F. P. Journe Records Sonnerie Souveraine To Offer Exceptional Binaural Sound

F.P. Journe Sonnerie Souveraine

Calling it a horological world premiere, F. P. Journe unveils the  binaural sound of his spectacular Sonnerie Souveraine — just months after announcing he would stop making the Sonnerie Souveraine —  recorded in a special sound chamber of the EPFL (one of Switzerland’s two federal polytechnics schools) using  “artificial ears with microphones.” All four walls…

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Zenith Sponsors The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride For Charity, Highlights Pilot Type 20 Chronograph Ton Up Black

Zenith Pilot Ton Up Black

This past weekend, more than 112,000 people rode classic motorcycles in the streets of 648 cities in 102 countries to benefit The Movember Foundation, dedicated to supporting prostate cancer research and men’s mental health. This marks the third year that Zenith has participated.The brand also featured the Pilot Type 20 Chronograph Ton Up Black as the…

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Will The Relaunched, Affordable Ikepod Watches Work?

Ikedpod with blue dial.

Swiss watch brand IKEPOD is back, but it has an all-new direction than it did nearly 25 years ago when it first launched in 1994. That new direction: Affordable watches. For those who most likely won’t remember, but have heard of and maybe even collected, Ikepod was a brand designed originally by Marc Newson in…

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Gem Awards Nominees Announced, Stewart Wicht of Rolex Named Lifetime Achievement Winner

Just recently the GEM Awards, one of the highest honors bestowed on professionals and companies in the fine jewelry and watch industries, announced its line-up of award winners and nominees that will be honored live at the 17th annual GEM Award event on January 11, 2019 at Cipriani in New York.  Among the nominees named for…

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Harry Winston Unveils High-Jeweled New York Collection, Honoring Winston, At The Rainbow Room

Harry Winston New York Collection

Last week in New York city, Harry Winston unveiled its newest New York Collection of unique pieces of high jewelry. The collection was three years in the making and the suites are all reflective of Harry Winston’s  New York. Born in 1896 in New York, Harry Winston grew up as the son of a small…

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Vacheron Constantin Wows The Watch World With Abbey Road Studios Partnership, New Campaign And More

Vacheron Constantin FiftySix Tourbillon (Photo: R. Naas)

Just a couple of weeks ago, I spent time in London with Vacheron Constantin, where the brand was celebrating its new FiftySix collection, especially the just-released FiftySix Tourbillon.  Additionally, the brand announced its partnership with Abbey Road Studios, and showcased its new ad campaign “One of Not Many.” It was an incredible event, and I…

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