Around the World: Richard Mille Welcomes Natalie Portman in NYC

Last week, at an incredibly over-the-top setting at the rooftop dining room of New York’s St. Regis Hotel, we had the opportunity to join watchmaking brilliant Richard Mille and his newest association: Academy Award winning actress Natalie Portman. The dining room was lavishly set and Portman was a gracious guest, as Richard Mille announced her…

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Weekend Sojourn: Orbita Watch Winders Celebrates the Year of the Dragon

The Year of the Dragon, by the Chinese calendar, has the finest brands in the world embodying this mythical creature in jewelry, watches and more. Orbita Watch Winders, is a NC-based leader in watch winder technology, and is the only company to produce automatic watch winders in the United States. Now this 15-year –old company,…

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Weekend Sojourn: Moonphase Cufflinks Offer Intriguing Appeal from TF

We all recognize that there are few accessories a man can wear that really tell about himself. While he can drive a great car, that’s usually parked outside during board meetings and evenings out. The watch on the wrist is generally the biggest symbol of personality and individuality – and often a conversation piece. Now,…

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Time Capsules: Commentary — See Paul Simon in Concert

Earlier this week, thanks to Movado – one of the watch industry’s largest patrons of fine and cultural arts – I had the wonderful opportunity to go to the Paul Simon Songbook Concert—featuring Paul Simon & Wynton Marsalis at Jazz at Lincoln Center. Special Guest Aaron Neville also appeared. I must say that the amazing…

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Time Capsules: Product – Harry Winston’s Amazing Opus 12 – A Magic Show on the Wrist

Developed with master watchmaker Emmanuel Bouchet, the newest Harry Winston Opus – 12 – defies all conventional rules of watchmaking. While it is, indeed, a mechanical masterpiece, it is nothing like we have seen before in its display and changing of the hours and minutes.  In the Opus12 watch, at the change of every hour,…

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Time Capsules: Product –Bell & Ross Shell Shocks us with the Vintage WW2 Bomber Regulateur

The original watch, which can be seen above on the sexy leg of Bell & Ross’s own Alexandra Castro, featured a bold minute indicator so bombers could perfectly time their minute. It was equipped with oversized straps on all sides.We’ve written about Bell & Ross many times before, but this one is grand! During BaselWorld…

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