Frederique Constant Unveils Four New Perpetual Calendar Tourbillon Watches To Celebrate 30th Anniversary (Prices)

 |  September 26th, 2018

Last night in Paris, Frederique Constant celebrated its 30th anniversary in a big way, and unveiled  new  QP Tourbillon  Manufacture watches to honor the three-decade milestone. I will bring you more details of the event and of the momentous, anniversary, as well as hands-on photos of the watches when I return from Paris, but for now,  I bring you a quick look at the four watches that comprise the QP Tourbillon special editions — one of which is crafted in…

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TAG Heuer Unveils Carbon Aquaracer And Monaco Bamford Watches (Prices)

 |  September 4th, 2018

Because TAG Heuer always needs to be on the cutting edge of cool and sleek, the brand unveils a new version of its beloved Aquaracer dive watch: Carbon Aquaracer. Crafted in PVD titanium, the watches — which are water resistant to 300 meters — are ultra lightweight. The newest series was inspired by the Monaco Bamford watch, created in cooperation with Bamford Watches. Thanks to the random injection of carbon fibres into a resin pressed at high temperatures, each piece…

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Hands On With A Watch That Could Save Your Life: North Eagles H2S Detector Watch

 |  July 30th, 2018

Last week on my Perfect Timing column on Forbes.com, I introduced a timepiece that — if you are in the oil and gas industry — could save your life. Now, I go hands-on with the North Eagles H2S Professional Gas Detector watch. The watch, created by North Eagles Swiss brand that has been making watches for the  military since 1985, was  more than three years in the  research and development stages. The smart watch is, quite frankly, designed to save lives by…

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Introducing — And Hands On With — The Incredible New Bovet Recital 22 Grand Recital $470,000 Watch

 |  May 3rd, 2018

Once again the independent Swiss watch brand Bovet 1822 brings us one of the most spectacular watches of the year in the all-new Recital 22 Grand Recital watch. Several years in the making the nearly half-a-million-dollar watch holds five patents. An exemplary masterpiece of innovation and craftsmanship, the watch displays the sun, moon and Earth in a Tellurium Orrery – a mechanical rendition of astronomical motions on the wrist. An Orrery is essentially a working planetarium that shows planetary orbits…

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12 Terrific ‘Year Of The Dog’ Watches: Man’s Best Friend (Slideshow)

 |  February 16th, 2018

Today marks the start of the Chinese New Year, the “Year of the Dog.”  We are especially happy about this 11th sign on the Chinese  Zodiac because, let’s face it, we are celebrating man’s best friend. This year 10 luxury watch brands created timepieces to honor the Year of the Dog. Some of those brands create pieces annually for the Chinese Zodiac, while others just couldn’t resist personifying the most loyal and trustworthy animal on the dial of a watch.…

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Watch Review: Hublot Classic Fusion Chronograph Italia Independent Watches Designed with Lapo Elkann

 |  June 21st, 2017

In an ongoing collaboration with Italia Independent and the brand’s  founder Lapo Elkann, Hublot unveiled its newest series of timepieces earlier this year. Now they are beginning to hit stores and we take a close-up look and bring you an honest review of the Hublot Classic Fusion Chronograph Italia Independent collection. The newest watch collection continues to underscore Hublot’s tag line,  “The Art of Fusion.”   While Hublot has been working with Italia Independent over the past three years to unveil watches, sunglasses and…

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Review of the Emmanuel Bouchet EB02 Automatic Limited Edition Watch

 |  June 19th, 2017

I admit, I am a great fan of watchmaker Emmanuel Bouchet who seems to think on a different level. About a year and a half ago, when he unveiled his first creation, the Emmanuel Bouchet Complication 1, we covered it in depth here.  Now, we got a good look at the newest rendition, the Emmanuel Bouchet EB02 Automatic Limited Edition watch, and we want to tell you that it is also  a stunner. This new watch marks the second caliber in the brand’s…

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