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Accessorize Like James Bond: Every Watch Worn by 007 From Rolex to Omega

Jul 8, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

While most women are dying to be as chic as Kate Middleton or as timeless as Jackie O., guys are usually channeling one man—and one man only—James Bond. The phrase “women want him and men want to be him” has never been truer than it is with Agent 007.

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Baselworld 2014: News, Trends and Statistics From The World's Largest Horology Event

Apr 13, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

The close of 2014 Baselworld ended on a positive note last week with eight days of 1,500 exhibitors unveiling timepieces, jewelry and related products to over 150,000 attendees including journalists, buyers and visitors. The annual event held each year in the city of Basel, Switzerland, is the leading tradeshow in international luxury watches and jewelry. 

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Ultra-Rare 1950 Sleeping Beauty Rolex Sells for Record-Breaking $1.14 Million at Christie's

Dec 26, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern  |  1 Comment

Aficionados of luxury timepieces got a shock the other day when a rare Rolex made in 1950, sold for more than four times its estimate and set a new world record. The remarkable result was achieved at Christie’s New York sale of Important Watc

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Designer Karl Lagerfeld Is So Amazing He Inspired A Rolex

Dec 11, 2013  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

In case you just cannot get enough Lagerfeld between the numerous runway shows, photo shoots and Instagram snaps with A-list celebrities, you’re in luck. The fashion icon has inspired a Rolex to be designed after him and it’s coming out just in time to make your Christmas wish list. 

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Project X Designs Celebrates Rolex Submariner's 60th Anniversary

Oct 7, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

The Rolex Submariner is a true icon of modern design, what many consider to be the most beautiful sports watch ever made. 2014 marks the 60th anniversary of the model’s debut at the Swiss Watch Fair in 1954, and London’s Read More

New World Records Set for Patek Philippe and Rolex in Geneva

May 16, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Luxury watch collectors took note this week as new world records were set for ultra-rare Rolex and Patek Philippe models over the magical million-dollar mark. Christie's Important Watches sale in Geneva racked up the most impressive results, with $22.6 million gained in total with buyers from 40 different countries across five continents.... Read More

Christie's to Offer World's Most Expensive Rolex Made at Upcoming Sale

Apr 17, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Famed auction house Christie’s will offer their most valuable and historically important selection of vintage Rolex wristwatches ever, including the world’s most expensive Rolex, at their Important Watches sale in Geneva on Ma... Read More

5 Interactive Apps That Make Buying a Luxury Watch Fun

Apr 5, 2013  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

There are many aspects of the Internet that are simply fabulous— Grumpy Cat GIFs, retail therapy at our finger tips, photo sharing (and inevitably over-sharing)— and now we can add luxury watch apps for our iPads and iPhones to that list. We've compiled a list of the stellar digital apps that have recently become available thanks to the world's top timepiece brands.... Read More

The Results Are In: WWD's Top 10 Jewelry and Watch Brands for 2012

Dec 14, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh  |  1 Comment

Luxury fashion publication WWD just released its “Top 10” lists for everything fashion, beauty, and business related in 2012. The watch and jewelry industry has seen its ups and downs over the last few years, with record highs and lows, however a select few labels finish 2012 in good spirits. WWD’s Top 10 jewelry and watch brands for 2012 include American and International household names— among them Rolex, Calvin Klein, and Tiffany & Co. — each with an interesting story that explains their highlights in the market over the last year.... Read More

Watches, Wine & Design for Auction at Christie's Luxury Week

Dec 6, 2012  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Just in time for the holiday season, celebrated auction house Christie’s New York is inaugurating December Luxury Week, a new a bi-annual sales series devoted to the very best in luxury jewelry, watches, wine and design. From December 10-15, more than $50 million worth of the world’s finest examples in each category will cross the auction block over six separate sales, to the delight of collectors and neophytes alike.... Read More

See Stars and Stripes with Stampd' LA's Patriotic Timepiece

Nov 7, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

The latest creation by L.A.-based luxury brand Stampd' LA is a limited-edition Datejust Rolex watch that features a minimalist design and sleek stainless steel case. The clean inner bezel sports an American flag motif with subtle stars and stripes, and a quote by Baltasar Gracian that reads, "TIME AND I AGAINST ANY TWO." One of the brand's underlying themes, "MADE TO MAKE IT," is also present. Only 10 of these 18k white gold watches will be available for purchase on November 9 for $15,000.... Read More

NYC Auction to Offer Top Collectible Timepieces in November

Oct 24, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Collectible timepieces by premium watchmakers such as luxury brands Tiffany, Rolex, Patek Phillipe, and others will make up the 300 fine and unique timepieces to be sold at Heritage Auctions’s New York Fine Timepieces on November 18, 2012. Repeater pocket watches will be plentiful at this auction, which will be held at the Fletcher-Sinclair Mansion (also known as the Ukrainian Institute of America.)... Read More

Patek Philippe, Rolex & More in Christie's Luxury Watch Auction

Apr 17, 2012  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern  |  1 Comment

On May 14 Christie’s will offer an amazing assemblage of over 400 top-drawer timepieces at its Important Watches sale in Geneva.... Read More

James Cameron, National Geographic & Rolex to Dive to Ocean's Deepest Point

Mar 15, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Filmmaker James Cameron will attempt to reach the world's deepest point beneath the ocean’s surface with the launching of the Deepsea Challenge. The dive will take place about 200 miles southwest of Guam in the Pacific Ocean.... Read More

Two Rare Roger Moore Rolexes in Christie's Important Watches Auction

Nov 9, 2011  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern  |  1 Comment

Two extremely rare and important Rolex watches worn by Sir Roger Moore, who played James Bond in seven films from 1973 to 1985, will be offered at Christie’s Important Watches sale in Geneva on November 14.... Read More

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