Weekend Sojourn: Rolex Awards for Enterprise Remind Us of the Plight of the World

By Samantha Walsh Just last week, in London, five people with potential to change the future of the world were chosen as winners of the Rolex Awards for Enterprise. After sorting through 3,500 applicants from over 150 countries, an independent jury of experts deemed the following 5 people, and their life-changing plans, as worthy of…

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Around the World: Girard-Perregaux supports World Oceans Day

By Samantha Walsh In NYC last week, Susan and David Rockefeller partnered with luxury Swiss watch brand Girard-Perregaux in a grand celebration for World Oceans Day.  This event, attended by everyone from actors, to models, to watch-lovers, and environmental conservationists brought together seemingly dissimilar groups all with one common goal, to celebrate the world’s valuable…

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Around the World: Buying and Selling Watches at Auction

This past week was a huge one for the big auction houses in New York City.  Several sold incredible watches – many owned by famous folk such as Elvis Presley and Henry Graves – for pretty interesting prices.  So many of our loyal readers have asked for some insight into what sells at auction and…

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Around the World: Panerai and Sailing Heals Celebrate in New York City

Long known as a brand for underwater adventures –created for the Italian Royal Navy decades ago – Panerai supports a host of water-related events. Perhaps none as philanthropic and grass-roots as being a founding sponsor of Sailing Heals. This incredible organization supports cancer patients, survivors and their care givers via days spent sailing on the…

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A Moment in Time: Astronaut Scott Carpenter

On May 24th, in New York City, at the Breitling boutique, Breitling and astronaut Scott Carpenter celebrated the 50th anniversary of his first lift off into space. Scott Carpenter, pioneer of modern exploration, has the unique distinction of being the first human ever to penetrate both inner and outer space, thereby acquiring the dual title…

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Around the World: Breitling Unveils 50th Anniversary Navitimer Cosmonaute Limited Edition Watch

In New York City last week, Breitling celebrated the 50th anniversary of Scott Carpenter’s three-orbit space flight aboard the Aurora 7 capsule (see yesterday’s “A Moment in Time” with Scott Carpenter).  To celebrate, the brand also brought in esteemed astronaut Mark Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Sergey Volkov.  Sergey is the only second-generation cosmonaut in the…

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