Hands On With The IWC Schaffhausen Portugieser Constant-Force Tourbillon And Perpetual Calendar Tourbillon (Prices)

 |  March 16th, 2018

This year, IWC Schaffhausen celebrates its 150th anniversary — and does so with more than two dozen important jubilee timepieces. Prior to SIHH 2018, we brought you a close-up look at one of our favorites, the IWC Tribute to Pallweber Edition 150 Years. Now we turn our attention to the two new Portugieser Tourbillon timepieces launched in celebration of a legendary 150 years of watchmaking. What we like best about IWC’s story is that it began with an American. In…

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Hands On With The Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Memovox (Price, Original Pictures)

 |  March 12th, 2018

During SIHH 2018, we broke the news that Jaeger-LeCoultre has unveiled an entirely new watch collection, Polaris, inspired by the Memovox Polaris line from 1968 that is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. The entire series takes its design cues from the past, but with updated styling and message. While there are five key models in the collection, easily one of our favorites is the Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Memovox (Ref. 9038670) – simply because it is an alarm watch and is…

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Pierce Brosnan Continues As A Brand Ambassador For Speake-Marin Watches

 |  February 23rd, 2018

Once again, Pierce Brosnan renews his partnership as international brand ambassador for the Speake-Marin watch brand, for the fourth consecutive year.  Brosnan first learned of the Speake-Marin watchmaking brand on the set of the 2015  film, “The Survivor.”  In that movie he played the part of a London watchmaker, so he sought out the brand’s founder Peter Speake-Marin for assistance. That friendship led to the brand ambassadorship. Now that Peter Speake-Marine has left the brand, Brosnan stayed on, as he still…

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12 Terrific ‘Year Of The Dog’ Watches: Man’s Best Friend (Slideshow)

 |  February 16th, 2018

Today marks the start of the Chinese New Year, the “Year of the Dog.”  We are especially happy about this 11th sign on the Chinese  Zodiac because, let’s face it, we are celebrating man’s best friend. This year 10 luxury watch brands created timepieces to honor the Year of the Dog. Some of those brands create pieces annually for the Chinese Zodiac, while others just couldn’t resist personifying the most loyal and trustworthy animal on the dial of a watch.…

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Blimey! Don’t Miss This Speake-Marin Limited Edition London Chronograph (prices)

 |  February 12th, 2018

This year at SIHH, the Speake-Marin brand not only announced that it was now working with veteran watch designer Eric Giroud, but also the brand unveiled  several important new timepieces, Easily one of our favorites is the new London Chronograph,  a nod to the British roots of the brand. After all, its original founder, Peter Speake-Marin, was British and brought a lot of that watchmaking culture to the forefront in the brand. Now that he has left the company, there…

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Up Close With The Zenith Defy El Primero 21 Black, Blue And Brushed (Prices)

 |  February 9th, 2018

It was just last fall that Zenith wowed the world with its incredible, revolutionary Defy Lab watch, with two world premiers including a single-piece oscillator. Later in the year, the brand fortified its strength in the world of Defy El Primero watches with a huge New York City event with Swiss Beatz (honoring a partnership with the musician), Alicia Keys and Fabolous in the house. This was the launch of the Zenith Defy El Primero 21 – an incredibly accurate timepiece…

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Video: Panerai Interchangeable Strap System For Panerai Luminor Due 3 Days Automatic Acciaio Watches (SIHH 2018)

 |  February 1st, 2018

During SIHH 2018, Paneria unveiled a host of exciting new timepieces, including new 38 and 42mm Panerai Luminor Due watches — with great new interchangeable strap system. Characterized by the much-loved circular bezel on the cushion-cornered square case, the new Luminor Due watches are offered in stainless steel or 18-karat 5 N rose gold, each housing the OPXXXIV Manufacture movement with  date window, small seconds indication and three days of power reserve. Dial colors on the Luminor Due 3 Days Automatic…

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