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  • May 22, 2017

    Top 10 Countdown to Watch Fair: #10 TAG Heuer Autavia Reissue

    It’s 10 days until 2017 Princeton Watch Fair kicks off and we are counting down the days by sharing the top 10 watches we are looking forward to showing off at this year’s event! Make sure to check back every day to see which watch we are featuring and to share your thoughts and which […]

  • March 8, 2017

    The Female Designers Behind Your Favorite Jewelry

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    In the world of jewelry, and really any business, a certain brand name has become synonymous with certain qualities.  Typically, we don’t dive deeper into a brand because inherently we know whether it’s good or bad, whether it’s our style or not, and so on. Today, in honor of International Women’s Day, we are taking […]

  • January 24, 2017

    SIHH 2017: The Year of the Women’s Watch

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    Every year we see more and more women breaking into the typically masculine world of luxury timepieces, and it seems luxury brands have noticed and embraced this as well. At this year’s Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie de Geneve (SIHH), the first of the major fine timepiece showcases of the year, which wrapped up […]

  • November 14, 2016

    Meet the Winners of the Grand Prix de Horlogerie Geneve 2016 Watch Awards

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    Last week we brought you a story about the annual watch awards known as the Grand Prix de Horlogerie Geneve (GPHG) and showed a few brands we carry that were in the final running. Well, the winners have been announced and we are pleased to bring some of the results to you now. Oh, and […]

  • October 18, 2016

    Baume & Mercier Unveils Clifton Perpetual Calendar

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    It isn’t every day a Swiss watch brand in the affordable luxury category, such as Baume & Mercier, unveils a more expensive complicated watch. In fact, for this brand, it is only about once a year. To demonstrate its technical savior-faire and true watchmaking capabilities, once annually for the past five years, Baume & Mercier […]

  • October 12, 2016

    Patek Philippe Unveils 40th Anniversary Nautilus Watches

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    Patek Philippe is considered one of the benchmark Swiss watch brands, and one we are happy to carry in our store. This year, we have all been anticipating the unveiling of the brand’s newest Nautilus watches that celebrate the 40th anniversary of their unveiling in 1976. Well, the watches were unveiled last week and they […]

  • September 26, 2016

    The TAG Heuer Watch Picked by the Fans

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    Last spring, TAG Heuer announced an unexpected competition. As many famous Swiss watchmakers have found success by “reintroducing” classic designs in their modern lineup (we’re looking at you, Tudor), TAG Heuer decided to let the public play a role by announcing the “Autavia Cup,” a competition in which fans were able to vote on the […]

  • September 7, 2016

    For Women who Love Watches: Patek Philippe 4968R

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    In addition to making some of the most iconic men’s dress watches in the last century, Patek Philippe creates equally impressive timepieces for its women’s collection. Some, like the 4968R, combine elegance with design and complication in a way unmatched by rival watchmakers. The 4968R is a watch that refuses to be overlooked, both horologically […]

  • August 29, 2016

    3 Pilot’s Watches for the Ground or Sky

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    The story of how the wristwatch came to be the standard of what we wear today is not a new one for many in the horology community, but it is an interesting story worth repeating, providing a good look at the stripped down roots of today’s timepieces. Continue below to explore this great history and […]

  • August 23, 2016

    A Look at the New (And Thinner) Panerai Due

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    By Guest Editor, R. Brandon Horner
    Almost twenty years ago, when I was studying in Florence, I would wander into a watch shop outside the city’s cathedral, the Duomo, and tell myself: one day I will own a Panerai. I had never seen a watch like it before: a strong, chunky case and a wide, legible […]