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Zenith El Primero A386 platinum watch

For those who love to immerse themselves in the world of watches – and today, that is a strong number – WatchTime New York exhibition returns this year to Manhattan for a fifth rendition. The show, which takes place October 25-26 at the landmark Gotham Hall, this year boasts a record 37 participating brands.  Open…

Will The Relaunched, Affordable Ikepod Watches Work?

Ikedpod with blue dial.

Swiss watch brand IKEPOD is back, but it has an all-new direction than it did nearly 25 years ago when it first launched in 1994. That new direction: Affordable watches. For those who most likely won’t remember, but have heard of and maybe even collected, Ikepod was a brand designed originally by Marc Newson in…

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Gem Awards Nominees Announced, Stewart Wicht of Rolex Named Lifetime Achievement Winner

Just recently the GEM Awards, one of the highest honors bestowed on professionals and companies in the fine jewelry and watch industries, announced its line-up of award winners and nominees that will be honored live at the 17th annual GEM Award event on January 11, 2019 at Cipriani in New York.  Among the nominees named for…

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Harry Winston Unveils High-Jeweled New York Collection, Honoring Winston, At The Rainbow Room

Harry Winston New York Collection

Last week in New York city, Harry Winston unveiled its newest New York Collection of unique pieces of high jewelry. The collection was three years in the making and the suites are all reflective of Harry Winston’s  New York. Born in 1896 in New York, Harry Winston grew up as the son of a small…

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Vacheron Constantin Wows The Watch World With Abbey Road Studios Partnership, New Campaign And More

Vacheron Constantin FiftySix Tourbillon (Photo: R. Naas)

Just a couple of weeks ago, I spent time in London with Vacheron Constantin, where the brand was celebrating its new FiftySix collection, especially the just-released FiftySix Tourbillon.  Additionally, the brand announced its partnership with Abbey Road Studios, and showcased its new ad campaign “One of Not Many.” It was an incredible event, and I…

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Daniel Craig, AKA James Bond Agent 007: Face Behind New Omega Seamaster Diver 300M Watches, Campaign (prices)

Omega Seamaster Diver 300M series

James Bond, one of the greatest franchises in cinema history, played by Daniel Craig, will be the face behind a new campaign for Omega to launch the revamped Seamaster 300M series of watches.  Omega has been the brand of choice for Bond for years. Now, 007 wears the Omega Seamaster 300M. The line was first launched…

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Frederique Constant Unveils Four New Perpetual Calendar Tourbillon Watches To Celebrate 30th Anniversary (Prices)

Frederique Constant Perpetual Calendar Tourbillon in honor of the brand's 30th anniversary.

Last night in Paris, Frederique Constant celebrated its 30th anniversary in a big way, and unveiled  new  QP Tourbillon  Manufacture watches to honor the three-decade milestone. I will bring you more details of the event and of the momentous, anniversary, as well as hands-on photos of the watches when I return from Paris, but for…

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Introducing the Devon Interstellar Levitation Clock: It Conquers Boredom

Devon Works Interstellar Levitation desk clock

Scott Devon of Devon Works regularly surprises us with his latest ideas come to fruition. Such is the case with the all-new Devon Interstellar Levitation Clock. The desk clock is an intricate three-dimensional timepiece with a unique and creative look. Still in pre-production development, the base of the clock uses electromagnetics to float the Devon clock…

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Industry News: Richemont Group Appoints Jerome Lambert CEO

Jerome Lambert

In big news at luxury conglomerate Compagnie Financiere Richemont, known to most as the Richemont Group, some new appointments have been made to the executive ranks that are expected to help boost sales of all brands and get a handle on marketing messages. Chairman of the group, Johann Rupert appoints Jerome Lambert to the position…

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Did MB&F Go Too Far With Flow, The $182,000 Horological Machine No. 9? (price)

MB&F Horological Machine No. 9, Flow, Road version

Today, MB&F unveils the Horological Machine No. 9, nicknamed Flow. Built in two limited edition titanium versions, the horological machine, like all of MB&F’s space age, three-dimensional works of art — does not disappoint. The big question, though, is did MB&F go a bit too far in the design of Flow? The answer is, of…

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A Look At The Dubai Watch Week, Christie’s Horology Forum, Where Minds Meet

Dubai Watch Week, Christie's Horology Forum

The week before last in London, Christie’s and Dubai Watch Week co-hosted a Horological Forum where some of the best industry executives joined together for two days of panel discussions about the watch industry. I covered the event on my Perfect Timing column on Forbes, and now i bring some of that story here. I would…

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