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Complications: The Tachymeter Explained

Anyone who’s either owned or held a chronograph in their lives have more than likely noticed a series of etchings surrounding the watch bezel. To be …

For Men

Save More Than $100 on This Cult-Favorite Dress Watch

The “Cocktail Time” has been a cult-favorite amongst Seiko enthusiasts since it first launched in 2010 thanks to its brilliant guilloche dial, …

Macy's

Opinion: Paying off your mortgage could be the smartest investment of 2018

What’s the best investment you can make in 2018? Three considerations—taxes, risk and the economic cycle—point to one conclusion: Paying down debt …

Personal Finance

Traders are betting billions that the hottest stocks of 2017 will get crushed

The so-called FANGS — Facebook, Apple, Netflix, and Google — helped drive the S&P 500 to what's set to be its best year since 2013.<p>But they've also attracted a swarm of short sellers. These are traders who borrow shares, then sell them in the hope they'll become cheaper so they can buy them back at …

Trading

The Best and Most Innovative Watches of 2017

article<p>https://www.gq.com.au/style/watches/the-best-and-most-innovative-watches-of-2017/image-gallery/18524b19c4bafc4d54ab87d3da26374f<p>The best and …

The 18 best trips for 2018

2017 was the year of traveling fearlessly. In a world so often portrayed as risky, dangerous, the reality is that when you actually get out there, …

Year In Review: The Watch I Wore The Most In 2017, By Members Of The HODINKEE Team

This is one of our favorite HODINKEE traditions, going all the way back to 2013 when we first had the idea to round up the HODINKEE team members …

Mortgage Do’s and Don’ts for 2017 | Investopedia

Top mortgage do’s and dont’s are especially important in 2017. Last December the Federal Reserve raised its key interest rate by 0.25% – marking only …

Review: Vacheron Constantin Traditionelle Minute Repeater Tourbillon

<b>Amongst a myriad of stunning showpieces and inspiring grand complications, such as the A. Lange & Söhne Tourbograph Perpetual “Pour le Mérite” and</b> …

Watch Brands That Defined An Era Of Timekeeping

No matter how far we come in technology, the mechanical movements of a timeless wristwatch will always be a fascinating work of art. An art that has …

26 places you should visit before they disappear forever

But because of climate change and human carelessness, some of them are in danger of disappearing in the next 100 years — or even sooner.<p>From Patagonia's glaciers to Africa's Congo Basin, these threatened natural wonders span the globe.<p>Keep scrolling to see where you should visit sooner rather than …

National Parks

Found: Vintage Panda-Dial Chronographs Looking for a New Home

Good news: it seems the black-and-white “panda” dial chronograph is back in fashion. Rolex’s Daytona update from last year was no doubt early to the …

10 watches that rule the roost

Chopard L.U.C XP Urushi Year of the Rooster<p>Blancpain Traditional Chinese Calendar Limited Edition Year of the Rooster<p>Bovet Amadeo Fleurier Monsieur …

8 things to do with avocado beyond guacamole

By Bonnie S. Benwick<p>Bonnie S. Benwick<p>Deputy Food editor and recipe editor<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Avocados are in the news — and not just because Super Bowl Week, with its mounds of guacamole, is nigh upon us. Will there be a run on the Mexican-grown fruit if an extra tariff is applied?<p>(Fun facts: The vast …

Guacamole

SIHH 2017: Contemporary Watch Design

It’s no surprise that traditional design and refined watchmaking take the center stage at any large-scale watch event. After all, our reverence for beautiful timepieces begins with an understanding of the centuries-old history of fine watchmaking–including all its traditional designs and …

Watches

Introducing the Redesigned C5 Malvern Automatic MK III and C3 Chronograph MK III from Christopher Ward

It’s easy for a successful company to keep doing what they’ve always done, to idle rather than to experiment or improve. But that’s not what …

Jaeger LeCoultre’s latest watch will take your wrist game to new heights

Jaeger LeCoultre’s latest watch will take your wrist game to new heights<p>On the understanding that nothing stands still, least of all in the world of …

Jaeger LeCoultre

Two Vintage Jaeger-LeCoultre Memovox Models with Modern Appeal

The latest Memovox is great, but ’60s and ’70s variants remain highly collectible alarm watches…<p>As many discovered when <b>Jaeger-LeCoultre</b> introduced …

The Trans-Pacific Partnership Was a Mistake — Don't Mourn It

President Trump’s formal withdrawal of the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations has precipitated a flood of tears about and warnings of the end of free trade and rising Chinese hegemony from orthodox economists and pundits.<p>But there is no cause for tears or grounds …

An Affordable, American, Carbon Fiber Watch That’s ‘Meant to Create a Little Controversy’

“We want to do something radically different,” said Michael Wilson, the CEO and founder of Kansas City watchmaker Niall, on Thursday. The watch in …

12 of the Best Bars in Amsterdam

Travel<p>Quench your thirst in the city that invented Heineken.<p>Hop on a bike in Amsterdam and pedal in any direction, and you’ll probably wind up at a bar. There are over a thousand of them, tucked into cozy streets, floating on canals, and overflowing into alleyways, each one serving your favorite …

Heineken

Just Because: A Rare Look Inside The Incredible Collection Of Mohammed Seddiqi At Dubai Watch Week

I've learned a lot over the last few days at Dubai Watch Week – about modern collecting habits, how independent watchmakers see the current market, …

19 Extremely Stylish Men Pick Their Favorite Watch

From Submariners to Navitimers, here's what they chose.<p>Our favorite exemplars of style reveal the watches that adorn their wrists and lie closest to their hearts.

Iconic Watches Throughout the Last 100 Years

10 Rolex models that changed the wrist landscape.<p>Few works of art deserve to be called timeless, and even fewer can be worn on your person day after day. An impeccably crafted watch achieves both: It grants its owner a look of sophistication, plus the utility of an exquisite timepiece that just …

In-Depth: The Patek Philippe 1518 In Steel (Video, Live Photos, History, & Thoughts)

Ever since I found out that a steel 1518 was to be sold publicly this year, I wondered how best to cover it. We’ve called so many watches "grails," …

Most Affordable Men’s Watches To Buy Right Now

Timeless statement pieces will always be the pinnacle of a man's journey into the world of horology. For all of the other days we have the no-fuss …

The world’s best cities revealed

Bordeaux has been named the world’s best city, according to Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2017 list.<p>Known for its occasionally left-field choices, …

The Two Watch Collection: The Patek Philippe 3940 And The A. Lange & Söhne 1815 Chronograph

I've often thought about what my watch collection will be like in twenty years. I'll be in my fifties then, married with children (I hope). My watch …

Panerai Luminor Due: A "Two" That's Also a First

Panerai’s latest addition to the Luminor family, the Luminor Due (“two” in Italian), is also the brand’s thinnest model so far. To be more precise: …

Rose Gold

Five of the most stunning luxury watches money can buy

Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean Co-axial Master Chronometer<p>Resplendent with a splash of orange, this new titanium 43.5mm piece's 8900 movement affords …

Watches