Time Capsules: Product – Ateliers deMonaco releases Blue Beauty

Here’s something a little on the lighter side – well in color, anyway. Ateliers deMonaco unveils its first women’s piece – the stunning LaSirene, named for and inspired by Charlene Wittstock in honor of her marriage to HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco.  The dial design is created to replicate the Protea Cynaroides (King Protea)…

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Time Capsules: Product – Celebrate America’s Independence Day with American Independent Watchmaker – RGM

If you know American watchmaker Roland G.  Murphy, you know perfection in watchmaking. For the past nearly 20 years, since 1992, Roland has been “Making History in Watchmaking here in America” – right in Pennsylvania – and doing it with precision, excellence and –well– beauty.  His company, RGM, offers several key watch lines, including diving,…

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Time Capsules: Product- Ralph Lauren Sporting Chronograph brings new allure to Guilloche

It has been just a few years since Ralph Lauren launched his amazing collection of high-end timepieces for men and women, crafted entirely in Switzerland by master artisans, and they have already taken the market by storm. The watches are – like everything Ralph Lauren creates – meticulous works of art, craftsmanship, design and precision, each…

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Time Capsules: Commentary – Only Once in 823 Years

It really is all about the timing and this year we will see and live an event that will only happen once in 823 years. This year, July has 5 Fridays, 5 Saturdays and 5 Sundays – a phenomenon referred to as “money bags.” In fact, this year we will experience four unusual dates: 1/1/11…

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Around the World: Alpina Unveils Startimer Pilot Line in Martha’s Vineyard

After a wonderful flight yesterday in a luxury private jet from LaGuardia airport to Martha’s Vineyard, where we toured the Vineyard, Alpina unveiled its exciting new affordably priced Startimer Pilot’s collection of timepieces – and they are something to look at and wear! In fact, the automatic  watches, ranging from an amazing $2,595 to $2,795,…

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Time Capsules: Product –Corum Releases Vintage Fine Grand Precis

This is one of the most beautiful and alluring homage Corum timepieces to come on the market in a while. The historical Grand Precis watch not only pays tribute to a timepiece from 1957, but also holds the historical movement in its wonderful reinterpreted case.  In 1957, two years after its 1955 founding, Corum presented…

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