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A. Lange & Sohne
A. Lange & SohneA. Lange & Sohne watch company dates back to 1845 and remains located in its original hometown of Glashutte, Germany. These watches are amongst the finest luxury watches in the world, combining mechanical precision, exquisite detailing and rich materials. A. Lange & Sohne produces exclusively mechanical watches, predominantly made of 18 kt gold or platinum, and the bridges and plates of the movement are made of silver. Dials are generally silver or enamel. The designs themselves are also distinctive and unique, making them easily distinguishable from Swiss luxury brands. Produced completely in house, A. Lange & Sohne watches generally display blued screws, individually hand-engraved balance cocks, gold chatons and three-quarter balance plates.
- Adee Kaye
AdidasThe Adidas brand is named for its founder, an abbreviation of Adolf "Adi" Dassler. Prior to the 1936 Olympics, Adolf convinced Jesse Owens to wear his spiked running shoes. This agreement is now recognized as the first Olympic sponsorship for an African American. Owens won four gold medals that year, bringing great recognition to the Dassler sports shoes. Adidas is now a multi-billion dollar establishment, producing sneakers specifically tailored to every major sport, in addition to watches, bags, eyewear, and apparel.
- Air Blue
- Akribos XXIV
AlpinaSince the mid-1880s, Alpina has been associated with horological innovation. Alpina's watches are designed to be robust sport watches that perform to the highest precision and with the greatest reliability in the most demanding situations. They are specifically engineered and built to withstand extreme natural environments, especially at high altitudes and great depths.
- Anne Klein
AppetimeNeed to fix your appetite for time? Put them together and you have Appetime. Born in 2000, Appetime was launched in Japan. The series of casual watches are designed to brighten your mood. Using joyful characterizations and rich variations of different shapes and colors; each watch is designed to tell a story.
Armani ExchangeGiorgio Armani is a high-end, Italian fashion house known for luxury designs since 1975. Emporio Armani watches feature classic shapes and proportions, clean styling and subdued, refined colors. Emporio Armani watches easily transition from day to night with dressy materials and designs.
Audemars PiguetUndoubtedly one of the finest luxury watchmakers in the business, Audemars Piguet is a brand celebrated for its precise movements and exquisite, opulent designs. Audemars Piguet watches are made of the finest materials, such as gold, diamond, and platinum, and feature several complications, such as moon phase, perpetual calendar with leap years, and split-second chronographs. They are perhaps best known for the Royal Oak collection, with its distinctive octagonal bezel and tapisserie dials.
August SteinerFor a relatively new company, August Steiner has produced an impressive number of watches for both men and women, including multi-functions, automatics, Swiss movements, and pocket watches. August Steiner strives to capture cutting-edge fashion, while simultaneously offering an affordable, dependable watch. Details such as mother of pearl dials, chronographs, skeleton cut-outs, and the use of authentic, old coins in their designs make these watches as distinctive as they are functional. August Steiner watches are the perfect choice for wearable, affordable, fashionable timepieces.
Avio MilanoAvio Milano watches are exemplifies the very best of modern Italian design. When Fulvio Locci, who founded the popular Montres de Luxe brand, found himself inspired by the world of aeronautics, he created Avio watches. Fulvio's desire was to develop a line of pilot's watches that was as colorful and fun as it was durable and practical. Each Avio watch showcases the charm and originality that have made Italian products famous for their unique style, image and good taste.
BallThis line of luxury watches features an impressive breadth of style options to suit the needs of an eclectic audience. Whether you're looking for something sleek and radiantly silver or the more casual umber of supple leather, you're bound to find something that piques your interest within this varied collection.
Baume & Mercier
Baume & MercierConsidered one of the oldest and finest watch making companies, Baume & Mercier's story began with the Baume family developing watch technology back in 1830. By 1918, the Baume family joined together with the Mercier family, whose watch designs and artistic abilities were exceptional, and this merger began the Baume et Mercier watch company. It was not long before the Baume & Mercier watch company became prominent for their chronographs and precise watch timekeeping mechanisms. Today, Baume & Mercier continues to produce their branded classic and sporty watch styles in quality timepieces.
BedatEach watch Bedat makes is certified by the A.O.S.C. quality label certifying that each part is of Swiss origin. The 4 Bedat watch lines numbers refer to the shape of the watch. Number 1 refers to a square shaped case, number 3 tonneau, number 7 rectangular and number 8 is the cushion shape. Bedat Watches are both contemporary and classical. It is fashionable and elegant. It is a good decision to choose the Bedat watches.
Bell and Ross
Bell and RossBell & Ross is a Swiss watch company that specializes in luxury watches sharing four characteristics; high water resistance, Swiss mechanical movements unparalleled in accuracy, clear visual indicators modeled after those on aircraft instrument panels, and special features for professionals who work in extreme conditions, such as astronauts, divers, and pilots. Prior to becoming available for purchase, each watch is painstakingly tested for reactions to chemicals, drastic temperature changes, heat, humidity, pressure, shock, and UV radiation.
BerthaFrom the bejeweled to the classical, Bertha timepieces boast a style for every woman. Ditch the basic wristwatch in favor of art; each piece includes quality materials such as stone dials, Swarovski accents and mother of pearl faces. Choose a timeless classic watch or a sophisticated, multi-functional chronograph.
BlancpainEstablished in Villeret, Switzerland in 1735, Blancpain is the oldest watch-making brand in existence. Committed to the production of high quality, hand-assembled mechanical watches in the meticulous Swiss tradition. Each watch movement passes a series of tests for accuracy of measurement, fatigue - how well the watch will wear and operate over several years, and resistance against magnetic, mechanical and thermal shocks. Each watch is painstakingly decorated, engraved, and assembled by hand by a single watchmaker.
BoumBoum is French for "party,"a theme which aptly echoes throughout these collections. Bright colors and dazzling patterns are found in the more than one dozen collections of our boutique watches and chronographs. Shoot for chic and choose a watch that accents a particular outfit, or select a style that reveals your true personality.
BreedBreed watches are modern, fashion-forward statements. Characterized by unique case shapes and dial designs, Swiss movements and several variations of classic black, white, and grey color combinations, Breed watches are a proclamation of the individual. Designed for a young and fashionable crowd, Breed watches are the perfect combination of unique and understated.
BreguetFounded in 1775, Breguet is one of the oldest watch-making companies still in existence. It is also one of the most accomplished, having developed several, vital inventions in horology history, including the tourbillion, the self-winding watch, and the guilloche dial, amongst others. Breguet watches dominated European courts and high society from the late eighteenth century through the early nineteenth century. Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette were especial supporters of Breguet products. Literary references to Breguet from this time period are rife, and include Victor Hugo, Pushkin, Stendhal and Alexandre Dumas. Breguet watches are both classic and distinctive, easily recognizable by their coin-edged cases and blue, pomme hands.
BreitlingPerhaps best known for excellence in aviation watches, Breitling is legendary for precision and high quality control standards of all of their watches. Each Breitling model is 100% Swiss Made and COSC tested and approved, making Breitling the only major watch brand to subject all of its watches - both automatic and quartz - to this testing, the most rigorous of its kind. A favorite brand amongst watch collectors, Breitlings are marked by impeccable movements, clear, readable dials, superior water resistance, and sturdy, comfortable bracelets. They are truly the "instruments for professionals."
- Brera Orologi
Brooklyn Watch Co.
Brooklyn Watch Co.Founded by a group of Brooklyn-based watch enthusiasts and highly experienced watch retailers, the Brooklyn Watch Company began manufacturing men's watches in 2012. These watches were designed with the discriminating man in mind, offering a number of desirable features, including sapphire crystal, high water resistance, Swiss movements, brushed stainless steel cases and superior leather bands. Other details include a uniquely embossed back, crown and logo that pay tribute to the great city of Brooklyn, NY.
