Storage Wars: SIHH 2019 Maybe (Not) The Most Disappointing Storage Units Ever

Storage Wars SIHH 2019: MB&F

Could we be ending an era of creativity? If this year’s offering of USB keys—where brands store their most important information and images to disseminate to the press – is an example, the answer is yes. Since 2012, we have been taking a close look at the USB keys give out at Baselworld and SIHH. …

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Cartier’s Precious Garage, Honoring Juste un Clou, On Display In New York Boutique

Cartier Precious Garage

Last week at the Cartier Fifth Avenue Mansion in New York City, the brand unveiled the Cartier Precious Garage boutique “experience” concept. I  covered the event and the concept, as well as the new jewelry the concept was built to honor, on my Perfect Timing column on Forbes.com. Here, we bring you that article. “The…

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Cartier Named As Exclusive Jewelry Partner of Ocean’s 8 Movie With Rihanna, Anne Hathaway And More

L-R) ANNE HATHAWAY as Daphne Kluger and HELENA BONHAM CARTER as Rose in Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Village Roadshow Pictures’ “OCEANS 8,” a Warner Bros. Pictures release. Photo by Barry Wetcher © 2018 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

“Last week at a gala event at the Cartier mansion in New York, the luxury brand announced its role as  exclusive jewelry partner for Ocean’s 8. The Warner Bros. Pictures presents, in association with Village Roadshow Pictures, a Rahway Road production, “Ocean’s 8,” stars Rihanna, Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, and others, and is the newest edition to…

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Top Five Watch Industry Billionaires As Seen On Forbes Billionaires List

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…

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The Rise of Metiers D’ Arts Watches, And Four Artistic Dials Unveiled in 2018 (Piaget, Cartier, Louis Moinet, ArtyA)

Piaget Altiplano Tourbillon watches made with marquetry gemstone dials (malachite, lapis lazuli).

Not too long ago, I wrote a guest editorial for Swisstime.Ch … a powerful reference for Swiss watch for a couple of decades.  It was about the concept of the watch dial as art. Here, we revisit that editorial and show off four of the most fantastic Metiers  D’Arts watches of 2018. Keep in mind…

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