Introducing The Vacheron Constantin FiftySix Tourbillon (prices)

 |  September 11th, 2018

Currently, I am in London with Vacheron Constantin, where the brand is making a host of important announcements. In addition to launching a highly relevant new brand advertising campaign (more details when we get back), and in addition to unveiling a partnership with the famed Abbey Road Studios (more on that, too, when we return), the venerable Manufacture now unveils the all-new Vacheron Constantin Fiftysix Tourbillon. While we will have many more images — hands-on — and impressions of this…

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TAG Heuer Unveils Carbon Aquaracer And Monaco Bamford Watches (Prices)

 |  September 4th, 2018

Because TAG Heuer always needs to be on the cutting edge of cool and sleek, the brand unveils a new version of its beloved Aquaracer dive watch: Carbon Aquaracer. Crafted in PVD titanium, the watches — which are water resistant to 300 meters — are ultra lightweight. The newest series was inspired by the Monaco Bamford watch, created in cooperation with Bamford Watches. Thanks to the random injection of carbon fibres into a resin pressed at high temperatures, each piece…

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Recovered Pocket Watch From Titanic Victim Sells for $57,500 At Heritage Auction

 |  August 28th, 2018

One of the most horrific maritime disasters of all time, the sinking of the Titanic, which took more than 1500 lives in 1912, is a history lesson never forgotten. As such, it is really no surprise to me that someone paid $57,500 for an old pocket watch that had been owned by Sinai Kantor, a victim the Titanic disaster. The watch, which went up for auction a few days ago by Heritage Auction, was sold to John Miottel, owner of a private museum…

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Watch Review: Building My Own Customized Baume Watch

 |  August 20th, 2018

You may recall that we broke the news here first last May that Richemont Group was creating an all-new brand: Baume. Not to be confused with Baume & Mercier, but a brainchild that was formed under that brand’s wings, the new Baume brand can be purchased only on line, and buyers can customize their own custom watch if they so desire, or buy an already designed watch. Baume gave me the opportunity to customize a watch of my own, which…

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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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You Have Just One Week Left To See The Vacheron Constantin Les Collectionneurs Refurbished Vintage Watches For Sale in NYC

 |  August 10th, 2018

What began in  July and ends next week onl August 17th  in  Vacheron Constantin’s New York City boutique is an incredible and unusual event: the showing off 11  exclusive vintage timepieces that have been hand-selected and fully refurbished by the brand  — and every one is for sale.The exhibition and sale is  the result of a new initiative by the brand to offer refurbished pre-owned timepieces – complete with a warranty – to Vacheron Constantin watch lovers. The Les Collectionneurs New York…

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