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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…

World Oceans Day: Rolex Defies the Elements, Goes Deep Into Ocean Exploration

Rolex Deepsea D-Blue Dial Sea Dweller

Rolex has long been involved in the worlds of pioneering and exploration. This is the brand that has gone to the highest heights on the wrists of explorers conquering Mt. Everest more than half a century ago, to the deepest depths of the Marianas Trench in the Pacific Ocean strapped to the Trieste Bathyscaphe, piloted…

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Hands On With the Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Geographic World Time Watch (Price)

Earlier this year at the SIHH, Jaeger-LeCoultre unveiled a wonderful new collection inspired by its past: Polaris. The complete Polaris collection, inspired by the Memovox watches, included an interesting array of watches, including a chronograph and the Polaris Memovox alarm dive watch. Now, the brand expands the line with the exciting Jaeger-LeCoultire Polaris Geographic WT…

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Three Intriguing New Chronoswiss Flying Regulator Open Gear Watches As Seen At CoutureTime Las Vegas

Chronoswiss Flying Regulator Open Gear

Both the Couture Show and CoutureTime show in Las Vegas are in full swing now, and we are seeing some fun and exciting timepieces. One brand that we are especially excited about this year is Chronoswiss. A brand we have known almost from its inception in 1983 by Gerd R. Lang, whose dream was to…

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Video Demonstration of Panerai’s Interchangeable Straps for the Panerai Luminor Due Watches

Interchangeable straps on the new Luminor Panerai Due collection.

This is definitely the year of versatility and choice in the watch industry, with many brands unveiling interchangeable straps with simple-change systems. Interestingly enough, Panerai is one such brand. For its all-new Panerai Luminor Due Collection, the brand releases a quick change system. The new Luminor Due watches are created in 38mm, 42mm, or 45mm…

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Cartier Named As Exclusive Jewelry Partner of Ocean’s 8 Movie With Rihanna, Anne Hathaway And More

L-R) ANNE HATHAWAY as Daphne Kluger and HELENA BONHAM CARTER as Rose in Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Village Roadshow Pictures’ “OCEANS 8,” a Warner Bros. Pictures release. Photo by Barry Wetcher © 2018 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

“Last week at a gala event at the Cartier mansion in New York, the luxury brand announced its role as  exclusive jewelry partner for Ocean’s 8. The Warner Bros. Pictures presents, in association with Village Roadshow Pictures, a Rahway Road production, “Ocean’s 8,” stars Rihanna, Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, and others, and is the newest edition to…

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Hands On With The Patented Carl F. Bucherer Manero Tourbillon DoublePeripheral Watch

The Carl F. Bucherer Manero Tourbillon DoublePeripheral watch holds a patent for the rotor and a patent pending for the tourbillon.

Earlier this year at Baselworld 2018, Swiss watch brand Carl F. Bucherer made a powerful statement about the brand’s watchmaking prowess when it unveiled the unique Manero Tourbillon DoublePeripheral watch with two patients (one still pending) and a superb design that allows for optimum viewing to the large-sized tourbillon. Powered by the in-house-made CFB T3000  unique…

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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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