Bull TitaniumFrom a time before the written word developed, the symbol of this titan was used to represent an animal known for immeasurable aggression, stamina and strength. That symbol has continued throughout human history for a variety of reasons. However, the basic message remains the same. The watches and chronographs represent this timeless creature and possess the same characteristics and properties.
BulovaIn 1920, Bulova set up an observatory on the roof of a skyscraper, where a mathematician took measurements that were recorded to set and guarantee the precision of Bulova watches. Since that time, Bulova has remained a forerunner in watchmaking, from being the first company to use a tuning fork to keep time in a wristwatch to producing the panel clocks in the first spacecraft to ever land on the moon. In 2008, Citizen purchased the Bulova Watch Company, which is now the largest watch manufacturer in the world.
BurberryBurberry is arguably one of the most successful fashion houses on the market. It boasts a listing on the London Stock Exchange, a listing on the FTSE 100 Index, and Royal Warrants from both Queen Elizabeth II and Charles Prince of Wales. Burberry has sustained a long and rich history of providing luxury handbags and accessories of exceptional quality, several of which are marked with a distinctive beige, black, and burgundy plaid. Burberry now manufactures watches and sunglasses for both men and women. True to the Burberry spirit, their apparel feature classic colors, clean designs and high quality materials. A few even display the classic Burberry check patterns on their bands.
BurgiBurgi is an affordable line of ladies fashion watches named for renowned Swiss watchmaker, astronomer, and mathematician Jost Burgi. Burgi offers a wide range of styles, shapes, and colors with feminine details, such as mother of pearl flower dials, crystal-studded bezels, slim cases and bracelets, and diamond markers and accents. Burgi prides itself on precise, dependable movements at a low price point.
BvlgariBulgari's trademark is usually written "BVLGARI" in ancient Roman style, and is derived from the surname of the company's Greek founder, Sotirios Voulgaris. The current flagship store in Via dei Condotti was opened in 1905 by Bulgari with the help of his two sons, Constantino and Giorgio. The store quickly became a place where the world's rich and famous came for the unique, high quality jewelry designs. For over a century, Bulgari has been setting the pace for Italian style in jewelery and luxury fashion goods.
- Calvin Klein
- Carl F. Bucherer
CartierCartier has maintained a long history of superior jewelry making, dating back to 1847. In 1904, Brazilian pilot Alberto Santos-Dumont told Louis Francois Cartier that his pocket watch was neither reliable nor practical for aviation purposes. In response to his friend's complaint, Cartier designed a wristwatch with a slim case and a square bezel named the "Santos" - the first Cartier men's watch, and an enduring part of their collection.
CasioSince Casio's invention of the first electric calculator in 1957, the company has been a forerunner in digital communication and advanced technology. Amongst Casio's most notable achievements is the first shock-proof watch. The Casio G-Shock premiered in 1983, designed by a Casio engineer named Kikuo Ibe who strove to "create a watch that never breaks." And it never did break, thus the G-Shock is a staple of the sports watch genre.
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ChopardFounded in 1860 by Louis-Ulysse Chopard, the Chopard watch company began modestly, as a Swiss manufacturer of precise pocket watches and chronometers. Though, the company consistently produced reliable timepieces and achieved enough success to relocate to Geneva in 1937, the world capital of fine watch-making, it was not until Karl Scheufele bought the company in 1963 that it began to gain a reputation in the luxury watch market. Unlike many luxury watch companies, Chopard operates as a manufacture, using predominantly in-house movements. In addition, Chopard is one of the few luxury brands that can attribute a significant amount of success to the development of ladies watches, such as the wildly popular Happy Diamonds line, first launched in 1976. Other Chopard landmarks include teaming up with Mille Miglia to produce high end racing watches, becoming the official sponsor of the Cannes film festival in 1998, and celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2010. This product is not a product authorized by the United States trademark owner for importation and is physically and materially different from the authorized product in that it contains foreign language documentation, has different warranty documentation and lacks the manufacturer's warranty. This watch is manufactured by Chopard for foreign distribution and therefore Jomashop provides its own two year warranty on this product.
ChronotechChronotech's line of men's watches offer classic styling and high-tech features. Select a traditional design or opt for a high-tech chronograph. Each watch is fashioned with single- or duo-tone stainless steel or aluminum wristbands and scratch-resistant crystals that display luminescent hands and hour markers. Select a style for everyday wear or a timepiece that offers versatility in a variety of environments.
CitizenCitizen Watch Company was established in 1924. Over the past 75 years Citizen has become a world renowned watch dealer. Since 1986, Citizen has held the position as the world's largest watchmaker. Additionally, Citizen is a universal leader in cutting edge technology. Not long ago Citizen declared an innovative standing as the leader in Ecologically Friendly timekeeping with its Eco-drive collection. Eco-drive watches generate ongoing electrical energy, allowing the watch to charge outdoors or in artificial light.
CorumSince the debut of Corum watches in 1955, this brand has made a striking impact on the industry. Each Corum watch is crafted with great precision, precious materials, and most importantly, cutting-edge design. Corum watches have been modeled after tubes, Chinese pyramid-shaped hats, peacock feathers, a Rolls Royce grill, and antique coins. The most famous of the Corum watches are designed to celebrate the Admiral's Cup race and feature unique dodecagon cases and impressive automatic movements.
CrayoThe brilliant hues represented in the women's, men's and unisex watch collections serve to replicate the many different colors found in nature. Choose from monochrome or multi-toned designs with traditional faces or a wide choice of quirky creations. Fun and functional, each timepiece can easily mix and match with any wardrobe.
CrotonStarted as a small, family-owned business named for the Italian city of Croton, Croton watches have been produced since 1878. From these humble beginnings, Croton sold over one million watches in 2007 alone, and currently designs over 250 new styles each year. The Croton mission statement has always been the same - to produce high quality, low cost watches with lifetime warranties on every watch movement. Croton has earned a notable celebrity following as well, including Natalie Cole, Miley Cyrus, Josh Groban, Quincy Jones and Taylor Swift.
D.FactoryD.Factory offers a line of distinctive sports watches that capture the true essence of a self-confident, active lifestyle. The sleek and bold designs reflect the latest in fashion and are crafted in mind for men and women desiring the latest products that serve both form and function. Made with high-quality materials and scratch-resistant plates, each watch spares no luxury.
- Daniel Wellington
Danish DesignThe company was established in 1988 when owner S. Weisz Uurwerken found a demand for more modern watch designs was increasing, but supplies were severely lacking. The non-obstructive Scandinavian creations soon became a reality. The rectangular-shaped watch faces contained within our inventory are sleek and ultra-slender. The innovative Danish timepieces are made especially for men and women who are self-assured and accomplished.
De GrisogonoBased in Geneva, Switzerland, De Grisogono specializes in spectacular high end jewelry and watches. Despite its relatively short history, opening its doors in 1993, De Grisogono has made several red carpet appearances, attracting the attention of celebrities around the world. De Grisogono made its mark on the jewelry market by becoming one of the first companies to incorporate black diamonds into their pieces. The company continued experimenting with rare, unusual materials and was the first to use galuchat, or shark leather, for watch bands. De Grisogono watches are characterized by a generous use of diamonds, sapphires, gold and other precious materials, Swiss made movements, and a contemporary, baroque appearance.
- Deep Blue
- DeWitt Academia
DiadoraHaving years of designing athletic equipment, it is little wonder that timepieces created by the Italian company founder, Marcello Danielli, might closely resemble the lines of a fine European sports car. The pieces feature gentle curves and the bright colors of racing stripes. Sleek, powerful and highly functional are some of the many qualities found in this line of watches made for men and women.
