seiko Active Matrix EPD watch

Watchmaker finds new way to display time

Seiko Watch Corp. has developed a revolutionary new display system that it has incorporated into the world’s first Active Matrix EPD watch. Three models are being released, each benefiting from detailed graphics and a clear, high-resolution screen that looks as clear as a top-end television screen. With a resolution of 300 dpi and the ability [...]

Bernie Ecclestone

Bruised and battered Bernie Ecclestone in Hublot ad

On November 25th, 2010, Bernie Ecclestone was mugged and his Hublot watch stolen from his wrist. The 80-year-old, attacked a week ago, sent the snap to Jean-Claude Biver, CEO of Hublot, with the note: “See what people will do for a Hublot”. Since the two share a certain sense of humor, they soon agreed to [...]

Ralph Lauren Sporting Watch

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 [...]

Five Weeks In a Balloon Van Cleef and Arpels

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 [...]

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Cartier Calibre de Cartier Astrotourbillon

The Astrotourbillon movement, which was introduced last year after five years of development in the Manufacture, now powers the Calibre de Cartier watch.

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Luxury Dottling Colosimo Watch Safe

High-end German safe maker Dottling has created This Colosimo watch safe, named after Jim Colosimo, who was a bank robber in the early 20th century. The Dottling Colosimo is a 1:13 scale model of the bank vault. The safe weighs 66 pounds (30 kg) and is about 11 inches wide. The Colosimo is fully functional [...]

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