Only Watch 2017 Part 2: Meet the Rest of the 49 Unique Watches Being Auctioned (Slide Show)

 |  July 13th, 2017

Earlier this week, we brought you news about OnlyWatch 2017, and showed half of the 49 (thus far) unique watches that are going up for auction in November for the seventh annual OnlyWatch event.   OnlyWatch is a charity auction with all proceeds going toward finding a cure for  t Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.  As mentioned yesterday, these are all unique watches being donated by the brands for this event only. To heighten the attention, a  world tour of these watches begins in September…

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A Close Up Look at Only Watch 2017 Watches, Part 1 (Slide show)

 |  July 11th, 2017

This November, the seventh annual OnlyWatch auction will take place in Geneva on the 11th of the month. The event is one that pulls the finest watch brands in the world together for charity, as each participating brand (or company) donates a single one-off watch that goes up for charity auction. OnlyWatch is organized by Monaco Association against Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, and the auction is led by Christie’s auction house. This year for the first time, in addition to individual…

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WatchStars Awards for Best “Stars” Go to Rolex, Audemars Piguet, Hermes, Bulgari

 |  April 18th, 2017

Last month in Basel, the annual international WatchStars Awards were presented to winning watches in five categories. Honoring “the best watches of the world,” Watchstars gives awards based on 2016 introductions that are in stores now.  Roberta Naas, founder of ATimelyPerspective, is one of the approximately 90 judges from around the world on the panel. Winners gathered for an award presentation event during Basel. Those winners: Classic Stars: Rolex Perpetual Air King Technical Stars: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Concept Supersonnerie Design Stars: Hermes…

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Hermes Slim d’Hermes L’Heure Impatiente Watch Impatiently Counts Down The Minutes Until A Set Meeting

 |  April 12th, 2017

Have something important you have to do? Some place exciting you have to be? Hermes has developed a watch that counts down the minutes in the hour before that set time — chiming a tone at the exact minute of the Rendezvous. The Slim d’Hermes L’Heure Impatiente watch, lovingly referred to as the Impatient Hour watch, is the result of a collaboration (once again) between Hermes and  watchmaking great Jean-Marc Wiederrecht, and is the sequel to Hermes’ much-loved Time Suspended (Le…

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Baselworld 2017 By the Numbers; And The Good, Bad, Ugly and Bright of the Show

 |  April 5th, 2017

Well the dust has settled so to speak on Baselworld 2017. I like to wait a week before I write my wrap-ups because it takes some time to reflect back on the eight-day marathon of endurance and excitement. This year’s Baselworld was an interesting one from many perspectives. Here, we bring you the low-down on Baselworld 2017, by the numbers, the trends and a look at the good, the bad, the ugly and the bright of Baselworld. Baselworld By the…

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