Behind The Scenes Of The Swatch Group ‘Time To Move’ Event Unveiling Newest Luxury Brand Watches

 |  May 21st, 2019

Last week in Switzerland, the Swatch Group hosted its first-ever “Time to Move” event that heralded the brand’s departure from Baselworld (time to move) and its dedication to its own worldwide summit for the press.  The event brought together the finest watch editors, journalists and bloggers from around the world for three days of total immersion into the six luxury brands that comprise Swatch Group: Blancpain, Breguet, Glashutte Original, Harry Winston, Jaquet Droz and Omega. The event had been lauded…

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Hamilton Ventura Stars in Men In Black International

 |  May 20th, 2019

If you’re a movie lover, then you have most likely witnessed Hamilton Watch Company’s starring role on the wrists of many a celebrity on the big screen. The brand has been intimately involved in movies for decades, and its biggest break  came in the 1950’s and ‘60’s with roles in Frogmenand Elvis Presley’s Blue Hawaii (Presley wore the Ventura), among others. Since then, Hamilton remains one of the most sought after brands for celebrity wrists in movies. This year, the iconic asymmetrical Ventura…

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Orbita Unveils New Watch Winders Perfect For Keeping Your Watch Safely Wound

 |  May 17th, 2019

If you own an automatic watch, that is complex and you hate having to reset it when the power runs out, it’s time to invest in a watch winder, and Orbita — based in North Carolina — has the answer. This company has been making its own watch winders in America since its founding more than 20 years ago by Chuck Agnoff. His creed was to pay attention to detail and provide the best  watchwinders in the world. It is…

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Hands On With The Revolutionary Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Grande Tradition Minute Repeater Perpetual

 |  May 16th, 2019

Just last month, I had the opportunity to go hands on with the newest Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Grande Tradition Minute Repeater Perpetual calendar watch that the brand unveiled to the world today.  Not only did I get to see and touch the watch, but also I was the first person (outside of the watchmakers) to put it on my wrist and activate the repeater — which is equipped with a revolutionary new gong system. Over the course of half an hour,…

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Christophe Claret Introduces $238,000 Angelico Tourbillon Watch

 |  May 14th, 2019

This year marks the 10th anniversary of independent eponymous brand, Christophe Claret (and the 30th anniversary of the Manufacture). A master at repeaters and chiming watches, and of very particular complications, Claret knew he wanted to create something special for this occasion. The Angelico Tourbillon watch with long detent escapement and cable-fusee transmission system is special. It was seven years in the making, as it took Claret and his team that long to find solutions to enable the detent escapement…

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Hands On With The Bulgari Octo Finissimo Chronograph Record-Setting Watch

 |  May 13th, 2019

Setting another world record this year, Bulgari unveiled the world’s thinnest automatic chronograph during the recent  Baselworld 2019 exhibit. Recent I had a chance to go hands-on with this watch, and I must say it is impressively thin. Bulgari Sets New World Record with Octo Finissimo Chronograph at Baselworld 2019 BULGARI The new Octo Finissimo Chronograph measures a scant 3.3 mm (1/8th of an inch)  in thinness—about the thickness of two basic letter envelopes stacked. The integrated movement is the flattest…

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Six Sensational Watches For Mother’s Day That Won’t Break The Bank

 |  May 10th, 2019

Mother’s Day is all important… and nothing says “Thanks Mom” or wife for all the things you do like giving the gift of time. That watch doesn’t have to break the bank, either. But it does tell mom that you have taken the time to go out and seek something just right for her — whether it’s a sport watch, a fashion-forward watch, or just an active on-the-go watch.  Here we take a look at six pretty sensational — and…

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