Video: Armin Strom Explains What Resonance Is and How It Works

Armin Strom Masterpieces Dual Time Resonance Sapphire Watch, SIHH 2019

Resonance. It’s a word we use in  watchmaking that — for some — is difficult to understand. We have written a lot about independent Swiss watch brand Armin Strom — masters at resonance. On multiple occasions we have tried to explain what resonance is and how it is achieved in watchmaking. Now, Armin Strom has…

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Video: Corum Unveils ‘Risk Is The Reward’ Campaign As Brand Repositions

Roberta Naas, Corum

Late last year, I was invited by Corum to visit the Manufacture and take part in an unprecedented program. The brand was repositioning itself, establishing new marketing campaigns and ads, and planning some great new launches — all destined for this year to coincide with its 65th anniversary. The new campaign, Risk is the Reward,…

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Interview: Scandal’s Kerry Washington, Movado Brand Ambassador and Newest Voice on Disney’s Cars 3

Kerry Washington

Acclaimed actor, humanitarian and an arts advocate, actress Kerry Washington has been a  Movado brand ambassador since 2005. Famed for her role in ABC television’s drama, Scandal, Washington is a talented actress who has played numerous, incredibly different roles in film, theater and television. Additionally, earlier today it was announced that the 40-year-old actress is the latest…

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Interview: Peter Stas of Frederique Constant Speaks Out About Horological Smartwatches

Peter Stas, CEO of Frederique Constant and initiator of the Horological Smartwatch concept.

The Smart Watch. Those couple of words can send shivers down the neck of certain “traditional” watch brand executives. Not so with Peter Stas of Frederique Constant. This well-known brand has not only accepted the Smart Watch concept, but also has fully embraced it — unveiling several new smart collections and even starting a separate…

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Self-Taught Watchmaker, Actor Aldis Hodge of Underground Talks About the Show, as Season 2 Starts Tonight

Underground Season 2 with Aldis Hodge starts tonight.

Tonight marks the season premier of the second season of WGN’s Underground, which I have been waiting for for a while. The show, which stars our friend Aldis Hodge is all about slavery in America and portrays the lives of the slaves in a personal rendition that is well thought out.  Recently we had the…

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Interview: KISS Guitarist Tommy Thayer Shares His Grail Songs and More

Kiss Guitarist Tommy Thayer in makeup

Last week we had the opportunity to interview guitarist Tommy Thayer, a.k.a the Spaceman, of KISS. He was talking then about his involvement in raising money for the Oregon Military Museum, named after his war-hero dad. However, we did get to ask a few questions on a more rock-and-roll tone. Here we bring you the answers…

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