Baselworld 2019 Begins Tomorrow, Find Out What’s In Store And Why I’m Excited About It

 |  March 19th, 2019

While Baselworld 2019 officially begins on Thursday, if you are a member of the press or an exhibitor, Wednesday is the new Thursday.  While I am heading to Davos for the Movado Group summit before Baselworld begins, I am looking forward to what it has to offer. It’s no secret that the show has been bashed by exhibitors, retailers and press alike. It’s no secret that Swatch Group and others have pulled out of the show this year citing arrogance…

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De Bethune USA Exclusive Launched At Watches & Wonders Miami

 |  March 6th, 2019

DB28 Kind of GoldUSA Limited Edition   Recently at the Watches & Wonders Miami show at the Miami Design District, Swiss independent watch brand De Bethune smartly unveiled a USA exclusive watch, the   “DB28 Kind of Blue.” A spin-off of the brand’s all-blue and much coveted DB28, the new watch features an 18-karat pink gold case instead of a blue case. Just10 pieces will be made. DeBethune DB 28 USA exclusive watch launched at Watches & Wonders Miami.To create its distinctive…

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America’s Oldest Watchmaking Guild, Horological Society of New York, Announces Gala and Charity Auction Event

 |  March 4th, 2019

The Horological Society of New York, America’s first watchmaking guild, founded in1866, announces the 2019 Gala and Charity Auction event. This event is earmarked as one of the best horological evenings and this year, the organization is moving the dinner and auction to a new location at the Manhattan Penthouse with breathtaking views of the New York City Skyline. The event takes place on Wednesday, April 17, and is filled with a host of presentations and awards. The Horological Society…

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Photo Report: Watches & Wonders Miami 2019, Miami Concours, Yacht Show

 |  February 28th, 2019

It’s  no secret that I get around. As a veteran journalist in the watch industry, my job is to go where the stories are. I can’t go to everything, but I try to say yes to al least half of the trips i am offered annually, and I always go to the important  shows. Such is the case with the recent second-annual Watches & Wonders Miami  that just took place in the Miami Design District. Organized by the Fondation de…

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Bulgari Unveils Updated Icon In Rome: B.zero1 To Honor 20th Anniversary

 |  February 26th, 2019

This post is about jewelry, not watches — but pay attention men — these are rings you can easily wear. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Bulgari B.zero1 collection of jewelry. A line that broke typical jewelry design codes thanks to its spiral, flexible rings and visionary appeal, the B.zero1 has become an icon in the jewelry world. Last week in Rome, the Rome-born brand celebrated the new collection and the 20th anniversary of B.zero1 at the Auditorium Parco della Musica — with  star-studded attendance and…

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Five Fantastic Red Watches For Men For Valentine’s Day

 |  February 14th, 2019

Women aren’t  the only ones who can wear colorful watches. Some of the finest brands in the world offer bold colors for men, including red — the color of love. Here we take a brief look at five bold red watches for men — a perfect Valentine’s Day gift. Several of these watches were cited by me as being among the 14 best red watches for Valentine’s Day on my Perfect Timing column on Forbes. From Hublot, the masters at…

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Hamilton Unveils Khaki Murph Watch, Replica Of ‘Interstellar’ Watch

 |  February 12th, 2019

Five years after the debut of the critically acclaimed hit movie, Interstellar,  in which Hamilton watches had a starring role, the Swiss watch brand now unveils a replica of the watch from that movie — the Hamilton Khaki  “Murph” watch. The original watch in the movie Interstellar was specially designed by the brand for the movie, and the watch played an important role in communication between stars Matthew McConaughey and Jessica Chastain in the 2014 movie.  In the film, humanity…

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