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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Why The Bulgari 50th Anniversary Gerald Genta Watch Matters

 |  March 18th, 2019

Recently, Bulgari unveiled the 50th anniversary Gerald Genta watch, a timepiece it will be showing this week at Baselworld. I held off on writing about this watch for a host of  reasons, but now I am ready to dive into the Gerald Genta 50th Anniversary watch and why it really matters. To begin with, I should preface the article by saying that I knew Gerald Genta, one of the most famous watch designers of all time. He was passionate about his work and…

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The Truth Behind The Sculptures And Art At The Miami Design District, As Seen During Watches & Wonders Miami 2019

 |  March 14th, 2019

Recently, while in Miami for the second annual Watches & Wonders Miami 2019 show, I was — naturally — taking pictures of the beautiful architecture that surrounded me at the Miami Design District. That stirred an interest: What are all of these spaces, sculptures, photos all about. So, I spoke to the Miami Design District Association to find out more. Here we take just a small sneak peek at a few of the iconic artworks that grace the MDD and…

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Hands On With, And Honest Female Review Of, The MB&F Women’s Legacy Machine FlyingT Watch

 |  March 12th, 2019

Recently at the SIHH exhibition in Geneva, I got my first chance to go hands on with the newest watch from MB&F: Legacy Machine FlyingT for women.  Before I review this watch, let me offer a little background. To begin with, Maximilian Busser – founder of MB&F – and I have a long history. I met him a few decades ago when he was in the corporate watch world. I watched him flourish as he headed up Harry Winston –…

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Truffle Hunting And Wine Tasting In Bordeaux With Chopard: Photo Report

 |  March 8th, 2019

Recently, I had the distinct pleasure of joining Chopard in Bordeaux for a Baselworld Preview of the new watches that will be unveiled in just a couple of weeks. The watches — except for the L.U.C XPS Twist — are still under embargo, so I won’t be breaking any secrets. However, while in Bordeaux – the most famous wine region of all time — I also had the incredible experience of joining Karl-Friederich Scheufele, co-president of Chopard, and his wife…

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Revisiting MB&F: Meet Medusa, The Clock That Almost Didn’t Make Its Debut

 |  March 7th, 2019

With Baselworld around the corner, we wanted to take a few minutes to revisit some important MB&F products before the exciting new unveilings coming out. Yes, we know about the new watches already, but that is embargoed material so you just have to be patient.  However, at the recent SIHH, MB&F unveiled its 10th collaboration with Swiss clock maker L’Epee 1839. We haven’t yet had the chance to bring it into the limelight here so we hope you will welcome…

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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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