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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…

Top Five Watch Industry Billionaires As Seen On Forbes Billionaires List

Recently, Forbes posted its 2018 World’s Billionaires list, wherein it named record 2,208 billionaires from around the globe. Interestingly enough, but not too surprisingly, there were some luxury goods owners from the watch industry on that list, including the CEO of two big watch groups, and a few others. Topping the watch brand and luxury…

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Picnics Aside, Memorial Day Is About Remembering Those Who Died In Service Fighting For Our Freedom

Memorial Day weekend is upon us, and — without being a Debbie Downer — I want to embrace my patriotism and I just want to remind everyone that this is a time to celebrate our fallen heroes — those who fought for our country and our freedom and died doing so.  It was in 1868…

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Watches and Jewelry Worn At The Royal Wedding Of HRH Prince Harry To Megan Markle

Prince Harry's father, Prince Charles wore a Parmigiani Fleurier Toric Chronograph at the wedding.

This article first appeared earlier in the week on our sister blog, Watch Seduction. “Everyone seems to have something to say about the Royal Wedding of  HRH Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, to American actress Meghan Markle, who now becomes Her Royal Highness, The Duchess of Sussex. From the gown she wore to the car they drove…

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Piaget Launches Possession Campaign With Model Olivia Palermo

Olivia Palermo, shot on location in Dubai by Sebastian Kim for the new Piaget Possession campaign.

Over the many years that I have known Piaget and its marketing directives, I have witnessed the brand form lasting relationships with a host of celebrities and stars. In fact, I have even met many of those celebrities during the brand’s heyday involvement in celebrity polo tournaments. Now, Piaget announces an all-new marketing campaign for…

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Was $150,000 Paid For Urwerk Watch Worn by Robert Downey Jr. in Spider-Man Enough?

Urwerk UR-110 RG sold at auction for $150,000. It was the watch worn by Robert Downey Jr. in Spider-Man Homecoming last year.

Just last week on my Perfect Timing column on Forbes.com, I wrote about the Urwerk watch worn by Robert Downey Jr. in the Spider-Man Homecoming 2017 movie — the Urwerk UR-110 RG — selling for $150,000. The thing I have been thinking about is this: was that $150,000 really enough? Truth be told, a brand new…

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Hands On With the TAG Heuer Monaco Bamford Watch in Aquablue

TAG Heuer Monaco Bamford watch

During Baselworld,  TAG Heuer showed off its newest collaboration with Bamford Watch Department, the company known for tricking out watches according to individual desires.  The new TAG Heuer Monaco Bamford watch is the second one where TAG Heuer authorized Bamford to do something special with one of its timepieces.  This new interpretation of the iconic…

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Artist Shepard Fairey Joins Hublot, Creates Big Bang Meca-10 Shepard Fairey Watch

Hublot Meca-10 Shepard Fairey watches.

Artist and activist Shepard Fairey joins forces with Hublot. For the complete story on the partnership, visit my Perfect Timing column on Forbes.com. In the meantime, we bring you the basics of this relationship and the technical specifications of the new Hublot Big Bang Meca-10  Shepard Fairey Watch in Blue and in Gray. The relationship…

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Breaking News: Richemont Group Launches New Watch Brand Called Baume

The new Baume brand is considered genderless and utilizes only sustainable, recycled and up-cycled materials.

Yes, you heard right. The luxury Richemont Group has just launched a new watch brand — an affordable one at that. Yes, you also heard right, the new brand is called Baume — mostly because it was conceived of and begun under the auspices of its “mother” brand Baume & Mercier. Additionally, the new brand…

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Worn & Wound’s First West Coast Wind-Up Show Happens This Weekend in San Francisco

Oris Divers Sixty Five. Oris is a partner sponsor of the Worn & Wound Wind-Up show.

Beginning this Friday, May 18, more than two dozen interesting independent watch brands — most with retail prices  lower than $5,000 — will flock to  San Francisco’s Chandran Gallery to showcase their newest watch collections, including a few special editions to be launched at the three-day Wind-Up fair by Worn & Wound.. Among them are…

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Hands On With The World’s Most Complex Chronograph: A. Lange & Sohne Triple Split Watch

A. Lange & Sohne Triple Split chronograph.

German brand A. Lange & Sohne continues to be an innovator in the haute horlogerie community. This year, the brand once again tops its own records, setting a new benchmark standard in chronographs with its remarkable Triple Split mechanical watch. The world’s first split-seconds chronograph that enables the wearer to track comparative time measurement in…

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