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IWC Pilot's Timezoner "Le Petit Prince" watch.

Swiss watch brand IWC Schaffhausen wowed the world when it unveiled its patented Timezoner world-time watch a few years ago. Now, for the first time, the brand incorporates this function into the “Le Petit Prince” special editions watches. The new 46mm stainless steel Pilot’s Watch Timezoner Edition “Le Petit Prince” is a stunning blend of…

3 Reasons To Love The Armin Strom Lady Beat Watch

Armin Strom Lady Beat

Just last week, independent Swiss watch brand Armin Strom unveiled its first-ever “ladies” watch — developed for women and housing a completely new movement. The Armin Strom Lady Beat watch is all brains and lots of beauty. There is a lot to like about this watch (and maybe one thing I don’t like), so let…

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Introducing: Oris Aquis Date Caliber 400

Oris Aquis Date Calibre 400

Independent Swiss watch brand Oris dances pretty much to its own drummer. Despite being a large, globally distributed brand, the company’s executives pull out all the stops when it comes to creative designs and responsible partnerships. Recently, the brand announced that it has created an all-new in-house-made movement, Caliber 400 and today, it introduces the…

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Breitling Unveils Chronomat For Women, Adds Spotlight Squad

Breitling Chronomat

It was just a couple of years ago that Breitling – under the direction of watch veteran Georges Kern – began an entire revamp of the brand, including its marketing and products.  Now, the brand announces a new Spotlight Squad, unveils a new 32mm Chronomat for women, and a 36mm Chronomat. It also announces new…

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GPHG Nears Final Vote For Winners, Commentary On Academy

GPHG 202

Following a Swiss-based traveling roadshow that went from La Chaux de Fonds to Zurich and then Bern, the 84 watches up for the Grand Prix de Horlogerie d’ Geneva awards will be on exhibit in Geneva starting October 30 and through November 15 at the Musee d’Art et d’ Histoire. The prize ceremony for the GPHG…

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Movado Unveils Artists’ Series Watch With Royal Wedding Photographer, Lubomirski

Movado, Alexi Lubomirski

In a big move, Movado is unveiling the much-anticipated new Artists Series watches – created in collaboration with famed photographer Alexi Lubomirski who may be best known as the Official wedding photographer in 2018 of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. In addition to being a portrait photographer, Lubomirski has also shot campaigns for luxury brands,…

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Accutron Unveils Gold Spaceview, Paints Town Green For Anniversary

Accutron SpaceView 2020

  This year Accutron celebrates its 60thanniversary and it does so in style. To begin with, last night the New York-based brand ensured that the Empire State Building lit up in the brand’s signature green hue. Additionally, today, it unveiled a limited edition solid 18-karat  yellow gold SpaceView watch. Accutron is known as the world’s…

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Why The $858,000 Roger Dubuis Excalibur Superbia Is Superb

Roger Dubuis Excalibur Superbia, Kaz Shirane

Known for its incredible high-tech, high-mech watches, Roger Dubuis goes all out again on its newest one-of-a-kind Excalibur Superbia watch. Yes,  the name is a bit over the top, but then so is the watch. Working with interior designer Kaz Shirane, Roger Dubuis reinterprets its famed and beloved Excalibur with a new movement, and — best…

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Watch Review: Bausele Pilot Automatic

Bausele pilot watch

Australian watch brand Bausele has been on a roll. The brand, whose watches are Swiss made but of Australian design, was just named the Official Watch of the Australian Air Force’s 100thAnniversary – taking place next year in 2021. Founded less than a decade ago, the brand is all about showcasing Australia on the wrist and…

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British Brands Bremont And Rolls-Royce Team Up, Meet The IonBird Watch

Bremont, Rolls-Royce, ionBird

By Gordon Henderson Aviation is a core strand of the DNA of horology. Many pieces from a host of houses have drawn historical design elements and functional complications from aeronautical roots. The question now is how does the future look and how will flight change to meet the sustainability needs of tomorrow? From a horological…

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Why The Partnership Between Chopard And Kiton Works

Chopard, Kiton watch

Sartorially crafted straps are always a good thing, especially when a top Swiss watch brand teams with a top Italian suit maker. Recently, Chopard joined forces with Italian sartorial brand Kiton to create a limited edition watch that underscore the values of both luxury brands. Created in a limited edition of 100 pieces, the L.U.C…

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