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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…

Philippe Leopold-Metzger, CEO of Piaget, Talks About the Significance and Design of the Piaget Polo S Line

Recently Piaget unveiled its newest Piaget Polo S watch in New York, where we also had the opportunity to talk to global CEO, Philippe Leopold Metzger about the launch of the new line that is created only in stainless steel and that represents a new opening price point for the brand. Consisting of five models,…

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Corum Bubble Luminova Watches for Summer Sport SuperLumiNova, Mother of Pearl Dials

Summer seemed the perfect  time for Corum to bring the beauty of mother-of-pearl dials and SuperLuminova into full swing in its much-loved Bubble watches. The new Bubble Lumina collection of mens and women’s watches offer a subtle play on luminesces and elegance  for summer fun. Fist, the brand infuses its  47mm Bubble watches with bold luminescence…

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Fast Focus: Eterna Unveils 1948 For Him Reveil Watch

As part of its much-coveted Heritage Collection, Eterna unveils the new 1948 For Him Reveil watch. Deftly blending classic style and watchmaking prowess, Eterna’s newest watch is a statement of form and function. Each watch is powered by a rare movement, the 1475 caliber with alarm function. The vintage movements were discovered by Eterna and it was…

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Parmigiani Fleurier Unveils Unique Kalpa Hebdomadaire Anniversary Watch

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Parmigiani Fleurier – a brand that is dedicated to superb Swiss watchmaking. Founded by Michele Parmigiani, a watchmaker and expert restorer of vintage timepieces, the brand is dedicated to exclusivity and design. To celebrate the 20-year mark, Parmigiani unveils the Kalpa Hebdomadaire Anniversary watch – a unique piece…

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Vacheron Constantin Unveils North American LE Traditionnelle Day-Date Watch, New Historiques

Vacheron Constantin has been very busy lately. Thus far this year the brand unveiled a totally revamped Overseas Collection, added special new models, including a World Time watch, and now unveils the  Limited Edition Traditionnelle Day Date and Power Reserve watch — being released as a North American exclusive.Even better, the watch is in stores already.…

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Hands On with the Zenith North American Special Edition Pilot Type 20 Watches

  Recently, at the Las Vegas Couture Time show, Zenith unveiled two new limited edition series of its more famed Pilot watches — geared only for the North American market. The Pilot Type 20 GMT and the Pilot Type 20 Extra Special watches are created in a limited edition of just 50 pieces each. Additionally,  each boasts…

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Inside the NB Center for the Ultimate ‘Cars and Watches’ Event: Nicola Bulgari’s Vintage American Cars and Bulgari Complicated Watches

It was sort of a surreal moment. Being driven into a compound, getting out of the car in front of a full stone lodge the size of a small boutique hotel, and walking out onto the terrace to find nearly 20 of the most stunning fully refurbished 1930’s and 1940’s American cars lined up in…

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On the Wrist: Hublot Classic Fusion Berluti Scritto Watch with Leather Dial

In stores now, this newest Hublot timepiece will knock your socks off. While it is not the first watch brand to team up with a bespoke menswear or leather house, Hublot is the first to team up wit the 120-year-old Berluti House of custom leather and clothing. Together they have designed the first watch with…

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Hands On: Ulysse Nardin Grand Deck Marine Tourbillon (with Wood Dial, Ship’s Rigging and More)

Earlier this year at Baselworld 2016, Ulysse Nardin unveiled the revolutionary Grand Deck Marine Tourbillon — a watch that is making its way to stores now.  The incredible scope of ingenuity and pioneering spirit behind this watch is mind-blowing. Reflecting the brand’s rich roots in marine chronometers, the new  Grand Deck Marine Tourbillon limited-edition watch…

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Off the Cuff Review: Philip Stein Classic Watch with Natural Frequency Technology

For the past two weeks I have been wearing and testing an unusual timepiece: the Philip Stein Classic Collection round watch. The reasons I call it unusual: 1) Those who know me know the style of the watch is not really me; 2) It has the Natural Frequency Technology built into it. In fact, Philip…

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