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Watch Collectors Be Warned: Upcoming Phillips Auction Not for the Faint of Heart

Watch Collectors Be Warned: Upcoming Phillips Auction Not for the Faint of Heart

By Roberta Naas
This fall promises to be one of the most exciting seasons on the auction calendar, especially at Phillips. Some of the rarest and most coveted watches in history are touring the world now for previews before going up for auction in Geneva in November. The Phillips Geneva Watch Auction: Four (taking place November 12 and 13), will include an incredible READ MORE

Hublot, the New York Giants and Victor Cruz Unveil Partnership and New Classic Fusion Aerofusion Limited New York Edition Chronograph

Hublot, the New York Giants and Victor Cruz Unveil Partnership and New Classic Fusion Aerofusion Limited New York Edition Chronograph

By Roberta Naas
Last night, at what may well be the most the most lavish tailgate party ever, Hublot announced its partnership with the legendary New York Giants as the Official Timekeeper and official luxury watch for the team. As such, the brand along with New York Giants’ wide receiver Victor Cruz – known as a fashion icon – unveiled the new Classic Fusion Aerofusion Limited New York Edition watches – inspired by the Giants. READ MORE

Cartier Re-Opens Landmark Fifth Avenue Mansion Designed by Thierry Despont

Cartier Re-Opens Landmark Fifth Avenue Mansion Designed by Thierry Despont

By Roberta Naas
After nearly three years of complete renovation, the Cartier Mansion on Fifth Avenue re-opened last week with much fanfare. The completely revamped mansion is the stuff legends are made of – much like all of Cartier. In fact, the mansion was initially purchased nearly 100 years ago with a pearl necklace. READ MORE

Roberto Coin Reinterprets Baroque with New Barocco Jewelry

Roberto Coin Reinterprets Baroque with New Barocco Jewelry

By Roberta Naas
Roberto Coin has long been known as the master of working with gold. His designs have delighted people around the world for decades. Thus, it comes as no surprise that one of his most recently revised collections, Barocco, would blend richly woven gold and diamonds for designs that are scintillating. The new line is a play on complex baroque looks of 17th century Italy, but in a thoroughly READ MORE

4 Gold Medal Winners at Rio 2016 Who are Also Watch Brand Ambassadors

4  Gold Medal Winners at Rio 2016 Who are Also Watch Brand Ambassadors

By Roberta Naas Rio 2016, the XXXI Olympic Games, proved to be intensely satisfying (and dissatisfying in some ways) for America. American athletes claimed the highest number of medals – 121 — including 46 Gold, 37 Silver and 38 Bronze. Women won 27 of those 46 Golds. Some of the winners of this year’s Gold medals were also from other countries around the world. Here we bring you a look at four winning athletes who are also watch brand ambassadors. READ MORE

Over the Rainbow: Six Sensational Rainbow-Colored Gemstone Watches (slideshow)

Over the Rainbow: Six Sensational Rainbow-Colored Gemstone Watches  (slideshow)

By Roberta Naas This year, the watch world recognized the diverse dimensions of its audiences. Not everyone wants a black, white, gray or blue watch – some like their time with an explosion of color—even at the highest end of the spectrum. Perhaps more than ever before, brands in all price realms are complying – offering red, yellow, pink, blue, purple, orange, lime green and other color watch straps and dials. This explosion of color, however, READ MORE

Luxury Watch Trends 2016 - Baselworld SIHH Watch News

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