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Rolex, Pebble Beach Concours d' Elegance 2019

From August 15 until this past Sunday, the Monterey Classic Car Week took place in the scenic Pacific coastal town of Monterey. The week consists of a host of events, including racing of vintage cars at the Rolex Monterey Motor Sports Reunion, the Pebble Beach Tour d’ Elegance presented by Rolex, the famed Pebble Beach…

Time Capsules: Product – Deconstructing Time with the Harry Winston Opus 11

It’s no secret that since 2001 when Harry Winston first started its Opus series – this has been one of the most anticipated watch unveilings every year. Essentially the Opus was started when the brand opted to work with independent watchmakers to bring their talents to the foreground – in a symbiotic relationship that turned…

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Weekend Sojourn: The King’s Graceland

He started a Revolution and ended up a King – that’s Elvis Presley. Young, talented, handsome and humble in his youth, this small-town Tennessee boy grew up poor – but rich with a voice that was like velvet. What’s more, he had the moves – a little soul, a little blues, some country and a…

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Time Capsules: News – James Blunt wears Piaget on Video Single

Singer James Blunt, whose most recent new video for the single “If Time Is All I Have” came out on April 4, is a fan of Piaget timepieces. In the video, he is clearly seen wearing a Piaget Polo FortyFive chronograph.  This is the third single to be released from Blunt’s multi-platinum selling album entitled…

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Time Capsules: SEAH® Astrological Watches Offer Insight

Swiss-made SEAH® watches are one of the more unusual timepieces on the market today, as they are the only watch that enables the wearer to express his or her inner self on the wrist. The timepieces – either quartz chronographs or automatic three-hands with dates – feature trademarked original designed astrological elements on the dial,…

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Time Capsules: A look at the Making of the Van Cleef & Arpels Extraordinary Timepieces

Just a few months ago, Van Cleef & Arpels wowed the world with its unveiling of incredible objects d’ art in the high-jewelry collection of timepieces inspired by the Jules Verne book Les Voyages Extraordinaires.  The watches mime a journey in a balloon around the world, and thus certain dials depict animals and sights one…

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Weekend Sojourn: Teach Yourself to Single out those Wine Aromas

Ever get just a little jealous of those wine connoisseurs who can tell the exact notes, flavor and aromas of wines? Well here’s your chance to one-up them.  Agresti, the renowned Italian cabinet maker that has been building creates luxury jewelry armoires, safes and cases for pens, watches, cufflinks and games for decades, takes wine…

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Commentary: Watch Industry Loses Leader with Death of Ulysse Nardin’s Rolf W. Schnyder

Owner and CEO of Swiss watch firm Ulysse Nardin, Rolf Schynder died unexpectedly on April 14 after a short illness. He had acquired the once-flailing company in 1983, and led it not only back to its former greatness with his innovative spirit and determination, but also to soaring new heights. Schnyder was a visionary –…

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Time Capsules: Chanel J12 Ceramic and Titanium Blend Boldly Shines Where No One Has Gone Before

The trend toward new materials and ceramics heats up further in this all-new Chanel J12 Chromatic watch. It may look like a steel watch, but it’s actually ceramic blended with titanium through a patented technology that was some time in the making. Chanel sought out the silvery colored ceramic material when it was looking for…

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