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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Top Five Watch Industry Billionaires As Seen On Forbes Billionaires List

 |  May 29th, 2018

Recently, Forbes posted its 2018 World’s Billionaires list, wherein it named record 2,208 billionaires from around the globe. Interestingly enough, but not too surprisingly, there were some luxury goods owners from the watch industry on that list, including the CEO of two big watch groups, and a few others. Topping the watch brand and luxury goods list is Bernard Arnault & Family – coming in as number 4 on the list. Arnault is the Chairman and CEO of LVMH Moet…

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Hands On: Ralph Lauren Automotive 45MM Skeleton Steel Bracelet Watch (Ref. RLR0220004) (prices)

 |  February 21st, 2018

This past weekend at the Watches and Wonders Miami Show, Ralph Lauren unveiled a stunning new  steel watch to its Automotive Collection: Automotive 45mm Skeleton Steel. Boasting a steel bracelet, the 44.8 mm watch is both industrial and sophisticated, as it builds on all of the traditions of Ralph Lauren Automotive watches, including auto-inspired details, meticulous craftsmanship and fine Swiss watchmaking.  Design of the Ralph Lauren Automotive 45mm Skeleton Steel  This newest Ralph Lauren Automotive 45mm Skeleton Steel, Ref. RLR0220004, reflects all…

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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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First Look: Ralph Lauren Unveils Slim Classique Watches for Women

 |  December 4th, 2015

Known for his incredible taste and talent, Ralph Lauren believes in sophistication and elegance. In fact, he says, “I like places and objects that transform us that take us somewhere else for a day, an evening or just a moment. I like the romance of films, cars, Cole Porter tunes and Frank Sinatra songs. They all have one thing in common: they are ageless. They are timeless.” With that in mind, his watch designs also need to offer a decidedly timeless…

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A Retrospective of SIHH as it Celebrates 25 Years in 2015

 |  January 14th, 2015

Later this month, the Salon International d’la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) opens its doors to thousands of invited guests from around the world as  16 luxury brand exhibitors unveil their newest timepieces –watches destined to set the trend for the coming year in haute horology. This year marks the 25th edition of the exhibition, which first started in 1991. Interestingly enough, I was there. In fact, except for the year my daughter was born, I have been to every single SIHH and have watched…

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Introducing the Ralph Lauren Automotive Flying Tourbillon (Pre-SIHH 2014)

 |  December 26th, 2013

With the Geneva SIHH watch exhibition around the corner, some brands are giving us a sneak peek at their new introductions. As such, we introduce here the Ralph Lauren Automotive Flying Tourbillon. The Automotive Collection – inspired by Laruen’s 1938 Type 57SC Bugatti Atlantic Coupe– features distinctive elm burlwood dials. The newest piece is cased in a 45mm shot-blasted black stainless steel case and house the exclusive R L 167 self-winding Flying Tourbillon mechanical movement. A sapphire caseback allows for…

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