DieselFeaturing bold designs with a youthful, trendy attitude, Diesel fashions have become hugely popular throughout Europe, Asia and the Americas. Diesel watches are no exception to the brand's daring approach to fashion. Diesel watches are oversized, colorful and eye-catching with uniquely-shaped cases, some designed to imitate the dashboard of a car. From chronographs to digital-analog styles to multiple time zone offerings, Diesel watches are sure to represent the forefront of young adult style.
DiorOne of the most iconic fashion houses in the world, Christian Dior revolutionized women's dress after World War II. Artistically protesting against the minimalist silhouettes arising from fabric rations during the war, Dior created lavish, luxurious dresses imitating the silhouette of a flower. These creations, though rejected at first for their extravagant amounts of material and radical departure from the fashions of the time, came to be known as the "New Look" after the war, and revolutionized women's fashions. Dior nearly single-handedly restored Paris as the fashion center of the world. Dior watches embody the opulence of the brand, using luxury materials such as diamond and ceramic to create high fashion timepieces.
DKNYAmerican high end fashion designer, Donna Karan, is renowned for her red carpet and editorial looks featuring modern designs, feminine detailing, and beautiful silhouettes. She creates looks that are both modern and wearable, and the popularity of her designs has earned her the moniker "the Queen of Seventh Avenue." In 1990, Karan launched DKNY, a more affordable clothing line for younger women, inspired by her daughter, Gaby. DKNY watches reflect the modern, urban feel of DKNY jeans, and feature classic colors, creative shapes and use of materials, and plenty of sparkle.
EbelEbel is named for husband and wife team Eugene Blum and Alice Levy, who began their business in 1911 in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland. Blum brought the technical expertise necessary to produce watches of a high caliber, and Levy contributed her skill in high jewelry design. These are the attributes that have earned Ebel watches several awards, including the "Diplome Commemoratif de Grand Prix" and the "Diplome d'Art et Technique" in Parisian high end jewelry trade shows. During World War II, Ebel became the official supplier for the Royal Air Force of the British Army, proving their watches to be as dependable as they are beautiful.
Ed HardyDon Ed Hardy is an American tattoo artist born and raised in Southern California, recognized for incorporating Japanese tattoo aesthetic and technique into his work. Hardy was a pioneer in the pop-culture tattoo-as-art arena and helped usher it into a worldwide boom in tattoo art. In 2002, Hardy was approached to produce a clothing line based on his art. It quickly gained a fervent following as the high-end Ed Hardy clothing and accessories line. Celebrities such as Madonna, Britney Spears, Kanye West, and many others are frequently seen wearing his unique designs. His celebrity following includes more than 5,000 celebrities, athletes and musicians of all genres.
EdoxEdox watches have a history of fine, Swiss watch-making dating back to 1883. The company offers a range of precise, detail-oriented watches, including sport-inspired pieces, elegant classics, and dressy complications. Edox watch achievements include the world's slimmest calendar watch, the world's first world time watch, and becoming the official timekeeper for the World Rally Championship. For mid-priced Swiss made watches, Edox repeatedly ranks in the most popular world brands, and makes it their goal to stay within the top three ratings for their market segment.
- Ellen Tracy
Emporio ArmaniGiorgio Armani is a high-end, Italian fashion house known for luxury designs since 1975.Emporio Armani watches feature classic shapes and proportions, clean styling and subdued, refined colors. Emporio Armani watches easily transition from day to night with dressy materials and designs.
ESQ by Movado
ESQ by MovadoESQ is a subsidiary of the well known watch brand Movado. Launched in 1995 as the "Esquire" line of watches, this brand represented a more modern, sportier, less expensive Movado watch. Like their parent brand, ESQ watches use Swiss movements, sophisticated designs, and high quality materials. Unlike Movado watches, ESQ are more daring and suited to an active lifestyle. They feature chronographs styles, large, easy-to-read dials, and many display a distinctive Arabic numeral and index hour marker combination.
FerragamoThe Salvatore Ferragamo brand is an Italian luxury goods company, with headquarters in Florence, specializing in shoes, leather goods, and ready-to-wear for men and women. In 1914, Italian shoemaker Salvatore Ferragamo moved to California and opened up a shoe shop for the biggest names in Hollywood at the time, including Joan Crawford and Gloria Swanson. Despite declaring bankruptcy during the Great Depression, the Ferragamo shoe company had regained enough popularity and success to purchase the Palazzo Spini Feroni by 1938, a palace in Florence which currently houses a museum commemorating Salvatore Ferragamo's life and work. Ferragamo has produced great innovation and creativity in the course of its company history. Original creations include the wedge heel, an 18 kt gold sandal, the use of patchwork in leather accessories, and Marilyn Monroe's metal stilettos. Ferragamo's devoted clientele has included Audrey Hepburn, Sophia Loren, Greta Garbo, Andy Warhol and Princess Diana, amongst others. Ferragamo is now an internationally recognized fashion house, primarily operated by Ferragamo's widow, Wanda Ferragamo Miletti, who has expanded the Ferragamo lines to include eyewear, handbags, perfume, apparel and accessories.
FortisSince the early 1910s, the Swiss watch company, Fortis has been making watches for watch wearers worldwide. By 1943, Fortis was introducing the world's first waterproof watches with the Fortissimo models, which were increasingly popular. Since the 1960s, Fortis have been creating watches for use by astronauts in outer space to hold up in extreme conditions and temperature changes. Also, since 1994 Fortis has been the exclusive supplier of manned space missions authorized by the Russian Federal Space Agency.
FossilFossil Inc. encompasses an entire fashion lifestyle, extending from watches to sunglasses, wallets, handbags and apparel. Fossil strives to excel in the realm of vintage-inspired design, and the brand has flourished under this original vision, rising to a multi-billion dollar empire since its conception in 1984. Fossil watches are the main attraction and best seller within the Fossil brand, offering hundreds of affordable models for both men and women, in every color and style imaginable.
Frederique ConstantThe Frederique Constant philosophy consists of three principles - design, quality and innovation. These watches are created to please both watch connoisseurs and novices alike with their beautiful designs, highest standards for technical precision and performance, and affordable price points. Based in historic Geneva, the Frederique Constant watch company takes great pride in their Swiss heritage. Each Frederique Constant watch is hand-assembled, polished, and inspected by a watchmaker trained in Geneva or La Chaux-de-Fonds.
FruitzFun and trendy, the Fruitz collections include the Classic, which was made to replicate fresh fruits and their delicious, naturally bright colors. The Happy Hour series replicates the colors of tropical cocktails. The watches in the Sorbet collection naturally represent the sweet, pastel hues of the popular icy dessert. Designed to be different, fashionable, new and affordable.
GC by Guess
GC by GuessGC's watches seamlessly blend mechanical fixtures and streamlined elegance. The watches for women feature rose gold tones very prominently. This has become a signature detail of Guess' designer-quality jewelry. Men can take their pick of stark, austere face designs in different shapes. The square faces in particular are very striking. The Guess brand is definitely worth a second look if one is interested in purchasing well-made designer watches with some inventive stylistic twists.
- Geoffrey Beene
Giorgio Fedon 1919
Giorgio Fedon 1919Giorgio Fedon established his company in Cadore, Italy, with the objective of creating some of the finest timepieces possible. He succeeded. For nearly a century, the elite Italian watch company continues introducing an ever-growing collection of luxury watches that offer different themes. Whether desiring a timepiece appropriate for general wear, athletic endeavors or a sophisticated evening out on the town, Giorgio delivers.
