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: Harry Winston Histoire de Tourbillon 10 World Premier

Harry Winston Histoire de Tourbillon 10,

I have long been a fan of the Histoire de Tourbillon series by Harry Winston. Begun in 2009 to really showcase the tourbillon escapement (a device that compensates for errors in timekeeping due to the effects of gravity on the wrist when it is in certain positions), the Histoire de Tourbillon series of watches have…

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Swatch Group ‘Time To Move’ Summit: 2019 Watches Coming To Stores Now

Inside the hand guilloche workshops at Breguet

Just a few months ago in Switzerland, the Swatch Group held its first annual watch summit for journalists. While some bloggers (including one or two who never even attended) have written articles about the event, I have written about the Swatch Group Summit and the timepieces  on  ATmelyPerspective  and in other publications. Now, however, I…

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Behind The Scenes Of The Swatch Group ‘Time To Move’ Summit Unveiling Newest Luxury Brand Watches

Blancpain's newest Air Command Flyback.

Last week in Switzerland, the Swatch Group hosted its first-ever “Time to Move” event that heralded the brand’s departure from Baselworld (time to move) and its dedication to its own worldwide summit for the press.  The event brought together the finest watch editors, journalists and bloggers from around the world for three days of total…

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Harry Winston Unveils High-Jeweled New York Collection, Honoring Winston, At The Rainbow Room

Harry Winston New York Collection

Last week in New York city, Harry Winston unveiled its newest New York Collection of unique pieces of high jewelry. The collection was three years in the making and the suites are all reflective of Harry Winston’s  New York. Born in 1896 in New York, Harry Winston grew up as the son of a small…

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