Watch Lovers And Photographers: Enter the Watch Photo Awards Contest

 |  August 17th, 2018

Attention watch lovers, are you aware you can enter your watch photos in a real contest, get published on line, and win a weekend trip to a five-star hotel in Geneva? If you didn’t know about the Watch Photo Awards (WPA) that started in May, you already lost three opportunities. The Watch Photo Awards are the first annual international photo competition for amateur and professional photographers. There is a different theme each month that you can submit your photos for…

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Richard Mille Teams With Sly Stallone for the Nearly $1 Million RM 25-01 Tourbillon Adventure Watch

 |  August 16th, 2018

Recently, on my Perfect Timing column on Forbes.com, I introduced the newest watch from Richard Mille: The RM 25-01 Tourbillon Adventure watch — inspired by the adventurous souls and by the incredible roles played by Sylvester Stallone. In fact, the watch has direct design input from Stallone, who – as it turns out — is not just a great actor, writer, but also a painter. Here, we bring you a closer look at the collaboration and the watch. The content…

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Oris Goes For Wild and Wonderful Pop-Up Store Experience with Vintage Airstream

 |  August 13th, 2018

It isn’t every day that we see pop-up watch sales by brands at events taking place around America, but when we do, they are usually very staid in nature, with sales reps showing watches via luxury showcases and pouring champagne. Well forget that … Independent Swiss watch brand, Oris, takes the concept of experiencing watches at pop-up shops to an all new height. The brand turns to a vintage Airstream trailer as the home of its upcoming pop-up shops, and…

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De Beers Partners With Peace Parks Foundation To Relocate Elephants

 |  August 3rd, 2018

Having been to South Africa on a couple of occasions and having had the great fortune of going on Safari and seeing the wildlife in person — including the spectacular elephants — the announcement by De Beers that it is partnering with Peace Parks Foundation in order  to help relocated 200 elephants really touched my heart. It seems the elephant population in South Africa is at its largest ever, and these elephants need a lot of space. As such, approximately…

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Hands On With A Watch That Could Save Your Life: North Eagles H2S Detector Watch

 |  July 30th, 2018

Last week on my Perfect Timing column on Forbes.com, I introduced a timepiece that — if you are in the oil and gas industry — could save your life. Now, I go hands-on with the North Eagles H2S Professional Gas Detector watch. The watch, created by North Eagles Swiss brand that has been making watches for the  military since 1985, was  more than three years in the  research and development stages. The smart watch is, quite frankly, designed to save lives by…

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Swatch Group Leaves Baselworld Fair Says Nick Hayek — Breaking Watch Industry News

 |  July 29th, 2018

In big news, the Swatch Group has announced that it will not be returning to exhibit at Baselworld 2019. Nick Hayek, CEO of the Swatch Group, said that all of the Swatch Group brand will leave the fair, indicating that the Fair seemed to be more about making money than being cutting edge and progressive. This is a blow to the Baselworld, where the departure of more than 600 brands last year and before has already significantly reduced the number…

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Casual Cool: Omega Unveils Denim-Inspired Seamaster Omega Co-Axial Master Chronometer 40mm Railmaster

 |  July 25th, 2018

Denim… .It screams relaxed. So it’s really cool to see a brand like Omega indulging in denim with a vintage-inspired watch that you just won’t want to pass up.   Inspired by the original 1957 Railmaster watch that was known for its anti-magnetic properties, Omega releases a new timepiece inspired by the past: The new denim-inspired Seamaster Omega Co-Axial Master Chronometer 40mm Railmaster is crafted in stainless steel and features a blue jeans-like dial with indexes and hands in light gray…

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