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JCK 2014: Maurice Lacroix Masterpiece Gravity (with Live Photos)

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On WatchTime's final day at the Las Vegas watch and jewelry trade show, JCK 2014 and Couture 2014, we visited Maurice Lacroix and got an up-close look at the brand's headliner piece from this year's Baselworld, the Maurice Lacroix Masterpiece Gravity. … [Read more...]

Couture 2014: Bell & Ross B-Rocket Watches

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The JCK and Couture watch and jewelry fairs are winding down, but we're still covering some of the cool watches that we saw in Las Vegas this week. At the Couture show, we got a look at the new Bell & Ross BR 01 and BR 03 B-Rocket watches, as well as the aviation-inspired B-Rocket motorcycle. … [Read more...]

JCK 2014: New Oris Pilots’ Watches

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WatchTime continues to cover the JCK 2014 and Couture 2014 watch and jewelry trade shows in Las Vegas throughout the weekend. Yesterday, we visited Oris and got a glimpse of the brand's new watches for pilots, the Oris Big Crown Pro Pilot Day-Date and Oris Big Crown Timer Chronograph. … [Read more...]

JCK 2014: New Girard-Perregaux Chrono Hawk in Rose Gold (With Live Photo)

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Another new watch that was previewed at Baselworld makes its official press debut at JCK 2014 in Las Vegas: an all-new rose-gold version of the Girard-Perregaux Chrono Hawk, the brand's flagship chronograph watch. … [Read more...]

Couture 2014: New Hublot Watches for FIFA World Cup

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The luxury watch world comes to Las Vegas this week, as brands showcase new products at the Couture and JCK 2014 watch and jewelry fairs. At the Couture show today, I had a chance to see (and try on) several of the new limited-edition Hublot watches dedicated to this year's FIFA World Cup. … [Read more...]

New at JCK 2014: Carl F. Bucherer Manero Power Reserve with In-House Movement

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The 2014 Las Vegas Watch and Jewelry shows —  JCK and Couture — open their doors this week. Here is a preview of a new watch from Carl F. Bucherer that we glimpsed at Baselworld but which makes its official debut here at JCK: the Carl F. Bucherer Manero PowerReserve, now equipped with an in-house movement. … [Read more...]

Kicking Off JCK/Couture 2014: 6 Las Vegas Watches for High Rollers

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WatchTime returns to Las Vegas this week for the JCK 2014 and Couture 2014 watch and jewelry shows, starting on Thursday, May 29. As a preview to our live coverage of new watches at the show, we're re-presenting last year's list of luxury watches that evoke the spirit of Las Vegas. Check out these six watches inspired by Sin City and its games of chance, including some watches that double as functioning games themselves. … [Read more...]

Feeling Blue: 17 Watches With Blue Dials and Straps

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One of the growing style trends seen in the watch world in the past few years — and on display at the watch shows in Switzerland and in the U.S. — is the blue-on-blue dial-strap combination. We took a look at watches unveiled at the 2013 watch fairs as well as watches released within recent years, and compiled a list of 17 timepieces from brands on the blue bandwagon. First unveiled at JCK in Las Vegas, Bremont's U-2 Blue chronometer takes its design cues from a model worn by Israeli … [Read more...]

Jeanrichard Partners With High-Wire Master Nik Wallenda

Nik Wallenda (left) and  Michele Sofisti, CEO of Sowind (Girard-
Perregaux and Jeanrichard) wearing Jeanrichard Terrascope watches.

Jeanrichard, which made waves recently by partnering with "Miracle on the Hudson" pilot "Sully" Sullenberger, has hooked up with another veteran risk-taker, high-wire master Nik Wallenda, a scion of the legendary "Flying Wallendas" family of daredevil performers. The partnership was announced during a special dinner held at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino, attended by WatchTime, during the recently concluded JCK Watch and Jewelry fair. At the dinner, the brand presented Wallenda with a … [Read more...]

New Watches on Display at JCK Las Vegas

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WatchTime spent the weekend in Las Vegas, but the slots and poker machines took a back seat to chronographs, tourbillons and GMTs as we discovered new watches, several of which we missed at Baselworld, at the JCK Watch and Jewelry Fair at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino. Below are some of the highlights. … [Read more...]

