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Earlier this year,  I had the great opportunity to go hands on with an all-new watch line being launched by Detroit-based Shinola. Called Detrola, the new line is  highly affordable and decidedly trendy.   Years ago, when Tom Kartsotis (who founded Fossil and later Shinola) was searching trademarks for Shinola (Shinola officially launched in 2013),…

Luxury Daily Hosts Panel: Women in a Male-Dominated Watch World

Luxury Daily's Women in Luxury Conference. The panelists for the Watch discussion (Women in a male-dominated world) include (left to right) Sarah Zaouk, Baume & Mercier, Sara Orlando of WatchTime Magazine, Roberta Naas, moderator, founder of ATimelyPerspective.com, Rebecca Fisher of the Real Real, Sharon Buntain of Montblanc.

Recently, I had the distinct pleasure of moderating a panel for Luxury Daily’s full-day conference (held at UBS bank in mid-town Manhattan):  Women in Luxury.  With more than 100 businesswomen and men speaking about women in cars, watches, finance, it was an incredible day. The panel I was in charge of, naturally, was watches, and more to the…

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Seiko Prospex Challenge 2017 Makes Waves in NY with Fabien Cousteau

Fabien Cousteau talks about Seiko and the Seiko Prospex watch during the event.

Recently in New York City, Seiko and the Prospex Challenge 2017 exhibit made a real splash. Focusing on Seiko Prospex dive watches throughout the years, the exhibit opened with a wave of enthusiasm, and even attracted Fabien Cousteau. In 1965 Seiko launched its very first divers watch. Since then, Seiko has continued to grow as…

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Longines To Be Official Timekeeper of Breeders’ Cup World Championships

The Longines Master Collection blue dial is the Official Watch of The Breeders' Cup World Championships. This 42-mm steel model features a sunray blue dial. It is powered by an automatic L888 caliber.

With a long involvement in the equestrian world, ad as the Official Timekeeper of a host of equestrian events around the globe (including the famed Kentucky Derby), Longines will be highly visible this weekend in San Diego as the Official Partner, Timekeeper and Watch of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, a thoroughbred event. The Breeders’…

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Montblanc Brings 18 Serpents to Life with Boheme ExoTourbillion Watch

Montblanc Boheme Exotouqbillon watch for women.

Ok men, this one is for the women so eat your heart out.  Jus recently, Montblanc unveiled the newest complicated Exotouqbillon watch — and it is geared for women. In fact, it is part of the Boheme collection that was first launched three years ago in 2014, and that has quickly taken female hearts by…

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How Black Watches Get Their Black Color (PVD, DLC, Ceramic)

Black watches get their color from a variety of processes, including DLC, PVD and ceramic or alloys made in black.

Happy Halloween. Typically this is a day we take a look at skull watches, skeleton watches, or serpent watches. However, we opted for a different tact this year — a close up look at how black watches get their black color. As an educational piece, this topic is timeless and is one we answer questions…

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RGM Watch Company Brings 25th Anniversary Watches to WatchTime New York

RGM Model 222-RR box car inspired anniversary watch, made in America.

 Last month, Roland Murphy of RGM watches sponsored a 25th anniversary event at the RGM workshops in Mt. Joy, PA, where guests toured the factory, as well as the nearby NAWCC museum, and were treated to the unveiling of the newest watches made by RGM for the brand’s anniversary. The event was highly attended on…

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IWC Ingenieur Chronograph Sport Edition ’50th Anniversary of Mercedes-AMG’ Makes US Debut at Formula 1 Racing, US Grand Prix at COTA

The IWC Ingenieur Limited Edition 50th Anniversary of Mercedes AMG watch is a 44mm titanium watch with an in-house-made self-winding chronograph caliber.

As a journalist, I get a lot of questions asked of me all the time. It is an unusual twist, because typically I am the one asking the questions. The questions usually revolve around best interviews, best stories and the like. However, I once received the question: “Where was the craziest place you ever conducted…

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Saddened By The Loss Of Great Watchmaker and Disruptive Designer Roger Dubuis

Roger Dubuis

It was just about two weeks ago that it was announced that, just shy of 80, Roger Dubuis has passed away. The man, whose eponymous brand launched 22 years ago in 1995, is a legend in watchmaking — having created some of the most famous mechanisms and styles not only for his brand,but also for…

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Paul Newman Rolex Daytona Sells for $17.775 Million at Phillips Auction

Paul Newman wearing his Rolex Daytona

Last night in a short 12 minutes, a record was set for the Paul Newman Rolex Daytona wristwatch as the highest priced Rolex sold at auction. This was not just any Paul Newman Rolex Daytona — it was the one that actually belonged to the actor and racecar driver. It is the watch that started…

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