Rolex National Geographic Explorer Of The Year Named For 2021

Kenyan conservationist and wildlife advocate Paula Kahumbu has been named as Rolex National Geographic Explorer of the Year for 2021

Kenyan conservationist and wildlife advocate Paula Kahumbu has been named the Rolex National Geographic Explorer of the Year for 2021. She has been instrumental in Africa’s conservation movement and in working to preserve threatened wildlife and local habitats. Kahumbu is the CEO of the NGO Wildlife Direct and was acknowledged for her courage and leadership. Early…

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Ulysse Nardin Diver Lemon Shark And The Brand’s Ocean Efforts

Ulysse Nardin Diver Lemon Shark

Swiss watch brand Ulysse Nardin continues its work to improve our oceans and the abundance of life there with new and continued cooperative efforts. In fact, the brand has been working with Ocearch for just over a year now, and as an offshoot, recently also teamed with the Medina Aquarius Program of Florida International University…

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In-Person Watch And Jewelry Exhibitions Finally Back And Why It Matters

Dubai Watch Week

It’s been a long time coming. Almost everyone in the watch and jewelry world remembers the last live show they attended before the pandemic hit and lockdown sequestered us at home. In 2020, planned exhibitions from mid-March onward came to a screeching halt and show organizers and brands were left scrambling trying to figure out…

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Horological Society Of New York Charity Auction In Full Swing

Rolex

Beginning yesterday and running until June 14, 2021, the Horological Society of New York (HSNY), in conjunction with Phillips in Association with Back & Russo, is running the  Timepieces for HSNY: 2021 Charity Auction. The auction, which typically takes place during HSNY’s annual Gala that has been a tradition since 1866, is taking place online via…

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Longines Times Belmont Stakes, Essential Quality Wins

Belmont Stakes, Longines

  In the watch industry, when you hear the words “essential quality” you think of the quality of the case, the dial, the movement, the finished product. But this past weekend, watches, timing and essential quality had a new meaning. That’s because a horse named Essential Quality won the 153rd Belmont Stakes – timed by…

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Cartier Women’s Initiative A Huge Digital Success Thanks To AntiFragility Talks And More

Cartier Women's Initiative

Despite the pandemic, Cartier braved on — not only unveiling great new watches and jewelry throughout 2020 and the first half of 2021, but also remaining true to its various social initiatives, including the Cartier Women’s Initiative. Last week, the brand held its first-ever all-digital event, “The Ripple Effect” 2021 Virtual Gathering and Awards Ceremony.…

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