Anne-Laure Parmigiani

Earlier this spring, right after Watches & Wonders Geneva, we wrote in depth about the incredible Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda PF GMT Rattrapante. The $28,700 watch was a world premier and is the first to use a split-second Rattrapante (generally used for a chronograph) for a GMT second time zone hand. This watch offered innovation inside and…

Happening Now: IWC, Bonhams  Auction Toto Wolff X Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Big Pilot’s Watch

IWC Big Pilot’s Watch Perpetual Calendar “Toto Wolff x Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One™ Team”

The last piece of the 100-piece limited-edition IWC Big Pilot’s Watch Perpetual Calendar “Toto Wolff x Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One™ Team” is up for auction now – with proceeds going for a charitable cause.  The series, launched to honor Toto Wolff, CEO of the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula 1 Team and his exceptional leadership, is entirely…

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Hands On With The Bell & Ross BR 03-92 Radio Compass

Bell & Ross BR 03-92 Radiocompass watch.

Those familiar with Swiss brand Bell & Ross know the company is all about instruments that go the distance with you, whether it is in the sky or not. The newest  BR 03-92 Radio Compass watch, inspired by a radio navigation tool from yesteryear, is a great take on function, form and aesthetics. Created in…

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Actress Cate Blanchett Joins Louis Vuitton Ambassador List

Cate Blanchett, Louis Vuitton

Famed actress and Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett joins Louis Vuitton’s roster as a brand ambassador for its newest high jewelry collection called Spirit.  The iconic actress is captured by photographer Sølve Sundsbø in an expressive series of portraits styled in angular, monochromatic looks. You will begin to see the print campaign just before the…

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A Closer Look At Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Control Calendar And Chronograph

Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Control Chronograph Calendar

Just recently, Jaeger-LeCoultre unveiled two new timepieces to its coveted Master Control series in celebration of the 30th anniversary of this line. Each of the new watches, the and the Master Control Calendar, is offered with an interchangeable Novonappa calf leather strap and a steel bracelet for ultimate versatility. When it was introduced to the…

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Accutron Unveils Newest Watch In Partnership With La Palina Cigars

Accutron x La Palina Limited Edition Spaceview 2020

By Gordon Henderson   Accutron, one of the watch communities most loved electronic powered watch brands, has announced a new limited edition time piece and partnership with La Palina, . The Accutron La Palina Limited Edition Spaceview 2020 powered by electrostatic energy. For those unfamiliar with the brand, Accutron was first unveiled in 1960 as…

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A Closer Look At Chopard’s Alpine Eagle Flying Tourbillon

Chopard Alpine Eagle Flying Tourbillon

  By Nancy Olson   Since its introduction in 2019, Chopard’s Alpine Eagle has maintained its stake as an commendable watch collection, currently comprising more than two-dozen models inspired by Chopard’s much-earlier St. Moritz collection. Like the St. Moritz, the Alpine Eagle’s timeless look lends itself well to numerous iterations without compromising its solid design…

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A First: Hublot’s Big Bang Integral Tourbillon Cathedral Minute Repeater

Hublot Big Bang Integral Tourbillon Cathedral Minute Repeater

  By Nancy Olson Hublot is no stranger to ceramic. The material has shown up in a variety of ways and in a variety of Hublot watches over the years, highly regarded for its light weight and sturdy demeanor. Ceramic is two-to-three times harder than steel, yet 30% lighter, impervious to most affronts, yet difficult…

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Meet The New Breguet Tradition Quantieme Retrograde 7597 Watch

Breguet Tradition Quantième Rétrograde 7597

By Nancy Olson When it comes to beautiful watches with a serious history in watchmaking, Breguet is high on my list of favorites. The name calls to mind thoughtfully crafted timepieces, a long and stellar history, and a founder—Abraham-Louis Breguet (1747 – 1823)—known worldwide for his notable contributions to watchmaking. His credits include literally dozens…

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A Closer Look At The Bremont Longitude Collection With In-House UK-Made Movement

Bremont Limited Edition Longitude Watch

  By Gordon Henderson   Leading the charge for Made in the UK watches that are a great quality/value proposition, Bremont unveils the newest Bremont Limited Edition Longitude watches —  the first Bremont timepieces to house the ENG300 series movement. As with all things Bremont, the movement, along with the watch itself, not only represents…

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Hands On With The Michele Deco Sport #Tide Ocean Material Watch

Michele Deco Sport with #tide Ocean Material strap

As a part of Michele Watch’s ongoing commitment to sustainable practices and products, the brand recently launched the most “pro-planet” watch offering to date. The new Deco Sport Stainless Steel White #tide Ocean Material (R) watch  and its gold-tone sibling are created using at least 50 percent recycled stainless steel for the case and buckle.…

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