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Hublot, Eden Rock

A lot of watch brands look at their best-selling timepieces when planning extensions to lines. This makes sense because if it sold great before, a new version should also sell like hotcakes. Sometimes, though, it isn’t just about focusing on new editions, but also on lifestyles. This is an area that Swiss watch brand Hublot…

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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4 Reasons Why Corum Gets it Right with Admiral Cup Legend Automatic Watches

Iconic watches are not seasonal — especially when they are one of the most famed timepieces of the 20th century. Corum’s Admiral Cup watch collection, while geared for sailing the seven seas, is one of the most timeless watches on the market. In fact, the first Admiral’s Cup watches made their debut in 1960, and have become…

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Cartier Re-Opens Fifth Avenue Mansion with Interior by Thierry Despont, Unveils Incredible Pearl Necklace

About two and a half years ago, Cartier closed its now nearly 100-year-old Fifth Avenue mansion so that the brand could totally revamp the space.While the brand opened another location not too far away from its original so it could continue to remain open, Cartier set about re-creating the space to be in tune with today’s times and desires.…

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