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Spotlight On The Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Chronograph 20th Anniversary

While the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak was first introduced in the early 1970s, it wasn’t until 1997 that a chronograph version made its debut. Naturally, on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the

The Hottest New Women’s Watch Releases From Baselworld 2019

Following up our overview of the best men’s watches from Baselworld, we now turn our attention to the products made for the ladies. We’re happy to report that it was indeed a solid year

The Hottest New Men’s Watch Releases From Baselworld 2019

Baselworld, the watch industry’s biggest fair, is in full swing in Switzerland. Although it’s no secret that the fair is hanging on for dear life–especially with the recent exodus of 18 Swatch Group brands–this edition

Submersible PAM087 What is the Panerai La Bomba?

Catchy nicknames are part and parcel of watch collecting. You’ll often hear names like the Rolex “Hulk”, the Omega “Speedy”, and the Audemars Piguet “Beast.” Panerai is another brand with plenty of unique monikers.

Watch Talk: What Are Rolex Serti Dials?

When discussing Rolex watches, there are a lot of terms that come up specific to the brand. Rolexicon, so to speak. Words like Cerachrom (proprietary ceramic alloy), Rolesor (combination of steel and gold), Rolesium

Spotlight On The Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Traditionnelle

A classic among classics, the Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Traditionnelle is the archetypal fine dress watch. With well-balanced proportions, precious metal construction, and a beautifully finished movement, every detail on this understated watch has been thoughtfully designed and carefully

Luxury Meets Utility: Rose Gold Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Dive Watch

The Rolex Submariner may be the most famous dive watch today, but it was indeed Blancpain that came out with the first modern diver. The Fifty Fathoms made its debut in early 1953 (few

Hublot Classic Fusion Dwyane Wade Brings the Heat

High-end watchmaker of ultra-modern watches Hublot is no stranger to collaborations with athletes. The brand counts some of the world’s best athletes–Floyd Mayweather, Usain Bolt, Justin Rose, Kylian Mbappé and others–as ambassadors. And Miami Heat’s

The Best Luxury Watches Spotted At The Oscars

The Academy Award wrapped up their 91st edition of the Oscars last Sunday, and as expected it was a glamorous affair. Dressed to the nines, celebrities stepped out onto the red carpet ready for Hollywood’s biggest

The History and Evolution of the Rolex Submariner Date

Following our in-depth look at the history and evolution of the Rolex Explorer II, the automatic Rolex Daytona, the Rolex GMT-Master, and the Rolex GMT-Master II, we have now arrived at the history and