The Truth Behind Audemars Piguet’s 40th Anniversary Frosted Gold Royal Oak Watches Unveiled at SIHH 2017

 |  February 15th, 2017

From the mid-1970’s and all the way through to the late 1980’s, Audemars Piguet used a host of different methods to make its watches more exciting – mesh bracelets, link bracelets and specially hammered gold bracelets that gave a textured appeal to the timepiece. Perhaps those hammered gold watches were the inspiration for the new Audemars Piguet 40th Anniversary Frosted Gold Royal Oak watches from Audemars Piguet unveiled earlier this year at SIHH. Truth be told, though, those early hammered gold watches were not as sophisticated in looks as the new “Frosted Gold” watches, but they are hammered. In fact, back in 1976, the brand’s top designer, Jacqueline Dimier, interpreted the Royal Oak for women for the first time. Now,…

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Bella Hadid Exclusive Interview About Time, Dreams and ‘DIsconnecting’

 |  February 14th, 2017

Yesterday, as we were heading into New York for the big reveal last night of TAG Heuer’s new brand ambassador — 2016 Model of the Year, Bella Hadid — we brought you a teaser video about her 1,500 hours in six-inch heels and her 34 wardrobe changes in fewer than 10 seconds. However, last night in an exclusive interview with Bella Hadid — TAG Heuer’s newest female face for the brand’s “Don’t Crack Under Pressure” campaign — she shared her thoughts on time, watches and her need to disconnect. The well-poised 20 year old who has walked the runways for some of the finest Houses in the world, gave credit to her parents and family upbringing. “My parents always taught me to be…

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TEASER VIDEO: TAG Heuer Names New Brand Ambassador for Women

 |  February 13th, 2017

I’m heading to New York to do an interview with Jean-Claude Biver  — head over the TAG Heuer brand — and the newest brand ambassador the brand is naming tonight at a huge event at Equinox in New York City. This time,the focus is on women’s watches for the Don’t Crack Under Pressure campaign. Even though i know who this newest brand ambassador is — I have been sworn to secrecy until tonight. However, you may want to watch this video, where she candidly admits that in 2016 she spent 1,500 hours in six-inch heels, and changed outfits 34 times in less than 10 seconds.  Watch for more details as soon as I’m allowed to share them.

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Richard Mille Unveils RM037 NTPT(R) Carbon Set Women’s Watch: SIHH 2017

 |  February 6th, 2017

Independent watch brand, Richard Mille, had a lot of news and great product at this year’s SIHH — including another great new look of women. Working with high-tech materials yet again, Mille unveils two new watches made of North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT®) carbon — this time set with diamonds. A master at high-tech materials, Mille shows his ingenuity in the new RM037 NTPT(R) Carbon Set women’s watch with diamonds. While last year Mille mixed NTPT(R) carbon with gold, this year he went about figuring out how to get the carbon material workable enough to set it with diamonds.   Because the material is composed of layer after layer of carbon fiber filaments, infused with reset and woven on a machine, the finish of the…

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Cartier Trait d’Eclat High Jeweled Watch: Review of Art and Elegance Unleashed

 |  February 3rd, 2017

There are no words to say what a picture can do by a glance, and as we set about to review the Cartier Trait d’Eclat high jeweled watch – we are even more convinced of this.  This year, Cartier again entrances us with top demonstrations of its amazing haute joaillerie craftsmanship. One of the finest examples is easily the stunning Cartier Trait d’Eclat — one of more than 20 high-jeweled watches unveiled by the brand at SIHH 2017.   Cartier has long had a love affair with fine gemstones, including the big three: rubies, sapphires and emeralds. Back in the 1900’s, the brand designed a host of stunning pieces for royalty around the world, including India, that often utilized bold rubies and emeralds. In…

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