International Women’s Day Watch

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Today is International Women’s Day. In case the woke media hasn’t give you the 411, it’s a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. Of which there are many. A list that doesn’t include writing for The Truth About Watches (ping me!), a blog that hasn’t featured any women’s watches. Some of that’s because . . .

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Coronavirus Catastrophe Kills Watch Sales

Rolex boutique Macau

You may have heard that the coronavirus catastrophe has closed China for business. The effects are being felt throughout the region, and beyond. But that general statement doesn’t indicate the seriousness of the problem for Swiss watchmakers . . .

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New Watch Alert 1/31/20

Blancpain Ode to Love 2020

My Apple Watch vibrates my wrist when it’s time to move around, lest I turn into Jabba the Horological Hutt. It’s an important feature – I lose track of time when I write. But I don’t lose track of watches for our New Watch Alert. Which is just as well. Each week brings a flood of new releases, of which I’ll share with you. Just remember: get up, stand up and stretch when you’re done. Otherwise, time will catch up with you . . .

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Cartier Santos: Mr. Nice Watch Reports

Cartier Santos

Mr_Nice_Watch writes: I recently visited Juwelier Weber, a beautiful jewelry store in Gelsenkirchen, nestled in the heart of the German Ruhr. I got the chance to put my hands on a brand new 2019 Cartier Santos Large Model Blue Dial, reference WSSA0013. For reference . . .

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The Cartier Crash Watch Is On Drugs

In case you hadn’t noticed, I’m a die-hard minimalist. With the notable exception of a moon phase display, the only complications I love are on the menu of my local greasy spoon. That’s because I value legibility. Saying that, I also value humor. And there’s nothing funnier in the horological sphere than watches that make me feel like I’ve dropped acid. Like the Cartier Crash watch, and the timepiece above . . .

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