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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…

Tudor Unveils Heritage Black Bay in Steel with Date Indication, Baselworld 2017

Tudor Heritage Black Bay Steel with Khaki green fabric strap.

TUDOR’s famous Heritage Black Bay divers’ watch is known as an emblematic dive watch for the brand and its followers. Now, at Baselworld, Tudor unveils the Tudor Heritage Black Bay watch in stainless steel case with bezel insert in brushed steel. The watch is fitted with the Manufacture Calibre MT5612, which, for the first time,…

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Bulgari Unveils World Record Watch: Octo Finissimo Automatic (price)

Bulgari Octo Automatic watch sets the world record for the thinnest automatic watch on the market.

Here at Baselworld 2017, Bulgari unveils its third record-setting Octo watch. The Octo Finissimo Automatic timepiece sets a world record for being the slimmest automatic watch on the market.  The 41mm timepiece beats out the previous record holder by tiny fractions and does so with a movement consisting of 130 parts and a platinum rotor to…

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Watch Review: Jacob & Co. Opera Watch, A Dance on the Wrist

Opera by Jacob & Co. offers a music box on the wrist.

If you are a lover of the opera, or of music boxes, the newest Jacob & Co. Opera watch just might be for you. We say “might be” because this one is pretty far out there in the design. The three-dimensional watch depicts a couple dancing in the center of the timepiece, surrounded by musical…

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Faberge’ Teams with Fiona Kruger for Fantastic Dalliance Lady Libertine III Watch

Independent watch designer, Fiona Kruger, designed the dial of the new Faberge' Lady Libertine III Dalliance watch.

With its foray into high watchmaking over the past few years, the great house of  Faberge’ has commanded the attention of watch lovers around the world. Its timepieces are a deft blend of the brand’s historical legacy, technical prowess and visionary design — thanks in great part to the partnerships the brand has made with…

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Patek Philippe Ref. 5960/1 Flyback Chronograph with Annual Calendar now in Steel

Patek Phiiippe Ref. 5960/1 is being offered in stainless steel with a black dial.

Later today at Baselworld 2017, Patek Philippe will be having technical press conference to disclose new highly advanced concepts. Additionally, we will be meeting with the brand executives to see the newest timepieces that are destined to make their way to stores later this year. Now, however, as a teaser, we bring you a look…

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Watch Review: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of the MB&F HM7 Aquapod, Jellyfish

The MB&F HM7 Aquapod glows blue from within.

Officially unveiled at SIHH and making another important appearance at Baselworld 2017, the  MB&F HM7 Aquapod, lovingly nicknamed Jellyfish, warrants a closer look for several reasons — not the least o which is the fact that the brand slipped another “round” watch in front of us without anyone really even noticing.  Here we take a close-up…

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Baselworld 2017: The Do’s, Don’t’s, and Ins and Outs of the World’s Largest Watch Exhibition

The exhibition "booths" inside Baselworld are multi-storied wonderlands of watches.

Baselworld 2017 …. it  starts officially on Thursday of this week, March 23. It is the largest and perhaps the most important (depending on your viewpoint) exhibition for watches in the world. I have been covering Baselworld as an editor and reporter for more than three decades. My very first show was most likely 33 or…

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Interview: Scandal’s Kerry Washington, Movado Brand Ambassador and Newest Voice on Disney’s Cars 3

Kerry Washington

Acclaimed actor, humanitarian and an arts advocate, actress Kerry Washington has been a  Movado brand ambassador since 2005. Famed for her role in ABC television’s drama, Scandal, Washington is a talented actress who has played numerous, incredibly different roles in film, theater and television. Additionally, earlier today it was announced that the 40-year-old actress is the latest…

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Fashion Finds at Baselworld 2017: Vince Camuto Watches for Her

Vince Camuto watches at Baselworld 2017

Even though we typically look to the world of luxury for watches, there are a host of affordable watch brands that offer simple fashion flair. Vince Camuto is one such brand. Vince Camuto has a global presence in the world of fashion, clothing, accessories, fragrance, and more.  The brand’s watches, which will be on display during…

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Seven Sensational Green Rolex Watches from the No. 1-Ranked Brand in Reputation

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Day Date 36

Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, we bring seven sensational green Rolex watches for men and women to the forefront. Who better than to provide us with green than Rolex, whose signature color since its founding is green, and since this company has been ranked number 1 of 100 when it comes to a…

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