Cell phones are the new clocks, and yet, we all still wear watches. Perhaps it’s their sleek steel links, delicate faces, or simply our affinity for nostalgia – I’m not entirely sure. Nonetheless, watch labels trek on, discovering new ways (that may or may not have anything to do with time-telling) to incorporate intrigue into these wrist accessories. Here, three of the latest:

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Have a friend traveling abroad? Clock two time zones simultaneously with an elongated dual-time dial. From lizard to ostrich, mix and match interchangeable exotic leather straps to transform a timepiece into a luxe extra. Finally, balance your energy with Natural Frequency Technology, where the vibrations within the device mimic the body’s frequency. All in a watch – who knew?

Our Philip Stein Boutique opens Wednesday, February 27, at 11AM ET.

By Julia Ivins, Staff Writer

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February 27, 2013