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Take 2: Jordan Rodgers Re-Proposes to ‘Bachelorette’ JoJo Fletcher With 5-Carat Ring

In 2016, with more than eight million fans watching, Jordan Rodgers proposed to JoJo Fletcher during the Season 12 finale of The Bachelorette. Now, three years later, Fletcher is sporting a brand new 5-carat oval diamond engagement ring after Rodgers decided to get down on one knee all over again. Rodgers turned to Instagram on Sunday to explain his motivation behind the second proposal. Accompanying a silly-faced Instagram selfie of him and his fiancée, Rodgers wrote, “I love @joelle_fletcher with all my heart!! I always wanted to re-propose, with no cameras, no producers, no drama… just us. Our first engagement was so real, and meant so much to us both, but as we start to actually plan our ... [Read More]

Everybody’s Buzzing About the Yellow Diamond Lady Gaga Wore at the Oscars

Lady Gaga may have scored an Oscar for Best Original Song on Sunday night, but what had everybody buzzing was her red carpet reveal of “The Tiffany Diamond,” one of the largest and finest fancy yellow diamonds in the world. The extraordinary 128.54-carat cushion-cut sparkler, which normally resides on the main floor of Tiffany’s Fifth Avenue flagship store, has been worn by only three women during its 142-year history. The gem made its first public appearance on the neck of Mrs. E. Sheldon Whitehouse at the 1957 Tiffany Ball. Actress Audrey Hepburn famously wore it in 1961 publicity posters for the motion picture Breakfast at Tiffany’s. And, on Sunday, Gaga and The Tiffany Diamond turned heads at ... [Read More]

Diamond Ad Campaign ‘For Me, From Me’

The Diamond Producers Association’s “For Me, From Me” ad campaign made its debut yesterday during E! News‘ highly rated coverage of the 91st Academy Awards. “For Me, From Me” is a campaign inspired by the ever-growing segment of the market represented by women who buy diamonds for themselves. The group now accounts for one-third of the $43 billion diamond jewelry market. E! viewers were introduced to the new lifestyle videos via an innovative picture-in-picture presentation. This is a technique where — just before scheduled commercial breaks — the show coverage and DPA video were shown on the screen simultaneously. In addition, elements of the campaign were seen in photo gallery takeovers on ... [Read More]

Diamonds Galore on Latest $1 Million Dream Angels Fantasy Bra

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It took the designers and artisans at Atelier Swarovski a total of 930 hours to complete the bejeweled 2018 Dream Angels Fantasy Bra, an impressive work that will be worn by supermodel Elsa Hosk at this year’s Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. The $1 million bra and body chain are adorned with 2,100 diamonds weighing a total of 71 carats. The gems are set in sterling silver. “The Fantasy Bra is blinding,” the Swedish model told Elle.com. “It’s like, ‘Whoa.’ [There are] 2,000 diamonds on it. That’s a little crazy.” Hosk was working at a photo shoot recently when a special package from Victoria’s Secret arrived on the set. Hosk guessed it was a birthday cake because her birthday was coming up. When ... [Read More]

Proposal Captured Live at the Emmys

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To director Glenn Weiss, the simple gold wedding band his dad placed on his mom’s finger 67 years ago is “more valuable than The Hope Diamond” — a fact that grew ever more significant when the Emmy winner's proposal to his girlfriend Jan Svendsen was captured live on stage while accepting his award for “Outstanding Directing for a Variety Special.”                   Weiss earned his Primetime Emmy for directing the Oscars ceremony on ABC, but what should have been a joyful speech started off as a melancholy acknowledgement of his mom’s passing only two weeks ago. “Part of my heart is broken,” he said. “I don’t think it will ... [Read More]

Breitling Navitimer 8 Collection Unveiling Event | July 12, 2018

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On Thursday, July 12th we will be unveiling the new Breitling Navitimer 8 Collection. Be among the first to discover Breitling’s new timepieces now available for the first time in Indianapolis. Breitling friend and professional World Motocross Champion, Ken Roczen, will be in attendance to meet with guests and take photographs. Please mark your calendars for this exclusive event taking place at our Fashion Mall Commons store from 6 to 8 pm. Breitling, famous for its chronographs and its strong link to aviation, has just launched a new pilot’s watch collection: the Navitimer 8. The 8 in its name is a nod to the Huit Aviation Department, which was set up in 1938 to produce cockpit instruments as well as ... [Read More]

Indy 500 2016 Race Winner Alexander Rossi Signed TAG Heuer Watches

Reis-Nichols Exclusive: TAG Heuer Watches Autographed by Alexander Rossi The Indianapolis 500 is known to be the greatest spectacle in racing and the largest sporting event in the world. If you call Indianapolis home like we do, it is easy to understand why this historic event is the most explosive motor race in America. The entire month of May is celebrated citywide right up to when the visors of the racers' helmets go down, their hands firmly grip the wheel, the racetrack atmosphere becomes electric, and the adrenaline and pressure spikes. You can almost hear the engines revving now.  The Indy 500 is an unmissable race and has been sponsored by TAG Heuer since 2004 as the official timekeeper. Each ... [Read More]

Paul Newman’s Rolex Daytona Watch Sells for World Record $17.75 Million

Hollywood icon Paul Newman's 1968 Rolex Daytona Watch, which was a gift from his wife and actress Joanne Woodward, sold for $17.75 million, setting a world record at the Phillips Auction titled "Winning Icons — Legendary Watches of the 20th Century." Notice of the sale was announced back in June and, since then, has been a hot topic of conversation among watch collectors. The opening price of the watch was set at $1 million, but as soon as the auctioneer got the sum out of his mouth, a bidder immediately upped the offer to $10 million. The watch was a Rolex timepiece that Woodward most likely purchased nearly 50 years ago for somewhere between $200 and $300. At the time, it had an unusual ... [Read More]

Designer Spotlight | TAG Heuer Ambassadors Here to up Your Wrist Game

TAG Heuer has continuously revolutionized watchmaking since its creating back in 1860 with reliable and robust watches. There have been major technological advances that set TAG apart as an exceptional, high-quality watchmakers, but what really forms this watch brands as part of our everyday lives is bringing us legendary ambassadors such as Juan Manuel Fangio. They are athletes and actors, models and surfers, divers and drivers. And they have come from all corners of the earth to up your wrist game with their favorite watches. Tim Howard Fearless competitor, steadfast goalkeeper for club and country Limited Edition US Soccer Aquaracer Calibre 5 Automatic Watch Time is a true team player – the Limited ... [Read More]

Gangster Al Capone’s Diamond-and-Platinum Watch Sells at Auction for $84,375

We say it time and again, a good watch holds its value — not just for a few years, but easily for a century or longer. Recent auctions are a prime example. One auction that was held by Boston-based RR Auction witnessed the sale of items owned by notorious gangster Al Capone. A diamond-studded, unusually shaped pocket watch that had belonged to Prohibition-era mob boss sold for an impressive $84,375. The timepiece was a triangular platinum-cased watch with cushioned corners. It was made by Illinois Watch Company and the bezel was set with 72 diamonds. The case back reveals the movement within and has the initials AC engraved on it. The watch was sold with its original 12-inch watch chain made in ... [Read More]