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Fabergé Wins Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève Award

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Fabergé Wins Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève Award The annual Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève awards are considered the “Oscars” of the watch industry as they honor excellence in horological design and craftsmanship. For 2015, awards were presented in 12 categories and one of the winners was a stunningly gorgeous timepiece from the house of Fabergé. Taking top honors in …

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Would James Bond Wear a Smartwatch?

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Would James Bond Wear a Smartwatch? Fans of James Bond flocked to theaters this weekend as the latest installment in the superspy franchise hit the big screen. “Spectre” showed current Bond actor Daniel Craig wearing his familiar luxury timepiece by Swiss watchmaker Omega, the official timekeeper of 007 films for the last 20 years. But will Bond be sporting a …

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The NBA’s Carmelo Anthony Talks Watches

The NBA’s Carmelo Anthony Talks Watches Carmelo Anthony admits that he knew nothing about luxury watches when he was drafted by the Denver Nuggets back in 2003. The Syracuse standout was so naïve about the value of fine timepieces that he gave the watch that was gifted to him for being a first round draft choice to his brother, not …

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Zenith Unveils the Pilot Type 20 Skeleton Limited Edition

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Zenith Unveils the Pilot Type 20 Skeleton Limited Edition One of the hottest trends in luxury watches is the skeletonised design, a style that allows a look into the inner workings of the timepiece. One of the most impressive examples of this style was just introduced by Zenith as a limited edition. The Pilot Type 20 Skeleton – Westime Limited …

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Pebble CEO Predicts All Watches Will Get Smarter

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Pebble CEO Predicts All Watches Will Get Smarter It’s getting harder to dismiss smartwatches as a passing fad when some of the biggest names in traditional timepieces are creating their own wearable devices. One of the early innovators in the field was Pebble, the upstart that got its smartwatches on the market ahead of major companies like Apple and Samsung. …

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Dubai Watch Week Wraps Up

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Dubai Watch Week Wraps Up The first Dubai Watch Week event took place over five days in October and brought together some of the industry’s major players to enjoy panel discussions, watch exhibitions and getting to meet the CEOs of major names in luxury timepieces. The event was organized by retailer Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons in partnership with the Dubai …

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Dutch Baron’s Watch Collection Up for Auction

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Dutch Baron’s Watch Collection Up for Auction You may think your own collection of watches is pretty impressive but when it comes to amassing thousands of fine timepieces, few could top the Dutch nobleman whose collection is being auctioned off next month. The late Jan Willem Frederik baron van Wassenaer came from a Dutch family that can trace its roots …

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Tissot Unveils New Line of NBA Watches

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Tissot Unveils New Line of NBA Watches Baseball season is over for another year and now the spotlight turns to basketball, especially the kind played by the NBA. Swiss watchmaker Tissot picked this most opportune time to introduce a partnership with five NBA teams and a new line of watches. Tissot has a major interest in the NBA since the …

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Breitling to Debut Exospace Smartwatch

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Breitling to Debut Exospace Smartwatch Swiss watchmakers may have started out dismissing the idea of smartwatches but one by one, some are deciding that if you can’t lick ‘em, join ‘em. Now Breitling will soon become the latest maker of traditional luxury timepieces to market its own wearable device. At the 2015 Basel World watch show back in March, Breitling …

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AT&T Debuts NumberSync for Smartwatches

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AT&T Debuts NumberSync for Smartwatches One of the weaknesses of many current smartwatches is that they require connection to a smartphone in order to do all those cool things that owners expect their device to do. That could be changing in the near future as one wireless carrier is about to launch a new feature that will allow smartwatches to …

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