Cartier’s Precious Garage, Honoring Juste un Clou, On Display In New York Boutique

 |  September 12th, 2018

Last week at the Cartier Fifth Avenue Mansion in New York City, the brand unveiled the Cartier Precious Garage boutique “experience” concept. I  covered the event and the concept, as well as the new jewelry the concept was built to honor, on my Perfect Timing column on Forbes.com. Here, we bring you that article. “The Precious Garage is all about showcasing the newest additions to the Parisian brand’s iconic Juste un Clou and Écrou de Cartier collections. Celebrating the indispensable…

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Introducing The Vacheron Constantin FiftySix Tourbillon (prices)

 |  September 11th, 2018

Currently, I am in London with Vacheron Constantin, where the brand is making a host of important announcements. In addition to launching a highly relevant new brand advertising campaign (more details when we get back), and in addition to unveiling a partnership with the famed Abbey Road Studios (more on that, too, when we return), the venerable Manufacture now unveils the all-new Vacheron Constantin Fiftysix Tourbillon. While we will have many more images — hands-on — and impressions of this…

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Meet The New Ralph Lauren American Western Watch Collection (prices)

 |  September 10th, 2018

Ralph Lauren, who this year celebrates the 50th anniversary of his iconic brand, unveils a very exclusive new watch collection geared for lovers of fine Swiss mechanics and incredible American western style: Ralph Lauren American Western Watch collection.  With retail prices ranging for $24,000 to $58,000, the collection is pretty much going to be tailor made in very small batches. Every watch features detailed engraving on the case, bezel, caseback and buckle — all done by hand in New York…

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Dubai Watch Week and Christie’s Co-Host Global Horology Forum in London

 |  September 7th, 2018

Beginning Tuesday, September 11 in London and running through September12, Dubai Watch Week and Christie’s auction house are co-hosting the first international chapter of the Horology Forum. The event marks the continuum, of sorts,  of  the Dubai Watch Week platform dedicated to preservation of the watchmaking culture, that was founded in 2015 by Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons,  The two days of panel discussions witnesses top watch authorities speaking on panel discussions about a variety of topics. The forum is designed  to…

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Hamilton Watches Unveils Vintage-Inspired Intra-Matic Collection (prices)

 |  September 6th, 2018

Founded in 1892 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, but now made in Switzerland, Hamilton draws upon its rich history and the latest Swiss movements and technologies to create aesthetic and innovative designs. Combining American and Swiss spirit, the new Hamilton Intra-Matic blends genuine vintage style with sleek modern touches. A prime example is the new Intra-Matic Automatic Chronograph, which pulls inspiration from the brand’s 1968 Chronograph A. Also impressive –thanks to their retro styling mixed with warm accents and smoked elements –…

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Going On Now: Bob’s Watches Rolex Auction — No Buyer’s Premium

 |  September 5th, 2018

The auction opened today, offers only Rolex watches, and has no buyer’s premium. That’s right … if you are in the market for a special Rolex, Bob’s Watches may be the answer. From September 5 to the12th, Bob’s Watches has 12 Rolex watches up for auction, and, because Bob’s  is not a big auction house and is independent, the company is able to offer the watches without a buyer’s premium (which sometimes can be as much as 25 percent of…

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TAG Heuer Unveils Carbon Aquaracer And Monaco Bamford Watches (Prices)

 |  September 4th, 2018

Because TAG Heuer always needs to be on the cutting edge of cool and sleek, the brand unveils a new version of its beloved Aquaracer dive watch: Carbon Aquaracer. Crafted in PVD titanium, the watches — which are water resistant to 300 meters — are ultra lightweight. The newest series was inspired by the Monaco Bamford watch, created in cooperation with Bamford Watches. Thanks to the random injection of carbon fibres into a resin pressed at high temperatures, each piece…

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