Audemars Piguet Unveils Yellow Gold Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar

  As is typical with Audemars Piguet, the brand takes a leap of faith in terms of creativity and technical innovation, and – as is typical of the independently owned and operated Swiss brand – it has come out on top again. I am referring to its release a few months ago of the Royal…

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Baume & Mercier Creates One-Off Capeland Shelby Cobra Watch for Auction

You may recall that earlier this year we brought you some exciting news about Baume & Mercier and its breathtaking collection of Capeland Shelby Cobra watches — created in honor of the legendary Carroll Shelby and the legacy he and his team built. You can read many of the details about that product launch  here.  I…

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Hands On with the Armin Strom Skeleton Pure — Purely Beautiful in its Newest Rendition

We have written about Armin Strom here many times before. It is a brand we respect for its dedication to watchmaking and remaining true to its values.  Now, we are thrilled to bring you the newest Skeleton Pure watch as presented just a couple of weeks ago at the WatchTime New York event. A fascinating work…

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Introducing the TAG Heuer Connected Watch: SmartWatch made with Intel and Google (Video, Prices)

Live at a press conference this morning at the LVMH Tower, TAG Heuer CEO Jean-Claude Biver introduced the much-anticipated TAG Heuer Connected watch. The press conference — with top executives from Intel and Google, in addition to Chariman and CEO of LVMH, Bernard Arnault, and the Swiss Ambassador Andre Schaller –was all about the grand marriage of  Silicon Valley…

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IWC Unveils 3-Video Series Created with Public School Design Team to Tout the Portofino 37

IWC– the brand that has been known as being “Engineered for Men,” first unveiled its Portofino Midsize watch just over a year ago. In fact, we brought you the full story on that collection here.   Recently, new pieces were added to the line, which is now being referred to as Portofino 37 (indicative of the…

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The Only Watch Auction this Weekend: 20 Top Watches Expected to Sell Quickly (Slideshow)

Coming up on Saturday, November 6 in Geneva is the sixth edition of The Only Watch Auction– a unique event in the watch industry wherein watch brands create one special piece to be auctioned, with all proceeds going to  benefit research for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. This year, more than 40 exceptional one-of-a-kind and specialty timepieces will be offered for sale. The…

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