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William Wood Valiant Blue Watch

It’s not surprising these days to hear that certain watch brands are turning to recycled materials such as plastic and PET bottles for watch straps. However, when a watch brand says it is using upcycled fire hoses — you pay attention — especially if you have a first-responder in your family. In fact, British watch…

GPHG Nears Final Vote For Winners, Commentary On Academy

GPHG 202

Following a Swiss-based traveling roadshow that went from La Chaux de Fonds to Zurich and then Bern, the 84 watches up for the Grand Prix de Horlogerie d’ Geneva awards will be on exhibit in Geneva starting October 30 and through November 15 at the Musee d’Art et d’ Histoire. The prize ceremony for the GPHG…

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Movado Unveils Artists’ Series Watch With Royal Wedding Photographer, Lubomirski

Movado, Alexi Lubomirski

In a big move, Movado is unveiling the much-anticipated new Artists Series watches – created in collaboration with famed photographer Alexi Lubomirski who may be best known as the Official wedding photographer in 2018 of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. In addition to being a portrait photographer, Lubomirski has also shot campaigns for luxury brands,…

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Accutron Unveils Gold Spaceview, Paints Town Green For Anniversary

Accutron SpaceView 2020

  This year Accutron celebrates its 60thanniversary and it does so in style. To begin with, last night the New York-based brand ensured that the Empire State Building lit up in the brand’s signature green hue. Additionally, today, it unveiled a limited edition solid 18-karat  yellow gold SpaceView watch. Accutron is known as the world’s…

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Why The $858,000 Roger Dubuis Excalibur Superbia Is Superb

Roger Dubuis Excalibur Superbia, Kaz Shirane

Known for its incredible high-tech, high-mech watches, Roger Dubuis goes all out again on its newest one-of-a-kind Excalibur Superbia watch. Yes,  the name is a bit over the top, but then so is the watch. Working with interior designer Kaz Shirane, Roger Dubuis reinterprets its famed and beloved Excalibur with a new movement, and — best…

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Watch Review: Bausele Pilot Automatic

Bausele pilot watch

Australian watch brand Bausele has been on a roll. The brand, whose watches are Swiss made but of Australian design, was just named the Official Watch of the Australian Air Force’s 100thAnniversary – taking place next year in 2021. Founded less than a decade ago, the brand is all about showcasing Australia on the wrist and…

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British Brands Bremont And Rolls-Royce Team Up, Meet The IonBird Watch

Bremont, Rolls-Royce, ionBird

By Gordon Henderson Aviation is a core strand of the DNA of horology. Many pieces from a host of houses have drawn historical design elements and functional complications from aeronautical roots. The question now is how does the future look and how will flight change to meet the sustainability needs of tomorrow? From a horological…

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Why The Partnership Between Chopard And Kiton Works

Chopard, Kiton watch

Sartorially crafted straps are always a good thing, especially when a top Swiss watch brand teams with a top Italian suit maker. Recently, Chopard joined forces with Italian sartorial brand Kiton to create a limited edition watch that underscore the values of both luxury brands. Created in a limited edition of 100 pieces, the L.U.C…

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WatchTime New York, Horology Forum Go Virtual

virtual watch shows

We watch lovers – especially in America where we were persona non-grata during the Geneva Watch Days and the Asian Watches and Wonders shows — have all been starving for hands-on experiences with our favorite brands. This is the time of year we all usually flock to New York for the WatchTime show, or to…

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Introducing The New Sport Carrera Chronograph 160 Years Special Edition Watches

TAG HEUER Carrera

  As part of its ongoing efforts to celebrate its 160th anniversary, TAG Heuer continues to focus on the Carrera collection. Today, the brand unveils the all-new TAG Heuer Sport Chronograph Carrera 160 Years Special Edition watches. They are inspired by a timepiece from the mid-1960’s that was a celebrated watch in its day. The “Dato…

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Why The New Omega Speedmaster Silver Snoopy Watch Is Hot

Omega Speedmaster Silver Snoopy Award 50th Anniversary Watch

Just last week, Omega unveiled its Speedmaster “Silver Snoopy Award 50th Anniversary” watch in honor of the   brand’s receiving the coveted Silver Snoopy Award from NASA in 1970 for the critical role it played in the Apollo 13 mission.  The new Speedmaster Silver Snoopy Award 50th Anniversary watch brings top watchmaking together with the beloved comic…

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