The Power of the Press: Meet the Rolex Pepsi (original pics, prices)

It happened before the BaselWorld Fair even opened to the public. Just a couple of days before, a few members of the watch press got the first look at the new Rolex Oyster Perpetual GMT Master II watch. A world’s first, this timepiece features a Cerachrom bezel created in blue and red. Suddenly, the timepiece…

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Around the World: Franck Muller Unveils 5-Second Tourbillon Thunderbolt, AKA Rapide, in Monaco

Last week at the World Presentation of Haute Horlogerie (WPHH) 2012 at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco, Franck Muller unveiled a host of exciting new products. Among them: the Tourbillon Rapide, Calibre FM 2025T – with the world’s fastest tourbillon escapement. Also referred to as the Thunderbolt Tourbillon, the mechanical, manual-wind watch features a tourbillon…

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Around the World: Rado Celebrates Release of HyperChrome

Last week, Rado paid tribute to its cool new HyperChrome Monobloc cased watch – on a sail in New York’s Harbor, taking privileged guests pretty up close and personal with the Statue of Liberty and offering some breathtaking New York City views that almost rivaled the look of watches. High-tech ceramic is what Rado is…

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A Moment in Time: Miami Heat’s Dwyane Wade

NBA player Dwyane Wade is all about being on time. This Olympic Gold Medalist and seven-time NBA All-Star has been an NBA Finals MVP, and holds a host of other titles and achievements.  He loves basketball, and is a self-proclaimed watch lover. Thus, it comes as no surprise that Wade would join forces with luxury…

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Around the world: Rado Watch Launches True Thinline and Opens First Boutique in the Americas – in St. Maarten

This past weekend, we had the wonderful experience of traveling with Rado to St. Maarten, where the brand opened its very first America’s Boutique – adjacent to Joe’s Jewelry along Front Street, the main shopping street, in Phillipsburg.  Additionally, the brand officially launched the incredibly alluring True Thinline ceramic watch. Since 1986, when Rado launched…

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Around the World: Panerai Watches – Time and Space – the Unveiling of the L’Astronomo

L’AstronimoPut some of the world’s foremost astronomers in a room – and not just any room, but the main lounge of the 107-year-old New York Explorer’s Club – pack it with scientists, explorers and journalists, add one of the most-sought-after watch brands in the luxury market and its new astronomical watches that celebrate Galileo and…

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