Let’s Kick It: 6 Watches That Celebrate Soccer

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The so-called "beautiful game" is what we Americans call soccer and what nearly everyone else calls football. Some of the world's luxury watch and sports watch makers have gotten in on the excitement, … [Read more...]


Bremont Introduces New Film-Inspired Kingsman Collection

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In January the British watch company Bremont brought out a new collection of world-time chronographs. The Bremont Kingsman Special Edition watches were designed in conjunction with the new film … [Read more...]


Watches at Wimbledon: Who Wears What

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As many watch aficionados and tennis fans know, some of the Wimbledon tournament's biggest stars are also "brand ambassadors" for some watch brand or other. So which watch will we see on the wrist of … [Read more...]


7 Must-Visit Swiss Watch Museums

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There are — of course! — many reasons to visit Switzerland, but if you are into watches, a Swiss trip should feel a bit like Heaven on Earth (for you, that is; perhaps not for your fellow … [Read more...]


5 Vacheron Constantin Watches — and the Perfect Wines to Pair With Them

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Ever wonder what bottle of wine pairs best with your favorite luxury watch? WatchTime and Vacheron Constantin explored the concept in grand style on October 28 at a co-sponsored event held at Privé, … [Read more...]


New Hublot Watch Partnership: Official Timekeeper of the Dallas Cowboys

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Hublot has formed an exclusive partnership with the Dallas Cowboys, making the Swiss luxury watch brand the team’s Official Luxury Watch & Timekeeper. Hublot CEO Ricardo Guadalupe joined Dallas … [Read more...]


TAG Heuer Signs Soccer Star Cristiano Ronaldo

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TAG Heuer has announced the signing of a new celebrity "global ambassador" to a long-term partnership: Portuguese soccer champion Cristiano Ronaldo, currently the forward for Real Madrid and captain … [Read more...]


Photo Gallery: Touring the Luxury Booths of SIHH 2014

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The Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH), which took place last week in Geneva, is probably the world's most exclusive international watch fair, with an invitation-only guest list. As we … [Read more...]


Review: 9 iPad Apps for Watch Aficionados

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Though tablets such as the iPad arrived on the market just a few years ago, it is already difficult to imagine our lives without them, and the world of apps that complement them. But have you ever … [Read more...]


New Limited-Edition Breitling Navitimer Watch Supports Honor Flight Network

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Pilot-watch specialist Breitling has partnered with the non-profit Honor Flight Network, which flies World War II veterans to the memorial dedicated to their service in Washington, DC, to release a … [Read more...]


Hamilton Evokes its Aviation Heritage with New Khaki Pilot Pioneer Pilots’ Watches

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Hamilton Watch Co., founded in 1892 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, began making watches for pilots shortly thereafter, in 1919. The brand's new collection of pilots' watches, called Khaki Pilot Pioneer … [Read more...]


Kobe Bryant Joins Hublot’s Roster of All-Star Athletes

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Hublot continues its domination of the sports world with the signing of all-star Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant as its newest "brand ambassador." Like other high-profile athletes in Hublot's … [Read more...]


Bruce Willis Wears Hamilton Jazzmaster Watch in “A Good Day to Die Hard”

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Action star Bruce Willis returns to the role of everyman hero John McClane in A Good Day to Die Hard, which opened in theaters this week. Keen-eyed watch buffs will note the timepiece that Willis … [Read more...]


Video: WatchTime Talks Racecars and Watches with Lamborghini’s CEO

Lamborghini CEO Stephan Winkelmann

Last week, WatchTime attended the "global dynamic launch" of the Lamborghini LP 700-4 Aventador Roadster in Miami as a guest of Blancpain, which partnered with Lamborghini in 2009 to establish the … [Read more...]


Gucci Launches New Watch for 2013 Grammy Awards

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The 55th Annual Grammy Awards will take place this weekend in Los Angeles, and for the third year in a row, Gucci Timepieces & Jewelry will release a new, Grammy-branded wristwatch to coincide … [Read more...]


