Photo Report: Watches & Wonders Miami 2019, Miami Concours, Yacht Show

 |  February 28th, 2019

It’s  no secret that I get around. As a veteran journalist in the watch industry, my job is to go where the stories are. I can’t go to everything, but I try to say yes to al least half of the trips i am offered annually, and I always go to the important  shows. Such is the case with the recent second-annual Watches & Wonders Miami  that just took place in the Miami Design District. Organized by the Fondation de…

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20 Unique Les Cabinotiers Vacheron Constantin Watches Tour America

 |  February 13th, 2019

With so much emphasis today on the fact that many collectors are looking for bespoke watches, it comes as no surprise that one of the world’s most esteemed watch brands, Vacheron Constantin, would go out of its way to deliver on that demand.  Just recently, and running for another week  or so, Vacheron Constantin is bringing 20 newly unveiled one-of-a-kind Les Cabinotiers watches on tour across America. It is an opportunity to see, touch and possibly buy a truly unique…

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Watch Lovers Won’t Want To Miss Watches & Wonders Miami On President’s Day Weekend

 |  February 7th, 2019

From February 15 to the 17th in sunny Miami, the second annual Watches & Wonders Miami show will take place, concurrent with the Miami Yacht Show and vintage auto show.  Watch lovers won’t want to miss this event. Just about 30 watch brands will be showcasing their newest watches here, and some are unveiling new timepieces for the first time. Led by the  Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie in partnership with the Miami Design District.  Brands that are exhibiting in their…

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Meet Five Amazing Chinese New Year Watches Honoring The Year Of The Pig

 |  February 5th, 2019

Happy Chinese New Year! Today starts the Chinese New Year with a new zodiac sign being honored: the Year of the Pig. Not associated with dirt or mud, the pig in the Chinese world is associated with prosperity, abundance, good spirit, and is said to be very hard working. As such, some of today’s top luxury watchmakers also honor the sweet pig in zodiac watches made in limited numbers. Here we take a brief look at five of those watches.

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SIHH 2019 In Review: From Watches To Exhibition Space, Events And More

 |  January 23rd, 2019

If you were in attendance at this year’s SIHH, then — as the saying goes — “if you know, you know.” For those who weren’t there, however, we take you behind the scenes for a look at what went on at the 29th annual SIHH and around Geneva from January 13-18, 2019 — the good, the bad and the ugly. SIHH 2019 in Review: Right off the bat, I have to say that this was one of the most successful…

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Storage Wars: SIHH 2019 Maybe (Not) The Most Disappointing Storage Units Ever

 |  January 21st, 2019

Could we be ending an era of creativity? If this year’s offering of USB keys—where brands store their most important information and images to disseminate to the press – is an example, the answer is yes. Since 2012, we have been taking a close look at the USB keys give out at Baselworld and SIHH.  Storage Wars is one of our most popular posts, and every time I visit a brand, as they hand me their USB key, they wonder…

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SIHH 2019: Introducing The Revolutionary Vacheron Constantin Twin Beat Perpetual Calendar (prices)

 |  January 14th, 2019

Today at SIHH 2019, Vacheron Constantin wowed the world with its technically advanced, highly revolutionary Traditionnelle Twin Beat(R) Perpetual Calendar watch that takes innovation and function in mechanical watchmaking to all new heights. While we plan to go totally in-depth about the technological and watchmaking feats of this watch, we first present to you a nutshell view of just how unusual and different the watch is, including four reasons why you just may want to plunk down your dollars on this…

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