Audemars Piguet Watches: A Look at Unparalleled Craftsmanship That Stands the Test of Time

 |  August 13th, 2014

By Gordon Henderson The truth of a watch brand is in the story behind the development philosophy of the creator. The beauty of a watch is in the craftsmanship and vision that is behind it. For over a century Audemars Piguet has been behind some of the world’s most sought-after timepieces and today we explore the brand’s art. Founded in 1875 by Jules Louis Audemars and Edward Auguste Piguet, Audemars Piguet has always been a top-notch luxury watch atelier. It has created some of the most advanced technical timepieces ever to come on the market. That includes its famed Royal Oak, for which Gerald Genta was commissioned to create on the evening before Basel Fair 1971. The mission: to design…

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FIFA and Audemars Piguet Watches: International Footballer Leo Messi (Part 2 in Who’s Who: Watches and the FIFA World Cup)

 |  June 20th, 2014

Throughout the past week, we brought you a complete list of five top watch brands that are sponsors of international football teams as the World Cup officially started. We also brought you details of Hublot’s role as Official Timer. Today, we begin to move a step further into the incredible world of who’s who in watch brands involved in World Cup international football. Today, we begin taking a look at  watch brands that have both past legendary soccer players and current soccer players on board as brand ambassadors. Audemars Piguet: Four-time Golden Ball winner Leo Messi. Messi, who has visited Audemars Piguet in Le Brassus, has been a brand ambassador for four years. The Argentina-born legend wears his namesake limited…

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Timeless Gifts for Dads and Grads: 6 Sensational Watches

 |  June 6th, 2014

This weekend is your last full weekend to shop for Father’s Day, which is just over a week away. Additionally, those with teens graduating this month may be interested in giving them the gift of time – in the form of a fantastic watch. Here, we bring you a collection of six sensational timepieces perfect for the watch-loving father or the cool teen destined for great things. Indeed, from the luxury watch world to the everyday, affordable watch world, there is a timepiece that suits his needs. This slideshow, complete with full descriptions and prices, will let you on six sensational finds.  

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Audemars Piguet Watches Supports Broadway and the 2014 Tony Awards

 |  June 1st, 2014

The Tony Awards – Where Stars Align – is the Oscars of the live stage – where plays, musicals, revivals, actors, actresses, song writers and even choreographers are honored for their work. This year, with the 68th Tony Awards, the nominee lineup is superb. Hosting the event, is actor Hugh Jackman, Tony Award winner, Academy Award®-nominated and Golden Globe-winner. Also appearing during Broadway’s biggest night: Kevin Bacon, Carole King, Clint Eastwood, Ethan Hawke, and so many more. Even better: Audemars Piguet supports the 2014 Tony Awards and has a count-down clock ticking off the days, hours , minutes and seconds until the awards begin at 8:00 pm next Sunday June 8. These incredible awards will broadcast live from New York’s…

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Audemars Piguet Watches for Women – Just in Time for Mother’s Day

 |  May 10th, 2014

Searching for the perfect Mother’s Day gift? (You’re late but not too late.) Thankfully Audemars Piguet this year has unveiled some stunning new Ladies Royal Oak Offshore  watches. These Audemars Piguet watches are quartz powered and feature all of the attention to detail we have come to love from the brand.  Offered in either 18-karat rose gold or in stainless steel – on a rubber strap – the new Royal Oak Offshore women’s watches feature the famed octagonal bezel, and beloved Tapisserie dial motif. Additionally, they are bedecked with 40 brilliant-cut diamonds weighing 0.71 carats on the bezel. In short, clean, simple, beautiful, timeless. The stainless steel version retails for a cool $16,000, and the rose gold model is $33,400.…

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