Storage Wars: SIHH 2019 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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Pre-SIHH 2019: Cartier Unveils Stunning New Libre Watches

 |  January 9th, 2019

  Move over men, this one is for the ladies. Long known as the collection that encompasses some of the most special Cartier watches ever made, the Libre family is joined by four new siblings this year – each with an incredible elongated shape. The new members include the Tank Chinoise Red watch, a new Diagonale watch and two new Baignoire Allongee wristwatches. Cartier Diagonale Watch Recalling its rich history in the art deco era, Cartier unveils the Cartier Diagonale…

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Video: Cartier Santos Gets Interchangeable Strap Thanks to Cool New System

 |  August 24th, 2018

Earlier this year at the SIHH 2018, Cartier unveiled a cool new interchangeable (and self-sizing) strap and bracelet system for the new versions of the famed Cartier Santos watches. The Santos was  first created in 1904, when Louis Cartier created a wrist watch for his friend, Alberto Santos-Dumont, who was regularly seen in the early 1900’s flying his dirigible around the Eiffel Tower. That watch became the inspiration for an entire collection, the Santos, which has since become an icon for…

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Cartier Named As Exclusive Jewelry Partner of Ocean’s 8 Movie With Rihanna, Anne Hathaway And More

 |  May 31st, 2018

“Last week at a gala event at the Cartier mansion in New York, the luxury brand announced its role as  exclusive jewelry partner for Ocean’s 8. The Warner Bros. Pictures presents, in association with Village Roadshow Pictures, a Rahway Road production, “Ocean’s 8,” stars Rihanna, Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, and others, and is the newest edition to the “Oceans” franchise. Directed by Gary Ross, the movie witnesses Danny Ocean’s sister Debbie as she assembles a female crew to pull off an incredible…

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SIHH 2018: Cartier Rotonde De Cartier Skeleton Mysterious Double Tourbillon And Mysterious Day And Night

 |  January 18th, 2018

Next week, SIHH will be in full swing. It will be a wild and wonderful time as we visit nearly 50 brands in Geneva and get the newest low-down on thousands of watches. In anticipation of being quite busy, we are getting a jump on bringing you some of the newest watches already unveiled as Pre-SIHH pieces.  Cartier — a brand we write about often here, and for good reason — releases the  intriguing Rotonde De Cartier Skeleton Mysterious Double…

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New Year, New SIHH 2018: 35 Exhibitors Slated To Show At First Watch Exhibition Of The Year, See What’s Changed

 |  January 7th, 2018

Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) is around the corner. Beginning officially on January 15 ,2018, and running through Friday January 19, the SIHH is becoming the “it” show. This year marks the 28th edition of the fair, which I have been attending since it first began (with the exception of missing just one show the year my daugther was born). I have watched the exhibition grow, morph and bloom over the years and am particularly excited about this…

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Cartier Tank Celebrates 100 Years on the Front Line of Watchmaking With Great New Tank Watches

 |  December 6th, 2017

In honor of the 100th anniversary of the Tank watch, this year, Cartier unveiled 13 new styles inspired by this iconic timepiece. Each of the new iterations is based off of Tank watches from different timeframes in Cartier history. In typical Cartier style, these watches are made of noble metals and incorporate stunning diamonds and luxurious leather straps. Created in 1917 by Louis Cartier, who was inspired by the Renault tanks on the Western Front, the Cartier Tank watch features…

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