Thursday, March 31, 2011

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by Baume & Mercier 

Baume & Mercier has a rich history in storied tradition of Swiss watchmaking, now over 170 years

In 1830, brothers Louis Victor and Pierre-Joseph-Celestin Baume established the Baume Freres Watch firm in the Swiss Jura region--the heart of the Swiss watch industry. As business flourished in Europe a grandson of the founder, William Baume met Paul Mercier, a great lover of the arts and in 1918 they created a business partnership. 

The contrast of the rigorous, precise Baume with the artistic, free thinking Mercier fused form and function to create the traditions of perfection, quality, and luxury that still exist today

Product Features:
*Quality Swiss Automatic movement; Functions without a battery; Powers automatically with the movement of your arm
*Scratch-resistant-sapphire crystal; Band width between lugs 11.5 mm; Band width at the widest point: 24.5 mm
*Case diameter: 43 mm
*Stainless-steel case; Black dial; Date function; Chronograph functions

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Reviewed by: s.graham "s.graham" (LA)
My new favorite watch
This review is from: Baume & Mercier Men's MOA8797 Riviera Chronograph Strap Watch (Watch)
This is a great looking watch, and I've never seen it on anyone else, which living in Los Angeles is a big deal. I wrestled with myself for a month about getting this watch. I usually get immediate buyer's remorse as soon as I succumb to my addiction and hit BUY on something as frivolous and overpriced as a quality timepiece, but the second I opened the box and saw this baby that all went away. 

I love the juxtaposition of the matte black finish on the bezel and dial against the polished steel of the case and subtle detailing of the chrono dial. 
The dial itself is absolutely stunning with just the right amount of orange to black contrast. 
A great masculine, athletic looking watch, but not so much that its ostentatious. (Not to step on any toes, but come on Panerai, its big enough already) 

The chronograph movement is of the highest quality, very crisp and substantial when you push the buttons and pull the crown, like you would expect from a premiere Swiss watch house like B&M. Usually 
I prefer a tang and buckle to a deployment strap because deployments always pinch and cut off circulation. 

This one is no different in the pinch department, but the sail cloth has a nice pliable finish, and doesn't feel as stiff and restricting as most leather straps.

The other reviews are correct in pointing out the lack of illumination on the numbers, it does glow after exposure to direct sunlight, but nowhere near as bright compared to my Seamaster. This may be an unfair comparison though, you can see that thing from the moon at full glow.

I'm an architect, so I got this thinking it would be a great everyday job site workhorse between the weekend G-shock and the office Omega, but it looks so good I don't want to mess it up. 

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This is for my east coast ladies don't let the snow tomorrow get you down...

With Love From East Coast,


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Coloriffics Review

Launched in 1950, Coloriffics offers a "coloriffic" and exquisite selection of bridal shoes, prom shoes, and evening shoes that is a step ahead of footwear trends. They have dye-to-match fabrics and eye-catching metallics that will help you put your best foot forward. They also have a stun-worthy selection of bridal and evening handbags. Check them out on Twitter and Facebook.

The HB1355 Handbag ($36) exudes an Old Hollywood charm with splendidly beautiful details, at a fraction of the price for what you would expect to pay. It features rhinestone ornamentation on the outside. Inside, it has two compartments. It may be small, but it packs a powerful "punch" that will help you look and feel like a million bucks because of the couture quality. I received the handbag in Black, but they also offer other colors - Coffee, Silver, and Gold.

I instantly fell in love with the Pegasus High Heel Sandals, because they're much similar to a pair of shoes that I had minus the rhinestones. The beautifully arranged rhinestones will give your outfit a glowing and radiant look! The diamond shaped pattern is unique and gorgeous. A small bag of rhinestones were also included in this package in case I lose a stone or two, which is expected to happen with anything that has rhinestones, regardless of the price tag.

I also love their Cyndi Lace Open Toe Booties, Jessica Glitter Peep-Toe Platforms, and Venus Satin Platform Peep-Toe Pumps.

Click here for the nearest store that sell the Coloriffics line. They also have an extensive list of online retailers that sell their line.

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True Legend (2011) (Trailer)

True Legend
(Su Qi-Er)
(indomina releasing)

Su Can's respectable life is obliterated when his vengeful brother, Yuan, returns from war armed with the deadly Five Venom Fists. Weakened but not destroyed, Su Can learns a never-before-seen form of martial arts: the Drunken Fist. Armed with this new power, he returns home to honor his family through retribution by taking on his brother in a battle to become the ultimate warrior.

Release Date: May 13, 2011

Director: Yuen Woo Ping
Writer: Christine To
Cast: Man Cheuk Chiu, Xun Zhou, Michelle Yeoh, Xiaogang Feng, Andy On, Luxia Jiang, Chia Hui Liu, Ka-Yan Leung, Will Liu, Jay Chou, Xiaodong Guo, Cung Le, Jacky Heung, David Carradine, Conan Stevens, Jon Heidenreich, Sylvester 'Bear' Terkay
Genre: Action | Drama | History

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