Time Capsules—News: Racing soon with Rolex at the Monterey Motorsports Reunion

Unveiling of the artwork for the 2012 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion’s official event poster Gill Campbell (right) Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca CEO & General Manager and Bill Patterson (left), official artist for Featured Marque Shelby Cobra, the largest 50th anniversary celebration of the venerable marque. Photo taken at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.The…

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A Moment in Time: Octavio Garcia Brings Audemars Piguet Full Circle

Born and raised in the South Side of Chicago, Octavio Garcia is one of Switzerland’s foremost watch designers today. In fact, the 43-year-old designer holds the position of Chief Artistic Officer at Audemars Piguet, one of the world’s finest privately owned  Swiss luxury watch brands, and has spearheaded the design of the brand’s 40th anniversary…

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Around the World: Jaeger-LeCoultre Brings Hand Made Straps to New Level in Fine Watchmaking

It isn’t every day – or maybe it isn’t any day – until now – -that a haute horlogerie watch brand goes as far as creating a hand-made cordovan (horse leather) strap for just its USA followers. But then, Jaeger-LeCoultre isn’t just any brand. Last week, I had the amazing privilege of flying to Argentina…

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Atimely Event: TimeCrafters in NYC in September 2012

 Generally, watch collectors and connoisseurs, as well as lovers of top-quality haute horology have to travel to Switzerland to see the finest selections of newest timepieces from the world’s best watchmakers. Now, however,  the best of the best can be seen right here in the USA – in New York City’s historical Park Avenue Armory…

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A Moment in Time: Diving with an Everyday Guy

Jason Heaton is passionate about diving and has even achieved Rescue Diver Certification. Heaton, who lives in Minneapolis, grew up around Lake Michigan, where there are pristine ship wrecks thanks to the cold water. He has spent years diving in top spots around the world  – in water ranging from Lake Michigan to the Honduras,…

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