Girard PerregauxSituated in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Girard-Perregaux is one of the few remaining authentic Swiss manufactures. Expert craftsmen in the fields of design, prototyping, manufacture, movement, finishes, decorations, assembly, casing and quality checks all operate under the same roof to meticulously produce each luxury watch. Drawing on over two centuries of experience, Girard-Perregaux owns over 80 patents in watch design and claims several historical firsts in horology. The first commercially produced wristwatches, the first high frequency mechanical movement and the first Swiss quartz watches are all products of this company's rich heritage.
Giulio RomanoEach timepiece features precise quartz movements and is water-resistant up to 130 feet. With great attention to detail, every watch has carefully coordinated color and design. Select the dial that suits your needs and functions combined with a wrist strap made of leather or mesh stainless-steel. While affordable, Romano watches are true works of art.
Glam RockBorn in 2005 from genius Italian creativity and an international soul, Glen Rock watch offers a care collection range from $995 to $5,500, with signature pieces form $8,000 to $15,000, positioning itself in then fashion-luxury market segment, All timepiece combines sophisticated aesthetic solution with high quality finishes white components and materials are selected by choosing then best expert in each field. Fine leather, like alligator, python and handcraft in France, movement are strictly Swiss Made.
GlashutteDrawing on over 165 years of watch-making history, Glashutte Original manufactures exquisitely engineered, luxury watches that excel in both precision and aesthetic appeal. Operating its own manufacture in the German town from which it draws its name, Glashutte watches are made of 95% in-house parts - a rarity for a luxury watch company.
GrahamThe name of these fine timepieces comes from a 17th-century watchmaker who was more interested in craftsmanship than wealth. Among his creations was the first stopwatch. The Swiss company vows to carry on the tradition today with collections of timepieces that demonstrate quality and refinement. From the designers and engineers to the watchmakers, our timepieces are crafted to be different.
GucciOne of the most iconic luxury brands in the world, Gucci began as a small leather goods and luggage company in Florence in 1921. Gucci envisioned a line of accessories that would reflect the English elegance of the Savoy Hotel, while using the unique, detailed craftsmanship of his Italian roots. In 1997, the Gucci brand introduced the first Gucci watch. Displaying business intelligence in addition to design-savvy, Gucci watches demonstrate excellent craftsmanship and a generous use of precious materials, such as soft silver and diamonds.
GV2 by Gevril
GV2 by GevrilThe Gevril group is named after the first exporter of Swiss watches. In 1758, Jacques Gevril began shipping remarkable Swiss timepieces to the King of Spain, Ferdinand VI. Inspired by this tradition, the Gevril Group produces handmade, limited edition watches in La Chaux-de-Fonds Switzerland and sells them all over the world. The Gevril and GV2 lines are comprehensive and diverse, including watches for men, women and children at low, mid-range and luxury price points. Most are equipped with precise, Swiss quartz movements, and all are designed with a modern, fashion-forward approach.
HamiltonHamilton Watch Company was founded in Lancaster, PA in 1892. The company set out to produce "America's finest watch," and began with high quality, American-made pocket and wristwatches. These precise and durable instruments have enjoyed a long and colorful history, providing pocket watches for early railroad use, supplying the U.S. Navy with marine chronometers during World War II, developing a watch for the first American airmail postal service, and designing the first electric watch, among others.
Harry WinstonSince 1932, Harry Winston has been recognized as one of the premier jewelers in the world. A connoisseur of rare jewels and expert settings, his collection has included such illustrious pieces as the Hope Diamond, the Lesotho, the Taylor-Burton and the Portuguese, amongst others. Due to a long history of unparalleled craftsmanship and a stunning collection of priceless jewels, the Harry Winston name has become synonymous with luxury, even earning a mention in the song, "Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend."
Haurex ItalyHaurex is an Italian watch company thoroughly committed to fashion. Founded in 1989, Haurex sought to create fashion-forward, reliable timepieces that met the growing demand for Italian design. Today, the company produces hundreds of models for both men in women, constructed from steel, aluminum and rubber, in every color imaginable. Haurex watches are sold in 700 locations in Italy alone, and are exported to over 40 different countries.
- Henry Dunay
HermesThe Hermes fashion house is known for its edgy, almost futuristic designs. Even its casual wear has a dark vibe. Almost every ensemble that the brand's designers send down the runway features large swaths of leather. The clothing is meant for people who want to be noticed for being cool but also respected for being serious. It straddles that difficult line between youth and maturity with ease. The brand's watches convey the same message.
HublotHublot is a Swiss watch company, founded upon the idea of fusion. In January of 1980, Carlo Crocco designed the first-ever natural rubber watch straps. He attached them to gold, porthole-shaped cases, creating an interesting juxtaposition of precious and ordinary materials. The combination earned an impressive $2 million in its first year on the market, and has been exponentially growing ever since. In 2005, the debut of the Hublot Big Bang chronograph tripled sales, and Hublot currently produces one of the world's most expensive watches, the Hublot Big Bang $5 million. The porthole-shaped case, for which the brand was named, continues to be a mark of the Hublot watch, along with cases made of precious materials, such as gold, platinum and titanium, and straps made of high grade rubber. With this distinct combination, Hublot are some of the most recognizable watches on the market.
Hugo BossHugo Boss is one of the foremost fashion houses in the industry today, retailing in over 6,102 locations in 110 different countries. Renowned for designs tailored specifically for men that are exquisitely manufactured with trendy, cutting-edge designs, Hugo Boss takes pride its long history of high quality products. Hugo Boss watches are no exception, assimilating classic materials, craftsmanship, and features with a twist, such as numerous small dials, unique skeleton cut-outs, and bold splashes of color. Hugo Boss manufactures ladies watches as well, maintaining the same high level of elegance and class with a trendy, youthful edge.
Hush PuppiesThe world famous company has created a number of different collections of watches for men and women. Commemorating the first year of the business, the company introduced the 1958 collection that offers timepieces featuring a retro design reminiscent of yesteryear. Regardless of what collection men or women might prefer, each watch is a quality product made with the best materials available.
HYTThousands of years ago, Pharoahs kept track of time using hydro-mechanical devices. Now, modern day engineers have invented the means to incorporate this concept into a one-of-a-kind wristwatch. Each watch dial has two flexible reservoirs that are attached to a capillary. One reservoir contains fluorescent liquid, the other clear liquid. Repulsive forces keep the two separate. Daily, the timekeeping liquid advances, and later, mysteriously reverses.
Ice-WatchOne of the more recent brands of mass produced watches, Ice-Watch opened its doors in 2007. Despite a rather short history, they are currently known as one of the best-selling inexpensive watch brands on the market. They attribute their success to offering a large variety of unisex watches in every imaginable color and design. Unlike their closest competitors, Ice-Watch is committed to providing durable products with dependable precision in timekeeping. The brand has received a fair amount of press and celebrity appearances in the past few years, including features in Bazaar, Cosmopolitan, Elle, Esquire, and more.
- IKE Milano
InvictaInvicta (latin for invincible) was founded more than a century ago in 1837 in Chiasso, Switzerland, with the belief that supremely crafted timepieces can be offered at modest prices. Originally crafting mechanical and automatic timepieces, Invicta, like most brands of the time all but disappeared during the quartz movement in the 1970's. After being re-established in the early 1990's, the Invicta Watch Group expanded to offer over 30 bracelets, necklaces, sunglasses, and additional Invicta jewelry accessories.
Issey MiyakeAn inventive, techno-driven brand brought to us by famed Japanese designer Issey Miyake, these watches feature truly distinctive designs and draw inspiration from technology and nature alike. Each timepiece marries modern architectural design with the nature's own ebb and flow, while striking a neat balance between their strong and soft undertones. This is a truly imaginative and inspiring collection of wristwatches.
