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Only Watch Auction Collects $6 million for Charity

The fourth edition with the biennial Only Watch charity auction, held Friday in the Hotel Hermitage in Monaco, raised more than €4.5 million ($6 million). Exclusive timepieces by famous and less famous watch manufacturers are being auctioned off for the benefit of researching Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Complete sale results and a reminder of the models … Continued

All 40 watches to be auctioned at Only Watch 2011

Only Watch 2011 is just around the corner and here is the video featuring all 40 watches to be auctioned at Only Watch. For this fourth edition of the world renowned charity watch auction, the world’s most prestigious watchmakers have each created a unique timepiece. The unique timepieces will be sold by auction house Antiquorum … Continued

Montblanc “Collection Princesse Grace de Monaco”

VIP guests from around the world came together in Monaco on September 8th to celebrate the launch of the Montblanc “Collection Princesse Grace de Monaco”. Montblanc pays tribute to Her Serene Highness Princess Grace of Monaco and her artistic legacy with their new collection. The Montblanc “Collection Princesse Grace de Monaco” is consisting of three … Continued

Romain Jerome Space Invaders Watches

Just a few months ago Romain Jerome announced a licensing deal authorizing the manufacture of a Space Invaders-themed timepieces–and now they have arrived! In a nod to 1980’s pop culture, Romain Jerome has introduced two 78-piece limited edition watches featuring the iconic Space Invaders characters on the dial. Taito Corp. created Space Invaders in 1978 … Continued

#Nine Watches By Voila

House of VOILA has released their Collection #9. The watch incorporates several elements of Chinese Feng Shui bringing positive energy into the timepiece. the #NINE Collection by Voila features a figure eight design with two harmoniously balanced watch faces. Voila has designed the #NINE Collection to feature local time on its upper face, while the … Continued

Hublot La Clé Du Temps Watch

Hublot has recently unveiled a new version of the La Clef du Temps watch, called “La Clé Du Temps” that is different from any other watch the brand has created before. The name La Clé Du Temps translates to English as “the key of time”, chosen for this watch due to a special set of … Continued

Jaeger LeCoultre – Memovox Tribute to Deep Sea

The Memovox Deep Sea, the first Jaeger-LeCoultre diver’s watch, represents a milestone instrument in the history of the brand. Following the success of of the re-editions of the Memovox Tribute to Polaris 1965 and the Memovox Tribute to Polaris 1968 unveiled in 2008, Jaeger-LeCoultre has now recreated the 1959 Memovox Deep Sea. The 1959 model … Continued

New luxury watches brand, The Chinese Timekeeper

The Chinese Timekeeper (CTK), a new luxury watch brand, has launched its first collection of exclusive mechanical timepieces. The Hong Kong luxury house carries on China’s fine watchmaking tradition with its unconventional timepieces crafted in China. CTK draws inspiration from the ancient scholar Su Song’s work. Su Song was a renowned Chinese astronomer of the … Continued

Baume & Mercier Capeland Flyback Chronograph

The new Baume & Mercier Capeland Flyback Chronograph watch is a modern re-interpretation of the classic monopusher produced by the brand in 1948. The 42mm red gold or stainless steel case surrounds the intricately detailed dial that contributes to the Capeland’s distinguished presence. The blue (or gold) “Breguet-style” hands, dark brown (or black) alligator strap … Continued

Piaget Emperador Coussin Tourbillon Ultra Thin

The new 2011 Piaget Emperador Coussin Tourbillon Ultra-Thin automatic watch holds the title of the thinnest self-winding timepiece with a tourbillon escapement. The luxury watch is presented in a signature 46.5 mm wide and 10.4 mm thin cushion-shaped case made either of 18-carat rose or white gold. You’ll have a chance to look at the … Continued

Ralph Lauren Sporting Watch

The new Ralph Lauren Sporting Watch draws its inspirations from Ralph Lauren’s antique car, the 1938 Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic coupe. The watch’s aesthetics combine the luxurious wood finish of the Bugatti with a matte black dial, all of which are reminiscent of the car’s interior. Arabic numerals for increased legibility, arrow-shaped hour and minute … Continued

Five Weeks In a Balloon by Van Cleef and Arpels

Van Cleef & Arpels is going to unveil a new timepiece inspired by Les Voyages Extraordinaires, a famous novel written by Jules Verne. Called the “Five Weeks In a Balloon”, this new piece from the French exquisite jewellery and watchmaker debuts at the SIHH 2011 in Geneva. The eye-paralyzing dial is embellished with champleve enamel … Continued

Become a Baume & Mercier Very Special Reporter

Baume & Mercier is currently holding a competition via its Facebook page to give its fans a rare chance to attend the prestigious Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) in Geneva, Switzerland. “This is a gift to our fans at the occasion of Baume & Mercier’s 180th anniversary. We couldn’t celebrate it without them,” … Continued

Girard-Perregaux for Boucheron

Girard-Perregaux has created a new exclusive limited edition timepiece to celebrate its friendly cooperation with Boucheron. The case is made of either eighteen karat rose or white gold along with double sapphire crystal displays and is water resistant up to thirty meters. The heart of the watch is the brand’s in-house self-winding mechanical movement, GP03300-45 … Continued

Vivienne Westwood making watch collection

Iconic British fashion label Vivienne Westwood is to launch a collection of watches at Baselworld 2011. The company has signed an agreement with Zeon Limited, which will design, market and distribute the timepieces under the Vivienne Westwood brand name. The watch collection, consisting of a range of ladies and men’s watches, will retail between 100 … Continued

Preview: The All New MB&F JWLRYMACHINE

What happens when legendary 152 year old Parisian jeweler Boucheron meets Horological Creative Lab MB&F ? A JWLRYMACHINE… Stay tuned for the JWLRYMACHINE’s world premiere, on October 5th 2010.

Ebel Beluga Chocolate Watches

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of its Beluga collection, Ebel has released three limited edition interpretations, themed around delicious and inviting chocolate. The new line includes Beluga white chocolate, Beluga milk chocolate and Beluga black chocolate. Offering a sensorial discovery of time and an invitation to savor the passing hours, these tasty new timepieces are … Continued

Hermes Timepieces 2010 Ad Campaign

Hermes has unveiled its latest advertising campaign showcasing its watches against a series of equestrian-themed images. The set of advertisements depict horses in a variety of dramatic scenes and odd locations, running alongside images of the watchmakers newest models. The pictures were taken by Tim Flach, and each image is separated by the brand’s ribbon, … Continued

Bell & Ross BR03-92 Instrument Phantom for Infiniti

Infiniti has worked with Bell & Ross to produce this special 100 unit Limited Edition BR03-92 Instrument Phantom Infiniti wristwatch. The watch was launched in commemoration of the new Infiniti FX Limited Edition crossover, which like the watch has only 100 units available. This model is exclusive to Infiniti dealers in Europe ($4,200). Purchase of … Continued

Swiss hotel launches travel timekeeping package

The Le Richemond Hotel in the Swiss city of Geneva claims it has become the first in the world to offer guests the service of a “watch butler.” The Swiss hotel has introduced a new service for watch lovers by employing the services of Pierre Jacques, the head of Swiss watch boutique Les Ambassadeurs, to … Continued