NEWS
Bremont Longitude Collection

British watch brand Bremont changes the English watchmaking landscape with an in-house made movement, fully assembled in its new workshops on its Henley-on-Thames location – marking the long-awaited return of serially produced British watches. The movement is housed in the new Longitude collection of watches, made in the new Manufacturing and Technology center, called The…

Introducing The New A. Lange & Sohne Odysseus — The First-Ever Lange With Rubber Strap

A. Lange & Sohne Odysseus white gold watch

Tomorrow would have been the official opening of Watches & Wonders Geneva (previously SIHH) had it not been for COVID-19. So, instead, we are witnessing the digital launch of many of the newest 2020 watches. This makes it very difficult to be 100 percent on target with reviews, as we have not gotten to see…

Read More →

Introducing The DeBethune DB28XP Ultra Thin Watch That Celebrates 10th Anniversary of DB28

DeBethune DB28XP

When it made its debut 10 years ago, the DB28 watch from independent Swiss brand De Bethune turned heads. Lots of them. The revolutionary design had people talking. Now, the brand celebrates the 10th anniversary of that iconic watch and unveils three new pieces. Perhaps top among them is the DB28XP that most closely recalls…

Read More →

FHH Launches Digital Platform For Watches & Wonders Geneva: Watchesandwonders.com

FHH, Watches & Wonders

Earlier this week on my column on Forbes.com, I posted that, beginning April 25 — the day that would have been the opening day of  Watches & Wonders Geneva 2020 — the Federation de la Haute Horlogerie (the organizers of the show)  will go live with a digital platform for the brands to showcase their watches,…

Read More →

Breitling Superocean Heritage ’57 Capsule Collection Highlights Surfing Vibes

Breitling Superocean Heritage '57

Surfer-inspired Superocean Heritage ’57 If you know fashion, you know capsule collections are a great way to introduce small runs of fun product without taking a big risk. Not too many watch brands create capsule collections, though, except for Fendi, which is great at it. More and more, though, it is becoming a trend in…

Read More →

Ulysse Nardin Unveils Freak X Magma and Ice Watches, Teams with Carsten Peter, Award-Winning Photographer

Ulysse Nardin Freak X Magma

He’s an award-winning photographer, a filmmaker, adventurer and a biologist who specializes in going to the extremes. Carsten Peter is known for his journeys around the world, scuba diving in a glacier on Mont Blanc, caving in Borneo and crossing the desert on a camel – all the while snapping pictures of nature around him.…

Read More →

Baselworld Blues: Did Fair Mismanagement Cause Its Demise?

Baselworld 2019

  Well it’s been a hell of a week for Baselworld. Not only did Rolex, Patek Philippe, Chopard, Chanel and Tudor — the main anchor brands of the annual fair — exit the show, but also, as of today, the last key “main hall” brands owned by the LVMH Group — TAG Heuer, Hublot and…

Read More →

Hands On With The New Montblanc 1858 Geosphere

Montblanc 1858 Geosphere blue

A couple of years ago, I had the good fortune of joining Montblanc in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, where the brand introduced a host of new products. Among them: the Geosphere world time watch.  It was one of the most beautiful affordable watches I had seen in a while, and with a highly practical function. Since…

Read More →

Bugatti And Jacob & Co. Release $280,000 Bugatti Chiron 16-Cylinder Tourbillon

Jacob & Co. Unveils $280,000 Bugatti Chiron Tourbillon

Gear heads, this watch is for you. It has a host of mechanical bells and whistles that will have your head spinning, including 16 cylinders with actual moving pistons designed to emulate the engine of the Bugatti Chiron. Recently, I broke the news about this watch on my Perfect Timing column on Forbes.com, but now…

Read More →

Vintage Watch Review: Andre Le Marquand Audace Watch

Andre Le Marquand Audace chronograph watch

  Earlier today on Instagram, I posted a video (which you can see below) about one of my vintage watches:  the Audace from Andre Le Marquand, circa late 1980’s – 1990. I had joined the watch industry around 1985 – becoming the first female watch journalist in America. My first Baselworld shows were like being…

Read More →