M.A.D. 1 Red watch designed by Max Busser of MB&F

This story was supposed to be a watch review of my M.A.D. 1 Red watch. But it morphed. The reason I love this watch better now than when I first got it is because I thought this watch was gone forever. But it wasn’t. You can read more about that toward the end of the…

Meet The Newest Breguet Reines De Naples Watch With Morphing Heart Hand

Breguet Reines de Naples watch with morphing heart hand to indicate the minutes.

It was in 2021 that Breguet released some new technology in the form of its Valentine’s Day Reines de Naples Coeur Eternal Love limited edition watch. That timepiece, with white lacquered dial and a big gold heart was innocuous looking enough – but it packed a punch. The large heart in the center of the…

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IWC Portofino Perpetual Calendar Boasts Moonphase That’s Accurate For 577.5 Years

IWC Portofino Perpetual Calendar

  I’ve been in the watch industry a very long time. In fact, I started my journey in late 1984 and my first full year in timepieces was in 1985. That was the same year that IWC unveiled its revolutionary DaVinci Perpetual Calendar watch that had been developed over the course of several years by…

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Hands On With The CuleM Skyline GMT Watches

CuleM Skyline GMT New York watch.

Recently, I had the opportunity to go “hands on” with the newest CuleM Skyline GMT watches and it was a fun experience. The Skyline series is the second evolution for the young brand, whose Portal GMT watch I first reviewed last year. It actually launched the World GMT collection in 2019. I loved that world…

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I Went To Boston With A. Lange & Sohne For The New Boutique. Here’s What Happened

A. Lange & Sohne New Zeitwerk.

Just two weeks ago, I joined A. Lange & Söhne in Boston where the brand opened its 8th US Boutique on prestigious Newbury Street. This Boston equivalent of Saville Row is fast becoming a watch lover’s mecca. The gorgeous new A. Lange & Sohne store is nestled neatly into space that sits alongside brands such…

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A Closer Look At Chopard’s Mille Miglia 2022 Race Edition Watches

Chopard Mille Miglia Race Edition

By Nancy Olson   Chopard has partnered with the Mille Miglia since 1988, and over the years has engaged its boundless imagination to create memorable timepieces in tribute to this classic car open-road race. This year’s limited edition Mille Miglia 2022 Race Edition chronograph collection comprises two 44mm variations: one is all stainless steel and…

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Franck Muller Named Official Watch Sponsor Of The Colorado Grand, Unveils New Watches

Franck Muller Colorado Grand Special Edition watches.

  Inspired by the Colorado Grand® annual charity tour, where vintage sports and race cars drive 1,000 miles through the Rockies in five days, Swiss watch brand Franck Muller (a sponsor of the event) unveils a new collection that pays homage to the event and the participating legendary car brands.   The Colorado Grand, run…

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A Quick Look At The Parmigiani Tonda PF Automatic In 36mm Unisex Size

Parmigiani Tonda PF 36mm

Swiss watch brand Parmigiani Fleurier has been busy behind the scenes of its Tonda PF Automatic watch –releasing three new 36mm versions that are powered by a new in-house automatic movement. With a vintage-inspired appeal, the exceptionally clean looking watches boast a big dial opening that gives a full view of the Grain d’Orge guilloche…

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Ulysse Nardin Unveils Paddleboard, Watch In Collaboration With Beau Lake

Ulysse Nardin x Beau Lake

A Swiss watch brand teaming with a luxury brand that makes iSUP (inflatable stand up paddle boards)?  It may be a watch world first, but it is definitely a think now thanks to Ulysse Nardin and Beau Lake. Recently, we have witnessed an incredible uptick in the watch world of brands teaming with other brands…

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Grand Seiko Heritage Collection SLGH013: Poetry Meets Technology

Grand Seiko's newest 44Gs is the SLGH013.

By Nancy Olson Grand Seiko’s timepieces are as well respected for their aesthetics as they are for their utility, featuring memorable dials inspired by nature and the picturesque environs the Japanese company calls home. The new SLGH013 shown here, impelled by the pivotal 44GS from 1967, is the newest model within the Heritage Collection. Its…

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