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Elvis Presley Ebel watch

Once owed by Elvis Presley, this solid gold and diamond-accented Ebel watch is up for sale for a mere $498,000 by M.S. Rau. The watch, which Presley later gifted to his friend and backup singer J.D. Sumner (complete with inscription on the back)  will be on display in New York at the upcoming  New York…

Seiko Opens Miami Boutique, Brings in Special Edition Credor, Grand Seiko and Galante Watches

Just a couple of days ago in Miami, Seiko opened its first Miami boutique in the heart of the Design District. The opening celebration was a stellar success: a Grand (Seiko) kind of night, with some of the rarest Seiko timepieces on display — including pieces from a collection that is typically not sold in…

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Join Me on My Vacheron Constantin Overseas East Coast Tour (Slide show)

Earlier this year we brought you news about the Vacheron Constantin Overseas Collection, its revamping and the introduction of the Overseas World Time watch. We also introduced you to images taken around the globe by famed photographer Steve McCurry, who shot a dozen key locations around the world for the brand’s Overseas World Tour campaign.…

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Zenith Teams with Land Rover, Unveils First El Primero Range Rover Watch (Prices)

Zenith watch brand and Land Rover have joined forces in a long-term partnership, and to mark the start of the relationship, they are introducing the El Primero Range Rover Special Edition watch. The timepiece celebrates an important year the two companies have in common: 1969. It was 47 years ago that Swiss watch brand Zenith…

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A Close-Up Look at the Luxurious Chantilly Arts & Elegance Richard Mille and at the Richard Mille RM11-03

Recently, at the invitation of Richard Mille, I had the wonderful opportunity to experience Chantilly Arts & Elegance Richard Mille. Held annually in the lace and equestrian region of France – not too far outside of Paris – this event is billed as a luxurious pastoral day in the country. And, the French certainly do…

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Meet the First Pre-SIHH 2017 Watch: Vacheron Constantin Half-Million-Dollar Traditionnelle Minute Repeater Tourbillon

It’s the first of many to come: official pre-SIHH watch unveilings. While the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) doesn’t take place until January 2017, we will begin seeing sneak peeks this fall. The first is the Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Minute Repeater Tourbillon. A stunning example of haute horology, this new watch houses the…

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Meet this Year’s Rolex Explorer 39mm with Rolex Caliber 3132

The Explorer’s place in history is firmly entrenched. Once Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay summited Everest in 1953 while wearing the original Rolex Explorer on his wrist, the piece would forever be known as a watch that could handle the world’s most extreme of environments.   Rolex’s updated model of the iconic Explorer, unveiled at…

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Weekend Sojourn: On Safari in Lower Zambezi at Chongwe River Camp

Few things in life compare to a wide open safari — especially when one gets to experience great animals such as the elephant without leaving a carbon footprint. Animal conservation, as well as environmental conservation, is top on today’s “issues” of concern. Tens of thousands of elephants have disappeared in the fragile ecosystem over the…

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Interview: Photographer Steve McCurry Talks About the Challenges of Capturing Vacheron Constantin Overseas Locations

Recently, we announced the second set of six locations that famed photographer Steve McCurry shot for the Vacheron Constantin Overseas adventure. You can see some of those amazing images here. We also had the chance to talk with McCurry about the challenges he faced when selecting and shooting the locations.  Q: What was the biggest…

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How to Transform Your Watch into a Sporty Look in a Snap with a NATO Strap

Want to take your watch from nice to “wow” when it comes to sporty appeal? Try on a NATO strap and you may never go back. Essentially, a NATO strap is a military-style strap that can be slipped through the watch lugs, looped under the caseback and out the other lug to attachto the wrist as…

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How Hublot, the New York Giants, Victor Cruz and the Classic Fusion Aerofusion Limited New York Edition Watch Made Manhattan History Last Night (slide show)

Ok football fans and watch lovers — this one is definitely for you. In its ongoing effort to make its “Hublot loves Football” theme truly meaningful around the world, the brand turns to the good old-fashioned century-plus game of American football while on American soil. In the second announcement of its American Football campaign (because,…

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