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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…

Two of the Most Beloved Watch Brands Embraced by 20th Century Presidents

On President’s Day, if you are a watch lover, it’s easy to wonder what our leaders wore on their wrists. Earlier today, we brought three of the watches that certain presidents throughout our history simply couldn’t wear while in office. Here we bring you two tried-and-true favorite brands by US Presidents of the 20th and 21st…

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President’s Day: Scandal in the White House: 3 Watches Certain Presidents Couldn’t Wear

It’s President’s Day and — as we all know, when there are presidents involved, there is likely to be a little scandal.  When we look back on our nation’s history, we’ve had a few very interesting nuggets of questions be actions. Here we bring you a look at three watches that certain Presidents may not…

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5 Red Hot Watches for Valentine’s Day (slide show)

  This weekend we celebrate one of the most romantic occasions of the year: Valentine’s Day. This is a day of love, romance, emotions and passion- and there could be no greater gift to give your loved one than the gift of time. Yes, the National Retail Federation says Americans will spend their dollars on flowers,…

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Brace Yourselves: Introducing the New Fully Transparent Hublot Big Bang Unico Sapphire

For almost a full year,  Jean-Claude Biver, head honcho at Hublot, has been talking about the next great material. He has been hinting at that totally “Transparent” watch  — dangling it in front of watch lovers and journalists like a proverbial carrot.  Well – here it is: Introductng the Hublot Big Bang Unico Sapphire watch.…

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Behind the Scenes with the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Concept Supersonnerie (prices/pics)

By Gordon Henderson and Roberta Naas Two incredible things happened at the SIHH 201 as it relates to Audemars Piguet. One of them, we will write about soon enough, but the other revolves around the  Royal Oak Concept Supersonnerie. Let’s start by saying that “Supersonnerie” is an understatement. I was sitting in a small room,…

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8 Amazing “Year of the Monkey” Watches Celebrate the Chinese New Year (Slide show)

If you look back though the past month, we have brought you a close up look at several of the amazing new watches unveiled to celebrate today’s Chinese New Year. This year, the year of the Monkey, honors the clever monkey, whose job it was to guard the Imperial garden of peaches — said to…

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Super Bowl 50 Watch: 4 Great Super Bowl 50 Watches that Show Your Colors

With Super Bowl 50 here – it’s time to think about some rugged sport watches. Let’s face it; if you look up NFL watches, most of them are about $250 quartz watches that just don’t seem to pack a punch. Conversely, if you Google Super Watches on the internet and check out the images, you…

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Cartier Unveils All-New Drive de Cartier Collection at SIHH 2016 (prices)

By Samantha Walsh This January at the annual SIHH, Cartier unveiled a completely new line, the Drive de Cartier– designed for those who appreciates cars and have a penchant for style and freedom. This marks the second consecutive year that Cartier has launched an all-new collection (in2015, the brand launched Cle’ de Cartier). In a signature cushion-shaped case…

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4 Reasons Why You Need to Buy the new Panerai PAM786 Luminor 8 Days Boxed Set — Before the Paneristi Get Them All

This may sound strange to say, since there are so many young pups in the watch writing business today, but I was there when Panerai launched. No, I don’t mean back in 1860 when Giovanni Panerai opened his watchmaker’s shop in Florence, but in 1993 when Officine Panerai (under the leadership of Angelo Bonati) unveiled…

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Ritmo Mundo Named Official Timekeeper for MAXSpeed Entertainment Events

Ritmo Mundo -the cutting edge affordable watch line that is always ahead of the trends in looks and innovation — has long been involved in sports events, from tennis (with brand ambassador Petra Kvitova (read more here)) to motor sports and more. Now, the Beverly Hills-based brand has been named Official Timekeeper of all of the…

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