US Division of de Grisogono Under New Direction, DLK Steps In

 |  February 13th, 2017

I have known Fawaz Gruosi, founder of De Grisogono, since he first introduced his brand in 1993.  I remember when the young brand — designer of some of the finest high-end jewelry and the leader of the pack in developing black diamonds as a high jewel — first started showing its goods at the Basel Fair, in a small booth behind Chopard. Today, the brand occupies prime space in Hall 1.1 and has grown to be an international name. In…

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A. Lange & Sohne, F.P. Journe and Others Offer First-Time Look at New Watches During Madison Avenue Watch Week

 |  April 10th, 2016

Starting this Wednesday, April 13 and running until April 20, watch lovers visiting New York City can expect to see things they’ve never seen before in the U.S. market. In fact, many top brands and retailers are offering first looks at their newest watches (just unveiled in Switzerland earlier this year) during the 6th annual Madison Avenue Watch Week. During this event, which includes retailers residing on Madison Avenue between 57th and 86th Street, more than a dozen premiere brands will preview their…

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5 Red Hot Watches for Valentine’s Day (slide show)

 |  February 12th, 2016

  This weekend we celebrate one of the most romantic occasions of the year: Valentine’s Day. This is a day of love, romance, emotions and passion- and there could be no greater gift to give your loved one than the gift of time. Yes, the National Retail Federation says Americans will spend their dollars on flowers, candy, dinner out and show tickets, but truth be told, it is estimated that $4.4 billion will be spent on jewelry or watches.  For those…

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DeGrisogono Unveils High-Tech, Haute Horology Instrumento No. Uno Tourbillon

 |  June 19th, 2015

By Gordon Henderson Founded in 1993 by Fawaz Gruosi, de Grisogono launched as a premier high-end jewelry manufacturer. Gruosi is known for his passion and intensity surrounding the products he creates and  routinely turns out one-of-a-kind masterpieces featuring precious stones and black diamonds. Affectionately referred to as the King of Black Diamonds, Gruosi added to his renown by entering the world of haute horology in 2000. Since then, de Grisogono has expanded its work in horology to all new levels. This…

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Be Among the First Consumers to See this Year’s Top Watches — Don’t Miss Madison Avenue Watch Week this Week in NY

 |  April 19th, 2015

This week in New York City, you can be among the first consumers ever to see, touch and try on some of the hottest watches of the new year. All week long, top Madison Avenue watch boutiques are showcasing new products that are just arriving in stores this spring and summer. Additionally, some brands are offering watchmaking demonstrations, and a few other notable special events — all to please the watch lover in you.  Indeed, this year’s Madison Avenue Watch Week…

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Glow in the Dark Luxury Watches from de Grisogono

 |  August 9th, 2013

Tondo by Night, de Grisogono ($9,400– $17,500).   For women who love to have fun, the new  Tondo by Night watches from de Grisogono (first unveiled last year) now come in a few bold new colors that reflect your whimsical spirit — and glow in the dark even at a club so you are the talk of the party. Designed by Fawaz Gruosi, the founder and president of de Grisogono, the  Tondo by Night  stores  light during the day and then emits  it…

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A Timely Event: Madison Avenue Watch Week

 |  March 22nd, 2013

Mark your calendars – and maybe plan to visit NYC the week of April 8-13, when the third annual Madison Avenue Watch week will take place at some of the world’s premiere watch boutiques along Madison Avenue between 57th and 86th street.  The event, presented by the Wall Street Journal, is geared for connoisseurs who love timepieces and want to view the newest, most exceptional products. The week will be filled with rare timepieces, a host of exhibitions, seminars by…

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