IWCInternational Watch Company, better known as IWC, is a Swiss watch company dating back to 1868. Founded by American horologist Florentine Ariosto Jones, the company combined the best of American technological innovation and Swiss craftsmanship at the time. This tradition endures in the contemporary vision for IWC - to create timepieces renowned for both precise engineering and aesthetic design. Located in Schaffhausen, IWC is the only major watch company located in eastern Switzerland. Through a long and often turbulent history, IWC has endured as one of the leading luxury watchmakers in the world, offering chronographs, complications, exquisite designs and leading timepieces at auctions and for retail.
Jacob & Co.
Jacob & Co.Jacob & Company has been producing luxury watches for a quarter of a century. Perhaps due to the extravagance of diamond details, these watches have become a celebrity favorite, particularly amongst hip-hop stars. The most famous of the Jacob & Company designs features five different time zones on one over-sized dial - New York, LA, Paris, Tokyo, and the wearer's local time. Jacob & Co. watches sometimes house over 30 carats of diamonds and other precious stones on the dial, making these timepieces a luxury statement piece as well as a watch.
Jaeger LeCoultreThe Jaeger LeCoultre watch company was built upon principles of innovation. In 1903, Parisian watchmaker Edward Jaeger sought to establish a manufacturing relationship with a Swiss company to produce the ultra thin calibers he had invented. Antoine's grandson, Jacques-David LeCoultre, agreed to the collaboration. This resulted in a collection of thin, luxury pocket watches promptly purchased by Cartier, along with an agreement that the movements would be produced exclusively for the Cartier jewelry company for fifteen years. Thus, the Jaeger-LeCoultre company was born, a relationship that has resulted in over 1,000 different calibers, hundreds of inventions and some of the most prized, luxury watches in history.
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JBWSelf-described as "modern and edgy", JBW watches are some of the most distinctive designs on the market. Featuring oversized cases and an abundance of diamonds, JBW watches portray an opulent, daring lifestyle. Since 2006, JBW has been known as a trend setter in the fashion watch category, pushing the boundaries of bold design. With dependable Swiss and Japanese movements, precious metals, and diamond details, JBW watches are also high quality timepieces.
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Johan EricThe popular Danish watchmaker firmly believes, and rightly so, that a classic blend of basic minimalism and modern design demonstrates elegance, luxury and refined taste. The clean lines remain aesthetically appealing and classic. The styles are appropriate regardless of the time of day or location of the wearer. The exquisite form of each timepiece is also in harmony with its mechanical perfection
Joshua and Sons
Joshua and SonsJoshua & Sons watches are inspired by a fusion of contemporary, American hip-hop culture and traditional British timekeeping design. Based in London, a city uniquely and simultaneously traditional and modern, Joshua & Sons watches display this blend with their conventional chronographs, tachymeters, date displays, and moon phase sub-dials paired with bold, oversized cases and crowns, contemporary color combinations, and a generous use of diamonds and crystals. The company mission statement reiterates these qualities, emphasizing a dual commitment to a well-made watch and cutting-edge fashion in both sport and dress styles.
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Kate SpadeCreated in the mid-1990s, Kate Spade created her apparel brand to provide access to people interested in stylish and sensible handbags. Kate Spade browsed local flea markets, began researching different styles, fabrics, production costs, and created a line of handbags with classic shapes, colors, and fabrics. They initially started selling mainly Kate Spade New York handbags, but eventually extended to include Kate Spade New York watches, stationery, personal organizers, shoes, beauty products, and eyewear.
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KienzleWith a variety of collections, the company proudly presents watches suitable for a variety of clients ranging from the young student, the busy mother, the sophisticated executive to the avid sports enthusiast. The innovative designs and styles are created specifically to encourage self-expression, emit personality and represent lifestyle.
Kr3wFrom the brilliant colors to the unusual designs, the various collections manufactured by the up-and-coming company provide ample opportunity to choose a watch that best exemplifies your individuality. Choose a conventional style with an eye-popping bright color or a timepiece from the unusual "Blaster" series that resembles a gold- or silver-toned "boom box" on a chain.
LonginesLongines celebrated its 180th anniversary in 2012. One of the oldest Swiss watch-making companies, Longines has enjoyed a particularly prolific and accomplished history, earning 10 Grand Prix for horology and reaching their 30 millionth watch produced in 2001. In addition, Longines has acted as the official supplier for the International Aeronautics Federation since 1919, an affiliation which has included building a watch to Charles Lindbergh's specifications in 1927, which accompanied him on his crossing of the North Atlantic. Longines watches are best known for their classic elegance and technical impeccability, and are sold in 130 countries around the world.
LuminoxThe Luminox company was born in 1989, when watch maker Barry Cohen encountered a Swiss self-powered illumination system that he readily perceived as usable for creating a watch dial that would be visible in all light conditions. Thus was created the first Luminox watch with light technology that allowed the time to be viewed in complete darkness. This incomparable self-powered illumination system (LLT) lasts for up to 25 years without light exposure. Perhaps the most popular of all of the Luminox designs, the Luminox Navy Seal includes the unique, dependable, painstakingly installed LLT system, 200 meter water resistance, reliable quartz movement, and screw-down case back and crown with security gaskets.
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Marc JacobsMarc Jacobs grew up in New York City and began to study design at a young age. In the process of holding prominent creative positions at both Perry Ellis and Louis Vuitton, Jacobs developed his own collections, one of which won him the fashion industry's most prestigious award, the Council of Fashion Designers of America's award for "New Fashion Talent." At the age of 24, he was the youngest designer to ever receive this award. In 2010, Marc Jacobs appeared in Time magazine's "2010 Time 100" list of 100 most influential people in the world. Marc Jacobs collections now include apparel for both men and women, shoes, handbags, jewelry, perfume, eyewear, and watches.
Maurice LacroixMaurice Lacroix has set itself a clear objective: both through consistent preservation of the long tradition of the Swiss watchmaking art and meeting its high standards, as well as creating, with its very own, innovative complications and movement developments, contemporary design and a heightened passion for detail and perfection, extraordinary timepieces. Those who appreciate lasting value derived from the synergy of traditional watchmaking, creative development work and the latest technology, as well as aficionados seeking the extraordinary know not to entrust valuable, irrecoverable time to just any timepiece but rather to a timepiece from Maurice Lacroix.
Michael KorsMichael Kors is an American Top fashion designer. In 1981, Kors launched the Michael Kors womenswear line at Bloomingdales, Bergdorf Goodman, Lord & Taylor, Neiman Marcus, and Saks Fifth Avenue. Among the celebrities who have worn Michael Kors' designs are Jennifer Lopez, Elissa, Heidi Klum, and Catherine Zeta-Jones. Joan Allen wore his gown when she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in the The Contender.
MicheleMichele watches exhibit a uniquely artistic and feminine approach to timekeeping. They feature mother of pearl dials, bracelets made of delicate, interlocking stainless steel and gold links, brightly colored and patterned leather straps, and plenty of diamond detailing. The first Michele watch, the CSX, has become one of the most recognizable in the industry, featuring a classic chronograph with diamond hour markers. Michele has added a colorful and whimsical touch to the classic elegance of the designs. along with a interchangeability of most styles of watches.
MOMO DesignMOMO began as a manufacturer of luxury car accessories in the early 1980's. Named for Italian racer Giampiero Moretti and Monza, a province of Milan, MOMO specialized in research and development of racing car design. From a desire to define the lifestyle image of the brand, MOMO expanded to fashion accessories, including watches, glasses, helmets, and apparel. Their watches are characterized by a strong sporty feel, with an emphasis on cutting-edge technology, just like the automobiles that serve as their inspiration. Using non-traditional materials, such as titanium, magnesium, and carbon fiber, MOMO watches are distinctively modern. MOMO offers both automatic and quartz movements, chronographs, pilot and diver versions, and digital models for a wide range of options.
