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Parmigiani Fleurier Tondagraph

This week we offer a quick look at watch complications from a beginner’s viewpoint. For the past few months we have gotten  a lot of questions about watch complications and how to just get the basics down. So here, we offer watch education for a true novice. This week: What is a chronograph? What is…

Hands On With The New Montblanc 1858 Geosphere

Montblanc 1858 Geosphere blue

A couple of years ago, I had the good fortune of joining Montblanc in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, where the brand introduced a host of new products. Among them: the Geosphere world time watch.  It was one of the most beautiful affordable watches I had seen in a while, and with a highly practical function. Since…

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Bugatti And Jacob & Co. Release $280,000 Bugatti Chiron 16-Cylinder Tourbillon

Jacob & Co. Unveils $280,000 Bugatti Chiron Tourbillon

Gear heads, this watch is for you. It has a host of mechanical bells and whistles that will have your head spinning, including 16 cylinders with actual moving pistons designed to emulate the engine of the Bugatti Chiron. Recently, I broke the news about this watch on my Perfect Timing column on Forbes.com, but now…

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Vintage Watch Review: Andre Le Marquand Audace Watch

Andre Le Marquand Audace chronograph watch

  Earlier today on Instagram, I posted a video (which you can see below) about one of my vintage watches:  the Audace from Andre Le Marquand, circa late 1980’s – 1990. I had joined the watch industry around 1985 – becoming the first female watch journalist in America. My first Baselworld shows were like being…

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Free Diver Tolga Taskin Sets World Record Wearing Tutima M2 Pioneer

free lake diving, Tutima Pioneer M2

  It’s one thing to dive, it’s another thing to free dive – without any additional air to breathe. Add to that the idea of freediving in a lake as icy cold and its surface is frozen over. No thank you. However, Apnea diver Tolga Taskin looks forward to minutes like this. Recently, he dove…

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Meet The H. Moser & Cie. Vantablack Endeavour Tourbillon and Venturer Vantablack Watches

H. Moser & Cie Vantablack watches

  This article by Roberta Naas first appeared on her Perfect Timing column on Forbes.com. “A think-outside-of-the-box brand, H. Moser & Cie. has, in the past, created fun April Fools Day social media posts that draw a lot of attention. Now, the independent Swiss watch brand unveils an all-new Vantablack(R) watches based on last year’s…

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Meet The TAG Heuer Aquaracer GMT Dive, Sport Watch

TAG Heuer Aquaracer GMT

As the concept of affordable timing takes on new meaning during the recession, most watch lovers look to timepieces that retail for less than $5,000. Many also want highly functional sport watches that can accompany them on their adventures. TAG Heuer has the answer with its great new  Aquaracer GMT.  Crafted in stainless steel with…

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Just What Many Of Us Need Right Now: A Liquor Store Watch By Timex, Todd Snyder

Todd Snyder and Timex unveil Liquor Store watch

Times are tough all around us, and many are indulging in a few more alcoholic beverages than usual. Now, men’s lifestyle brand Todd Snyder and l Timex have another solutions: the exclusive Liquor Store watch. Mixed with part classic and part iconic, the watch pays homage to Todd Snyder’s second New York City location, Todd…

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Czapek Unveils New Aurora Watches And ‘We Collect Rare People’ Campaign

Czapek & Cie Aurora Borealis

Czapek Unveils ‘We Collect Rare People’ Campaign Czapek & Cie is moving forward with its new marketing campaign and is also unveiling some great new Aurora watches including the Blue Aurora and the Quai de Bergues Aurora.  The campaign is pretty smart, with a tagline that reads, “We Collect Rare People.” According to brand executives,…

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