Racing With Bremont Watches At The America’s Cup Final Races In Bermuda (Travel Log)

 |  June 27th, 2017

The world’s oldest sporting trophy – The America’s Cup – has left America with a resounding win on the part of Challenger Emirates Team New Zealand that left many Defender supporters feeling – well – deflated and disappointed Thanks to British watch brand, Bremont, we were there for the final races and are happy to bring complete details of that trip to you here. The news is, of course, that yesterday, Challenger Emirates Team New Zealand took the win, almost…

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Join Our Underwater Adventure With Oris and the Coral Restoration Foundation

 |  June 23rd, 2017

I don’t scuba dive. Truth be told, I’m a little terrified of open water. I love the beaches, love going into the ocean from the shore line — but just don’t put me out in the deep blue sea all alone and don’t expect me to don the diving apparatus and breathe through masks and tanks. However, I am great with snorkeling — and that is exactly what I did several times in Key Largo as I swam above the…

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A Close-UP Look at the Azimuth 3D Wonders: Mr. Roboto R2, Crazy Rider

 |  June 22nd, 2017

As all of our regular readers know, I have been in the watch industry for three-and-a-half decades and so I have seen many a brand come and go. One brand that began its journey back in 2003 has grown by leaps and bounds: Azimuth. Known for its cutting-edge designs and relatively reasonable prices given the product the brand produces, Azimuth offers some truly unusual timepieces.   With retail prices averaging about $6,000 (with some pieces going a little higher), the brand…

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Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Cartier Tank Watch Sets World Record, Sells For $379,500 At Christie’s Auction

 |  June 22nd, 2017

In yesterday’s Christie’s Rare Watches and American Icons auction, which totaled sales of more than $10M, the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Cartier Tank watch set a world record for the most expensive Cartier Tank ever sold at auction. It went for $379,500.  The winning bidder donated a portion of the proceeds to the National Endowment for the Arts. The Cartier Tank watch, which the former First Lady wore for years and can be seen in many photos of her, was estimated to…

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Watch Review: Hublot Classic Fusion Chronograph Italia Independent Watches Designed with Lapo Elkann

 |  June 21st, 2017

In an ongoing collaboration with Italia Independent and the brand’s  founder Lapo Elkann, Hublot unveiled its newest series of timepieces earlier this year. Now they are beginning to hit stores and we take a close-up look and bring you an honest review of the Hublot Classic Fusion Chronograph Italia Independent collection. The newest watch collection continues to underscore Hublot’s tag line,  “The Art of Fusion.”   While Hublot has been working with Italia Independent over the past three years to unveil watches, sunglasses and…

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