MondaineMondaine Watch Ltd. was founded in 1951 by Erwin Bernheim and is managed today by his sons Ronnie and Andre Bernheim. Some of Mondaine watches are heavily influenced by the look of classical Swiss railway clocks. Mondaine represents affordable luxury. The Mondaine timepiece design is distinct, clean, easy to read and immediately identifiable thanks to its signature red seconds hand. The timepieces are crafted of high quality materials and are Swiss made.
MontblancSince 1906, Montblanc has produced writing instruments of the highest caliber. Marked with a distinctive six-pointed star, the Montblanc pens have come to represent the ultimate luxury gift. Located in Le Locle, Switzerland, an optimal location for watch manufacturing, Montblanc added watches to their product lines in 1997 and presented them at the Salon International de Haute Horlogerie in Geneva, to great acclaim. Their first watch, named after the most famous Montblanc pen, the Meisterstuck, endures as a part of the Montblanc watch collection. Similar to their pen design and manufacture, each watch is produced with great attention to detail, flawless mechanical precision, and elegant designs in precious materials.
MOSWhether desiring a classic timepiece that provides basic functions or a rugged, sturdy multi-function chronograph for adventure or travel, we have you covered. Styles vary in dial size, color schemes and wristband options. We have more than one dozen collections featuring distinct characteristics. Each collection has the name of a particular world city. Decide which destination defines you.
MovadoThis brand owns a reputation for creative, artistic, high quality timepieces. The name Movado, which means "always in motion" in Esperanto, an appropriate and semi-prophetic title for a company that would establish a number of timekeeping milestones, including the first watch case designed to fit the curve of a wrist, the first self-winding automatic with month, day, and date display, and the highly-innovative Museum design for which the company is best known. The Museum watch is perhaps Movado's most significant achievement; many have regarded this piece as an icon of modernism.
MulcoSince its creation in 1958, MULCO quickly became a prestigious brand that stood head to head with other competitive Swiss watches. Never forgotten by its followers for its impressive lines and distinguished quality, MULCO watches stood the test of time with the brand's new look created by a group of fashion designers, watch technicians and specialist, so together, they created the best timepiece one could ever wear; a fashionable yet unique collection of bold new models with playful vibrant colors, original textures and solid materials. MULCO is committed to continue their legacy by constantly develop sophisticated and fashionable watches.
NixonNestled comfortably against the Pacific Ocean in southern California, and tucked neatly next to the best surf in Europe, you'll find the Nixon people doing what we do. What started as a frustration at a lack of quality watches that do the talking for you and deliver what you need in various high stress work and play environments, has grown into a network of athletes, rock stars, retailers, and dedicated loyalists that bring Nixon products to market. We make the little things better. We pay attention to it. We argue about it. We work day and night to make the little things as good as they can be, so when you wear it, you feel like you've got a leg up on the rest of the world. You deserve to have something that reflects your entire package. You may not know how to say it, but you've got something to say. You can't slap on an off-the-shelf piece and consider yourself you, can you? That's why Nixon was started.
OmegaOmega opened its doors in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland in 1848 as a small pocket watch shop owned by the Brandt family. In a little over half a century, Omega became the largest watch company in Switzerland, manufacturing 240,000 watches annually. Since that time, Omega has made innumerable contributions to watch-making history, including the first watch on the moon, followed by five subsequent lunar landings, the first divers' watch, the world's only certified marine chronometer watch, the inventor of the James Bond watch, and more records for accuracy than any other watch company. Omega has also been the official timekeeper of the Olympic Games since 1932.
OrisOris is a Swiss luxury watch manufacturer of exclusively mechanical watches. The company has been producing mechanical watches of the highest caliber since 1904, remaining true to the philosophy that a watch should offer the best possible value for the money spent, incorporating only useful complications and practical designs. Each Oris watch movement is thoroughly checked for quality control, and each watch model is designed to withstand the pressures of everyday use.
PaneraiThe bold style of these quality watches is balanced by the use of elegant numerals and design elements, creating a look that is attractive and appealing. Intriguing features such as clear faces and ceramic bezels bring a modern element to the classic designs. Elegant rose gold models offer captivating accents for sophisticated events.
Parmigiani FleurierThe Parmigiani Fleurier watch brand since its beginnings in 1996 as a watch focusing on restoring the value of Swiss watchmaking art as heritage. All Parmigiani watches are hand-crafted, taking at least four hundred hours to create. The watches are created with only precious metals and precious or semi-precious stones. In order to create exclusivity, only a few thousand pieces are produced every year. Their watch lines include the Tonda, Toric, Forma (renamed Kalpa) and the single watch, the Bugatti 370.
Patek PhilippePatek Philippe is widely regarded as the most prestigious luxury watchmaker in the industry. Begun in 1839 in Geneva as a pocket watch company, the Patek Philippe Company has a long and flourishing history of watch innovation, including being the first company to add the chronograph, the minute repeater, the perpetual calendar, and the split-seconds hand into the wristwatch. Royal Patek Philippe clients include Prince Albert, Christian IX, Hussein Kamel of Egypt, Princess Louise of Denmark, Queen Victoria and Victor Emmanuel III of Italy.
Paul PicotNot unlike the many personalities, interests and responsibilities of today's modern man, our company offers seven different timepiece collections consisting of numerous unique choices. However, each piece is handcrafted with the most elegant of details, which exude the ultimate in quality. Along with expert craftsmanship, each timepiece is created with the finest materials that include leather, stainless-steel, 18ct. gold, silver, real stone and diamonds.
PerreletThe company was founded by Swiss inventor Abraham-Louis in the late 1700s. His many accomplishments included the introduction of self-winding movements, pedometers and watches that displayed dates, performed equations, astronomical and physics functions. Family members followed and contributed more astounding creations. The tradition continues today in terms of aesthetic appeal and function with never before seen technology incorporated into each piece.
Philip SteinPhilip Stein maintains a unique vision for a watch company - to produce watches that not only keep time with aesthetic appeal, but also benefit the overall well-being of the wearer. The company launched in 2002 based on this concept, incorporating "Natural Frequency Technology" into their watches in order to promote relaxation and improved sleep quality. Since that time, Philip Stein has become a well-known and highly reputed brand. With their distinctive dual-time dials, interchangeable straps and health benefits, Philip Steins are definitely not your average watches.
PolarThese cutting-edge watches are built for a range of training. Polar is dedicated to helping athletes achieve their goals by using new technology that can link with smartphones and GPS to provide a more complete overview of their progress. With the ability to stay connected at all times as well as keep a backlog of progress, these watches give the wearer complete access to their fitness goals.
PoliceIt is safe to say that POLICE is an all around lifestyle brand. Now, having enjoyed continuous growth on the Italian market and considerable success on leading European markets, POLICE has decided to trust to the taste and personality of its most loyal customers, and to rely on their ability to stand out as fashion lovers, and not as fashion victims, through their personal unique lifestyles. David Beckham is known for being an avid fan of this brand, Police. The brand's concept is effortless coolness and undeniably Italian. The watches reflects a cosmopolitan way of life for trendy and modern people. Stunning design and solid build quality combine to make watches that are truly original.
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PulsarPulsar unveiled the world's first LED, electronic, digital watch in 1972. Made of 18 kt rose gold, the watch sold for the equivalent of nearly $12,000 today. A module from this watch is now on display at the Smithsonian in Washington, DC. An immediate success, the Pulsar P2 2900 LED digital watch was featured in the James Bond movie, Live and Let Die, the following year. In this film, a close up of Bond pushing the button on this side of his watch to display the time occurs twice, launching an even larger following of this watch model.
