From Watch Anish: Highlights from WatchTime New York 2015

Watch Anish - wristshots - WTNY 2015

Our friends at watch lifestyle website helped make this year's WatchTime New York Event at Gotham Hall a huge success. Here is their report on the event — which they dubbed "the most … [Read more...]

Thompson Tells Watch-World War Stories at WatchTime New York Event


Veteran watch journalist Joe Thompson, editor-in-chief of WatchTime, entertained attendees at the WatchTime New York show last weekend with stories about his 38 years covering the watch … [Read more...]

New York State of Time: Scenes from WatchTime New York 2015


Over the weekend, WatchTime magazine held its first annual WatchTime New York event, dedicated to fine timepieces, with a long list of top watch brand exhibitors such as A. Lange & Söhne, Armin … [Read more...]

German Watchmaking Struts its Stuff at WatchTime New York 2015

Lange Saxonia FA Lange - Honey Gold

Despite a predominance of very fine Swiss watch brands (along with one notable brand each from Japan and the USA) at last weekend's WatchTime New York event, Germany, especially the German watchmaking … [Read more...]

WatchTime New York: America’s Luxury Watch Show Draws More Than 700 Guests


WatchTime hosted its largest and most luxurious consumer event to date, WatchTime New York, on October 23rd and 24th at Manhattan’s Gotham Hall, drawing an enthusiastic crowd of more than 700 guests … [Read more...]

Ulysse Nardin USA Cheers on the America’s Cup Winners in Bermuda

Ulysse Nardin ARTEMIS Racing watch

Sweden’s Artemis Racing team, sponsored by Ulysse Nardin, pulled off a dramatic victory in the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series races in Bermuda on Sunday, October 18. WatchTime was there … [Read more...]

Tom Brady Joins TAG Heuer as Brand Ambassador at Carrera Heuer 01 Launch

Tom Brady - TAG Heuer brand ambassador

TAG Heuer officially rolled out its new Carrera - Heuer 01 collection at a New York City launch event on October 13 and also made an additional surprise announcement, introducing New England Patriots … [Read more...]

Tickets Now On Sale for WatchTime New York, America’s Luxury Watch Show

Watchtime New York logo

Calling all wristwatch aficionados! WatchTime New York, a new two-day event for lovers of fine timepieces, will take place in New York City on October 23rd and 24th. Held at Manhattan's Gotham Hall, … [Read more...]

Blancpain Celebrates the Art of Engraving at New York Flagship Boutique

Blancpain Villeret Shakudo dial

Last week, Blancpain’s U.S. Brand Manager, David Gely, brought one of the brand's master engravers to its New York City flagship boutique at 645 5th Avenue to host an intimate evening cocktail party … [Read more...]

Scenes From the WatchTime/F.P. Journe Collectors’ Event in Miami

F.P. Journe event - 1

Miami's most ultra-luxe shopping destination played host to a lively gathering of avid watch collectors, and a rare U.S. appearance by a watch-industry rock star, on June 8, as WatchTime and F.P. … [Read more...]

Jaeger-LeCoultre Hosts WatchTime and Friends At Miami Design District Boutique

Jaeger-Lecoultre event - guests

Around 30 WatchTime readers in the Miami area, plus their spouses or significant others, were the guests of Jaeger-LeCoultre North America at the company’s boutique in Miami’s bustling Design … [Read more...]

Rolex, Omega… Pulsar? New James Bond Watch Exhibit Focuses on the Quartz Era

James Bond Seiko

To readers of Ian Fleming's original James Bond novels and those who fondly recall the early Sean Connery films, Agent 007 will always be a Rolex man. To younger fans, who've known no cinematic Bond … [Read more...]

A $1,000 Casio G-Shock? Yes, the Casio G-Shock MT-G

Casio G-Shock MTGS1000D-1A in steel

Casio's celebration of the iconic Casio G-Shock watch's 30th anniversary culminated in the U.S. launch of the Casio G-Shock MT-G, a collection of metal/resin G-Shock watches starting at the unusual … [Read more...]

Baselworld 2015: 21 Tidbits About Basel

Basel Muenster Cathedral

In March, 150,000 people will flock to Basel, Switzerland, for the world’s largest watch show, Baselworld. Our gang, of course, will be among them. Because of the frenzied pace of the show, most … [Read more...]

