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Turn your watches and clocks ahead by one hour at 2:00 this Sunday morning for the start of Daylight Saving Time. (Photo: R. Naas)

OK folks, get your wallets out. Today — June 19 —  is National Watch Day. That’s right … National Watch Day. I believe its origin lies with Nordstrom, which — about four years ago — coined the term. While the original concept was to celebrate the history and design of watchmaking, it was truly most…

Oris Aquis Clipperton, Oris GMT Rega Underscore the Brand’s Commitment to Conservation, Humanity

Oris Aquis Clipperton Limited Edition watch

It isn’t every day that a watch brand says, “Join us skiing or hiking in Colorado.” So when that happens, you pay attention — especially if the band is Oris. This Swiss watch brand has been building pilot watches, dive watches and other sports-oriented timepieces for decades, so a mountain adventure seemed all too appropriate.…

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Pre-SIHH 2018: Piaget Unveils Record-Setting Altiplano Ultimate Automatic Ultra-Thin Watch

Pre SIHH 2018: Piaget sets new world records for ultra-thin with the Piaget Altiplano Ultimate watch.

Like it has been doing since the middle of the 20th century, Piaget once again works its magic in the world of ultra-thin watches … this time  unveiling the Piaget  Altiplano Ultimate watch. Prior to the SIHH in January in Geneva, the brand gives us a sneak peek at the incredible new watch. The new…

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Two Great Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Chronographs for the Holidays

Royal Oak Chronograph in rose gold with stunning blue dial.

Unsure what to get for the holidays…. Audemars Piguet’s Royal Oak and Royal Oak Offshore collections are sure-fire bets for gifts or for self-purchases. Here we bring you three great Audemars Piguet Royal Oak options just in time for the holidays.   Long known for its ability to create luxury sport watches,  Audemars Piguet brings…

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Zenith Defy Collection On Fire … Swiss Beatz, Alicia Keys, Fabolous Launch Defy Line in NYC

Zenith Defy El Primero 21 Swizz Beatz Edition Unique 1/100th of a second chronograph

After an incredible unveiling of the highly technical and revolutionary Zenith Defy Lab watch earlier this year in Switzerland, the brand struts its stuff in New York City (and recently also at Art Basel Miami) with a premier line up of celebrities and Defy watches that seem to be taking the collector market by storm.  …

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Video Interview: Claude Greisler Of Armin Strom Explains Mirrored Force Resonance and Brand Concepts

Roberta Naas, founder, ATimelyPerspective.com and Claude Greisler, Director, Armin Strom.

Not too long ago, at WatchTime New York 2017, we had the opportunity to discuss several important technological developments and new watches with the executives of the brands. One of those brands was Armin Strom, which introduced its incredible Mirrored Force Resonance watch late in the year 2016   that made its way to market this…

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Graffiti Artist Alec Monopoly, TAG Heuer Unveil Limited Edition Connected Modular 45 Watch During Art Basel Miami

TAG Heuer Connected Modular 45 watch with dial created by graffiti artist Alec Monopoly, was unveiled at Art Basel Miami.

I have always loved art. I grew up in a family where my mother was an artist and my sister was an artist. My mom had an art gallery at one point in her life and my sister was a talented VP at a top NY ad agency. Even my oldest sister — an astrophysicist by…

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Watch Review: Casio Edifice EQB800 Smart Watch On The Wrist

Reviewing the new Casio Edifice Smart Watch.

  The newly released Casio Edifice EQB800 is the latest addition to Casio America’s line of smart watches. As smart watches continue to enter the market, the latest addition from Casio is an analog interpretation of the smart watch category. I happen to prefer the analog look and am happy Casio selected it for the…

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Pre-SIHH 2018: A. Lange & Sohne Creates 1815 Homage to Walter Lange Limited Edition Watches

Pre-SIHH 2018: This special edition stainless steel A. Lange & Sohne 1815 Homage to Walter Lange watch with black enamel dial is a one-of-a-kind that will be auctioned next year for charity.

In a sneak preview of watches being unveiled officially at SIHH in Geneva in January 2018, German brand A. Lange & Sohne unveils the 1815 Homage to Walter Lange series of limited edition watches. In our Perfect Timing column on Forbes.com, we wrote extensively about the new precious metal series of stoppable Jumping Seconds watches,…

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Cartier Tank Celebrates 100 Years on the Front Line of Watchmaking With Great New Tank Watches

This year marks the first offering of the Cartier Tank Américaine in steel with a unique blue strap.

In honor of the 100th anniversary of the Tank watch, this year, Cartier unveiled 13 new styles inspired by this iconic timepiece. Each of the new iterations is based off of Tank watches from different timeframes in Cartier history. In typical Cartier style, these watches are made of noble metals and incorporate stunning diamonds and…

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Breitling Soars With New Chronoliner B04 – A Blue Beauty For the Holidays

Breitling Chronoliner B04

Breitling’s longstanding dedication to accurately measuring flight times takes form in their newest timepiece the Chronoliner B04 – aptly nicknamed the “flight captain’s chronograph.” This signature chronometer allows the user to measure flight times while juggling timezones around the world. The Chonoliner features a Breitling Caliber B04 self-winding movement with 28,800 vibrations per hour and…

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