PumaPuma is one of the top four athletic shoe brands in the world, along with Reebok, Adidas and Nike. Puma watches embody the lifestyle of the brand - colorful, sporty, and durable. The Puma watches are mostly digital, built for sports performance with countdown timers, chronographs and lap memories.
RadoRado watches are amongst the most innovative and creative on the market today. Hi-tech, scratch-resistant ceramic is a a trademark of Rado watches, evidenced by an elegant, glossy patina. This material is harder than gold, platinum or steel. Another notable Rado development has been the use of a watch material with a hardness of 10,000 vickers, equaling the diamond. Each Rado watch is equipped with sapphire crystal, exceptionally hard bracelet and case materials, and the highest quality gemstones available.
Raymond WeilRaymond Weil is one of the last independent Swiss luxury watch companies. Even more uniquely, the company has remained a family business. Raymond Weil's design concepts, impeccable, mechanical movements, and commitment to entirely Swiss-made products earned a clientele that has continued to expand over the past 37 years. Despite the company's current popularity, these high standards have not relaxed, and each Raymond Weil watch passes 350 different checks before being put on the market.
Revue ThommenQuiet, conservative yet accomplished. These are the qualities that our Classic collection of timepieces convey. Each watch features the unmistakable feats of design, engineering and technology that combine to create a legendary piece of artistry. Gedeon began the tradition in 1853 in the small town of Waldenburg, Switzerland. The heritage of the family continues today, inspired by aeronautics and the aircraft industry.
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RolexSince its humble beginnings, Rolex has become synonymous with luxury and achievement in horology. In 1910, Rolex became the first wristwatch to receive the Swiss Certificate of Chronometric Precision. In 1926, the Oyster watch, an enduring part of the Rolex collection, became the world's first waterproof and dustproof watch. The first automatic winding watch is also a Rolex creation, debuting in 1931. Today, Rolex is the single largest luxury watch company, retailing in over 100 countries and producing an average of 2,000 watches per day.
Romain JeromeFounded in 2004, Romain Jerome has quickly become one of the most unique luxury watch companies on the market. Using authentic materials recovered from historical landmarks, such as the Apollo 11 and Titanic, as well as substances like volcanic lava and moon dust, Romain Jerome watchmakers create highly emotional and rare timepieces. Romain Jerome watchmakers refer to this concept as the "DNA of Famous Legends". Each piece derives its inspiration from the air, earth, and sea, focusing on deep space and sea explorations and utilizing rare authentic materials to create a piece of wearable art and history.
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SeikoSeiko, one of the most popular global watch brands, was founded by Japanese watchmaker Kintaro Hattori in 1881. Hattori began manufacturing clocks under the name Seikosha, which translates into "House of Exquisite Workmanship", later shortened to Seiko meaning "exquisite", "minute", or "success". Since that time the Seiko Company has celebrated a number of important milestones in technology history, including the first pocket watch, the first multi-function digital watch, the first alarm chronograph, the first sound-recording watch, the first computerized watch, and most recently, the first watch ever designed for a space walk.
SevenfridayA Zurich-based brand, Sevenfriday watches is inspired to produce a mechanical watch with a contemporary design. What differentiates Sevenfriday watches from other luxury watch brands is their relative simplicity and elegance. Their design has a somewhat rustic tone, a reminder of the industrial age. Sevenfriday is made for individuals with high demands with regard to design, quality and uniqueness.
SimplifyThese modern Simplify watches are a perfect addition for any kind of style. Inspired by times passed when things were uncomplicated, enjoy our streamlined designs and relax. With so many things to do and not enough time, keep track of all those responsibilities with a new spin on classic designs.
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SwarovskiIn 1892, Daniel Swarovski invented a machine that cut crystals with a precision that could not be achieved through manual cutting. Swarovski has become the best-known crystal innovation company in the world. In 1976, Swarovski released its first Swarovski figurine , a small mouse made of cubic zirconia. It was met with astounding popularity, leading to the formation of the Swarovski Crystal Society in 1987. This society is now the largest collector's group in the world, with more than 325,000 members in 125 different countries. In recent years, the Swarovski brand expanded to include Swarovski jewelry, Swarovski watches, Swarovski ornaments, and Swarovski pens.
SwatchSinglehandedly resuscitating the Swiss watch market after the appearance of affordable, Asian watches, the Swatch Watch is generally made of plastic, feature bright colors, trendy designs, and oftentimes, artist pairings. Kiki Picasso, Keith Haring, Alfred Hofkunst, Sam Francies, Akira Kurosawa, Spike Lee, and Moby are amongst the artists who have Swatch watch designs to their credit. Today, Swatch is the largest and most successful watch company in the world.
Swiss MilitaryHans Noll came to Biel in 1961, following a broad-based commercial career, and took over the European sales management responsibility for a mid-sized watch factory. In 1963, following a management changeover, he left this company to set up his own business with his wife. As sufficient capital was not available to buy a brand for himself, he used his imagination and blended the founder's name Hans Noll with the word Watch, giving birth to the brand name Hanowa. Already after only a few years, watches were being produced under own management, giving Hanowa right from the outset a reputation for fantasy watches (ring watches, pendant watches, clip watches, watch sets and much more). For the past 15 years, the company has adapted itself to the changing market trend and converted its production over to sports watches. Thus the "Swiss Military" brand was born. Soon afterwards sister brand "Swiss-Eagle" followed, appealing to the same target audience but offering special, exclusive models. The genuine Swiss Military brand captures the essence of military precision with multidimensional timepieces that sit at the pinnacle of innovation, function and design.
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Tag HeuerTAG Heuer can be traced back to the year 1860. It was not long before TAG Heuer watches became associated with superior timekeeping. Edouard Heuer founded his company, TAG Heuer, which set the standard for precision timepieces. The watchmakers of helped to TAG Heuer develop innovative stopwatches, chronographs, and water-resistant watch models at this time. In 1882 TAG Heuer invented many of the first chronograph watch models.
TechnomarineTechnoMarine, located in the heart of Geneva, Switzerland, places a strong emphasis on colorful, innovative design. Drawing inspiration from the city of St. Tropez, an internationally-renowned seaside resort for the jet-setting European and American populations, every TechnoMarine watch reflects an element of water. Spanning from wave-patterned dials to diamond pave diving watches, TechnoMarine watches exhibit a strong seaside motif. Each watch is equipped with a high water resistance, Swiss movement, and durable materials, and falls into one of four collections - beach, boating, city and diving.
TendenceTendence is a Swiss watch company selling to over 100 different countries, with an especially large presence in Berlin, Hong Kong, Italy, Paris, Switzerland, and Tokyo. Tendence watches feature bright, bold colors and particularly large case sizes, averaging around 42 mm for ladies watches and 52 mm for mens watches. Tendence describes their style as "Larger than Life" and prides themselves on the wearability of their watches, taking care to select materials that are flexible, durable and comfortable.
TimexThe nation's current leading watch manufacturer began as Waterbury Clock Company in 1854. In 1877, the company produced a pocket watch made of brass that retailed for a dollar called the Ingersoll Yankee, named after the pioneer of the marketing campaign that led to its profound success. Timex has enjoyed a number of milestones in timekeeping history since that time, including the first Mickey Mouse clocks and watches, an inexpensive alloy called Armalloy that effectively replaced the jewels previously required for watch movements, and the Indiglo backlight.
TissotTissot was founded in 1853 by father and son team, Charles-Felicien Tissot and Charles-Emile Tissot. Since that time, the Tissot brand has pioneered an impressive number of advancements in watchmaking history, including the first mass-produced pocket watch, the first dual time-zone pocket watch, and the first plastic watch, among others. Tissot designers have boldly experimented with watchmaking materials over the years, such as wood and stone, some of which have become standards in the industry, including mother of pearl.
