The Best Skeleton Watches of Halloween 2014

The Best Skeleton Watches of Halloween 2014

Happy Halloween! October 31st is the only day of the year that watch guys like us can get away with wearing a skeleton costume and a skeleton watch at the same time. Since about 99.99% of you probably haven't dressed up for Halloween in quite some time (correct me if I'm wrong) and I'm no fashion blogger, I'll save the costume discussion for another day and share with you the best skeleton watches of Halloween 2014....

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Introducing The Nomos Glashütte Lambda "Deep Blue"

Introducing The Nomos Glashütte Lambda "Deep Blue"

Nomos is the paragon of affordable luxury. Though a relatively new establishment in the acclaimed German watchmaking town, Glashütte, this manufacture has rapidly evolved into a powerhouse of high-grade mechanical movement production....

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HANDS-ON: Vacheron Constantin's Traditionnelle 14-Day Tourbillon At Wempe NYC

HANDS-ON: Vacheron Constantin's Traditionnelle 14-Day Tourbillon At Wempe NYC

The tourbillon is the king of complications--do keep in mind, this is not an opinion, but a fact. And while stopping by Wempe's Fifth Avenue boutique, located just around the corner from the Peninsula, I had the pleasure to view a selection of tourbillons from various distinguished manufactures. Yes, all of the pieces were spectacular, but one was absolutely striking....

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Video Rewind: The Evolution of the Omega Speedmaster

After all, it's October and we all love Omegas, so why not post an Omega video in October? This video montage represents the lineage of the Omega Speedmaster--starting with the first 1957 ref. CK 2915 Speedmaster and ending with the most recent addition to the Speedmaster collection. Enjoy!

A Friday Afternoon Editorial: Cool Quartz

A Friday Afternoon Editorial: Cool Quartz

Quartz watches are cool. Yep, I said it! I'm not talking about those god-awful G-Shocks every other fifteen year old I know is wearing, I'm referring to the watches that kept this great industry  alive in the 1970's and 1980's. So before you shut down your computer and chill for the rest of the weekend, let me give you a brief education on two amazing quartz wristwatches that may be cooler than most mechanical watches. 

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PHOTO REPORT 1: IWJG NYC

PHOTO REPORT 1: IWJG NYC

Day one of the IWJG New York show was nothing short of a success. Esteemed dealers from all corners of the globe convened to share and, of course, sell their cherished timepieces. A feeling of excitement filled the air; even as the day was coming to an end, negotiations amongst many dealers were seemingly interminable (in a good way). 

In this first IWJG photo report, I feature various vintage and contemporary watches manufactured by Rolex, Tudor, and Patek Philippe. 

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