Watch Lovers Pay Attention: Watches & Wonders Show To Debut in Miami

 |  November 21st, 2017

If you are a watch lover then you will want to mark this four-day luxury event on your calendar now: Watches & Wonders Miami will made its debut February 16-19 and will feature 21 leading watch and jewelry maisons and their newest pieces. THE  event is organized by the Miami Design District Associates (MDDA) and the Fondation Haute Horlogerie (FHH). During that particular weekend, the event coincides with the Miami Design District Concours of spectacular cars and with the 30th annual Miami…

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First Look: Ralph Lauren Unveils Slim Classique Watches for Women

 |  December 4th, 2015

Known for his incredible taste and talent, Ralph Lauren believes in sophistication and elegance. In fact, he says, “I like places and objects that transform us that take us somewhere else for a day, an evening or just a moment. I like the romance of films, cars, Cole Porter tunes and Frank Sinatra songs. They all have one thing in common: they are ageless. They are timeless.” With that in mind, his watch designs also need to offer a decidedly timeless…

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A Retrospective of SIHH as it Celebrates 25 Years in 2015

 |  January 14th, 2015

Later this month, the Salon International d’la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) opens its doors to thousands of invited guests from around the world as  16 luxury brand exhibitors unveil their newest timepieces –watches destined to set the trend for the coming year in haute horology. This year marks the 25th edition of the exhibition, which first started in 1991. Interestingly enough, I was there. In fact, except for the year my daughter was born, I have been to every single SIHH and have watched…

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Introducing the Ralph Lauren Automotive Flying Tourbillon (Pre-SIHH 2014)

 |  December 26th, 2013

With the Geneva SIHH watch exhibition around the corner, some brands are giving us a sneak peek at their new introductions. As such, we introduce here the Ralph Lauren Automotive Flying Tourbillon. The Automotive Collection – inspired by Laruen’s 1938 Type 57SC Bugatti Atlantic Coupe– features distinctive elm burlwood dials. The newest piece is cased in a 45mm shot-blasted black stainless steel case and house the exclusive R L 167 self-winding Flying Tourbillon mechanical movement. A sapphire caseback allows for…

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Equestrian Inspirations

 |  August 27th, 2013

Before the advent of automobiles, many of today’s luxury watchmakers were saddlers and leather goods specialists. Others simply grew up in the world where equestrian involvement was all encompassing, and they quickly recognized a need to  outfit the rider and horse lover.  Today, top watch brands embrace the equestrian world with design accents that tell their story.  Pictured above:  Hermès Arceau ($3,000) with a dial inspired by the path of horses in a manege, indicated by the sloping numerals directed toward the…

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