Rory McIlroy, Sergio Garcia Join Omega for Planet Omega Ribbon Cutting at 98th PGA Championship

 |  July 29th, 2016

It officially started yesterday: the 98th PGA Championship at Baltusrol, Springfield, NJ. With a $10 million purse, the PGA Championship has drawn top golfers from around the world. While many of them are also watch brand ambassadors, the brand that garners the most attention at the PGA Championships is Omega, which serves as the Official Timekeeper of the tour. Earlier this week, we visited Baltusrol, with Omega, where we met with Sergio Garcia and Rory McIlroy – both Omega brand ambassadors. We also witnessed the unveiling of the new Planet Omega exhibition. As a patron sponsor and Official Timekeeper of the PGA Championships, Omega has established a modern, almost visionary, exhibition that showcases not only its involvement with golf around…

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Philippe Leopold-Metzger, CEO of Piaget, Talks About the Significance and Design of the Piaget Polo S Line

 |  July 28th, 2016

Recently Piaget unveiled its newest Piaget Polo S watch in New York, where we also had the opportunity to talk to global CEO, Philippe Leopold Metzger about the launch of the new line that is created only in stainless steel and that represents a new opening price point for the brand. Consisting of five models, including three-hand automatics and chronographs, the Piaget Polo S marks the first time the brand has introduced a collection that will be built only in stainless steel. Back about 15 years ago, the brand unveiled a stainless steel version of its short-lived Upstream watch, that collection was offered in noble metals, as well. To launch the new Piaget Polo S, the brand has also built…

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Corum Bubble Luminova Watches for Summer Sport SuperLumiNova, Mother of Pearl Dials

 |  July 27th, 2016

Summer seemed the perfect  time for Corum to bring the beauty of mother-of-pearl dials and SuperLuminova into full swing in its much-loved Bubble watches. The new Bubble Lumina collection of mens and women’s watches offer a subtle play on luminesces and elegance  for summer fun. Fist, the brand infuses its  47mm Bubble watches with bold luminescence for night use. The new dials feature leaf-type hands enhanced with luminescent reflections created by the application of superluminova. — offering an exciting look in red, black, or white. Water-resistant to 100 meters, each color is being built in a limited series of only 88 individually numbered pieces. The watches are equipped with the CO 082 automatic movement with 42 hours of  power reserve. They are crafted in stainless steel or stainless…

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Fast Focus: Eterna Unveils 1948 For Him Reveil Watch

 |  July 26th, 2016

As part of its much-coveted Heritage Collection, Eterna unveils the new 1948 For Him Reveil watch. Deftly blending classic style and watchmaking prowess, Eterna’s newest watch is a statement of form and function. Each watch is powered by a rare movement, the 1475 caliber with alarm function. The vintage movements were discovered by Eterna and it was decided to create a special edition watch. Just 70 pieces will ever be made. The mechanical watch offers hour, minutes, seconds and alarm functions. It also has 46 hours of power reserve. The alarm is indicated by a distinct red hand.  The 40mm case is crafted in stainless steel and the daily is vintage eggshell white. Even better is the retail price: just $5,000. Eterna…

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Parmigiani Fleurier Unveils Unique Kalpa Hebdomadaire Anniversary Watch

 |  July 25th, 2016

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Parmigiani Fleurier – a brand that is dedicated to superb Swiss watchmaking. Founded by Michele Parmigiani, a watchmaker and expert restorer of vintage timepieces, the brand is dedicated to exclusivity and design. To celebrate the 20-year mark, Parmigiani unveils the Kalpa Hebdomadaire Anniversary watch – a unique piece that is inspired by the first wristwatch he ever made. The tonneau shaped stainless steel watch is iconic and surprising at the same time. It is crafted in stainless steel, but the 227-part PF110 movement is manufactured entirely in 18-karat yellow gold. The movement is richly decorated and reflects countless hours of work by master artisans. Each bridge is engraved with a dragon wing pattern.…

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