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Grenon & Cie Rosie watch

The complex and beautiful new eponymous brand unveiled by Rhode Island retailer,  Grenon ‘s of Newport, is the first in a series that brings the company full circle. Owner of Grenon’s, Ray Grenon, has long been a collector of watches in addition to operating the very special retail store. Now, after 35 years of collecting,…

Introducing Stefano Ricci Octagon Watches

Stefano Ricci Octagon Perpetual Calendar

In my past, and actually currently, I  write about a host of luxury categories for a variety of publications. One of those categories was men’s fashion and bespoke brands. In that capacity, I had the great fortune of meeting Stefano Ricci, getting to know him and getting to visit the brand’s spectacular workshops in Florence.…

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Vacheron Constantin, Mr Porter Release Fiftysix Day-Date Petrol Blue Watch

Vacheron Constantin Fiftysix Day-Date Petrol Blue watch, Mr Porter

It was just two years ago at the famed Abbey Road Studios in London that Vacheron Constantin unveiled its Fiftysix collection to the world. Since then, the line has enjoyed many iterations, but today’s release on Mr. Porter of the Fiftysix Day-Date Petrol Blue watch may be one of the most stunning unveiled this year.…

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Up Close: Parmigiani Fleurier Toric Heritage Blue Abyss

Parmigiani Fleurier Toric Heritage Blue Abyss

 It isn’t every day that a person has a watch made to honor their 70thbirthday, but Michel Parmigiani isn’t just any person. The now 70-year-old master watchmaker is the founder of Parmigiani Fleurier and in honor of this birthday, the brand is creating a limited edition series of the first wristwatch he designed, the Toric,…

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Paul Newman’s Rolex Daytona Sells For $5.1 Million At Racing Pulse Auction, Steve McQueen’s Heuer Monaco Gets $2.2 Million

Paul Newman, Big Red

Well it seems that Paul Newman is slightly cooler than Steve McQueen in the auction world — or at least Newman’s Rolex “Big Red” Daytona was in higher demand than the TAG Heuer watch McQueen wore on the last day of filming the movie LeMans. But both of them achieved great prices, and the TAG…

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Why Hublot’s Concrete Jungle New York Watch Made Of Cement Won’t Drop Like A Rock

Hublot Concrete Jungle New York watch

It isn’t the first time a watch has been made of concrete. In fact, for Swiss watch brand Hublot, the newest Concrete Jungle New York watch is its second such creation. The first, released five years ago, had a concrete bezel, but this time, the watch case, dial and bezel are made of cement. Additionally,…

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Introducing The Tutima ‘Flieger Friday’ Chronograph Limited Edition

Tutima Flieger Friday Chronograph

Social media has done a lot to impact buying choices, especially in the watch world. But now, it even influences watch collection names. Lovers of timepieces, especially aviation-inspired watches, are familiar with the hashtag #FliegerFriday, and regularly post images of their favorite pilot watches on that day of the week. Now, German watch brand Tutima…

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Introducing The A. Lange & Sohne Saxonia Thin With Sparkling Dial

A. Lange & Sohne Saxonia Thin

German watch brand A. Lange  & Sohne has been celebrating its 175thanniversary this year by regularly unveiling new watches that recall its precision watchmaking. From its collection of Homage to F.A. Lange watches to the new Lange 1 Time Zone watch  and more, the brand introduces new strap materials, new dial colors and new pieces.…

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Vacheron Constantin, The Louvre Offer A Unique Experience And Watch

Vacheron Constantin Les Cabinotiers "Bid for the Louvre" watch.

From now until December 15, watch lovers can get bid on a bespoke one-of-a-kind Vacheron Constantin Les Cabinoties watch that is up for auction at the Louvre Museum. Held by the Louve and Christie’s (with the support of Drouot), the “Bid for the Louvre” auction (Dec. 1-15), benefits the Louve Museum in Paris and Vacheron…

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