Hublot Celebrates 40 Years, Unveils Boutique Design By Samuel Ross

Hublot 40th Birthday, Samuel Ross

In a world where many watch brands boast centuries of history, the highly successful Swiss watch brand Hublot is relatively a baby. Founded in 1980 by Carlo Crocco, the brand was the first to use a rubber strap on a luxury 18-karat gold watch. It was revolutionary for the era, especially because the strap was…

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Kross Studio, Warner Bros. Consumer Products Unveil 1989 Batmobile Desk Clock

Batmobile clock

By Gordon Henderson I’m Batman! Who hasn’t uttered the hero’s famous gravelly voiced introduction? Well, now independent design studio and manufacture Kross Studio brings us a little closer to making that greeting a reality with the introduction of the 1989 Batmobile X Kross desk clock that pays homage to what is most likely the most…

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Armin Strom Opens First-Ever Pop-Up Store

Armin Strom pop-up store

  Swiss watch brand Armin Strom — a leading independent brand that specializes in skeletonization and constant force, has opened its first-ever pop-up store that will remain open through June of 2021. Located in the middle of Zurich’s Old Town, the bright airy space is chocked with some of the finest Armin Strom timepieces, including…

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Watch Review: William Wood Watch With Recycled Fire Hose Straps

William Wood Valiant Blue Watch

It’s not surprising these days to hear that certain watch brands are turning to recycled materials such as plastic and PET bottles for watch straps. However, when a watch brand says it is using upcycled fire hoses — you pay attention — especially if you have a first-responder in your family. In fact, British watch…

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To Die For: Linde Werdelin And Black Badger Oktopus Blue Sea

Linde Werdelin x Black Badger Oktopus Blue Sea watch

There is just no other way to put it: if you are into lume on a watch — you are going to love the newest collaboration between Linde Werdelin and James Thompson of Black Badger: the Oktopus Blue Sea. This watch pushes all the boundaries when it comes to luminescence — going through five full…

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Four Reasons Why The New Patek Philippe Ref. 6301P Chiming Watch Will Be Legendary

Patek Philippe Ref. 6301P

There’s no getting around it. If you are a watch collector, you already own, or aspire to own, at least one Patek Philippe watch in your wardrobe. I know collectors who own upwards of 20 – some that have been custom-made for them. This legendary brand is a “holy grail” watch thanks to its incredible…

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