Louis Moinet Watches – The Truth Behind the New York Mecanograph

By Gordon Henderson New York is awesome. Its history and diversity allow it to stand out amongst metropolises all over the world. The city boasts a population of 8 million residents and 50 million visitors a year – not to mention some of the greatest restaurants known to man.  The city is at the epicenter…

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4 Watch Brands Inspired by FIFA World Cup in Brazil (Part 3 in Who’s Who: Watches and the FIFA World Cup)

Throughout the past month, with the World Cup in full swing, we have brought you one of the most comprehensive looks at watch brands involved in international football. Just check back to see the 20 plus posts under the FIFA 2014 search on our sight. Now, with FIFA 2014 coming to a  close in just…

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Watch Brands Involved in International Football: Bulova Watches and Manchester United

This week, we continue our comprehensive coverage of brands involved with international football. Today: Bulova.  Last year, Bulova announced its global partnership with football powerhouse, Manchester United.The brand was named the club’s Official Timekeeper and Global Partner earlier this year, and now introduces a co-branded Swiss-made watch collection specially crafted to celebrate the relationship.  The…

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How Greubel Forsey got to be 10 Years Old, and 5 Top Greubel Forsey Watches Hands On (Part 2)

By Gordon Henderson Yesterday, we brought you a look at how Greubel Forsey has become a true force to be reckoned with in the watch industry; you can read that here. Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, this brand is well worth a close-up look – so here we go. Recently, I had the distinct…

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Greubel Forsey Celebrates 10th Anniversary … However Did They Do It? (Part 1)

By Gordon Henderson The skill of a master craftsman is displayed in a number of ways. For the viewer, the skill is in what can be experienced through the senses. Touch, feel, the visual aesthetics. The sum total of the encounter then leads the viewer to some type of judgment: “Yes, I like this, the…

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FIFA Who’s Who: IWC Watches Makes Friends with Swiss Team Coach Ottmar Hitzfeld

Today, we conclude the look at watch brands with international footballer ambassadors and friends.  Ottmar Hitzfeld, national coach of the Swiss team, is a friend of IWC and has visited the brand’s Manufacture in Schaffhausen. He wears the IWC Portuguese Yacht Club Chronograph Edition Laureus 2013. Stay tuned next week for Part 3 in the Who’s…

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