Exclusive Interview: Peter Speake-Marin Talks About Leaving His Brand And His New Naked Watchmaker Ventures

 |  June 19th, 2017

Just a few days ago, Speake-Marin SA — the eponymous brand started by well-known and much-loved English watchmaker  Peter Speake-Marin — issued a statement noting that after 16 years, Peter Speake-Marin will be leaving his brand to pursue other interests. In fact, he is pursuing a new path, and today, in an exclusive interview, he discussed his plans with us and the launch of The Naked Watchmaker. Before you get too excited, he doesn’t actually get naked on the site, but instead, exposes…

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Watch Review: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of the MB&F HM7 Aquapod, Jellyfish

 |  March 21st, 2017

Officially unveiled at SIHH and making another important appearance at Baselworld 2017, the  MB&F HM7 Aquapod, lovingly nicknamed Jellyfish, warrants a closer look for several reasons — not the least o which is the fact that the brand slipped another “round” watch in front of us without anyone really even noticing.  Here we take a close-up look at the MB&F HM7 Aquapod Jellyfish. Max Busser and friends lovingly refer to the watch as jellyfish, although, doubtless Busser’s wife does not share…

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Interview: Scandal’s Kerry Washington, Movado Brand Ambassador and Newest Voice on Disney’s Cars 3

 |  March 19th, 2017

Acclaimed actor, humanitarian and an arts advocate, actress Kerry Washington has been a  Movado brand ambassador since 2005. Famed for her role in ABC television’s drama, Scandal, Washington is a talented actress who has played numerous, incredibly different roles in film, theater and television. Additionally, earlier today it was announced that the 40-year-old actress is the latest star to join the voice cast for the new Disney movie, Cars 3. Washington will play Natalie Certain, a respected statistical analyst. She will also have…

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Introducing the TAG Heuer Connected Modular 45 Watch – Customizable Smart Watch with 4,000 Iterations

 |  March 14th, 2017

In an official unveiling last night in San Francisco and today in Switzerland, TAG Heuer unveils its second TAG Heuer Connected Modular 45 watch – totally officially Swiss Made and in a modular format so that buyers can customize almost any aspect of the watch to suit their needs. In total, TAG Heuer says as many as 4,000 different configurations of the Connected Modular 45 watch can be made. The electronic module inside the new TAG Heuer smart watch is…

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Interview: Peter Stas of Frederique Constant Speaks Out About Horological Smartwatches

 |  March 13th, 2017

The Smart Watch. Those couple of words can send shivers down the neck of certain “traditional” watch brand executives. Not so with Peter Stas of Frederique Constant. This well-known brand has not only accepted the Smart Watch concept, but also has fully embraced it — unveiling several new smart collections and even starting a separate “technology” division. This week, as we explore some of the newest Smart Watches on the market from so-called traditional watch brands, we take a close…

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