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Watch Insider: My Top 10 Watches From Baselworld 2014

Patek Philippe Annual Calendar Chronograph

With Baselworld 2014 now passed, I have as usual assembled my personal list of favorite watches from the show. In the coming days and weeks, on Watch-Insider.com, I will publish lists that are more rational and technical than emotional, but for now, here are the top 10 watches from Baselworld that I most liked and would likely buy. … [Read more...]

Watch Insider’s Top 10 Chronographs: Are These the Best Chronographs of the Year?

Cartier Montre Calibre de Cartier

Top chronograph watches remain incredibly popular, even if most of us don't even use their signature functions. I am no exception; along with GMT/UTC functions, chronographs are one of my favorite complications. And while 2013 was not the greatest year for new top chronographs, I have compiled a top 10 list of my personal best chronographs on my blog, Watch-Insider.com. Click here for the … [Read more...]

Watch Insider’s Christmas List: 28 Watch Gift Ideas for Watch Lovers

Rolex GMT-Master II - side

The holiday shopping season is in full swing, and many of you are probably considering buying a watch, either as a gift for a loved one or as a year-end reward for yourself. In response to the many readers of my blog, Watch-Insider.com, asking me what watch I would recommend, here are my personal selections of watches to give as gifts, all introduced this year or very recently. … [Read more...]

Vintage Style: Watch Insider’s Top 10 Modern Re-Edition Watches

Cartier Tank watch

The vintage look is having a moment in the watch world right now, with many brands releasing modern takes on old classics. Here, in this article from my blog, Watch-Insider.com, are my personal choices for 10 of the best of these re-editions that have debuted within the past few years. Many will have you asking yourself if they are old or new. Alpina Heritage Pilot Chronograph Automatic: … [Read more...]

Fratello Friday: 8 Watches for Friday the 13th

Rolex GMT-Master

This week, Fratello Friday falls on a Friday the 13th. For the occasion, I thought it would be fun to highlight eight watches that have the number ‘13’ in their reference number — admittedly, an unusual method for generating a list of watches, and the results were somewhat surprising; before I started searching for "13" in the strings of characters that make up watch reference numbers, I … [Read more...]

Watch Insider Interviews Rado CEO Matthias Breschan

Rado HyperChrome Glam Slam

At watch-insider.com, WatchTime contributor Alexander Linz has posted an audio interview with Rado CEO Matthias Breschan, discussing the brand's latest offerings, it's upcoming appearance at Baselworld, and Rado's relationship with the sport of tennis. To hear the interview click here. Linz also provides details on two new Rado collections: Rado HyperChrome Glam Slam for women and the Rado … [Read more...]

Rado Airs Andy Murray TV Commercial

Rado ambassador Andy Murray

Rado has launched its first television commercial, which aired internationally yesterday, starring last year's U.S. Open Men's Champion and Rado brand representative Andy Murray. The commercial, shot in Miami, shows Murray testing the scratch-resistance of his watch, the Rado HyperChrome Chronograph, in a variety of training activities. The commercial, which will debut on the Tennis Channel … [Read more...]

Watch Brand Ambassadors at Australian Open

Audemars Piguet ambassador Novak Djokovic celebrates his victory.

While the WatchTime crew was checking out new watches at the Geneva fairs, the world's top tennis players were vying for championships at the Australian Open in Melbourne. This year, three watch brands were represented among the four finalists for the men's and ladies' titles. The men's final saw a battle between Audemars Piguet and Rado as their brand ambassadors Novak Djokovic (AP) and Andy … [Read more...]

Andy Murray Becomes Rado Ambassador

Rado ambassador Andy Murray

British tennis player Andy Murray, currently ranked fourth in the world, has signed an ambassador agreement with Swiss watch brand Rado. Joining Murray in the 2012 Spring/Summer season will be Rado's D-Star 200 Collection. The Rado D-Star 200 Automatic with blue high-tech ceramic is also the official tournament watch of the Aegon Championships. … [Read more...]

Million-Dollar Club: What Watch Brands Spent the Most on Advertising in 2011?

Rolex/Chanel/BellRoss/Omega graphic

If watch advertising is a barometer of the health of a market — and it is — then the U.S. watch market is bouncing back after the catastrophe of 2009. Spending on watch advertising in the United States jumped 16 percent in 2011 to $365.8 million, indicating that the watch market here is improving. … [Read more...]

Win a Trip to Shanghai with Rado

Swiss watchmaker Rado is re-launching its website www.rado.com this month. To celebrate in a unique way, Rado has created the micro-site http://hello.rado.com/ where visitors are invited to record their welcome greetings in a photo or a video. Rado is inviting all its fans and those newly acquainted to the brand to demonstrate their design spirit by participating in what is billed as the … [Read more...]