Interviews with celebrities, watch brand ambassadors and watch brand executives.

A Moment in Time: Master Watchmaker Roger Dubuis

As a young boy living in a quiet village in Switzerland, Roger Dubuis was tasked with helping the local cobbler ring the church bells on Sunday morning. Little did anyone know that this important chore would change his life forever. Every week, he would walk to the church tower and climb hundreds upon hundreds of…

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Around the World: Zenith Celebrates New Pilot Watches

Historical watchJust a couple of weeks ago in Paris, I had the distinct pleasure of joining Zenith at the world famous Muse’e des Arts et Me’tiers in Paris to celebrate the Pilot collection by Zenith. This brand, founded in 1865, accompanied Louis Ble’riot on his flight over the English Channel in 1909 – making him…

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Around the World: Zurich-based Maurice de Mauriac Crafts Watches of Distinction

In the wonderful city of Zurich, a very talented watchmaker with a creative sense of design sits in his atelier hand-crafting just a couple of hundred timepieces a year. His name: Daniel Dreifuss. It was just about 15 years ago that this one-time banker turned watchmaker and started his own brand – Maurice de Mauriac.…

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A Moment in Time: Billy Baldwin and Alpina Watches

If you are a fan of the Baldwin Brothers — Alec, Stephen, William — then you may enjoy hearing that just recently, Geneva-made Alpina Watch brand announced that actor and television star William “Billy” Baldwin has come on board as the ambassador for the brand’s newest Alpina Dive watch.  At a cabana party atop the Maritime…

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Around the World: TW Steel Unveils Kelly Rowland Watch in NYC

Last night at a huge party at The Top of The Standard in New York, TW Steel unveiled its Kelly Rowland Timepieces in honor of its recent collaboration with her. Worldwide ambassadress for the brand since December 2011, the famed global pop star Kelly Rowland (who enjoyed young fame in the spotlight as a member…

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Around the World: Richard Mille joins the Olympics with Watch for a Sprinter

In the spirit of the Olympics, Richard Mille announces that an Olympian contested — a sprinter – will soon be wearing a Richard Mille watch. Mille, being the consummate king of “athletes must wear the watches while performing their sport” – has opted to put a tourbillon on the wrist of this UNKNOWN runner. In…

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