A Timely Event: Breguet Celebrates 200th Anniversary of First Wristwatch in Geneva

In January, 2012, in Geneva, Breguet opens an exhibition entitled “1810-1812, Breguet makes the first wristwatch, fit for a Queen.” The exhibition pays homage to the Queen of Naples and celebrates the 200th anniversary of the first wristwatch on record –made over a two-year period culminating in 1812. The watch was ordered in 1810 by…

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Time Capsules: Product—Tutima Watches – Yachting Chronograph – The perfectly timed gift

We’ve had a lot of focus on women’s watches recently, as so many readers emailed asking for gift ideas for the woman in their lives. However, men may want a great gift, too. For those who love yachting, sailing and regattas, this Tutima Yachting Chronograph offers precision, performance and personality. Tutima has been an official…

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Style Watch: Bulgari Watches — The Mediterranean Garden of Eden is Bliss

 Bulgari, a brand we love to cover, is magnificently versed in creating stunning jewelry and great timepieces. Its Mediterranean Garden of Eden series is a perfect blend of both haute joaillerie and watchmaking. The three watches in the series are hidden, or secret timepieces. Each features a decorative gem set case cover that – when…

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Watch Stops: Pre-SIHH – A. Lange & Sohne Unveils New Datograph Benchmark

I remember well the day that A. Lange & Sohne’s top executives unveiled to the world – and showed me in person — the brand’s Datograph – the quintessential chronograph. It was in 1999, not long after the brand had made the decision to re-enter the market after the reunification of Germany. It was a…

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