Hamilton Watches Fights to Save the World in Independence Day: Resurgence Movie

 |  June 24th, 2016

  Last night in New York City, Hamilton Watches  had a private screening of Independence Day: Resurgence. Yes, it has been 20 years since the first Independence Day movie, and now the next chapter emerges — with Hamilton in the forefront. With the concept being “20 Years Later and they are coming back,”  the new film, directed by Roland Emmerich (who also directed the first movie), is rich with special effects, handsome fighters and four even-more-handsome Hamilton timepieces. Hamilton Watches has a long and storied past with cinema so its appearance in the newest fight to save Earth is no surprise. Hamilton Khaki X-Wind on Jake Morrison in Independence Day Resurgence_PR… The Sci-Fi movie, Independence Day: Resurgence, is expected to…

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Interview: It’s Clear. Stephen Forsey Talks about Full Transparency and the Double Tourbillon 30-Degrees Technique Sapphire

 |  June 23rd, 2016

By Michael Thompson Last week, we brought you the news of the new Greubel Forsey Double Tourbillon 30-Degree Technique Sapphire here.  Now we bring you an exclusive interview with Stephen Forsey about exactly how that watch — in its totally transparent format — came to fruition. From the very start, Greubel Forsey designed its Double Tourbillon 30-Degree Technique to amaze the wearer with an almost unimpeded view of its awe-inspiring double tourbillon in action. Its open architecture invited the viewer inside to enjoy watching as gears mesh on a multi-level platform of polished precious metal, frosted finishes and contrasting colors. You may also recall that the time displayed on this early Greubel Forsey design is known for its extreme accuracy. This…

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Steve Wynn, Keynote Speaker at CoutureTime 2016, Gives Advice to Jewelers about Luxury Business

 |  June 22nd, 2016

Recently in Las Vegas, hundreds of top watch and jewelry brands came together for the JCK and Couture exhibitions.  It is an annual event that brings thousands of retailers and press to Sin City.  One of the highlights this year was the introduction by the Couture Show of the new CoutureTime exhibition. That show was held in the ballrooms of Encore Resort, attached to the Wynn resort where the Couture show takes place. To celebrate the inauguration of CoutureTime, Steve Wynn took center stage as the keynote speaker at an opening breakfast.  There, he talked about being in the luxury business, how to find and train employees and more. For a full look at his plans for Las Vegas Wynn and…

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New 2016 MB&F Art Pieces Range from Luminous HMX Black Badger to LM1 Silberstein

 |  June 21st, 2016

It’s been a busy year of new introductions in the “art” family of MB&F.  Two important collaborations have been made and pieces will be seen in stores soon. The first adventure is one between MB&F and “illuminating” partner, James Thompson, founder of Black Badger Advanced Composites in the form of the HMX Black Badger. The second is with famed designer, Alain Silberstein in the form of the Legacy Machine Number1 Silberstein. For those who know Max Busser and friends, art machines have been an important part of the brand’s repertoire — and are referred to as the Performance Art Collection.  The new HMX Black Badger “glow in the dark” watches are created in titanium and steel limited-editions and feature either luminous Radar Green, Phantom Blue or…

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Fast Focus: Eterna KonTiki Lady Diver – Perfect for Summer

 |  June 20th, 2016

Looking for a great water watch for summer? Stop searching. Eterna, which celebrates its 160th anniversary this year,  has just unveiled its newest collection of KonTiki Diver watches for women. Water resistant to 200 meters, the watches feature a rotating bezel, luminescent hands and accents and — for the feminine touch — some diamond markers. Available with either a two-tone bracelet of steel and  PVD gold, or a rubber strap, the KonTiki Lady Diver Special Edition watches are powered by the Sellita SW200 movement. The retail for just about $2,000. you can read more about the Eterna KonTiki history here.

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