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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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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