Movado Watches Releases Red Label Museum Calendomatic Picture Watch

Written by Debbie. Posted in Fashion Watches, Luxury Watches, Movado

Movado Red Label Museum WatchAs a brand whose exquisite watches have made their way into the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, Movado Watches employs the most refined use of linear design, finesse and modernity into their timepieces.

The latest incantation of Movado Watches is the long-awaited Red Label Museum Calendomatic Picture, a model that represents that company’s early designs dating back to 1946. Using a self-winding Calendomatic movement, the new Movado Red Label Museum watch maintains the same characteristic design concepts that have defined the brand for decades.

Measuring 42 mm in diameter, the round case of the Red Label Calendomatic is crafted from silvery stainless steel, which contrasts beautifully with the black leather strap and black dial. In addition to the signature Movado “dot” at the 12 o’clock hour, the watch features a convex date windo at the 6 o’clock hour, a function that is generated by the ETA 2824-2 progressive Calibre movement.

The new Red Label Museum Calendomatic from Movado Watches embodies the style and sophistication that has made the watch company such an icon in the world of horology, and it has enjoyed enormous market success since its release earlier this month.

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IWC Releases another Limited Edition to Benefit At-Risk Youth

Written by Debbie. Posted in IWC, Luxury Watches, Men's Watches, Women's Watches

IWC WatchWith its new special edition timepiece, Swiss watch manufacturer IWC, continues with its theme of making luxury watches to benefit good causes. The company’s fourth special edition was made to benefit the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation and utilizes the design basics of the IWC Portuguese Automatic timepiece.

This limited edition model comes with a bright blue dial and a leather strap that pays homage to the work that Laureus has done with youth around the world. The foundation provides positive alternatives to addiction, violence, poverty and disease. Since it began its partnership with the Laureus Foundation in 2006, IWC has presented a limited series of watches every year.

This IWC Portuguese edition will be offered in a limited edition of 1,000 timepieces, each engraved with a number, and a “team spirit” medallion that features children with arms interlinked. The image itself is the work of a twelve year old Sri Lankan boy, whose drawing was chosen from hundreds of drawings submitted by children around the world. In addition to being a touching symbol of the Laureus Foundation’s mission, a portion of the proceeds from the sale of these watches will fund worldwide Laureus projects aimed at helping at-risk youth.

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Victorinox Swiss Army “Pac-Man” Edition Champions Filipino “People’s Champ” Pacquiao

Written by Debbie. Posted in Luxury Watches, Men's Watches, News

Victorinox Swiss ArmyThirty-year old Filipino boxing champ Manny “Pac-Man” Pacquiao, also known as the “People’s Champ” has been selected by Victorinox Swiss Army as the luminary for their latest limited edition timepiece. As the five-time winner of world titles, competing in five different weight divisions, Pacquiao has been rated by Ring Magazine as the top boxer in the world – pound-per-pound. In addition to being named as one of Time Magazine’s most influential people for 2009, Manny Pac-Man Pacquiao is also the first Filipino national to have an international watch brand name a watch after him.

Victorinox Swiss Army’s brand manager for their Philippines watches division, Marnie Chua, is very excited to be paying tribute to this Filipino legend, and believes that he is the best representative for the brand’s philosophies of innovation, reliability and functionality. A limited edition of only 1,000 “Pac-Man” watches will be created, making the watch a “must-have” for anyone who shares the Filipino pride over Manny’s achievements.

The design of the watch includes an engraved image of boxing gloves on the watch’s face, and a rendition of Pacquiao’s face and the Filipino flag on the caseback, along with the words “A Tribute to a Filipino Boxing Legend”. Like all Victorinox Swiss Army watches, the watch is also equipped with a scratch-proof sapphire crystal, screw-down pushers, and the highest grade of leather straps and hardware.

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Tissot Watches Score a Victory with Nascar

Written by Debbie. Posted in Luxury Watches, Men's Watches, Tissot

In keeping with Tissot Watches’ tradition of awarding a watch to Nascar champions, more racing greats have been the recipients of this coveted honor. In fact, the competition for the remaining watches among Nascar drivers is heating up.

Tissot Nascar Watch

In keeping with their mission to create a high-performance, precision timepiece, Tissot Watches continues to award a watch and $5,000 to the racer who spends the least amount of time with his crew in the pit, hence the title, “Pit Road Precision”.

In October 2009, Jimmie Johnson claimed his watch, after winning the Pit Road Precision title as well as the Sprint Cup. For finishing second in the lead lap and staying with his crew for just over 329 seconds, Johnson claimed one of the coveted Tissot watches and a check for $5,000.

Jeff Gordon, in another round for Tissot watches, claimed a watch and prize money for spending the shortest amount of time in the pit lane in his recent performance at the Pepsi 500 at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, CA.

Driving his number 24 Hendrick Motorsports car, he too won the Pit Road Precision title for spending the shortest amount of time (just over 295 seconds) in the pit during the race. Gordon scored another victory recently by being named as one of the 50 greatest drivers by Nascar.

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