Watch Education: What Exactly is a Chronograph

Chronograph watches — we write about them all the time. Lately, though, with the holidays on us and some watch lovers looking to buy watches as gifts, we had a lot of interested readers asking questions about chronographs. Here, we try to outline the basics about what exactly a chronograph watch is and how it…

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2012 Year in Review: Top News, People and Products in the Watch Industry

The news was abundant this year; the product superlative; the watch world grand. Anniversaries abounded this year and some celebrated in style. Audemars Piguet celebrated the 40th anniversary of the iconic Royal Oak with a tribute collection of new Royal Oak pieces and an around-the-world touring exhibition that took center stage in spring in New…

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Weekend Sojourn: Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa, Dubai

I’ve done a fair amount of traveling around the world to wonderful hotels and resorts – but this one tops them all. Recently, while on a boutique tour around the world with A. Lange & Sohne, we had the delightful pleasure of staying at the Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa. Sadly – only for…

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Time Capsules: Product – Burberry Bring British Design to the Wrist

Burberry- the brand famed for its trench coats – moves to the wrist with an all-new line of timepieces aptly named The Britain.  As expected, the collection is a powerful blend of classic tradition and modern attitude.  Says Christopher Bailey, Burberry Chief Creative Officer and designer of the line, “The Britain marries our heritage and…

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