Famed Auto Designer Peter Brock (Cobra Daytona Coupe and Corvette Sting Ray) Teams with Baume & Mercier for new Clifton Club Shelby® Cobra Watches – In Stores Now

 |  September 26th, 2017

In 2015, Baume & Mercier did something no one could have expected from this brand. It entered into a partnership with the Carroll Shelby Company and launched a very exclusive collection of Shelby Cobra® watches that were destined to steal hearts around the globe. Each year since, the brand has unveiled new timepieces inspired by the legendary Shelby Cobra®. This year, Baume & Mercier takes the collaboration a step further with the unveiling of the new Clifton Club Shelby Cobra…

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‘The Naked Watchmaker’ By Peter Speake-Marin Goes Live Today (Exclusive interview and First Look)

 |  September 1st, 2017

In June, we broke the news via an exclusive interview that top-notch watchmaker Peter Speake-Marin was leaving the eponymous brand he founded and starting something new: The Naked Watchmaker. While he is not watchmaking in the nude (who knows, though, he may do that from time to time in the privacy of his workshops), he is revealing the intricacies of behind-the-scenes watchmaking. Today, TheNakedWatchmaker.com digital educational platform went live. Once again, Peter Speake-Marin talked with us exclusively about the site’s…

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Interview: Racing Legend Jacky Ickx Reflects on Driving, Timing and Chopard

 |  August 9th, 2017

Being a car lover, I was thrilled when the opportunity arose not too long ago to interview the legendary Jacky Ickx. The 72-year-old racer is  one of the finest drivers of all time. In addition to winning the 24 Hours of Le Mans six times, he also achieved eight wins and 25 podium finishes in Formula One. He was also a motorcycle racer, an endurance racer and a rally driver.  Today, he is a Chopard brand ambassador, as well —…

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Interview: Henrik Lundqvist, Hockey Star and TAG Heuer Brand Ambassador

 |  July 28th, 2017

 Recently,  I had the good fortune of interviewing NHL hockey player Henrik Lundqvist for Watch Journal Magazine. You can read the interview in its entirety there. However, here we bring you a quick excerpt for a little taste of time, TAG Heuer and sports. Olympic record setter, multi-award winning star NHL hockey player, Henrik Lundqvist is easily one of the best goalies in the world. The 35-yar-old Swedish professional goaltender for the New York Rangers is the only goalie in…

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Understanding the Thread Between Montblanc, TimeWalker and The Goodwood Festival

 |  July 26th, 2017

If you are a vintage car lover, or a connoisseur of vintage auto rallies, then you know full well about Goodwood Festival of Speed – held earlier this year in England. You should also know about Montblanc, its TimeWalker line and Davide Cerrato, the man behind the TimeWalker design (and previously the designer behind the Tudor Black Bay watch) and Managing Director of Montblanc’s Watch division.   Earlier this year, Montblanc announced its role as the Official Timing Partner of the…

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