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OMEGA Opens New Olympic Pavilion

by Time&Style Staff

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On Tuesday, the official timekeeper of the Winter Olympic games and fine watchmaker OMEGA celebrated the opening of their own “activity hub.” Visitors had a chance to browse through a collection of timepieces, take a ride in an interactive bobsleigh simulator and watch a 3D speed skating video. They also had a chance to learn about the technology used to measure the athletes at this year’s games and the amount of work that goes into it. In Sochi, OMEGA will record more than 650,000 times, distances and scores.

The Racing Watch

by Time&Style Staff

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Precision timing is essential to all racing events and the mechanical stopwatch was long the standard tool for measurement. So important was the advent of the chronograph that almost as soon as the wristwatch was put into production, watchmakers sought to integrate these complications into them. more…

Metallic Watches

by Time&Style Staff

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The gold standard in watches isn’t always necessarily gold.  more…

Into the Blue

by Time&Style Staff

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Blue’s popularity waxes and wanes among the world’s top watchmakers, and this year it’s back in vogue once again, with some of our favourite brands offering pieces to match the sky, the sea or your favourite pinstriped suit. Hermès has recently released a blue version of their nautical Clipper, which has a striking blue dial and matching rubber strap set on a durable steel and titanium case. (Hermès Clipper, $6,900)
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Golf Star Rory McIlroy Becomes An Omega Global Ambassador

by Time&Style Staff

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PGA star Rory McIlroy has joined a long lineage of professional golfers as a global ambassador for fine watchmakers Omega. He’s in excellent company, joining master players the likes of Davis Love the Third, Sergio Garcia, Greg Norman, Stacy Lewis, and Michelle Wie. He’s also in fine hands with regards to wristwear, as Omega has been entrusted with timekeeping all golf events at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympic Games.

 

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