Hublot Teams with Cigar Maker to Create King Power Arturo Fuente

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Fine cigars have much in common with fine watches — luxury products with romantic heritage, handmade by skilled craftsmen, appreciated by connoisseurs — and now Hublot has created a timepiece that … [Read more...]


Elegant Accessories: TAG Heuer Racer Smartphone

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TAG Heuer has built its reputation as a watch brand largely on its close association with auto racing. Now, as the 150-year-old Swiss company continues its growth from watchmaker into lifestyle brand, … [Read more...]


Elegant Accessories: Pens for Watch Lovers

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Watch companies have upped the ante in the quality of their branded accessories — particularly in the case of fine writing implements, a category near and dear to the hearts of many watch … [Read more...]


Hamilton Celebrates 120 Years With Exhibit at New York’s Tourneau Time Machine

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Hamilton Watch Company, founded in Lancaster, Pennsylvania in 1892, marks its 120th anniversary this year. To commemorate the milestone, Hamilton has collaborated with the National Watch & Clock … [Read more...]


Elegant Accessories: The Gucci Time Box by Scatola del Tempo

Gucci Time Box by Scatola del Tempo

Gucci has teamed up with Scatola del Tempo, an Italian manufacturer specializing in watch winders and boxes, to produce the Gucci Time Box, a luxuriously appointed watch winder that bears the design … [Read more...]


TAG Heuer to Supply Watches and Eyewear for Oracle Racing’s America’s Cup Defense

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TAG Heuer and Oracle Racing have announced a partnership that will see the Oracle Racing crew outfitted with TAG Heuer watches and eyewear during the America’s Cup World Series and the 34th … [Read more...]


Ulysse Nardin and Visconti Create Unique Fountain Pen

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For more than 165 years, Ulysse Nardin has created exclusive timepieces. Now the manufacture from Le Locle has teamed up with writing instrument specialist Visconti to present a classic communication … [Read more...]


Exotic Looks, Exotic Performance, Un-exotic PriceThe 2011 Lotus Evora

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A few months ago I joined a group of journalists and pro driving instructors behind the wheels of several high-zoot sports cars at Laguna Seca racetrack, and on the 18 Mile Drive in Carmel, … [Read more...]


A. Lange & Söhne Opens Hong Kong Boutique

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After the launch of A. Lange & Söhne shops in Dresden, Shanghai, Tokyo and Seoul, the brand from Saxony has opened its fifth boutique, in Hong Kong. Lange's goal for the boutique is to bring the … [Read more...]


Breitling Photo Contest Winners Announced

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In order to share its passion for aviation, Breitling recently launched a photo competition on Facebook. The lucky winner has been selected and will have the opportunity to take his pilot's license … [Read more...]


New Tourbillon Pen Compliments Cufflinks

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Totally Worth It, the U.S. distributor of luxury watch brands including Armin Strom, Hautlence, Linde Werdelin and Ladoire, presents the TF Est. 1968 "Tourbillon" Pen to match the TF Est. 1968 … [Read more...]


Breitling and Maurice Lacroix Facebook Contests Offer Great Prizes

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In contests running right now, Breitling is offering a chance to get your pilot's license, or to fly with the Breitling Jet Team. Maurice Lacroix offers the lucky winner a two-week, five-city around … [Read more...]


18 Entrants Will Compete in the 2011 International Chronometry Contest

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Fourteen watchmaking companies and four schools will participate in the 2011 International Chronometry Contest. The winners will be announced on October 20 at Château des Monts – Horological Museum … [Read more...]


Reader’s Story: My Timing Was Right

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For WatchTime reader Stu Gleich, lucky timing and an amazing bit of serendipity let his two passions - watches and music - take him someplace he never dreamed he might end up. He sent us his story, … [Read more...]


Ronnie Wood, Armin Strom, and Virgin Racing Team Up

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Armin Strom, Official Timing Partner of the Virgin Racing Formula One Team, has announced that it will participate in an art project with the Ronnie Wood. Best known as a Rolling Stone, Ronnie is also … [Read more...]