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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Four Fantastic Floral-Inspired Women’s Jeweled and Complicated Watches

 |  May 18th, 2017

This year women’s watches are again all the rage, with some of the finest watch brands offering beautiful gemstone-adorned pieces and complex watches with artistic dials or complex calibers.  Here we take a look at four fantastic women’s watches that hold hefty (but well worth it) price tags. MasterGraff Floral Tourbillon A magnificent work of art and technology, the MasterGraff Floral Tourbillon watch is 38mm of amazing elegance. Offered in several color ways, the watch features elaborate diamond  settings and beautifully…

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Valentin Piaget, Who Led the Piaget Ultra-Thin Watch Development and Advanced Women’s Watches, Dies

 |  April 30th, 2017

Valentin Piaget, the grandson of Piaget founder Georges-Edouard Piaget, has passed away at the age of 94. This third-generation visionary in the watch world is the man responsible for pursuing the making of ultra-thin movements — an arena Piaget pioneered in the 1950’s and in which it has held a leadership role ever since. Brothers Valentin and Gerald worked at Piaget from 1942 onwards , when it was still a family owned and operated company. Gerald was CEO and Valentin…

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Piaget has Starring Role in New ‘Jackie’ Movie with Natalie Portman

 |  December 13th, 2016

In the new film about the Jackie Kennedy — the last four days before President John F. Kennedy was assassinated — Natalie Portman, who plays Jackie, wears the original Piaget watch with jade dial that Jackie wore. Jackie Kennedy was one of the most popular and most photographed First Ladies of the 20th century and owning an outstanding green jade dial Piaget watch was indicative of her personal statement. She was known for her elegant fashions and accessories that bred…

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