Pre-SIHH 2019: Introducing The Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra Thin Moon Enamel

 |  December 13th, 2018

SIHH is around the corner and we are beginning to witness a host of new timepieces being showcased ahead of time — but don’t get too excited — this only means we get a peek at what is coming in January in Geneva – it doesn’t mean you don’t have to wait until next year for the watches to make their debut. You do. Here, though, we bring you a look at the stunning enamel blue of this Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra Thin Moon…

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WatchTime New York 2018: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

 |  October 29th, 2018

I’ve been known in the past to take a close look at the shows and bring the good, the bad and the ugly to the forefront. After spending a weekend in New York, it’s time to take a close-up look at WatchTime New York 2018. The Good About WatchTime New York To begin with, this show is highly successful and this year it exceeded expectations when it comes to high-quality foot traffic. With a top-notch sold-out cocktail party on Friday…

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Jaeger-LeCoultre Unveils Caliber 101 in New Joaillerie Watches At Venice Film Festival

 |  August 30th, 2018

Beginning today and running until September 8 is the 75th annual International Venice Film Festival, and Jaeger-LeCoutlre is a main sponsor.  Officially called the Film Festival of La Biennale di Venezia, the event celebrates filmmaking in all its glory. This year marks the 13th year that Jaeger-LeCoultre has a key partnership with the event and pays homage to the creative ingenuity with the Glory to the Filmmaker Award. The brand also unveils two new Haute Joaillerie 101 watches. As a sponsor…

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Hands On With the Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Geographic World Time Watch (Price)

 |  June 7th, 2018

Earlier this year at the SIHH, Jaeger-LeCoultre unveiled a wonderful new collection inspired by its past: Polaris. The complete Polaris collection, inspired by the Memovox watches, included an interesting array of watches, including a chronograph and the Polaris Memovox alarm dive watch. Now, the brand expands the line with the exciting Jaeger-LeCoultire Polaris Geographic WT (World Time) watch. Recently, at The Pool in New York, we went hands on with this watch, and we think you are going to love…

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Top Five Watch Industry Billionaires As Seen On Forbes Billionaires List

 |  May 29th, 2018

Recently, Forbes posted its 2018 World’s Billionaires list, wherein it named record 2,208 billionaires from around the globe. Interestingly enough, but not too surprisingly, there were some luxury goods owners from the watch industry on that list, including the CEO of two big watch groups, and a few others. Topping the watch brand and luxury goods list is Bernard Arnault & Family – coming in as number 4 on the list. Arnault is the Chairman and CEO of LVMH Moet…

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Does Anyone Have A Score Card For The Revolving Doors Of The Swiss Watch Industry?

 |  April 25th, 2018

Well, I  am not going to sugar coat this. The Richemont Group is making some more changes in the ranks, and one or two of them are quite interesting.  Alain Zimmermann, long-time CEO of Baume & Mercier will be stepping aside in June as he heads into a newly created Richemont Corporate position as head of E-Commerce for all watch brands in the group.  This move — while sad for Baume & Mercier — is not a surprise to me.…

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Hands On With The Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Memovox (Price, Original Pictures)

 |  March 12th, 2018

During SIHH 2018, we broke the news that Jaeger-LeCoultre has unveiled an entirely new watch collection, Polaris, inspired by the Memovox Polaris line from 1968 that is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. The entire series takes its design cues from the past, but with updated styling and message. While there are five key models in the collection, easily one of our favorites is the Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Memovox (Ref. 9038670) – simply because it is an alarm watch and is…

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