James Marsden of X Men and F1 Racer Lewis Hamilton Talk Performance At IWC

 |  October 22nd, 2018

Last week, IWC hosted a panel discussion at their NYC flagship boutique store between actor James Marsden, most known for his role as Cyclops on X Men, and renowned world F1 racing champion Lewis Hamilton. The discussion between brand ambassadors covered what performance and preparation mean to them and how they’ve come to embody the spirit of the brand in their everyday lives. The conversation between the two celebrities was really a dialogue between friends as the two had met…

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Ulysse Nardin Unveils Diver Chronometers, Becomes Official Timekeeper Of Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

 |  October 19th, 2018

It has been a very busy month for Swiss watch brand Ulysse Nardin. Following its extraordinary unveiling in September of the Torpilleur Military Semper Fortis watch, the brand went on in October to not only unveil an all-new Diver Chronometer collection, and now announces its role as the Official Timekeeper of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show taking place beginning October 31 in Florida. Introducing The Ulysse Nardin Torpilleur Military Semper Fortis Watch (Price) The new Diver Chronometer series is…

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Video: Revisiting The MB&F Kelys & Chirp Turtle Automaton, Still Available For Sale

 |  October 16th, 2018

Earlier this year at the SIHH 2018, MB&F officially unveiled the Kelys & Chirp Turtle Automaton. Recently, in my travels, i came upon one of the creatures, which made me smile and remember the simple beauty of mechanics and nature. As such, we are revisiting this mechanical marvel today. Upon activation, the adorable turtle crawls along the desk (or other flat surface), while a singing bird appears on his back to accompany him. A co-creation between  Reuge and Nicolas Court…

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Actor Ryan Gosling Wears Omega Speedmaster in ‘First Man’ Movie Hitting Big Screens Today

 |  October 12th, 2018

In theaters today: First Man, starring Ryan Gosling and the Omega Speedmaster. Today, Universal Pictures First Man movie makes its debut on big screens across America. On the wrist of actor Ryan Gosling — who plays astronaut Neil Armstrong —  sits an Omega Speedmaster watch. Not just as a movie prop but  because in real life  it was Omega that had a starring role as the only watch qualified for all manned space missions by NASA.  In this movie, four different Omega…

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Gem Awards Nominees Announced, Stewart Wicht of Rolex Named Lifetime Achievement Winner

 |  September 30th, 2018

Just recently the GEM Awards, one of the highest honors bestowed on professionals and companies in the fine jewelry and watch industries, announced its line-up of award winners and nominees that will be honored live at the 17th annual GEM Award event on January 11, 2019 at Cipriani in New York.  Among the nominees named for several categories of Awards, one person is name as the Lifetime Achievement winner. This year, that is Stewart WIcht, head of Rolex North America. He…

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Harry Winston Unveils High-Jeweled New York Collection, Honoring Winston, At The Rainbow Room

 |  September 29th, 2018

Last week in New York city, Harry Winston unveiled its newest New York Collection of unique pieces of high jewelry. The collection was three years in the making and the suites are all reflective of Harry Winston’s  New York. Born in 1896 in New York, Harry Winston grew up as the son of a small jewelry shop owner. He lived his life in NewYork, met his wife, Edna, there, commuted by trains to many places to procure the stones that…

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Vacheron Constantin Wows The Watch World With Abbey Road Studios Partnership, New Campaign And More

 |  September 28th, 2018

Just a couple of weeks ago, I spent time in London with Vacheron Constantin, where the brand was celebrating its new FiftySix collection, especially the just-released FiftySix Tourbillon.  Additionally, the brand announced its partnership with Abbey Road Studios, and showcased its new ad campaign “One of Not Many.” It was an incredible event, and I will bring a host of different stories from that trip in the coming weeks. For now, though, I want to touch on each of these…

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