Meet The Winners Of The Watch World’s Grand Prix Awards, GPHG 2020

GPHG Awards 2020

This year marks the first time I could not attend the GPHG awards ceremony in person in a while — thanks to COVID-19. As a member of the Academic jury, I was bummed. But then, as it turned out, the entire event had to be held virtually because of the pandemic. I was even more…

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GPHG 2020 Finalists: Full List, 84 Nominees

GPHG 202

This year’s Grand Prix d’ Horlogerie de Geneve (GPHG)  — what some refer to as the Academy Awards of watchmaking – has announced the 84watch nominees for the 2020 edition. The nominations have been selected by more than 350 members of the watchmaking community, from brand executives, to watchmakers, watch educators and leaders and journalists…

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Hands On With The Half-Million-Dollar Greubel Forsey GMT Sport

Greubel Forsey GMT Sport watch

  When I got my first hands-on look at the new Greubel Forsey GMT Sport watch during the recent Dubai Watch Week in November, my jaw dropped. It was everything I would expect from this king of independent watch brands — and more. Created in a limited edition of just 11 pieces, this bold sport…

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See Watches Never Before Seen In The United States At WatchTime NY 2019

Zenith El Primero A386 platinum watch

For those who love to immerse themselves in the world of watches – and today, that is a strong number – WatchTime New York exhibition returns this year to Manhattan for a fifth rendition. The show, which takes place October 25-26 at the landmark Gotham Hall, this year boasts a record 37 participating brands.  Open…

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Greubel Forsey Unveils Landmark Watch: Hand Made 1

Greubel Forsey Hand Made 1

For the first time in more than a century and a half, a new timepiece will be on the market the is totally hand made, with 95 percent of its components carved by hand and using only hand-operated tools. The Greubel Forsey Hand Made 1 almost puts today mechanical watchmaking (with CNC machines and many parts…

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Find Out Which Watches And Jewelry Celebs Wore To The World Premier Of Avengers: Endgame

Robert Downey Jr, Greubel Forsey, Avengers: Endgame

Last night in Hollywood, the world premier of the Avengers: Endgame took place at TCL Chinese Theater, with many stars decked out in watches and jewelry. Among them:  Robert Downey Jr. wore the Greubel Forsey Double Tourbillon Technique in Black Titanium.   Jaeger-LeCoultre brand ambassador Benedict Cumberbatch, who plays  Doctor Strange in Marvel Studios’ grand conclusion to…

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