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Bulgari Octo Finissimo Phillips Edition watch

  In  an interesting move, Bulgari has partnered with Phillips in Association with Bacs & Russo auction house and created a special edition of its iconic Octo Finissimo watch. The Octo Finissimo has become a pillar in the Bulgari watch collections and the new Special Edition Phillips piece promises to make a lot of noise…

Around the World: Jaeger-LeCoultre Brings Hand Made Straps to New Level in Fine Watchmaking

It isn’t every day – or maybe it isn’t any day – until now – -that a haute horlogerie watch brand goes as far as creating a hand-made cordovan (horse leather) strap for just its USA followers. But then, Jaeger-LeCoultre isn’t just any brand. Last week, I had the amazing privilege of flying to Argentina…

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A Moment in Time: Diving with an Everyday Guy

Jason Heaton is passionate about diving and has even achieved Rescue Diver Certification. Heaton, who lives in Minneapolis, grew up around Lake Michigan, where there are pristine ship wrecks thanks to the cold water. He has spent years diving in top spots around the world  – in water ranging from Lake Michigan to the Honduras,…

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Around the World: Audemars Piguet Celebrates Premiere of Royal Oak Exhibition

Last night, I had the distinct pleasure of joining Audemars Piguet in New York at the Park Avenue Armory as the brand celebrated the premiere of an exhibition of 4 decades of the famed Royal Oak. From 60-foot-long dinner tables, to celebrities such as Arnold Schwarzenegger and Tom Brady, the 300-plus people party was a…

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Around the World: Cartier Unveils L’Odyssee de Cartier – a Film like Nothing Else!

Embracing the panther – Cartier’s long-time legendary icon – the House of Cartier brings superb luxury, imagination and sublime beauty to the forefront in a creative new three-and-a-half minute film that magically brings together its history, its global presence and its amazing craftsmanship. This is a MUST SEE VIDEO. Absolutely enchanting! It is one you…

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A Moment in Time: Steven Grotell, Orchestrator, Designer of a New Artistic Watch Brand

We can never know it all. At the recent party for my book launch, Jewels of Time, I had the good fortune of meeting Steven Grotell – watch designer extraordinaire. Steven Grotell, a veteran designer in the watch industry, has shelved  his “designing for others”  work as he embraces his own concept of time in…

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Around the World: In Paris with Hermes and the Arceau Marqueterie de Paille

A couple of weeks ago, I went to Paris – for dinner. Now, I know this isn’t’ the life for everyone, but for me – with the incredibly busy schedule I lead in this world of timing – it is just fine.  I left one night, arrived in Paris the next morning, took a stroll…

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Around the World: Watch Execs Celebrate Jewels of Time Book at Historic 21 Club

Last Thursday, I had the distinct privilege of spending a few hours at the renowned and historic 21 Club with more than a hundred of the top watch brand executives – in celebration of my new book, Jewels of Time, the World of Women’s Watches. The party, sponsored by Niche Media, for whom I write…

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A Moment in Time: Miami Heat’s Dwyane Wade

NBA player Dwyane Wade is all about being on time. This Olympic Gold Medalist and seven-time NBA All-Star has been an NBA Finals MVP, and holds a host of other titles and achievements.  He loves basketball, and is a self-proclaimed watch lover. Thus, it comes as no surprise that Wade would join forces with luxury…

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A Moment in Time: IWC’s Kurt Klaus, Master Watchmaker, Inventor

For the Holidays, from our friends at IWC, a special interview with Master Watchmaker Kurt Klaus – inventor of IWC’s famous perpetual calendar with century slide. Kurt Klaus spend more than 50 years with IWC, and his designs include the perpetual calendar with moonphase and easy-to-use crown settings, as well as the Da Vinci Perpetual…

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Around the world: Rado Watch Launches True Thinline and Opens First Boutique in the Americas – in St. Maarten

This past weekend, we had the wonderful experience of traveling with Rado to St. Maarten, where the brand opened its very first America’s Boutique – adjacent to Joe’s Jewelry along Front Street, the main shopping street, in Phillipsburg.  Additionally, the brand officially launched the incredibly alluring True Thinline ceramic watch. Since 1986, when Rado launched…

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