IWC Unveils Peter Lindbergh Photos at ART Basel

 |  December 5th, 2014

Pardon our lateness in posting today, but we were on a plane back from Miami – where ArtBasel is winding down. This globally recognized art show has become the premiere place for watch brands to showcase their newest creations or their artistic involvements — usually with a star-studded cast. We attended with IWC, which launched the Portofino Midsize watch officially here in the USA, and which also unveiled the stunning artistic photos taken of IWC Friends of the Brand in…

Read More →

Don’t Miss the New Salon des Grandes Complications 2014

 |  November 23rd, 2014

Starting tomorrow  in Dubai and running until the 27, the first-ever Salon des Grandes Complications takes place in Dubai — and you don’t want to miss it if you’re in the Middle East.  A meeting point for watch collectors, enthusiasts and the fine watchmaking community at large, the event will play host to leading watch manufacturers exhibiting their newest master creations. Horological delights, live demonstrations, an once-in-a-lifetime chance to see historical and limited edition pieces all come into play thanks…

Read More →

Panerai Launches Radiomir Revolution

 |  October 21st, 2014

By Isaac Wingold Panerai is one brand that has a truly unique and loyal following. The faithful, or “Paneristi” as they call themselves, are the Italian watchmaker’s ultimate diehard fans who center their collections on the oversized, vintage dive-watch-inspired pieces. If the ‘risti have been following current watch news, they’d surely be excited by the brand’s latest announcements. With a plethora of additions made to the Luminor collection back in 2013, this year Panerai brings a strong focus back to…

Read More →

Sexy Has Never Looked So Good: Roger Dubuis Brings Corsets, Fishnet Stockings and Mink to the new Velvet Haute Couture Watch Line

 |  October 18th, 2014

Sorry men, but our sister site, www.watchseduction.com, brought some pretty sexy looking watches for women to the forefront and we just have to give them a shout out here. The new Roger Dubuis Velvet Haute Couture watches are a deft blend of mechanics, watchmaking prowess, gem setting and – let’s face it – – super sexy straps. The new collection– each series made in a limited edition of just 88 pieces — consists of the Velvet Haute Couture Mink (on…

Read More →

Vacheron Constantin Unveils One of the Most Complicated Watches Ever: Maitre Cabinotier Astronomica at Watches & Wonders 2014

 |  October 16th, 2014

By Gordon Henderson  Vacheron Constantin sits among the holy enclave of watch manufacturers. Its name, when mentioned to a group of studied horologists, will elicit reverenced oohs and ahs. Vacheron was founded in in 1755 by Jean-Marc Vacheron, and is one of the oldest watch brands in existence and the only one as old to boast an uninterrupted watchmaking history.  It has survived the French Revolution, world wars, the quartz crisis of the 70s and disco. Today, Vacheron Constantin continues…

Read More →

New Watches Make their Debut at VicenzaOro Fair 2014

 |  October 15th, 2014

Known as the gold jewelry capitol of the world, Italy is also the home country for hundreds of brands that work their wonders with diamonds, gemstones, cameos and timepieces. This past weekend at the VicenzaOro Fair in Vicenza, Italy, more than a thousand exhibitors unveiled their latest collections of jewelry and watches to visitors from around the world. Key watch trends predominantly emerged in the more affordable price range, with brands such as Brosway and Tous unveiling colorful new renditions…

Read More →

Introducing Richard Mille’s Mythical New Tourbillon- RM57-1 Phoenix Dragon Jackie Chan at Watches & Wonders 2014

 |  October 1st, 2014

This week Richard Mille unveiled a stunning new timepiece:  RM 57-1 Phoenix and Dragon-Jackie Chan watch. It is the embodiment of the world’s  ‘Four Supernatural Spirits’. The Phoenix has long been known as the supernatural king of birds – personifying the five virtues of benevolence, righteousness, propriety, wisdom, and sincerity. It is has always appeared in a magical variety; a physical representation of all areas of the universe from the highest heights to the lowest depths. The dragon has long been known as the fierce and…

Read More →