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Pre-Baselworld Preview of Raymond Weil Watches

Mar 11, 2013  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

As a self-proclaimed aficionada for all things shiny (with an extra affinity towards watches,) the up-coming Baselworld set to commence April 25 already has me giddy with anticipation. Every spring some 1,800 of the world’s most renowned companies from the watch, jewelry and precious stone industries that flock to this Swiss watch making mecca to display their luxury collections.... Read More

Breitling and Bentley Celebrate 10 Years Together with Anniversary Watch

Mar 5, 2013  |   Contributor: Tina Stewart  |  1 Comment

Those who have the exquisite taste for Bentleys can now stay on time in a similarly fashionable manner with the new luxury watch by Breitling. After ten years of working together, what better way for the high-end brands to celebrate than to create a special timepiece to commemorate the landmark occasion?... Read More

Pinel & Pinel Watch Cases for Safe Keeping

Mar 4, 2013  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

Luxury watches are a great accessory to have on hand — fashionable and functional, an exquisite timepiece can add class and sophistication to any outfit. Whether you're headed to a business meeting or dinner at a lavish restaurant, adding a timepiece into the mix is a great way to showcase your personal style in a subtle yet definitive way.... Read More

Coca-Cola Beats Audi During The Palm Beach International Polo Club Championship

Feb 25, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Coca-Cola’s polo team came from behind to beat Audi’s highly-rated sportsmen 9–8 in the dramatic finals of the high-profile Ylvisaker Cup. The championship took place on Sunday at the International Polo Club Palm Beach. Julio Arellano, America’s highest-rated polo player, scored... Read More

It's About Time Fossil Introduced a Luxury Watch Collection

Feb 20, 2013  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari  |  2 Comments

Fossil Inc. is known for its stylish and uniquely designed timepieces and accessories offered at moderate prices. However, this distinctive design brand is now upping the ante and will be releasing its first Swiss men’s luxury watch collection at the end of this month.... Read More

De Grisogono to Unveil Sugar Watch at Baselworld 2013

Feb 15, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Have a sweet tooth that just can’t be satisfied? Tap into luxury brand De Grisogono’s new Sugar Watch, which will make its public debut at the next edition of Baselworld (April 25 to May 2.) It’s not hard to figure out the inspiration behind this line— the proof is in the pudding— or the name, I should say.... Read More

Michael Kors Introduces New Watches to Help Fight Hunger

Feb 5, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh  |  1 Comment

The luxury fashion world is notorious for being tied to charities, non-profit organizations, and the overall mission to help those in need. Luxury designer Michael Kors is doing his part by launching an exclusive long-term partnership with the United Nations World Food Programme, which aims to help solve the international hunger crisis. Kors' involvement will produce two new unisex watches— a $295 smaller model and a $325 larger version— that will allow for 100 children to be fed through WFP for each watch that is sold. Additionally, Kors plans to raise millions for the organization by launching a series of campaigns and events, as well as a text-to-donate program.... Read More

Breguet's New Type XXII Arrives in Time for Baselworld 2013

Jan 31, 2013  |   Contributor: Tina Stewart  |  1 Comment

Every year Geneva brightens with the sparkle of diamond jewelry and impressive timepieces for Baselworld. All the leading brands will be exhibiting their products to an expected audience of nearly 100,000, and luxury watch company, Breguet, is ensuring a prompt arrival with the release of an updated edition of its Type XXII stainless steel mechanical chronograph.... Read More

How to Choose an Heirloom Watch

Jan 29, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Just as family matriarchs sometimes pass down treasured items like engagement rings and other family jewels, one piece that men like to pass down is a high quality timepiece. Passing down a luxury watch is an effective and affectionate way to be remembered, but choosing the right watch can be a process. While there are several factors to consider, remember that this is what makes choosing a legacy piece sentimental and special. Below, I’ve put together some tips to help you choose a great heirloom watch that will be treasured for years to come.... Read More

Breguet's Tourbillon Watch Exhibit Celebrates Cenutries of Horological History

Jan 24, 2013  |   Contributor: Tina Stewart

Legendary horologist and founder of luxury watch company Breguet, Abraham-Louis Breguet made timekeeping history in 1801 with the invention of a much-needed, but highly complex watch mechanism. Seeing the adverse effect gravity had on reliable timekeeping, he created the tourbillon— an escapement housed within a mobile carriage that performs a complete rotation every couple of minutes. Basically, the regular repetition of the tourbillon’s variations offsets those made by gravity. It was a tough assignment for Bregeut to pull off, as it requires a certain durability while nonetheless maintaining its light weight.... Read More

Breitling Releases Iconic Transocean Model for Women

Jan 23, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern  |  2 Comments

Breitling, the luxury watch brand founded in 1884 in St. Imier, Switzerland, is known for its elegantly masculine timepieces referencing the company’s longstanding ties to navigation and aviation. Its newest models, however, are two versions of its classic Transocean Chronograph scaled for women who want the same sporty style in a more suitable size. The new Transocean Chronograph 38, named for its 38-mm case reduced from the 43-mm men’s version, comes in either 18K red gold for $18,160 or stainless steel for $6,350.... Read More

Keep Perfect Time with Watch Winders by Wolf Designs

Jan 14, 2013  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

You can’t wear your Rolex and Breitling at the same time. Well, you could, but it might be a little excessive to wear more than one luxury watch at once. While sporting your model of choice out on the town, make sure that the rest of your collection is being well-cared-for at home with a luxury watch winder.... Read More

Breguet Las Vegas Debuts Salon Inside Wynn Esplanade Las Vegas

Dec 20, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

Luxury watch maker, Breguet unveiled a new retail concept in Las Vegas, which has found a home in the Wynn Esplanade. The new concept joined the recently opened Wynn & Company Watches, among the other premier shopping brands found within the Esplanade. The Breguet... Read More

Zenith Pocket Watch Was Once Worn By Mahatma Gandhi

Dec 13, 2012  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

We are admittedly guilty of indulging in beautiful baubles and dazzling gems, yet that doesn’t mean that we don’t have time to take a step back and appreciate the role that luxury accessories have had in the past. While there are plenty of watches available in an array of different sizes, colors and frills, Zenith watches focus on the truly most important aspect of a timepiece; being a reliable and trusted companion to the wearer. Because of their quality machinery and prestigious design, Zenith watches have taken part in many landmark events accompanied by many historic visionaries, including one of the greatest spiritual leaders of our time: Mahatma Gandhi.... Read More

Doom, Gloom | The End of the Luxury Boom?

Dec 14, 2012  |   Contributor: Sophie Doran

Could recent announcements by LVMH, Daimler, Remy Cointreau & the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie mark the end of the luxury industry’s economy-defying performance?... Read More

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