Oil Rigs for the Wrist? Meet the Ulysse Nardin North Sea Minute Repeater

Ulysse Nardin North Sea Minute Repeater

A few years ago I remember being blown away by a watch I saw that featured an oil rig on its dial. Not just any oil rig, but an automaton, as well. Now, Ulysse Nardin unveils a watch with an alluring, incredibly large 18-karat gold oil rig smack in the middle of the dial of…

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Bremont FA-UX Dive Watch with Shark Recognition Technology

Bremont FA-UX dive watch with shark detection ... British humor on April Fool's Day

In its newest ad for the Bremont FA-UX Dive watch with shark recognition technology, Bremont puts reality to the test.  The ad reads: “A Diving Watch with Unique Shark Recognition Technology.” The watch depicted in the images features a green dot at 6:00 denoting safe waters, while another images shows the dot in red —…

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Storage Wars: Winning USB Keys from Baselworld 2017

Storage Wars winners Baselworld 2017: Louis Moinet, MB&F, Manufacture Royale.

This year marks the fifth year we have written about our favorite USB keys dispensed by brands at the top shows. Earlier in the year we brought you a look at the winning storage sticks from the January SIHH exhibition. Now, we take a look at the winners of the Baselworld 2017 exhibition. Because most of…

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Five Fabulous Women’s Watches at Baselworld 2017 (slideshow)

Corum Golden Bridge Round

As noted time and again, sorry men, but women’s watches are a hot topic. This year, so many brands are unveiling new mechanical watches for women as well as opulent and luxurious watches, and even some every-day wearable pieces that offer color and a sense of style.  We plan to bring you a close-up look…

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Faberge’ Unveils Revolutionary Visionnaire Chronograph, Pre-Baselworld 2017

Faberge Visionnaire Chronograph

  It’s no secret that the House of Faberge has pulled out all the stops with its inventive timepieces – often turning to designers and master minds outside of the House for added technical mastery. In fact, since its revival on the scene, the brand regularly turns to he master mind Jean-Marc Wiederrecht of Agenhor…

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Up Close with the Louis Moinet Metropolis Watch (Review)

Louis Moinet Metropolis in steel retails for about CHF 10,900

In the development and planning of haute horology and the blue printing of architectural structures, many similarities can be found. Fundamental components such as space, interplay of lighting, materials, etc all come into play. With the development of the striking Louis Monet Metropolis watch (first seen at SIHH and now at Baselworld 2017), the master…

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