Four Top Dive Watches Unveiled at Baselworld 2017, at Less Than $3,000: Eterna, Oris, Edox, Citizen

 |  April 13th, 2017

Today’s active lifestyles are all about exploration and sports. One of the top hobbies, especially in warm weather and tropic environs, is diving. While diving requires a lot of equipment and can be a bit costly, it can also be affordable. Imagine diving the incredibly beautiful yet super affordable Bali, for instance. That may well be why watch brands across all price points are offering divers watches that can weather the elements with them. Here we bring you a look…

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Armin Strom Unveils Watch Configurator for Unique Customized Watches

 |  March 25th, 2017

Luxury is all about exclusivity, about owning something  no one else has.  With that in mind, Armin Strom offers the opportunity  to create your own exclusive, customized Armin Strom watch. Thanks to the super cool new  Watch Configurator, this is a fun way to create exactly what you want from the brand’s strong repertoire of timepieces. The Watch Configurator, for unique customization, is making its debut here at Baselworld, and we are having a good tim trying to create our own watch —…

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Baselworld 2017: The Do’s, Don’t’s, and Ins and Outs of the World’s Largest Watch Exhibition

 |  March 20th, 2017

Baselworld 2017 …. it  starts officially on Thursday of this week, March 23. It is the largest and perhaps the most important (depending on your viewpoint) exhibition for watches in the world. I have been covering Baselworld as an editor and reporter for more than three decades. My very first show was most likely 33 or 34 years ago — time has  a way of muting the exact date.  Except for one year when my daughter was born, I have not…

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All the Presidents’ Watches: From Donald J. Trump to LBJ and JFK — What They Wore

 |  February 20th, 2017

Every year on the celebrated “President’s Day” in America, we take a look at which presidents wore which watches. The thing is, with the exception of the newest president, President Donald J. Trump, that story hasn’t changed much. So, below, we give you a comprehensive look at some watches previous presidents wore, offer up a quiz about the presidents and their watches and direct you to more reading. For now, though, we thought it would be interesting to talk about…

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An Insider’s Complete Review of SIHH 2017 Watch Show, its History and More

 |  February 9th, 2017

This past January marked the 27th Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie, and — don’t pass out — it was my 26th year in attendance. Unfortunately i missed 1992 due to the birth of my darling daughter, but I haven’t missed one since.  I remember when the show first started. In fact, to be honest, I remember before the show started — when Cartier made the bold announcement that it was abandoning Baselworld and starting its own show with a…

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