7 Women Insiders and Influencers in the Watch World Pick Their Top Watches Under $1K

 |  December 20th, 2017

I’ve been writing about watches (and jewelry) for 34 years and was the first woman watch editor in the USA back in the 1980’s. No easy feat to accomplish, by the way. In fact, I will be writing my story here soon. However, the point here is that I am not alone– there are a host of women around the world who have been covering watches for more than a dozen years and have carved their own niche in the…

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Top Watch Brands Unveil New Timepieces at WatchTime New York

 |  October 24th, 2017

Just last week, the third annual WatchTime New York (2017) show was held at the magnificent Gotham Hall in midtown Manhattan. With more than 30 brands exhibiting watches – many of which had not yet been seen in the United States market– the day-and-a-half show attracted more than 1,200 watch lovers and collectors. This significant show in America is geared for the public rather than the retail trade and has continually gained in stature and attendance. The event opened on…

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Omega Hits the Movies in Dunkirk, Starring Tom Hardy and Omega CK2129

 |  July 31st, 2017

As the movie “Dunkirk” — directed by Christopher Nolan — is being screened in cinemas  across the country we see an Omega CK2129 watch on the wrist of Tom Hardy’s RAF character.  The concept for this movie, which portrays the allied soldiers who risked their lives at Dunkirk and throughout the war,  is not just about having a watch on the RAF wrist, but about having the right watch for the era on his wrist. According to Omega, 2,000 of…

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George Clooney and Buzz Aldrin Star in “Starmen” Movie By Omega Watches

 |  July 24th, 2017

It isn’t every day that one gets to meet the man who was his hero growing up. However, that is exactly what happened when actor George Clooney recently met his childhood idol, astronaut Buzz Aldrin — one of the first men ever to walk on the moon. The occasion: the making of a documentary Omega has produced called “Stamen.”  The film casts both Clooney and Aldrin, as the two watch original Apollo11 moon landing footage from the historic 1969 landing. In the film,…

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20 Top Watches for Father’s Day

 |  June 16th, 2017

Looking for the perfect gift for Dad this year? All week long we have featured some amazing watches that would suit any father or husband in true style. However, since we know that Father’s Day is Sunday and you may want a few more ideas, we bring you 20 top picks for Father’s Day gifts. Watches are a great gift because they make a statement on the wrist about the person wearing it. Whether the dad or husband in your life…

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America’s Cup Update: Omega Vs. Zenith (Emirates Team New Zealand vs Land Rover BAR) in Challenger Playoffs

 |  June 5th, 2017

Now that we are in full swing with the America’s Cup Challenger Playoffs, we are seeing team against team and watch brand versus watch brand. With Emirates Team New Zealand Zealand — for which Omega is a sponsor — finishing the qualifiers as the top-ranked challenger on Saturday of this past weekend, the team could pick its opposition for the semi-finals. That pick: Sir Ben Ainslie’s Land Rover Bar team, for which Zenith is the official watch. This firmly pits Omega against…

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Omega and Astronaut General Thomas Stafford Honor 60 Years of Omega Speedmaster, AKA Moon Watch

 |  May 17th, 2017

Last week, with Madison Ave Watch Week in full effect and the eyes of the watch world on New York City, Omega celebrated the 60th anniversary of the Speedmaster in out-of-this-world style. At an event held in the commercial space in Zara Hadid, a luxury condo complex in the West Chelsea section of New York, Omega even brought in NASA astronaut General Thomas Stafford to celebrate what has been nicknamed the Moon Watch. The event, dubbed ‘Get Lost in Space,’ spectacularly…

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