Recalling Times with Watch Industry’s Raymond Weil who Passed Away

When people ask me how I got into the watch business, I tell them it is a long story, and it is – one day I’ll tell it here. Now, however, I want to talk about the reason I stayed in the industry for the past 30 years. It wasn’t just great product, amazing technology…

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I’m Back … I Braved the Great Wave and Entered Hyperbaric Chambers for this SIHH 2014 Review

So I survived Geneva.  Thanks to sheer determination to bring my loyal readers the best coverage possible,  I endured the following:   descending into shark infested waters (sort of ) with IWC; entering into a hyperbaric chamber (for real) with Breva ; being transported back in time to the late 19th century (sort of ) with…

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FastRiding This Weekend at the Rolex 24 at Daytona with TUDOR

This weekend, January 25th and 26th, marks a super fast time for auto fans. The 52nd anniversary of the Rolex 24 at Daytona takes place at Daytona International Speedway, and serves as the debut event for the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. We announced the coming of Tudor to America and its sports-car alignment  here a…

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Dive Right In with the Calibre de Cartier Dive Watch

Ok, we admit it. There is a lot of thrashing going on here at SIHH, while so many brands vie for top position when it comes to the ultimate high-tech, haute-horology timepiece. But honestly, sometimes it’s nice just to look at reality. From Cartier, that reality comes in the form of its newest stainless steel…

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Suck it Up, Guys; This One is for the Gals. Introducing the Piaget Limelight Blooming Rose at SIHH

Ok Guys – I know you are thinking – “Oh no, a woman’s watch – smack in the middle of SIHH.” But this one is quite inventive and besides, women are the hot ticket this year –as more and more brands recognize the savvy woman watch consumer and release collections geared for them. So –…

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How Many Patents Can One Watch Hold? Introducing the Jaeger-LeCoultre Hybris Mechanical Eleven

The new Jaeger-LeCoultre Hybris Mechanical Eleven has been unveiled here at SIHH 2014 and it is a masterpiece of complexity and innovation. The ultra-thin watch is deemed to be the thinnest minute repeating watch on the market—making it a stunningly sophisticated beauty in and of itself. Add to that the fact that the minute repeater…

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