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Get a Samsung Galaxy Gear Smartwatch Before They Sell Out

Oct 10, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

We can't be the only ones who have been waiting for the Samsung Galaxy Gear to go on sale in the US, and now that some are becoming available, they're being snatched up fast! This unique smartphone watch not only picks up notifications, controls music playback, and keeps time with a variety of faces, it also has a 1.9-megapixel camera, speakers and two microphones built in — meaning you can actually record a video from your wrist.... Read More

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

Christopher Ward's Latest Features Metal from Historic Aston Martin

Aug 20, 2013  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

If you read our recent review, you'll know that Christopher Ward has made a name for itself producing high-quality timepieces that cost significantly less than the competition – typically selling for hundreds, not thousands of dollars.... Read More

Hublot's Latest Ferrari Timepiece is Exclusive to Singapore

Aug 15, 2013  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

Ferrari has gone through a number of watchmakers over the years, from Girard-Perregaux to Panerai. These days the duty falls to Hublot, but rather than apply the Prancing Horse logo to one timepiece, Hublot has come out with a steady stream of lim

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TechnoMarine Cruise White Vision Watch Is a Party For Your Wrist

Aug 12, 2013  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

You can never go wrong with white in summer. It’s the color of the season and no matter what your etiquette guide may tell you, you can wear it after Labor Day. To celebrate your summer nights of freedom and frivolity, TechnoMarine has a new unisex watch in their collection; the Cruise White Vision that comes in four pastel colors all on a background of white.... Read More

Zenith Pilot Lady Series Commemorates Contribution to Aviation

Aug 5, 2013  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Born from the beauty and tradition of aviation, the women’s Pilot Lady Series by Zenith is an elegant celebration to the company’s dedication and contribution to flight. The watches are a bold luxury born of diamonds and gold. Coming in two variations, the 40 MM Lady is a classic piece with not only simple shapes and clean lines, but quality, award-winning movement.... Read More

Devon Timepieces: Making Manly Watches Even Manlier

Jul 1, 2013  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien  |  2 Comments

There’s not a whole lot that you can do with a watch. As far as innovation goes watches are pretty consistent pieces; the façade may change and little bells and whistles are added on, but for the most part its general mechanics remains the same. With a square face, rotating conveyer belts, and bullet proof glass, Devon timepieces absolutely break the mold. This is not your grandfather’s pocket watch.

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Hublot Pays Tribute to Ayrton Senna with its Latest Tourbillon Timepiece

Jun 19, 2013  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph  |  1 Comment

Even nineteen years after his death, Ayrton Senna casts quite a shadow. Widely regarded as the best racing driver in history, Senna won three Formula One World Championships with McLaren before his life and career were cut tragically short at the ripe young age of 34.... Read More

Weapons of Sophistication: Ballast Designs Watches for Modern Wayfarers

Jun 13, 2013  |   Contributor: Alexa Mangrum

Since the dawn of time, men of the seas have been considered another breed; rugged, mysterious and always adventurous. Celebrating the modern Poseidon, Ballast puts history at the heart of their nautically inspired collection of watches that launched this past spring.... Read More

Rare Patek Philippe Pink Gold Pocket Watch to Be Sold at Christie's New York

Jun 3, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

An ultra-rare 18K gold Patek Philippe pocket watch—the earliest and most important Patek grand complication ever made—which has never before been seen in public, is expected to fetch up to $1.5 million at Christie’s New York Important Watches sale on June 11.... 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

Hublot Creates a Timepiece Worthy of LaFerrari

May 14, 2013  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph  |  1 Comment

While it may seem trivial to some, buyers of high-end sports cars have actually come to expect a luxury wristwatch to accompany their fancy new wheels. To that end, Bugatti has partnered with Parmigiani Fleurier, Aston Martin with Jaeger-LeCoultre, Bentley with Breitling, McLaren with TAG Heuer, Pagani with Cvstos and Koenigsegg with Quinting.... Read More

Breitling Unveils World's First Wristwatch With Dual Frequency Transmitter

May 3, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

At the Baselworld watch expo that wrapped up yesterday in Switzerland, luxury timepiece brand Breitling unveiled a real-life James Bond gadget: the world’s first watch with a dual frequency locator beacon. Better yet, the stylish luxury timepiece does double duty as a high-tech search-and-rescue instrument. The Emergency II, with a steel case and yellow dial, is priced at $15,750 and is fully compliant with the Cospas-Sarsat international satellite alert system which serves to both issue alerts and guide search and rescue missions. Developed in conjunction with a major scientific institute specializing in aerospace, defense and industry, the Emergency II also features a revolutionary rechargeable battery and an integrated a... Read More

Chopard Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Iconic Wristwatch

May 1, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern  |  1 Comment

Chopard, the Swiss-based luxury watch, jewelry, and accessories brand, was founded in 1860 by Louis-Ulysse Chopard when he was only 24. Today, the brand is celebrating the 20th anniversary of one of its most coveted timepieces with a new model and customization options. The Happy Sport collection, as the name implies, is designed to be elegant, sporty and playful. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the first model in the collection, Chopard is releasing a women's version of the model, called the Happy Sport Medium Automatic. The new model will be available in eight different variations priced from $8,100 to $41,240. An open sapphire crystal back is exquisitely feminine and allows the wearer to see the watch's self-winding movement.... Read More

Raymond Weil Helps Kick Off Baselworld 2013 With New Video

Apr 25, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

The luxury watch and jewelry world’s most prestigious and anticipated event of the year commences today for a week-long exhibit that is sure to be fantastic. Held in Geneva each spring, the fair features around 1,800 companies who wish to showcase their timepieces, jewelry, and precious stone pieces along with the latest developments and innovations within their respected industries. This year, one brand whose selections we have been particularly looking forward to seeing is Raymond Weil, and it just so happens that the Swiss label is helping kick off this year’s coveted event in a musical way.... Read More

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