Four (well, really five) Swiss Watch Museums to Visit this Summer

 |  June 30th, 2016

Watch lovers who travel to Switzerland need to know that in addition to great chocolate and exquisite timepieces, the country offers one of the richest histories in watchmaking — and boasts some enviable museums.  Planning a trip over this summer? Don’t miss out on these four great museums — but keep in mind, there are many more than these, as this is the  cradle of mechanical watchmaking. Top on the list is the Geneva-based Patek Philippe Museum. Prepare yourself, thought, a visit here will take at least half a day or longer as it is rich with everything from automatons to repeaters, tourbillons and so much more. You can read a detailed article about the museum here, but suffice it to know that…

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Maurice LaCroix and Soccer Team FC Barcelona Issue ‘Juggle Challenge’ with Great Prizes

 |  June 27th, 2016

Ok, sports lovers, pay attention. We are at the half-way point of a super exciting challenge that you just may want to get in on.Watch brand  Maurice LaCroix and soccer team FC Barcelona have thrown down the gauntlet, or cleats, and issued the ‘Juggle Challenge.’  The global challenge started on June 13th and will run to July 11th. The goal: to create the world’s longest community juggle. And, there are some great prizes, including a grand prize to meet the team. On June 13th players from FC Barcelona launched the Maurice LaCroix clock and opened the challenge with professional caliber tricks. The ball is now in everyone else’s court where you have the opportunity to join in the virtual community of…

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Hamilton Watches Fights to Save the World in Independence Day: Resurgence Movie

 |  June 24th, 2016

  Last night in New York City, Hamilton Watches  had a private screening of Independence Day: Resurgence. Yes, it has been 20 years since the first Independence Day movie, and now the next chapter emerges — with Hamilton in the forefront. With the concept being “20 Years Later and they are coming back,”  the new film, directed by Roland Emmerich (who also directed the first movie), is rich with special effects, handsome fighters and four even-more-handsome Hamilton timepieces. Hamilton Watches has a long and storied past with cinema so its appearance in the newest fight to save Earth is no surprise. Hamilton Khaki X-Wind on Jake Morrison in Independence Day Resurgence_PR… The Sci-Fi movie, Independence Day: Resurgence, is expected to…

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Steve Wynn, Keynote Speaker at CoutureTime 2016, Gives Advice to Jewelers about Luxury Business

 |  June 22nd, 2016

Recently in Las Vegas, hundreds of top watch and jewelry brands came together for the JCK and Couture exhibitions.  It is an annual event that brings thousands of retailers and press to Sin City.  One of the highlights this year was the introduction by the Couture Show of the new CoutureTime exhibition. That show was held in the ballrooms of Encore Resort, attached to the Wynn resort where the Couture show takes place. To celebrate the inauguration of CoutureTime, Steve Wynn took center stage as the keynote speaker at an opening breakfast.  There, he talked about being in the luxury business, how to find and train employees and more. For a full look at his plans for Las Vegas Wynn and…

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Introducing the Omega Deep Black Seamaster Planet Ocean Watches

 |  June 22nd, 2016

Recently in New York at The Glasshouses, Omega unveiled its newest Seamaster Planet Ocean watches: the ‘Deep Black.’ The new Deep Black line consists of four ceramic GMT/diver watches. The four variants include an all-black piece, a red,  a blue color and a black model with gold accents. At the event, Omega set the stage  for the line  by taking guests through an underwater presentation that traveled deep beneath the oceans surface for the reveal of the ‘Deep Black’ collection. The star studded event played host to select VIPs and friends of the brand such as former New York football Giant Amani Toomer, Giant punter Steve Weatherford, TV personality AJ Calloway, and DJ Brendan Fallis. On hand to present the latest launch was…

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