Listening to Time with Breguet’s Musicale (VIDEO)

When touring the Breguet workshops in Switzerland recently, we got the opportunity to listen (and video record) the brand’s highly acclaimed classical “La Musicale” timepiece. The watch plays an aria either on demand or at the desired time, like a melodic reminder. It houses a patented musical mechanism that consists of a disk carrying music…

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Introducing the IWC Le Petit Prince Pilot Watches – A Not-so-Unlikely Pair

It may seem an unlikely collaboration at first glance – IWC and the Fondation Antoine de Saint Exupery. But on closer examination – it was a relationship destined to happen.  Antoine DE Saint Exupery – author of famed existentialist book, “The Little Prince”, as well as other books, trained as a pilot and flew mail…

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White Hot: Introducing Audemars Piguet’s Royal Oak Concept GMT Tourbillon

Crafted in titanium and white ceramic because white ceramic is said to be nine times harder than stainless steel, the new Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Concept GMT Tourbillon (slated to be shown to the world at the January 2014 SIHH) features a sculpted titanium case middle, white ceramic bezel, inner dial flange of anodized aluminum…

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Introducing the Ulysse Nardin USA Exclusive Schooner Watch

A few days ago in New York City, Ulysse Nardin opened its third USA boutique in a wonderful location at the Ritz-Carlton on Central Park West. With CEO Patrik Hoffmann in from Switzerland, and brand ambassadors Baseball legend Randy Johnson and pianist Lola Astanova there to celebrate, the brand also unveiled its USA-exclusive Schooner watch.…

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Holiday 2013 Videos: Watch Brands Celebrate Giving

With the Holiday season upon us, a host of watch brands have begun releasing new videos that celebrate the concept of time. Cartier, for instance, presents the fourth Winter Tale film that celebrates the magic of the holiday season.  Directed by Bibo Bergeron, the video presents a magical walk through 1920’s Paris with an adorable…

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Rare Exhibition of Renowned Thomas Tompion 17th Century Clocks, Watches Opens for Limited Time at National Watch & Clock Museum

Lover of fine antique clocks and watches – take note. A once-in-a-lifetime exhibit is opening at the National Watch and Clock Museum in Columbia, PA, USA – one you won’t want to miss. Beginning today and running through January 9, 2014, an exhibition called “Majestic Time” features the largest collection ever assembled of clocks, watches…

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