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Zenith's Remastered El Primo Movement Pays Tribute to the Tour Auto Optic 2000

Apr 9, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Zenith’s newest timepiece is a homage to the 1969 El Primo movement and their latest appointment—official timekeeper of the Tour Auto Optic 2000. The El Primero Chronomaster 1969 Tour Auto Edition is not only a celebration of the brand’s first foray into historic car racing, but also marks the 150th anniversary of the company.

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Win IWC Schaffhausen's Tribeca Film Festival Special-Edition Timepiece and an Invite to the Cinema Gala Dinner

Apr 6, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

For fans of film and horology, the latest offering from Swiss luxury watch brand IWC Schaffhausen may be the perfect addition to your growing timepiece collection. Partnering with the event for the third year in a row, the label is once again the Official Festival-Time Partner of the Tribeca Film Festival and has designed a unique piece to be auctioned off at Christie’s online, with proceeds supporting the Tribeca Film Institute.

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Hublot & The Watch Gallery Collaborate on Limited-Edition Chronograph Aerofusion

Apr 1, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

The first limited-edition timepiece to be released after Baselworld comes from Hublot and The Watch Gallery. The two brands have collaborated twice before and each time they have created successful watches that have captured the attention of horology fans around the world.

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Baselworld 2015: Smartwatches, the Swiss Franc and China's Declining Economic Growth

Mar 27, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Yesterday was the last day of Baselworld and it ended on successful note. Statistics for this year’s event are in and despite numbers dropping in some areas and spiking in others, it was an exhibition not to be missed.

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Monaco V4 Phantom Earns Its Name With a Carbon-Brushed Blackout Watch Face

Mar 24, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Wow. This year’s most surprising timepiece from Tag Heuer may not be their smartwatch collaboration with Intel and Google, but this matte-black piece that gives new meaning to the term incognito.

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Four Years in the Making: Angelus Finally Presents the U10 Tourbillion Lumière at Baselworld

Mar 24, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Unique watch faces are making a steady appearance at Baselworld, the latest coming from Angelus with the U10 Tourbillion Lumière. A unique movement, the dial is housed separately, parallel to the tourbillion, a mechanical vision that took over two years to realize.

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Urwerk's Latest Dresses Up Satellite Complications With Mahogany and Tweed

Mar 24, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

UR-110 Eastwood, the latest timepiece from Urwerk, offers a fun twist on their normally futuristic designs. Known for watches that look like something out of RoboCop, the updated Urwerk model is housed in a hipster wood-covered case with a tweed strap for a perfect juxtaposition of modern and vintage.

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Omega Globalmaster Announced as World's First Master Chronometer Timepiece

Mar 23, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Baselworld is known for its record-breaking announcements, one-of-a-kind showpieces and world-renowned collections. The latest to come from the Swiss horological event is the Omega Globemaster.

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Baselworld News: Google Teams Up With Tag Heuer to Challenge the Apple Watch

Mar 20, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Google is about to go head-to-head with Apple. The latest news at Baselworld reveals a partnership between Tag Heuer, Google and Intel to release one of the first Swiss smart watches. Slated to be released by the end of the year, the luxury wearable will be powered by Intel technology and Andriod Wear.

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Trend Watch: The 5 Most Popular Designs to Expect at Baselworld 2015

Mar 19, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Baselworld starts today. This means over the next week we’ll be racking up a list of our favorite timepieces and must-haves for the year. And there are some stunning works to watch out for this season.

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Can the Newly-Unveiled Apple Watch Capture the Attention of the Fashion Industry?

Mar 9, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Since releasing the first wave of information about Apple Watch last September, the technology company has been keeping close ties to the fashion industry with presentations during Fashion Week, the poaching of fashion executives and partnerships with supermodels.

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HYT's H3 Uses Water to Tell Time, Houses Hydromechanical Marvel to Be Unveiled at BaselWorld

Mar 5, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

The world of luxury watches is changing, and what was once an elite group of Swiss brands now consists of a wide variety of young horologists willing to push the envelope. HYT Watches has been praised for being one of these innovators.

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Behind-the-Scenes of Asprey: London's Finest Jeweler and Luxury Goods House

Mar 16, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Established back in 1781, London-based Asprey has gone from being a silk printing manufacturer to the luxury goods powerhouse it is today, with eight retail locations in the UK, USA, Switzerland, and Japan. They may be best known for their incredibly famous jewelry pieces, but they also offer a polo line, home goods, pens, timepieces, incredibly rare books, and leather items.

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Singapore Watch Sales Surge Due to Strengthening Swiss Franc; Investors Left Weary

Feb 20, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Sometimes you’ve got to strike while the iron is hot—or at least that’s what buyers in Singapore assumed last month when sales of luxury watches surged due to fear of a upswing in prices.

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Glashütte Original Premieres Five Shorts at 65th Berlin International Film Festival

Feb 19, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Watch companies just love to talk about their history, heritage and all the timeless things that make them unique. Unfortunately, more often than not, these stories, be them verbal or visual, comes across as flat, uninspired and almost generic.

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