Jaeger-LeCoultre Unveils Caliber 101 in New Joaillerie Watches At Venice Film Festival

 |  August 30th, 2018

Beginning today and running until September 8 is the 75th annual International Venice Film Festival, and Jaeger-LeCoutlre is a main sponsor.  Officially called the Film Festival of La Biennale di Venezia, the event celebrates filmmaking in all its glory. This year marks the 13th year that Jaeger-LeCoultre has a key partnership with the event and pays homage to the creative ingenuity with the Glory to the Filmmaker Award. The brand also unveils two new Haute Joaillerie 101 watches. As a sponsor…

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Hands On With the Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Geographic World Time Watch (Price)

 |  June 7th, 2018

Earlier this year at the SIHH, Jaeger-LeCoultre unveiled a wonderful new collection inspired by its past: Polaris. The complete Polaris collection, inspired by the Memovox watches, included an interesting array of watches, including a chronograph and the Polaris Memovox alarm dive watch. Now, the brand expands the line with the exciting Jaeger-LeCoultire Polaris Geographic WT (World Time) watch. Recently, at The Pool in New York, we went hands on with this watch, and we think you are going to love…

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Top Five Watch Industry Billionaires As Seen On Forbes Billionaires List

 |  May 29th, 2018

Recently, Forbes posted its 2018 World’s Billionaires list, wherein it named record 2,208 billionaires from around the globe. Interestingly enough, but not too surprisingly, there were some luxury goods owners from the watch industry on that list, including the CEO of two big watch groups, and a few others. Topping the watch brand and luxury goods list is Bernard Arnault & Family – coming in as number 4 on the list. Arnault is the Chairman and CEO of LVMH Moet…

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Does Anyone Have A Score Card For The Revolving Doors Of The Swiss Watch Industry?

 |  April 25th, 2018

Well, I  am not going to sugar coat this. The Richemont Group is making some more changes in the ranks, and one or two of them are quite interesting.  Alain Zimmermann, long-time CEO of Baume & Mercier will be stepping aside in June as he heads into a newly created Richemont Corporate position as head of E-Commerce for all watch brands in the group.  This move — while sad for Baume & Mercier — is not a surprise to me.…

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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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Watches & Wonders Miami Brings Cars, Watches And More (Photo Gallery)

 |  February 24th, 2018

We’ve been very busy this month with so many different watch events across the country that it has been difficult to keep up the writing pace. So this weekend, we recap a little about the month of February and the incredible watch world.   Easily the highlight event of the month was the Watches & Wonders Miami show that took place at the Miami Design District (MDD) and that was sponsored by the Fondation Haute Horlogerie (FHH), in cooperation with the…

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An Insider’s Complete Review of SIHH 2018: Come Inside With Us And See What A Typical Day Is Like And Witness The Best Exhibition Spaces And More

 |  January 29th, 2018

Every year, we anxiously await the trek to Geneva for the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) – the first luxury watch exhibit of the year. This year marked the 28th exhibition – and my 27th year in attendance (I missed one year when my darling daughter was born). As always, it was a thrill to meet up with old friends, make new friends and feel the beating pulse that guides the watch world through yet another year. Here,…

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