Introducing the IWC USA-Exclusive: Portugieser Tourbillon Hand-Wound “D.H. Craig US” Watch

IWC Portugieser Tourbillon Hand-Wound D.H. Craig watch

  Yes, the new watch from IWC is a mouthful. The Portugieser Tourbillon Hand-Wound “D.H. Craig US” Watch – unveiled today — is also an eyeful and a storyful. Well, “storyful” is not really a word, but in this case, it works. The beautiful watch pays homage to Florentine Ariosto Jones – the American founder…

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Time Travel, Kickstarter and My Klokers KLOK-01 Watch

You can personalize your Klok-01, which is sold with a variety of strap choices. Photo: Simon Cudd.

By Simon Cudd I discovered the Klokers brand earlier this year, after noticing their kickstarter campaign and having a chat with Richard Piras, CEO and Co-founder, on messenger. I have known Richard a few years, and he brought it to my attention. The kickstarter campaign went viral on 15th September 2015 and reached 100% goal in 8 minutes. Exactly 1,563…

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Plan Ahead: Patek Philippe Going Big in 2017 with Large Free-to-Public Exhibition in NYC

Patek Philippe Sky Moon Tourbillon

Earlier this week in New York, Patek Philippe announced plans to unveil a huge 10-day exhibition in the city in July 2017 that promises to be the biggest educational and hands-on watch event ever open to the public free of charge in New York.  The brand will be bringing in some of its most famous…

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Watch Review: How the Luminox Black Ops Carbon Holds Up Under Fire

Six months of police academy training can be rigorous. The time frames are grueling in and of themselves, with 12-hour days often in 100+-degree weather. Training includes physical combat, high-intensity driving, marksmanship, more marksmanship and a lot of other facets. We are pepper sprayed, tazered and otherwise subjected to all things we can encounter every…

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Meet the Baume & Mercier Clifton Perpetual Calendar and Learn Why the Brand Pushes the Complicated Envelope

If you ask anyone in the watch industry to name a good, solid Swiss watch brand with keen design and affordable pricing generally in the under $8,000 range, you are likely to hear the name Baume & Mercier.   While this brand is known, and has been known for more than a century and a half,…

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Jaeger-LeCoultre and Marc Newson Unveil $28,000 Atmos 568 Clock

For eight years, Jaeger-LeCoultre and famed commercial and architectural designer Marc Newson have worked together on multiple collaborations revolving around the famed Atmos watch – the clock that “lives on air.” Now the duo announces the newest fruit of their combined labor: Atmos 568 Marc Newson. The new and unique rendition may well be the…

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