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Hublot Big Bang Unico Summer

Unisex is a thing again when it comes to watches. It was a turnkey phrase in the 1980’s and into the ‘90’s, but now it has taken on all new meaning. Now it is about having a watch the proper size to fit any wrist. This year, too, unisex and color go hand in hand,…

Introducing the IWC Paper-Based TimberTex Watch Strap

IWC TImberTex paper-based watch strap

In an age where everyone is concerned about sustainability, IWC Schaffhausen continues to make strides to comply with responsible and ethical sourcing and to develop environmentally friendly materials. The newest result of its efforts is the TimberTex line of luxury watch straps that are paper-based using low-impact paper and plant cellulous. The announcement of the…

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Zenith Celebrates Women With DreamHers Campaign

Zenith Midnight Defy watch

With the emphasis on women this month,  Zenith Watches once again underscores its DreamHers campaign that began in 2020, enhancing  it by adding six more independent women to the list of those trying to inspire others. As a sort of capsule campaign within its overall “Time to Reach Your Star” marketing creed, Zenith is honoring…

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Introducing The Montblanc 1858 Monopusher Chronograph Origins Watch

Montblanc 1858 Monopusher Chronograph Origins watch

With the second digital edition of Watches & Wonders Geneva on the horizon (beginning April 7, 2021), Montblanc is starting to raise the curtain, unveiling a few new timepieces this month. The Montblanc 1858 Monopusher Chronograph Origins Limited Edition 100 watch is the first of several impressive pieces in the lineup. This particular watch recalls…

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Omega Vs  Panerai: A Race to the Finish

America's Cup 2021, Omega and America's cup

With the pandemic keeping everyone locked inside, it’s hard to imagine that the America’s Cup sailing races are taking place right now in the waters off New Zealand. This is the final weekend of racing and right now it is Omega against Panerai. Sort of.  Omega is the Official Timekeeper of the America’s Cup and…

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New Cartier Love Book Shines Light On Aldo Cipullo, 1970’s And Love

Cartier Cipullo book

So many lovers of jewelry are familiar with the now iconic Love bracelet from Cartier, with its screw setting and simple message that was released in the early 1970’s. So, too, are they  familiar with the other legendary 1970’s line, “Nail,” that Cartier relaunched in 2012 under the Just un Clous name (French for “just…

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A Closer Look At Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde Skelet-Ones

Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde Skelet-Ones

By Nancy Olson If you’re looking for a shot of spring in your choice of timepiece, the new Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde Skelet-Ones will fill the bill. These limited edition timepieces—in three variations comprising just 28 pieces each—have all the gravitas we’ve come to expect from this La Chaux-de-Fonds maison, but with a touch of…

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Meet The New Grand Seiko ‘Nature Of Time’ Heritage Watches

Grand Seiko Heritage Collection Seiko 140th Anniversary Limited Edition

By Nancy Olson Two new Grand Seiko Heritage models have recently been introduced and while their looks are quite different, they share a spiritual connection that speaks to nature, the essence of time and the vision of Seiko founder Kintaro Hattori. Both are driven by the Hi-Beat automatic Caliber 9SA5, and both feature the distinctive…

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Jaeger-LeCoultre Celebrates 90 Years Of Reverso With New Book

Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso book

Late last year, Jaeger-LeCoultre unveiled the very first of its Tribute watches designed to celebrate the 90th anniversary of one of the most iconic watches of all time: Reverso. Now, just before it kicks off the year with a host of incredibly exciting Reverso watches, the brand releases a tribute book: Reverso. Published by Assouline,…

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A Closer Look At The IWC Flieger Chronograph Tribute To 3705 Watch

IWC Pilot Watch Tribute to 3705

IWC Schaffhausen is perhaps best known to the world for its pilot watches. Since the 1930’s, it has introduced a host of Flieger and Mark watches that have earned the brand a great distinction. Now, IWC unveils the Pilot’s Watch Chronograph Edition “Tribute to 3705” watch that pays homage to the 1994 iconic black Flieger…

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Masterpiece of Sound: A Closer Look At The $259,000 Bulgari Octo Roma Carillon Tourbillon

Bulgari Octo Roma Carillon Tourbillon

By Nancy Olson It is no easy feat to produce a chiming watch, whose aural delights add further intrigue to its timekeeping capabilities. A case is no longer just a case, for example, when it is also a vehicle to enhance sound. So, too, a movement steps up its commitment by offering not only precise…

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