In-Person Watch And Jewelry Exhibitions Finally Back And Why It Matters

Dubai Watch Week

It’s been a long time coming. Almost everyone in the watch and jewelry world remembers the last live show they attended before the pandemic hit and lockdown sequestered us at home. In 2020, planned exhibitions from mid-March onward came to a screeching halt and show organizers and brands were left scrambling trying to figure out…

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Meet The Winners Of The Watch World’s Grand Prix Awards, GPHG 2020

GPHG Awards 2020

This year marks the first time I could not attend the GPHG awards ceremony in person in a while — thanks to COVID-19. As a member of the Academic jury, I was bummed. But then, as it turned out, the entire event had to be held virtually because of the pandemic. I was even more…

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GPHG Nears Final Vote For Winners, Commentary On Academy

GPHG 202

Following a Swiss-based traveling roadshow that went from La Chaux de Fonds to Zurich and then Bern, the 84 watches up for the Grand Prix de Horlogerie d’ Geneva awards will be on exhibit in Geneva starting October 30 and through November 15 at the Musee d’Art et d’ Histoire. The prize ceremony for the GPHG…

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WatchTime New York, Horology Forum Go Virtual

virtual watch shows

We watch lovers – especially in America where we were persona non-grata during the Geneva Watch Days and the Asian Watches and Wonders shows — have all been starving for hands-on experiences with our favorite brands. This is the time of year we all usually flock to New York for the WatchTime show, or to…

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Why The H. Moser Streamliner Center Seconds Green Watch Is Golden

H. Moser Streamliner Center Seconds

Earlier this year, H. Moser & Cie. opted to unveil a vintage-inspired sports watch. Lots of watch pundits scoffed. This independent brand with classical looks wouldn’t be able to pull it off. Those pundits were wrong. Yes, the new Streamliner Self-winding Flyback Chronograph and the ensuing  Streamliner Center Seconds watches were a  marked departure from…

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GPHG 2020 Finalists: Full List, 84 Nominees

GPHG 202

This year’s Grand Prix d’ Horlogerie de Geneve (GPHG)  — what some refer to as the Academy Awards of watchmaking – has announced the 84watch nominees for the 2020 edition. The nominations have been selected by more than 350 members of the watchmaking community, from brand executives, to watchmakers, watch educators and leaders and journalists…

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