Weekend Sojourn: Great Father’s Day Gifts

 |  June 17th, 2012

It’s not too late!! While this weekend is Father’s Day weekend, there are some great options out there that you can still get that stylish man in your life – husband, father, son, grandfather. That man in your life love fine timepieces, jewelry and writing instruments?  TF Est. 1968 offers these cool ‘Tourbillon’ pens, the tourbillon mechanism of which is air and water tight and resistant to shocks. Each pen is individually numbered and delivered with a beautiful leather pouch in…

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Weekend Sojourn: Father’s Day is Around the Corner – A Great Father’s Day Gift is Cufflinks

 |  June 3rd, 2012

SEAH® cufflinks are created in stainless steel or in steel with 18-karat goldplated accents. Each features a unique, patented design of the astrological sign. They retail starting at $290.For dad, husband, son or significant other – there are few great pieces of jewelry one give a man—but nothing is as bold and alluring as cufflinks for that well-groomed guy. When cufflinks first appeared on the scene at the beginning of the 17th century, they were a sign of social rank…

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Weekend Sojourn: Moonphase Cufflinks Offer Intriguing Appeal from TF

 |  April 22nd, 2012

We all recognize that there are few accessories a man can wear that really tell about himself. While he can drive a great car, that’s usually parked outside during board meetings and evenings out. The watch on the wrist is generally the biggest symbol of personality and individuality – and often a conversation piece. Now, however, TF Est 1968 brings a new dimension to making a personal statement – cufflinks fashioned after the complicated art of watchmaking. Made in Geneva,…

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Off the Cuff: Dodane Watches Offer Heritage and Craftsmanship

 |  October 25th, 2011

For the past month, I’ve been wearing the Dodane Type 21 Flyback Chronograph. Huh, you say? Never heard of Dodane? Well this five-generation French watch brand, with roots dating back to 1857, is one to know about if you don’t already. The brand offers navigational pilot watches – the Type 21 Flyback — that resonate with the reality of form and function, of aviation history and current technology.  Dodane, which has supplied watches to the French air force for since…

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Time Capsules: Product — Armin Strom Movement Made from Formula 1 Car Parts – This is Cool!

 |  July 6th, 2011

So who wouldn’t want a real piece of a Formula 1 car on their wrist? Come on – if you are a car lover – and a watch lover—then you know your interest is piqued here. Instead of just a name on the watch, Armin Strom goes a whole lot of steps further. This visionary Manufacture (which sponsors and times the Marussia Virgin Racing F1 Team) actually incorporates parts taken from the Virgin Racing team’s Formula 1 cars after the…

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Weekend Sojourn: Dresden in a day, with A. Lange & Sohne

 |  June 19th, 2011

During my recent visit to the Saxony region of Germany with A. Lange & Sohne, we stayed in lovely Dresden, the capitol city of the Free State of Saxony, where one afternoon, Lange took us on a stunning walking tour of the city that was once behind the Iron Curtain. Nearly totally destroyed during World War II, Dresden is situated in a valley on the River Elbe, and has a long history as the center or religion and royalty for…

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Time Capsules: Product — Ressence Comes to US Market

 |  May 20th, 2011

Conceived of by Belgian industrial designer Benoît Mintiens, RESSENCE is a watch brand designed on the philosophy of less is more. The bold, visually appealing timepiece features a patented display system that was designed and developed in house for showing the time that features a revolving dial module driven by a Swiss modified 2824-A2 caliber.   The revolving dial plate points out the minutes, while the subdials display the hours, seconds and am/pm indications. The subdials continually orbit around a virtual…

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