Around the World: A. Lange & Sohne Watches — The Making of Masterpieces

A few weeks ago, after traveling to Glashutte, Germany, for a behind-the-scenes tour of the A. Lange & Sohne workshops, we brought you a look at some of the timepieces from the brand and a little history of this original Saxony region company (founded in 1845). What we didn’t get the chance to show you…

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A Moment in Time: Top watch brands — Zenith CEO, Jean-Frédéric Dufour

It was just about two years ago that Jean-Frederic Dufour came on board at one of Switzerland’s top watch brands, Zenith,  as the new  CEO, with a host of ideas about pairing down the massive collection and getting back to the brand roots. Since then, he has implemented some high-profile changes to the watch brands…

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Around the World: Alpina Unveils Startimer Pilot Line in Martha’s Vineyard

After a wonderful flight yesterday in a luxury private jet from LaGuardia airport to Martha’s Vineyard, where we toured the Vineyard, Alpina unveiled its exciting new affordably priced Startimer Pilot’s collection of timepieces – and they are something to look at and wear! In fact, the automatic  watches, ranging from an amazing $2,595 to $2,795,…

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Around the World: IWC Sponsors Angel Flight NE – Today’s Heroes

Sometimes time really is of the essence. Sometimes time isn’t about being a few minutes late to that meeting or dinner. Sometimes the minutes we time are the ones that really count: those that make the difference between life and death; between medical treatments and going without treatments; between being a hero – or not.…

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Around the World: An Insider’s View of the A. Lange & Söhne Glashutte Manufactory

This past week I was fortunate enough to be part of an elite group of journalists who were treated to the distinct pleasure of joining A. Lange & Sohne for a behind-the-scenes tour of the brand’s outstanding workshops in Glashutte, Germany. (We also visited Salzburg Austria for the brand’s sponsorship of the Whitsun Festival, but…

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Around the World: Couture Time Winners Announced

Celebrity Chef Nick Stellino, Glen Bowen publisher of Watch JournalLadoire Mr. Green, Architecture winnerThe competition was tough, and judging this week’s Couture Time contest, sponsored by Watch Journal and held at the Couture Show in Las Vegas, was no easy feat. There were 20 entrants in three categories, and I was pleasantly surprised by so…

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