NEWS

  It was nine years ago that innovative Swiss independent watch brand MB&F teamed with the well-respected Reuge music box maker to unveil the MusicMachine 1 space-inspired music box. Now, the two brands release the newest co-creation: the MusicMachine 1 Reloaded. The three-dimensional music box not only defies tradition in looks and design, but also…

Cvstos Unveils Re-Belle Moonphase Watches, Underscores The Power Of The Rainbow

Cvstos Re-Belle Moonphase watch

Swiss brand Cvstos is all about creating contemporary, bold, three-dimensional pieces that boast complications and grand aesthetics. Its newest collection, Re-Belle, underscores that. Designed for the person who wants to indulge in diamonds and gemstones, as well as the mysterious and beautiful function of the moon phase indication, the new Re-Belle is created to pay…

Read More →

Meet The Newest Patek Philippe Stainless Steel Chronograph Ref. 5905/1A-001

Patek Philippe Ref. 5905/1A-001 Flyback Chronograph with Annual calendar

There has been a lot of talk in the industry of late about how expensive and in-demand stainless steel sport watches are, especially from the big-name brands like Patek Philippe, or Rolex. Much of that has to do with exclusivity and limited production numbers, and some has to do with the fact that during the…

Read More →

Fall Watch Exhibits, Auctions Promise Excitement And Rarity

Dubai Watch Week

Last week we wrote about the upcoming WatchTime New York show, beginning this Firayd the 22nd of October at Gotham Hall and running throughout the weekend. At this year’s edition, dozens of watch brands are participating in person and a host of panel discussions will take place. In fact, I will be speaking on one…

Read More →

Why The Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Tribute Minute Repeater Is Destined For Greatness

Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Tribute Minute Repeater watch

Recently, Jaeger-LeCoultre opted to celebrate its expertise in sound, and the 90th anniversary of the legendary Reverso watch, with an all-new Reverso Tribute Minute Repeater. The watch, unveiled in late September when the brand opened it’s The Sound Maker exhibit in New York, was on display there and captured a lot of attention. Unfortunately, just a…

Read More →

WatchTime New York 2021 Takes Place Next Weekend Live At Gotham Hall

WatchTime New York 2021

It is the moment we have all been waiting for: live watch shows instead of digital shows. The first big one starts next weekend in New York City when, on October 22, 2021, through October 24   the WatchTime New York show takes place at Gotham Hall. Postponed in 2020 due to Covid-19, this year, the…

Read More →

Star Wars And Kross Studio Team Up Again: Meet The Advanced X1 Watch Winder

Kross Studio TIE Adavanced X1 Watch Winder

With William Shatner, aka Captain Kirk of the USS Enterprise from Star Trek, going into space yesterday and landing safely, exclaiming how blue the sky was and how black the galaxy was, it’s a good time to look at space-age watch concepts. Some are a bit more out there then Shatner going into space, and…

Read More →

Meet The New Movado X Carmen Herrera Artist Series Watches

Movado X Carmen Herrera Artist Series watches.

From Andy Warhol to Romero Britto, Yaacov Agam and so many others, Movado has long been a  supporter of the arts. The brand has been creating “Artist Series” watches for decades. In fact, the first watch in the series launched in 1988 with the Andy Warhol “Times 5” watch that featured five different Warhol photographs…

Read More →

New Watch Collection From Parmigiani Fleurier Celebrates 25 Years

Parmigiani Tonda PF

It was exactly 25 years ago in 1996 that master watchmaker and independent restorer of some of the finest clocks and watches in history, Michel Parmigiani, launched his own eponymous brand. Backed by the Sandoz Foundation, the Parmigiani Fleurier brand was dedicated to upholding the traditional craftsmanship of watchmaking but with a decidedly modern twist. Passionate…

Read More →

Remembering Watch Industry Great, Günter Blümlein

Günter Blümlein (

I searched my computer to find the photographs of yesteryear. But to no avail. The reason: to find some of the great photographs of myself with Günter Blümlein, whose untimely death at the age of 58 in 2001 left the watch world stunned. His foresight and determination has been stalwart during the late 20th century…

Read More →

Introducing The Zenith Chronomaster Original With Diamonds

The Zenith Chronomaster with diamonds

It is no secret that men love diamonds, too. No matter who you are, a smattering of diamonds here and there on a watch can be a nice thing. The newest Zenith Chronomaster Original with Diamonds has something to offer in the gender neutral categories thanks to the fact that there are two versions of…

Read More →