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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

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

Achieve High-Tech Sophistication in the T-Touch Classic by Tissot

Nov 30, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Tissot has long been regarded as a leader in the luxury watch industry. Having introduced both the first mass-produced pocket watch and the first pocket watch with two time zones in 1853, the Swiss watchmaker has been at the front of the pack since literally the beginning of time. Today, little has changed, as the brand continues to push boundaries with its innovative T-Touch Classic for men.... Read More

Officine Autodromo Races Back in Time with New Monoposto Timepiece

Nov 23, 2012  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

There are any of a number of ways an established watchmaker can make its luxury timepieces more alluring to those of us who see the natural connection between watches and cars. He can craft dials out of carbon fiber, straps of rubber with tire-tread patterns, and bezels out of the same ceramics used for racing brakes. He can sponsor motor racing series or forge relationships with celebrated automakers. But every once in a while, a watchmaker comes along who quite simply has octane pumping through his veins. Officine Autodromo is one such watchmaker.... Read More

Officine Panerai Offering Exclusive Versions of a Classic for the Holidays

Nov 20, 2012  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Officine Panerai, the exclusive Richemont-owned luxury watch brand with an interesting military pedigree founded in Florence, Italy in 1860, is betting big on red gold this holiday season. The alloy consists of 18k gold, copper and other metals ideal for use in hâute horlogerie— and just in time for high-end gift giving, Panerai is offering its consumers two new versions of its famed Radiomir model finished in elegant red gold.... Read More

Lagerfeld Plans Strategic Debut of New Luxury Watch Collection

Nov 12, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

The latest from Karl Lagerfeld has us wondering if there's any sector of the fashion world that the designer hasn't dabbled in. His new collection of luxury watches, produced with Fossil Inc., will include seven core styles. The Karl Zip is a truly innovative design, whose zipper allows it to transform into several widths. Models will also be available with stainless steel bracelets, metallic leathers, pyramid-shaped studs and bold chains— and in true Karl fashion, the designer's signature profile will be featured on the crown. The collection will debut Feb. 28 to coincide with Paris Fashion Week and Lagerfeld's "world of Karl" store opening on Paris's Boulevard Saint-Germain.... Read More

Historic Watchmaker's Personal Patek Philippe in Geneva Auction

Nov 9, 2012  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

An ultra-rare Patek Philippe wristwatch formerly owned by the master luxury watch maker who created it will be offered for sale during Antiquorum's Geneva auction on November 11. The coveted piece with reference number 1463 with an asthmometer dial, thought to be the only example of its kind finished in steel, was completed by Jacques Golay circa 1950. During this time, he was working as a régleur in the atelier of Fils de Victorin-Piguet, part of the Patek Philippe group of companies. The timepiece carries a conservative pre-sale estimate of up to $160,000, but may well fetch much more due to its rarity and provenance.... Read More

The Inner Workings Of Grieb & Benzinger Watches

Nov 8, 2012  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

For centuries the watch has been a luxurious wardrobe staple; a subtle way to showcase your personal style and exquisite taste, all the while combining function with fashion. So when did luxury watches become so ostentatious? Just because it may be embellished with a ridiculous amount of diamonds and may practically be the size of a small child doesn’t necessarily make it a quality piece. As with so much in life, true beauty lies on the inside, and The Blue Whirlwind collection by Grieb & Benzinger simply drives this point home.... 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

F1 King Power Watch by Hublot Marks Return of U.S. Grand Prix

Oct 30, 2012  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

 

 

Think of Formula One and images will probably come to mind of glamorous races in locations like Monaco, Italy and Spain. But while F1 was once a predominantly European series, these days it includes grands prix in... Read More

Edox Raids the Rally with Chronodakar Limited Edition Timepiece

Oct 29, 2012  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

There are few races quite as grueling as the Dakar Rally. Unlike most races or rallies that revolve around one type of vehicle, the Dakar Rally, for which luxury watch brand Edox is an official supplier, includes cars, trucks and motorcycles. In all, over 700 entries strive for glory and the ultimate prize in rally-raid competition.... 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

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