Couture Watch and Jewelry Show Opens in Las Vegas

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With Baselworld barely in the rearview mirror, watch brands and those of us who cover them made the pilgrimage this week to the annual watch and jewelry fairs in Las Vegas. The first of them, called Couture, kicked off yesterday at the Wynn Hotel and Casino. Below you'll find some photos and brief descriptions of several of the timepieces, some of which were not unveiled in Basel, that I saw at the show. … [Read more...]

Dubey & Schaldenbrand- Grand Shar DBT Ti Tourbillon – Limited Edition

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Dubey & Schaldenbrand are releasing their new Grand Shar DBT Tourbillon(seen here at JCK), a model that beats at 21,600 vib/h. This tourbillon movement is housed in a lightweight case formed from titanium grade 5 and treated by a patented oxidation process that increases the hardness of the material and its mechanical resistance. The unique color of the titanium case is due to in house electroplasma treatment. … [Read more...]

Sneak Peek: 2(X)IST Watch at JCK

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Men's lifestyle brand 2(X)IST is branching out into watches with the help of Jason Wilbur, who is known for designing the Devon Tread watches. The first series of watches will be available to consumers in Fall 2012. They will range between $495 and $795 at retail, including department and specialty stores where 2(X)IST is sold as well as independent fine watch and jewelry retailers. Below is a sneak peek of the prototype at JCK. … [Read more...]

A Weekend of Watches in Las Vegas

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Days Two and Three of the JCK Watch and Jewelry Show in Las Vegas brought some interesting new watches to our attention, including a few that made their debut at the show and some others that impressed us with their price-to-value ratio. Glycine, a Swiss brand known for pilots' watches, celebrates the 60th anniversary of its Airman model next year. In anticipation, it has released several new Airman models, including one with a smaller case size for ladies. What really blew us away, however, … [Read more...]

Titanium Timekeepers at JCK Las Vegas

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Swiss Watch by JCK, part of the annual JCK Watch and Jewelry show, opened today, with luxury watch brands showing their wares at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino. On our first day at the show, we discovered some intriguing timepieces, including one new model, which was not ready in time to debut at Baselworld, making its debut. The latter is Dubey & Schaldenbrand's Grand Shar Tourbillon DBT Ti (below). The "Ti" as many will recognize, stands for titanium. The entire case, including the … [Read more...]

From the Las Vegas Watch and Jewelry Shows: Ball and Bremont

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WatchTime is attending the Couture and JCK Watch and Jewelry Fairs in Las Vegas this week, and we're getting a chance to check out (and try on) some cool timepieces that we missed at Baselworld back in March. At the Couture show, held at Vegas's luxurious Wynn Hotel and Casino, We visited Bremont, where brand co-founder Nick English showed us many of the interesting new watches and told us about the initiatives his brand is planning for this year and next. Among the timepieces is the divers' … [Read more...]

The Latest FaceTime Photos

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Dear WatchTime readers, thank you very much for continuing to send us photos of yourselves wearing your favorite watches in all kinds of interesting places and situations! Here are some of the latest we've received. If you'd like to see yourself and your timepiece here, email us a high-res photo, along with a descriptive caption, to photo@watchtime.com. The best photos will also be selected for our Facetime category in the next issue of WatchTime magazine. … [Read more...]

JCK – Las Vegas

North America's largest watch and jewelry trade show. Admission strictly limited: trade only. … [Read more...]

Lucien Piccard Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy in Florida

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Lucien Piccard Inc. and affiliated companies LP Watch Group and Charles Winston Luxury Group filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Florida on July 14. Documents filed with the court show that together, the three companies have about $25 million in liabilities and $22.5 million in assets. Chapter 11 gives companies facing creditor pressure time to reorganize their business. … [Read more...]

Buben & Zörweg Phantom High Fidelity Winder

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Founded in 1995, Austrian-based Buben & Zörweg produces some of the finest watch winders, safes and clocks available today. At this year's JCK, they showed the Phantom High Fidelity, a winder that also houses a fine German sound system. The retro-futuristic unit, which holds up to eight watches, is constructed from race car-inspired materials including aluminum with macassar or carbon inlay, with an Italian leather interior. The hi-fi system is hidden in the column pedestal. … [Read more...]