Photo Report: Watches & Wonders Miami 2019, Miami Concours, Yacht Show

 |  February 28th, 2019

It’s  no secret that I get around. As a veteran journalist in the watch industry, my job is to go where the stories are. I can’t go to everything, but I try to say yes to al least half of the trips i am offered annually, and I always go to the important  shows. Such is the case with the recent second-annual Watches & Wonders Miami  that just took place in the Miami Design District. Organized by the Fondation de…

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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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SIHH 2019 In Review: From Watches To Exhibition Space, Events And More

 |  January 23rd, 2019

If you were in attendance at this year’s SIHH, then — as the saying goes — “if you know, you know.” For those who weren’t there, however, we take you behind the scenes for a look at what went on at the 29th annual SIHH and around Geneva from January 13-18, 2019 — the good, the bad and the ugly. SIHH 2019 in Review: Right off the bat, I have to say that this was one of the most successful…

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Storage Wars: SIHH 2019 Maybe (Not) The Most Disappointing Storage Units Ever

 |  January 21st, 2019

Could we be ending an era of creativity? If this year’s offering of USB keys—where brands store their most important information and images to disseminate to the press – is an example, the answer is yes. Since 2012, we have been taking a close look at the USB keys give out at Baselworld and SIHH.  Storage Wars is one of our most popular posts, and every time I visit a brand, as they hand me their USB key, they wonder…

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Pre-SIHH 2019: Cartier Unveils Stunning New Libre Watches

 |  January 9th, 2019

  Move over men, this one is for the ladies. Long known as the collection that encompasses some of the most special Cartier watches ever made, the Libre family is joined by four new siblings this year – each with an incredible elongated shape. The new members include the Tank Chinoise Red watch, a new Diagonale watch and two new Baignoire Allongee wristwatches. Cartier Diagonale Watch Recalling its rich history in the art deco era, Cartier unveils the Cartier Diagonale…

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Cartier’s Precious Garage, Honoring Juste un Clou, On Display In New York Boutique

 |  September 12th, 2018

Last week at the Cartier Fifth Avenue Mansion in New York City, the brand unveiled the Cartier Precious Garage boutique “experience” concept. I  covered the event and the concept, as well as the new jewelry the concept was built to honor, on my Perfect Timing column on Forbes.com. Here, we bring you that article. “The Precious Garage is all about showcasing the newest additions to the Parisian brand’s iconic Juste un Clou and Écrou de Cartier collections. Celebrating the indispensable…

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Cartier Named As Exclusive Jewelry Partner of Ocean’s 8 Movie With Rihanna, Anne Hathaway And More

 |  May 31st, 2018

“Last week at a gala event at the Cartier mansion in New York, the luxury brand announced its role as  exclusive jewelry partner for Ocean’s 8. The Warner Bros. Pictures presents, in association with Village Roadshow Pictures, a Rahway Road production, “Ocean’s 8,” stars Rihanna, Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, and others, and is the newest edition to the “Oceans” franchise. Directed by Gary Ross, the movie witnesses Danny Ocean’s sister Debbie as she assembles a female crew to pull off an incredible…

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