5 Swatch Group Valentine’s Day Watches That Might Be A Little Over The Top, And One That Is Not

Swatch Valentine's Day watch

This year, the Swatch Group went all out for Valentine’s Day — creating some of the most sumptuous (and expensive) watches that honor romance and love. Here, we take a look at a few of those watches that will definitely break the bank, as well as one highly affordable one. Here, we check out —…

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Swatch Group Presents Its Chinese New Year Zodiac Watches From Blancpain, Harry Winston, Swatch

Blancpain Traditional Chinese Calendar watch

The Chinese New Year rings in officially on February 1, 2022, and a host of brands are offering creative visions of the seductive and alluring tiger for the wrist. According to Chinese zodiac references, the tiger is the beautiful, powerful and confident and people born in the Year of the Tiger are similarly empowered. In…

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What Does It Mean For A Watch To Be Swiss-Made

Swiss-made Minerva movement

Today, watches are made in many countries around the world, but the standard to which most collectors aspire is for a Swiss-made watch. Switzerland has been building mechanical watches for centuries, and many top master watchmakers have handed down their knowledge and expertise from generation to generation. The Swiss brands are known for their impeccable…

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A Closer Look At Only Watch 2021 Charity Auction Line-Up: Things Are Coming Up Orange

Blancpain Tribute to Fifty Fathoms watch for Only Watch 2021

Just recently, Only Watch 2021 announced its dates and began sharing some of the news about the unique timepieces being made, and donated, by the 54 participating brands. Only Watch happens once every other year and is the largest charity auction event for timepieces, with more than 70 million Euros raised since its inception in…

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Top 10 Chinese Zodiac Year Of The Rat Watches

Vacheron Constantin Zodiac Chinese Year of the Rat 2020 Metiers d'Art watch.

For us here in America, the thought of a rat is mostly affiliated with big cities, garbage dumps and all things ugly. We conjour sayings like “you dirty rat” or movies like Ben with rats trained to kill.  However, in other cultures, the rat is a revered animal. In China, for instance, the rat is…

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Hands On With The Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Barakuda As Seen At The Swatch Group Time To Move Summit

Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Automatique

At the recent Swatch Group ‘Time To Move’ Summit  in Switzerland, we got to go hands on with some of the amazing new timepieces making their way to stores now. Today, we take a closer look at  the Fifty Fathoms Barakuda, inspired by a vintage watch. Back in the 1950’s and 1960’s, Blancpain was already involved…

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