Tommy HilfigerOne of the most successful American lifestyle brands, Tommy Hilfiger provides high quality, preppy, classic American designs to over 90 countries and 1,000 retail locations. Since opening in 1985, Tommy Hilfiger has risen to a $4.6 billion company with exquisitely made apparel for men, women and children, in addition to home furnishings, fragrances and watches. Drawing on pop culture icons in art and music, Tommy Hilfiger has aligned his business with the relaxed, youthful undercurrent of American style. His designs are largely modernized versions of wardrobe staples, such as button-down shirts and chino pants. His distinctive, cool, clean designs have made him one of the only internationally renowned designers for American sportswear. The brand was won design awards from GQ, Parsons School of Design, the council of Fashion Designers of America, VH1, Marie Claire and FiFi, amongst others. Tommy Hilfiger watches show strong, preppy influences, with clean dials, striped bands, and classic colors, in both quartz and automatic styles.
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TudorConsidered to be the little brother of Rolex, Tudor watches were conceived by Rolex founder, Hans Wildorf. The Tudor watch brand was to created to pay tribute to the Tudor period of England. Additionally, it allowed consumers to gain access to a watch with the reliability and dependability of a Rolex, but at a lower price. Tudor brand watches are manufactured by Montres Tudor SA using movements supplied by ETA SA. Tudor watches were used by the French Navy for its divers, with the first Tudor Submariners being purchased in the late 1960's. Additionally the same model was used by the US Navy for its UDT and Navy Seals. Even with an aristocratic name of its own, a Tudor is still a Rolex.
TW SteelThe Dutch watch company TW Steel opened its doors in 2005, headed up by father and son team Ton and Jordy Cobelens. Short for, "The Watch in Steel", the brand is characterized by oversized watches and chronographs, most measuring in at 45-50 mm. Each of TW Steel's designs feature a simple two-dot logo, representative of the modern design and reliable technological advancements that the company prides itself in providing. Despite a relatively short history, TW Steel has already secured markets in over 100 countries, seven celebrity ambassadors, and a partnership with the Lotus F1 team. The company attributes its success to high quality timekeeping and craftsmanship, trendy, oversized designs, and affordable price points. TW Steel is perhaps best known for the Canteen series, a bold and distinctive watch collection marked by 45-50 mm cases, precision movements, mineral crystal, and 100 meter water resistance.
U-BoatThe U-Boat name is a major force in the world of luxury watches; a notable accomplishment for its mere 12-year history. This Italian watch company derives its name from the marine-theme designs for which the company is best known. U-Boat models are unmistakable, with blocky crowns at the 9 o'clock position, thus situated in order to allow divers full wrist motion underwater, simple dials, often with Arabic Numerals at only the 4, 8 and 12 o'clock positions, and extremely oversized cases. U-Boat is the current world record holder for largest case size, measuring in at a massive 64.4 mm. Through a rigorously selective process in choosing materials, such as titanium, sterling silver, and 18k gold, in addition to details such as Superluminova hands and markers, U-Boats are regarded as some of the most desirable luxury models on the market.
Ulysse NardinUlysse Nardin is a Swiss luxury watch company with a long history of excellence. The company was founded in 1846 by its namesake, Ulysse Nardin, a man trained in watch-making first by his father, Leonard-Frederic Nardin, and later by some of the most accomplished watchmakers in Neuchatel Switzerland. Since that time, Ulysse Nardin has won 18 international gold medals and 4,300 first prizes in chronometric distinction. Though the company has produced remarkable complications of all kinds, Ulysse Nardin is best known for their marine chronometers, which have become collectors' items around the world and have been used in the navies of over 50 different countries.
Vacheron ConstantinJean-Marc Vacheron began the tradition in 1755 when he took basic materials and created a timekeeping masterpiece. Today, the legacy continues, and each piece undergoes the careful scrutiny of the Geneva office to ensure that the quality deserves the Hallmark of Geneva seal of approval. Excellence describes the precious metals and stones that go into the composition of each piece and the exquisite craftsmanship involved in the manufacturing process.
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VersaceIn the late 1970s, Gianni Versace, presented his first fashion collection under his own name. This was the start of one of the most famous Italian fashion houses. The company designs, manufactures, distributes and retails fashion bags, shoes and accessories, jewelry, watches, eyewear, fragrances, and home furnishings all bearing the distinctive Medusa logo. Celebrities and connoisseurs adore the brand for its uncompromising design, its rich and ultra-sensual style and its impeccable craftsmanship and quality. In the late 1980s, Versace created a second line of Versace merchandise with the brand name, Versus. Known as Versus by Versace, its goal was allow people to evolve their own individual style by anticipating new trends and embracing challenges.
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Versus by VersaceIn the late 1980s, Gianni Versace created a second line of Versace merchandise with the brand name, Versus. Known as Versus by Versace, its goal was allow people to evolve their own individual style by anticipating new trends and embracing challenges. The following Versus collections of fashion, accessories, eyewear, watches, and fragrances proved to be an enormous success with a strong public following who were turned into its distinctive 'rock-chic' style. Today, Versus is well known as Versace's second line and as a brand. It is worn by many celebrities including Cheryl Cole, Leighton Meester, Miranda Cosgrove and Alexa Chung, and featured in and on the cover of many high-profile Fashion and lifestyle international magazines like Vogue, InStyle, ELLE and Glamour.
VictorinoxIn 1897, the Original Swiss Army Knife was created in the small village of Ibach, Switzerland. Swiss watches just like the Swiss Army knife, stand for quality, Made in Switzerland. Wenger S.A. with their Headquarters in Delemont in the Jura Mountains, established in 1893, is one of Europe's leading knife makers and one of only two official producers of the Swiss Army knife. Skilled workers abound in the Jura Mountains, where watch making is a predominant industry; manufacture the famous Wenger knives in multiple operations on the latest machinery. Wenger watches are designed to meet the most rigorous military requirements. The specifications would impress even the boldest watchmaker. Wenger watches must withstand use in extreme cold and humidity; withstand impacts, magnetism, and sudden changes in altitude. During the Swiss Commando Raid, which brings together military teams from fifteen countries, Wenger watches are subjected to the worst that can be inflicted on a timepiece, and not on a laboratory test benches, but for real. Uncompromising craftsmanship makes these watches worthy of the cross and shield emblem of the Swiss Army Brand. Around the corner or around the globe, classically styled Swiss Army watches will make sure that you're equipped for life's adventures. No matter what those adventures might be.
WengerThough the company was established in 1893, it was not until a century later that the manufacturer began crafting timepieces. The quality of each watch and chronograph is apparent from the design features to the complex movements that provide function. From one generation to the next, the attention to detail combines with the need for perfection to ensure an exceptional piece worth owning.
ZenithNamed for the word "zenith", which means the highest point reached by a celestial body in the sky, the Zenith company has accumulated 1,565 awards for precision in watch-making. Founded in 1865 by Georges Favre-Jacot in Le Locle, Switzerland, Zenith was the first company to unite every step of watch production in a single building, a concept known as "the manufacture". Zenith continues to be one of the only surviving Swiss watch companies to produce its own movements in-house. Perhaps the most famous of the Zenith movements is the El Primero, the first integrated automatic chronograph movement produced. Launched in 1969, the El Primero continues to be the most precise series-made caliber, able to measure 1/10th of a second accurately, beating at 36,000 vibrations per hour with an impressive power reserve of 50 hours. The El Primero now comes in 23 different versions, with complications ranging from the simple small seconds to the elaborate "gravity control." In 2003, Zenith began showcasing this impressive movement with the help of a skeleton cut-out on the dial, making the watch both visually appealing as it is accurate.