James Marsden of X Men and F1 Racer Lewis Hamilton Talk Performance At IWC

 |  October 22nd, 2018

Last week, IWC hosted a panel discussion at their NYC flagship boutique store between actor James Marsden, most known for his role as Cyclops on X Men, and renowned world F1 racing champion Lewis Hamilton. The discussion between brand ambassadors covered what performance and preparation mean to them and how they’ve come to embody the spirit of the brand in their everyday lives. The conversation between the two celebrities was really a dialogue between friends as the two had met…

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Meet The New Ralph Lauren American Western Watch Collection (prices)

 |  September 10th, 2018

Ralph Lauren, who this year celebrates the 50th anniversary of his iconic brand, unveils a very exclusive new watch collection geared for lovers of fine Swiss mechanics and incredible American western style: Ralph Lauren American Western Watch collection.  With retail prices ranging for $24,000 to $58,000, the collection is pretty much going to be tailor made in very small batches. Every watch features detailed engraving on the case, bezel, caseback and buckle — all done by hand in New York…

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Hands On With The IWC Schaffhausen Portugieser Constant-Force Tourbillon And Perpetual Calendar Tourbillon (Prices)

 |  March 16th, 2018

This year, IWC Schaffhausen celebrates its 150th anniversary — and does so with more than two dozen important jubilee timepieces. Prior to SIHH 2018, we brought you a close-up look at one of our favorites, the IWC Tribute to Pallweber Edition 150 Years. Now we turn our attention to the two new Portugieser Tourbillon timepieces launched in celebration of a legendary 150 years of watchmaking. What we like best about IWC’s story is that it began with an American. In…

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An Insider’s Complete Review of SIHH 2018: Come Inside With Us And See What A Typical Day Is Like And Witness The Best Exhibition Spaces And More

 |  January 29th, 2018

Every year, we anxiously await the trek to Geneva for the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) – the first luxury watch exhibit of the year. This year marked the 28th exhibition – and my 27th year in attendance (I missed one year when my darling daughter was born). As always, it was a thrill to meet up with old friends, make new friends and feel the beating pulse that guides the watch world through yet another year. Here,…

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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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Watch Lovers Pay Attention: Watches & Wonders Show To Debut in Miami

 |  November 21st, 2017

If you are a watch lover then you will want to mark this four-day luxury event on your calendar now: Watches & Wonders Miami will made its debut February 16-19 and will feature 21 leading watch and jewelry maisons and their newest pieces. THE  event is organized by the Miami Design District Associates (MDDA) and the Fondation Haute Horlogerie (FHH). During that particular weekend, the event coincides with the Miami Design District Concours of spectacular cars and with the 30th annual Miami…

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Review: Ralph Lauren RL Skeleton Automatic Watch Inspired By a 1938 Bugatti

 |  October 18th, 2017

An avid collector of incredible vintage automobiles,  Ralph Lauren was once quoted as saying, “Cars are like art – moving art – an accomplishment in mechanics and precision.” In a similar feat of accomplishment in mechanics and precision, Ralph Lauren recently introduced the brand’s first open-worked timepiece, the RL Automotive Skeleton, to its coveted RL Automotive collection. This bold and masculine timepiece draws its inspiration from Ralph Lauren’s own 1938 Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic Coupe. In a nod to the…

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