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Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Control Memovox Timer

Since its inception in 1833, Swiss  watch brand Jaeger-LeCoultre has been driven by a passion for innovation, and has regularly set new standards in the watch industry. Easily one of its most beloved and iconic lines is the Memovox, which is today part of the Master Control collection.Today, the brand unveils two new Memovox watches…

TAG Heuer’s Frederic Arnault Unveils Connected Watch Next Generation

TAG Heuer

With all of the social distancing necessary today, staying connected in other ways is ever more important. To do that, TAG Heuer has just launched its third-generation  Connected watch. The brand was one of the first traditional watch companies to jump on the smart watch concept five years ago, so this third evolution is naturally…

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Hublot, Rolex Close Manufacturing Facilities Due To COVID-19, Who’s Next?

Hublot

As countries are taking often-desperate measures to contain the spread and flatten the curve, a host of watch brands are stepping up their efforts as well.  Monday, we brought you the news that LVMH is switching its perfume factories over to start creating hand sanitizer for France’s hospitals and that USA distilleries are also creating…

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Video: Corum Unveils ‘Risk Is The Reward’ Campaign As Brand Repositions

Roberta Naas, Corum

Late last year, I was invited by Corum to visit the Manufacture and take part in an unprecedented program. The brand was repositioning itself, establishing new marketing campaigns and ads, and planning some great new launches — all destined for this year to coincide with its 65th anniversary. The new campaign, Risk is the Reward,…

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LVMH Group, Local USA Distilleries Switch Production To Hand Sanitizer

Old Fourth Distillery

LVMH Group, owners of Bulgari,  Louis Vuitton, TAG Heuer, Hublot, Zenith, Tiffany & Co. and a host of other luxury brands, has suspended production of its perfumes and high-end scents, in order to create hand sanitizer for the French hospitals. In America, small distilleries have started using their alcohol and other ingredients in order to…

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Introducing Montblanc Star Legacy Watches For 2020

Montblanc Star Legacy Chronograph

Regularly focusing on elegance and refinement in all of its timepieces, Montblanc deftly blends sartorial details with technical maturity in its newest Star Legacy watches.  Inspired by Minerva pocket watches from the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the new watches feature onion-shaped crowns, beautifully hued dials with vintage colorations and elegant matching Sfumato straps…

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Introducing The TAG Heuer $1,800 Connected Watch

TAG Heuer Connected Watch

Today in New York City, TAG Heuer unveils its newest generation of Connected watch — offering elegance and high-tech experiences all wrapped up in a neat $1,800 package.  While the global unveiling happens tonight, we are able to bring you a sneak peek at it this morning. Stay tuned, though, because we will be back…

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Grand Seiko Celebrates 60th Anniversary With New Special-Edition Watches

Grand Seiko Hi-Beat

In honor of its 60th anniversary, Grand Seiko is unveiling four limited-edition watches that reinterpret the brand’s signature blue on the dial and its technically superb precision movements inside. It was in the late 1950’s that a group of Seiko’s best watchmakers banded together to try to create an even higher level of precision and…

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James Bond Movie Launch Postponed, But 007, AKA Daniel Craig, Wears Omega Bond Watch Anyway

omega Seamaster

This past weekend, Daniel Craig, also known (for the time being) as James Bond, Secret Agent 007, hosted Saturday Night Live, wearing his Omega Diver 300M Co-Axial Master Chronometer 42mm 007 Edition watch. Craig is an Omega brand ambassador, and Omega has long been a watch partner of the 007 films. The Diver 300 M…

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Casio G-Shock Joins Forces with Mischief Streetwear Brand

Casio, G-Shock, Mischief streetwear

Japanese watch brand G-Shock, created by Casio, is getting down with streetwear — forming a new partnership with Seoul street fashion brand, MISCHIEF, as the two launch a limited-edition watch as the result of a special collaboration. The watch is a woman’s piece inspired by popular 90s street styles, and features an all-transparent case and…

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Will Canceled Watch Shows Lead To Death Of Shows? New Product Release Dates? And Who Cares?

Baselworld 2019

Last week when Watches & Wonders Geneva (formerly SIHH) canceled its 2020 show, the watch world gasped. Naturally, the show organizers were doing the responsible thing and taking into account the potential risks of travel with the spread of COVID-19. A couple of days later Baselworld canceled (technically, it announced to “postpone”) its show until…

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