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Dubai Watch Week

It happened in late November, just before we here in America celebrate Thanksgiving. Which is why this report is a bit late. What am I talking about? Dubai Watch Week. While I have already written several articles about Dubai Watch Week (DWW) already for some of the other publications I write for (including a story…

Armin Strom Unveils Watch Configurator for Unique Customized Watches

Armin Strom Watch Configurator

Luxury is all about exclusivity, about owning something  no one else has.  With that in mind, Armin Strom offers the opportunity  to create your own exclusive, customized Armin Strom watch. Thanks to the super cool new  Watch Configurator, this is a fun way to create exactly what you want from the brand’s strong repertoire of timepieces. The Watch…

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Corum Unveils Big Bubble Stop Watch As Result of Its Customization Contest

Corum Bubble Big Bubble Stop Watch

Corum Bubble Big Bubble Stop WatchThis year ushers in some interesting timepieces, including the new Corum Bubble Big Bubble Stop Watch. The watch cries out to stop violence, drugs and more, and is the result of the brand’s contest held in mid 2016, enabling participants to customize their own Bubble watch. The Corum Bubble Big Bubble…

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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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