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This Breitling Emergency Timepiece Can Literally Save Your Life

Jun 29, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Sure your diving-sailing-aviation-combo watch might be pretty cool, but Breitling just announced the launch of Emergency, a new timepiece that can actually save lives. Outfitted with a personal locator beacon, the watch is one of the first wrist-worn beacon dials in the world.

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Parmigiani Pays Tribute to Their Mentor Edouard Marcel Sandoz with Toric Tecnica Carpe

Jun 10, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

So often luxury watches are created in commemoration of a sport, a team, an alignment with a certain athlete or athletic achievement, that it’s a rare but welcome surprise when a brand celebrates something else entirely.

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Why Bovet 1822's $92,000 Amadeo Fleurier Virtuoso VII is Worth Every Penny

May 29, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

A lot of timepieces have come across our desks over the years, but it’s unlikely we’ve ever seen anything as beautiful or customizable as this. The latest watch from Bovet 1822’s Virtuoso line is the Amadeo Fleurier Virtuoso VII Retrograde Perpetual Calendar, a gorgeous reverse-fit timepiece with multiple functionalities and almost unlimited complications.

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Latest Breitling Blacksteel is Appropriately Nicknamed the Dark Knight of the Oceans

May 28, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

The guys over at Breitling must have a fascination with superheroes. Their last timepiece was named Avenger and their latest has been nicknamed the “Dark Knight of the Oceans”— coincidence?

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Jaquet Droz's Limited-Edition Petite Heure Minute Relief Carps Celebrates Love & Life

May 20, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Jaquet Droz is known for their exceptional watches—mementos that can be handed down from generation to generation. Their Novelties collection, one of their more eclectic lines, doesn’t focus solely on precise timekeeping, but rather on the aesthetics of the piece—the decoration, design and craftsmanship that captures the beauty and artistry of the brand.

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At the Kentucky Derby With Longines’ Newest Ambassador of Elegance Mikaela Shiffrin

May 18, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Earlier this month we were fortunate enough to travel to the Kentucky Derby with the event’s official timekeepers, Longines. And what really captured our attention wasn’t the Derby hats (though those were amazing), the star-studded red carpet or even the well-bred horses circling the track—it was Longines’ newest Ambassador of Elegance, Mikaela Shiffrin.

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Jeweler to the Stars: What Makes Chris Aire Every Celebrity's Go-To Guy for Baubles, Beads and Bling

May 7, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

With a website that’s plastered with more celebrities than People magazine, jewelry designer Chris Aire is making all our star-studded sartorial dreams come true with a line that’s worn and loved by our favorite A-listers.

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Breitling's Avenger Blackbird 44 Is More Badass Than a Loaded Aircraft Carrier

May 6, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Sure the Avengers might be killing it at the box office, but this Avenger has nothing to do with comic books or superheroes. Breitling’s Avenger Blackbird 44 is one of the brand’s “ultra-technical instruments” and blends high performance with powerful design.

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Urwerk's Latest Unexpected Design Runs On Self-Winding Dual Air Turbines

May 5, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

If you're a fan of Urwerk like us, you already know their latest offering will be devoid of a traditional watch face, hands or even mechanics for that matter. Part of the appeal of this modern brand is their unexpected take on timepieces, trading in tradition for technology as they design watches for a younger generation.

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Parmigiani's Latest is a Dual-Time Zone Masterpiece for the Globetrotting Ladies

Apr 28, 2015  |   Contributor: Jessica Bibi Cooper

Why should men have all the fun? Tonda Hémisphères Globo, the latest ladies timepiece from Parmigiani, celebrates and honors the modern woman. Inspired by the men’s Tonda Hémisphères models, this updated edition illustrates the beauty and luxury of feminine travel through mechanical precision and unparalleled aesthetics.

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Goldgenie Is Offering Luxurious Custom Options for the New Apple Watch

Apr 27, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

If you’re anxiously awaiting your new Apple Watch, you aren’t alone. While Apple slowly fills pre-orders for almost 2 million watches, many are getting antsy, snapping up fun accessories and bands in anticipation of their newly-ordered wearable tech.

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Music-Inspired Nabucco Cello Tourbillon is a First for Raymond Weil

Apr 22, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Next month Raymond Weil will unveil the Nabucco Cello Tourbillon, the first tourbillion movement from the 40-year-old Swiss watchmaker. Inspired by the cello, the timepiece is meant to mimic the instrument both in form and beauty.

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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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