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

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…

Read More →

The Day Before Christmas

‘Twas the day before Christmas, when all through the watch world, Not a watchmaker was stirring, no machines whirled; The tools were all placed on the benches with care, In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there; The collectors were nestled all snug in their beds, While visions of tourbillons danced in their heads;…

Read More →

Experience the DeWitt Academia Steel Grande Date Hora Mundi

In celebration of its 10th anniversary this year, Dewitt has launched it s first steel Academia timepiece. Created in a limited series of just 200 pieces this year, the Academia Steel is a bold, sporty chic self-winding timepiece that offers a new opening price for the brand but still maintains its tip-quality DeWitt Manufacture craftsmanship.…

Read More →

Today’s Best Watchmakers: Exclusive Interview with APRP’s Giulio Papi

We have written about Giulio Papi before here, but recently – on his first trip to New York City – we had the chance for another exclusive interview with this master watchmaker. A brain ahead of his time, Papi is the founder Renaud & Papi — one of the world’s finest complicated movement manufactures. Today…

Read More →

Watch Executives Speak Out about Prices, Groups, Technology and More

In a passionate statement that rounded out an hour-long panel discussion among top-level watch industry executives in New York City recently, Maximilian Busser, founder of MB&F Horological Lab, summed up the idea of what makes a watch extraordinary: “It is proof of human genius. The first tower clocks were transformed from stone and metal in…

Read More →