Picnics Aside, Memorial Day Is About Remembering Those Who Died In Service Fighting For Our Freedom

Memorial Day weekend is upon us, and — without being a Debbie Downer — I want to embrace my patriotism and I just want to remind everyone that this is a time to celebrate our fallen heroes — those who fought for our country and our freedom and died doing so.  It was in 1868…

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Happy New Year: Welcome to 2018 … Time To Start Anew

Happy New Year, Welcome 2018

Happy New Year. Welcome to 2018 and the wonderful watch world we live in. This year, we opted not to reflect back on the negatives of 2017. Yes, there were negatives, there is no point in denying it:  disappointing watch sales, disappointing product and even disappointing changes in industry personnel. However, the flip side is…

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Bremont FA-UX Dive Watch with Shark Recognition Technology

Bremont FA-UX dive watch with shark detection ... British humor on April Fool's Day

In its newest ad for the Bremont FA-UX Dive watch with shark recognition technology, Bremont puts reality to the test.  The ad reads: “A Diving Watch with Unique Shark Recognition Technology.” The watch depicted in the images features a green dot at 6:00 denoting safe waters, while another images shows the dot in red —…

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Storage Wars: Winning USB Keys from Baselworld 2017

Storage Wars winners Baselworld 2017: Louis Moinet, MB&F, Manufacture Royale.

This year marks the fifth year we have written about our favorite USB keys dispensed by brands at the top shows. Earlier in the year we brought you a look at the winning storage sticks from the January SIHH exhibition. Now, we take a look at the winners of the Baselworld 2017 exhibition. Because most of…

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All the Presidents’ Watches: From Donald J. Trump to LBJ and JFK — What They Wore

Donald J. Trump at the Unveiling of his Trump Signature Watch Collection at Macy's in 2006

Every year on the celebrated “President’s Day” in America, we take a look at which presidents wore which watches. The thing is, with the exception of the newest president, President Donald J. Trump, that story hasn’t changed much. So, below, we give you a comprehensive look at some watches previous presidents wore, offer up a…

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An Insider’s Complete Review of SIHH 2017 Watch Show, its History and More

An inside look at SIHH 2017

This past January marked the 27th Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie, and — don’t pass out — it was my 26th year in attendance. Unfortunately i missed 1992 due to the birth of my darling daughter, but I haven’t missed one since.  I remember when the show first started. In fact, to be honest,…

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