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It’s Going To Be LEGEN-Wait For It-DARY!

Well, clearly the holiday season was a crazy time around here considering we haven’t posted since October 21st! Our bad… let’s catch up quickly, shall we? Happy Halloween! Fall Back. Happy Thanksgiving! Winter is coming… Happy Hanukkah! Merry Christmas! Happy Boxing Day! and a HAPPY NEW YEAR! OK so now that we got the formalities out of the way… It’s 2016, we’re back and we bring great news: The LEGEND has arrived at WorldofWatches.com! A lot of things could be going through your mind right now. ‘What the heck is the LEGEND?’ or ‘What is DJ Khaled doing at WorldofWatches?’ And as…

Innovative TechnoMarine Time

When it comes to being influential in the watch industry, TechnoMarine started a horological revolution the beginning of the Century which is still very popular today. Prior to this duration of time, women’s wristwatches were extremely diminutive in size and chronograph watches were considered just for men. In the very late 1990’s TechnoMarine introduced a line of chronograph watches, named the Techno Diamond Chronographs, designed and created expressly for women with generously oversized stainless steel cases, measuring 39mm or more in diameter. The innovative chronographs also featured sparkling unidirectional rotating bezels with rows of inlaid round-cut diamonds and exceptional carat…

NBA Final Frenzy

The NBA Finals started last night at the Oracle Arena in Oakland CA. The Golden State Warriors hosted the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Warriors defeated the Cavaliers 108-100.   Although the Cavaliers lost, player LeBron James scored the most points of the evening with 44 points over the Warriors star player Stephen Curry with 33 points. Regardless of last night’s game, there are still at least three to four more games to go in the finals with next one being played on Sunday at the Oracle Arena as well. The Warriors are the favorites to win the series this year. Oakland…

How Will You Be Celebrating This Memorial Day Weekend?

Memorial Day weekend starts today and it also marks the official kick-off of summer! Millions of Americans will be celebrating the four-day holiday this year in a many different ways. Memorial Day is traditionally one of the busiest travel holidays of the year and this year is no exception.  A record number of 37.5 million Americans are expected to travel this weekend by land, air and sea, up over 4.7% from last year. Popular destinations from South Beach to Manhattan, Las Vegas to Washington DC will filled to capacity this weekend with vacationers taking advantage of the extended holiday weekend..…

BIG TIME WATCHES

When it comes to jewelry and accessories, the fashions and styles are constantly changing from season to season.  Fashion designers are always updating and adding new looks each season to keep current and stay relevant. One thing that has stayed constant in the world of accessories is watch sizes. Generously oversized wristwatches for both men and women have remained popular for more than a decade. Popular watchmakers Invicta, Michael Kors and TAG Heuer were some of the first brands to feature oversized watches in their collections. Invicta helped set the stage for oversized men’s watches with the introduction of its…

Award-Winning Time

The Academy Awards are this Sunday evening and Hollywood’s finest will be coming out to celebrate the highest achievements in filmmaking for the year of 2014. The motion pictures American Sniper, Birdman, Boyhood and The Imitation Game are vying for the top prizes, while film stars Bradley Cooper, Michael Keaton, Juliann Moore, Reese Witherspoon, Eddie Redmayne, Kiera Knightly, J.K. Simmons, Meryl Streep, Patricia Arquette and Emma Stone lead a list of top contenders in the acting races. Wristwatches have certainly had a starring role in many popular films this year, including being seen on the wrists of several nominated actors…

Black Friday First Look!

Although the Christmas holiday shopping season is already in full force throughout the nation with malls,  shopping centers and online retailers decked out with holiday cheer, the season officially kicks-off on the day after Thanksgiving, which is also known as “Black Friday.” The day is termed Black Friday, since it is not only one of the biggest shopping days of the entire year, it also marks the first day in the entire year that many retailers’ profits start operating in the “black”. Prior to the late 1990’s, Black Friday also marked the day when retailers debuted their holiday decorations. Now from Harrods in London to…

An Equinox For All Seasons

The solar equinox occurs twice a year, usually around March 20th and September 22nd. This is the time when the Earth’s equator passes the center of the sun and daytime and nighttime on this specific day are of equal durations. The two equinoxes also serve to herald the introduction of the spring and fall seasons, as the weather in most parts of the globe transition in changing temperature.  The dramatic contrasts between the seasons, as well as daytime and nighttime serve as the emphasis for a new timepiece collection by prominent International watchmaker Elini Barokas, appropriately named Equinox. The new…

Haurex Italian Time

When it comes to precision crafted timepieces, Swiss-made and designed models are usually the first thing that comes to mind.  Switzerland is indeed the origin and home of many prestigious watchmakers in the world today. And hundreds of prominent watch brand’s headquarters and factories are located in Switzerland…from Baume & Mercier and Ebel to IWC, Rolex and TAG Heuer. Interestingly Italy is also a leading watchmaking country. This comes as no surprise since Italian fashions and designs are heralded and highly regarded throughout the globe. Many popular watch brands have their roots and headquarters in Italy, including Officine Panerai, U-Boat,…

High-Speed MOMO Design Time

Nothing compares to the exhilaration of driving a fast-paced race car or even experiencing a high speed auto race. For decades auto racing has captured the imagination of many around the globe, whether it’s the American Daytona 500, the French Le Man held in Monaco or the Italian Mille Miglia. High-performance timepieces have been part of this racing heritage and several watchmakers have even paid homage to these legendary races, including the TAG Heuer Monaco, Rolex Daytona and Chopard Mille Miglia. MOMO Design watches are a name synonymous with high-speed auto racing. Founded by race car driver Gianpiero Moretti in…