-to-face, Rolex was always one of the hottest tickets in town at BaselWorld, with devoted fans, journalists and jewelers in queue to see the latest innovations. Well, some things have changed, but watch aficionados were still waiting with high anticipation to see what…

Meet The Five New Hermes Arceau L’Heure De La Lune Watches For 2020

Hermes Arceau L'Heure de la Lune

Last year at SIHH, Hermes unveiled its all-new complicated Arceau L’Heure De La Lune watch — a revolutionary new timepiece that was years in the making. Now, the brand expands the collection, adding five impressive new versions, including a few limited editions. The new 36-piece limited edition versions include one with a black Sahara meteorite…

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A Close Look At the Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Tourbillon Chronograph

Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Tourbillon Chronograph

 Classically elegant and exceptionally technical, the complex watches from Vacheron Constantin are often coveted masterpieces made in very limited numbers. The newest Traditionnelle Tourbillon Chronograph – unveiled on the Watchesandwonders.com digital platform (which was launched when the Watches & Wonders Geneva show would have taken place)— is no exception. The all0new Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Tourbillon Chronograph houses…

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What Bremont’s New MBII Configurator Can Do For You

Bremont Configurator MBII

  The configurator.  One of the first brands to offer this concept was Armin Strom — and that was several years ago. Initially, some buyers were reluctant to go on line and decide on the options they wanted in their newest watch, but that has begun to change. As such, a few more brands are…

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Oris x Momotaro: An Interview With Katsu Manabe

Oris x Momotaro

Are you a watch lover? A jeans lover? A lover of hand craftsmanship? All of these things come together in the newest Oris x Momotaro special edition watch.  “Every pair of Momotaro Jeans is made from denim weaved on vintage shuttle looms in the company’s factories. Details are sewn by hand to ensure quality and…

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Ulysse Nardin Sponsors Blue Shark Study

Ulysse Nardin Diver

Recently, Ulysse Nardin  announced its support of a program designed to study the ecosystem of blue sharks in the Atlantic ocean. The blue shark is an endangered species and by studying its habits and environment in a non-invasive manner, scientists  hope to acquire knowledge that can help save the species. Ulysse Nardin is sponsoring a study…

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Baselworld Cancels January 2021 Exhibition: The Story Behind The Breakdown

baselworld news

It’s no secret that Baselworld has been struggling. Let’s face it, the show started witnessing an exhibitor exodus as early as three or four years ago. Now, in light of its struggle with exhibitors and visitors, the organizers of the show, MCH Group, announce that the January 2021 exhibition is canceled. This comes as no surprise.…

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Super Charge Your Apple Series 5 Watch With A Cyber Watch Case By Gray

Gray Cyber Watch Case

Looking to an edgy way to wear your beloved Apple Series 5 smart watch? For anywhere from about $500 to $1200 you can now purchase an outer case for your smart watch that gives it a super-charged dynamic new look. Luxury accessories company GRAY® unveils the Cyber Watch® Case collection for the new Apple Watch…

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A Close-Up Look At The Corum Admiral 42 Bronze Watches

Corum Admiral 42 bronze

If you are a lover of sailing and all things maritime, most likely you have already heard of Corum’s Admiral watch. It is legendary in the watch  market  — immediately recognizable thanks to the nautical pennants that act as markers on the dial. Now, the brand unveils two new Admiral watches — with monotone pennants…

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Why The Newly Introduced Cartier Pasha Collection Will Steal Hearts

Cartier Pasha skeleton

It was a cult watch back in the mid 1980s. In fact, when it was first introduced in 1985, the world went wild for the Cartier Pasha. I remember because I had just joined the watch world — as the first female watch journalist in America — and I was blown away by it. It…

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Video: Armin Strom Explains What Resonance Is and How It Works

Armin Strom Masterpieces Dual Time Resonance Sapphire Watch, SIHH 2019

Resonance. It’s a word we use in  watchmaking that — for some — is difficult to understand. We have written a lot about independent Swiss watch brand Armin Strom — masters at resonance. On multiple occasions we have tried to explain what resonance is and how it is achieved in watchmaking. Now, Armin Strom has…

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