Hands On With The Ulysse Nardin Marine Mega Yacht Watch Unveiled At Watches & Wonders Miami

 |  February 27th, 2019

Last week in Miami – at the second annual Watches  & Wonders show — Ulysse Nardin used the Florida backdrop, complete with concurrent Yacht Show and car show — to unveil its newest masterpiece: The Marine Mega Yacht watch that indicates tides, along with a host of other important information for sailors, and that carries a retail price of about $310,000.   I wrote extensively about the watch last week on my Perfect Timing column on Forbes, but here we go…

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Storage Wars: The Best USB Key From Watches & Wonders Miami

 |  February 22nd, 2019

If you read my headline then you will know that at the recent Watches & Wonders Miami 2019 show, there was only one great USB keys. Don’t get me wrong, there were many distributed, but just one stole my heart and stands out now  as one of the best USB keys ever: Sevan Bicakci’s dagger key. Sevan, as I know him and have known him for years, is a Turkish born jewelry designer extraordinaire who draws on his Armenian past…

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Pre-Basel 2019: Meet the Chopard L.U.C XPS Twist QF (price)

 |  February 20th, 2019

As a pre-Baselworld peek, Chopard unveils the L.U.C XPS Twist QF watch — a timepiece  that offers  a bit of a spin to horology.  Classically elegant and s magnificent statement in modern classics, the L.U.C XPS Twist QF features a rich  satin-finished blue dial with seconds sundial at 7 o’clock and crown at 4 o’clock. The watch is crafted in ethically certified “Fairmined” white gold. Fairmined gold is traceable and sourced to small artisanal mines where the mining is controlled to…

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Hands On With The Romain Gauthier Prestige HMS Stainless Steel Watch With Meteorite Dial

 |  February 18th, 2019

A supplier of components to the watch world, the independent watch brand Romain Gauthier regularly creates  timepieces that are works of art and technology. However, he only makes about 60 watches a year.  Now, he unveils the exceptional  Prestige HMS Stainless Steel watch with rare meteorite dial. Just 10 pieces will ever be made — adding to the exclusivity.  Recently, I wrote about the new watch on my Perfect Timing column on Forbes.  Here, we bring that article to our…

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Five Fantastic Red Watches For Men For Valentine’s Day

 |  February 14th, 2019

Women aren’t  the only ones who can wear colorful watches. Some of the finest brands in the world offer bold colors for men, including red — the color of love. Here we take a brief look at five bold red watches for men — a perfect Valentine’s Day gift. Several of these watches were cited by me as being among the 14 best red watches for Valentine’s Day on my Perfect Timing column on Forbes. From Hublot, the masters at…

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20 Unique Les Cabinotiers Vacheron Constantin Watches Tour America

 |  February 13th, 2019

With so much emphasis today on the fact that many collectors are looking for bespoke watches, it comes as no surprise that one of the world’s most esteemed watch brands, Vacheron Constantin, would go out of its way to deliver on that demand.  Just recently, and running for another week  or so, Vacheron Constantin is bringing 20 newly unveiled one-of-a-kind Les Cabinotiers watches on tour across America. It is an opportunity to see, touch and possibly buy a truly unique…

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Watch Lovers Won’t Want To Miss Watches & Wonders Miami On President’s Day Weekend

 |  February 7th, 2019

From February 15 to the 17th in sunny Miami, the second annual Watches & Wonders Miami show will take place, concurrent with the Miami Yacht Show and vintage auto show.  Watch lovers won’t want to miss this event. Just about 30 watch brands will be showcasing their newest watches here, and some are unveiling new timepieces for the first time. Led by the  Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie in partnership with the Miami Design District.  Brands that are exhibiting in their…

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