Hands On With The Ulysse Nardin Marine Mega Yacht Watch Unveiled At Watches & Wonders Miami

 |  February 27th, 2019

Last week in Miami – at the second annual Watches  & Wonders show — Ulysse Nardin used the Florida backdrop, complete with concurrent Yacht Show and car show — to unveil its newest masterpiece: The Marine Mega Yacht watch that indicates tides, along with a host of other important information for sailors, and that carries a retail price of about $310,000.   I wrote extensively about the watch last week on my Perfect Timing column on Forbes, but here we go…

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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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Storage Wars: The Best USB Key From Watches & Wonders Miami

 |  February 22nd, 2019

If you read my headline then you will know that at the recent Watches & Wonders Miami 2019 show, there was only one great USB keys. Don’t get me wrong, there were many distributed, but just one stole my heart and stands out now  as one of the best USB keys ever: Sevan Bicakci’s dagger key. Sevan, as I know him and have known him for years, is a Turkish born jewelry designer extraordinaire who draws on his Armenian past…

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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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F1 Grand Prix Winner Mark Webber Talks About Motorsports and Rolex

 |  February 11th, 2019

In the throes of the 2019 racing season, and on the heels of the Rolex 24 at Daytona, we talked extensively in Austin (during F1 racing) with Mark Webber, Rolex brand ambassador and nine-time Formula One Grand Prix winner, FIA World Endurance Champion, Porsche ambassador, and Red Bull athlete Mark Alan Webber about racing, watches and precision. Recently, in my Perfect Timing column on Forbes.com, I published parts of that interview, now I share it here.  The Rolex 24 at Daytona 2018:…

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Endurance Racing As Only Rolex Can Do: Rolex 24 At Daytona (Photo Gallery)

 |  February 8th, 2019

Just a couple of weeks ago, I had the great opportunity to accompany Rolex to the famed Rolex 24 at Daytona endurance races.  The weekend was wrought with rain and winds that soaked Daytona International Speedway during the second day of the Rolex 24 At Daytona, but it was just one more challenge for top drivers. It was the first time that   two red flags halted racing and that International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) called the race over 10 minutes prior to…

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Watch Lovers Won’t Want To Miss Watches & Wonders Miami On President’s Day Weekend

 |  February 7th, 2019

From February 15 to the 17th in sunny Miami, the second annual Watches & Wonders Miami show will take place, concurrent with the Miami Yacht Show and vintage auto show.  Watch lovers won’t want to miss this event. Just about 30 watch brands will be showcasing their newest watches here, and some are unveiling new timepieces for the first time. Led by the  Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie in partnership with the Miami Design District.  Brands that are exhibiting in their…

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