Glashütte Original Premieres Five New Short Films on the Brand at Berlinale 2015

Film protagonists with Glashutte Original CEO Yann Gamard

German luxury watch brand Glashütte Original chose a perfect venue in which to unveil to the public its innovative film project: the 65th Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale), with which … [Read more...]

Highlight Watches From WatchTime’s IBG 2014 Watch Collector Events

Breguet Tourbillon QP

The sponsoring luxury watch brands for WatchTime's "Inside Basel.Geneva" series of watch collector events have really strutted their stuff this year. As noted by WatchTime's IBG event partner, watch … [Read more...]

Breguet Sponsors Louvre Restoration

Room Gilbert and Rose Marie Chagoury

Montres Breguet S.A. held a gala dinner at the Louvre Museum in Paris on June 17, highlighting its role as a major sponsor of the restoration of the museum’s Department of Decorative Arts rooms and … [Read more...]

Farewell, Basel: A Final Photo Tour of the 2013 Baselworld Watch Fair

Baselworld 2013 Exterior

Another Baselworld has come and gone, and while we will be seeing many new timepieces introduced there make their way to retailers' cases in coming months, it will be another year before we again see … [Read more...]

Vintage Breguet Timepieces On Display at New York’s Frick Collection (Video)

Breguet Carriage Clock

New York City's Frick Collection, the art museum founded by Henry Clay Frick, is hosting an exhibition of historic timepieces, sponsored by luxury watch brand Montres Breguet and featuring several … [Read more...]

IWC Joins WatchTime for Ingenieur Launch Event at New York Boutique

IWC New York Boutique Event

Last year, IWC Schaffhausen opened its flagship boutique on New York's Madison Avenue with a celebrity-filled gala. On Tuesday night, the boutique played host to the United States launch of the … [Read more...]

Photo Slideshow: Inside SIHH 2013

SIHH 2013 Panerai booth

The 2013 Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) was held last week in Geneva. And unlike its larger counterpart in Basel, this watch fair is mostly closed to the public. To give our … [Read more...]

Girard-Perregaux’s New Hawk Collection Takes Flight in Miami

Girard-Perregaux Hawk Diver

One night after its limited edition FOReverglades watch made its debut during the Art Basel Miami Beach festivities, Girard-Perregaux launched its new sports watch line, called Hawk, at a "watchmaking … [Read more...]

Cameron Diaz, Leonardo DiCaprio and TAG Heuer Team Up for Hurricane Sandy Relief


The glass-cubed planetarium sphere at New York's American Museum of Natural History was the stage for a star-studded charity event last Saturday night, hosted by Swiss watch brand TAG Heuer and … [Read more...]

Breguet Tourbillon Clock Installed at Carnegie Hall


On Wednesday evening, Breguet kicked off its new sponsorship of New York's Carnegie Hall, starting with the 2012-2013 season, with a grand gesture: the unveiling of a specially crafted Breguet … [Read more...]

Football Fever: Hublot Launches New King Power FC Bayern Munich

Hublot's Jean-Claude Biver with FC Bayern Munich jersey

There is probably no greater soccer fan than Hublot chairman Jean-Claude Biver, and the brand has reflected it: in 2011 it introduced the King Power Red Devil Manchester United, a limited-edition … [Read more...]

Parmigiani Unveils New Bugatti Watches at Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

Parmigiani Bugatti Super Sport Vitesse in titanium

Parmigiani, the Swiss watch brand founded by watchmaker Michel Parmigiani, introduced two new collectors' timepieces to its Bugatti collection, made in collaboration with the prestigious automobile … [Read more...]

Breguet Unveils Historical Pilots’ Watch Exhibit on U.S.S. Intrepid

A-L Breguet display with watches

Last week, under a starlit Manhattan sky and against the backdrop of a fleet of fighter planes, Breguet inaugurated an exhibit of historic and modern pilots' watches at a party on the deck of the … [Read more...]

Girard-Perregaux Launches Limited-Edition Sea Hawk Pro for World Oceans Day

Girard-Perregaux Sea-Hawk Pro "Big Blue"

Swiss watchmaker Girard-Perregaux released a special, limited-edition model of its Sea Hawk Pro 1000m divers' watch at a special event at New York's Museum of Modern Art on June 5. Hosted by … [Read more...]

Richard Mille Partners with Natalie Portman and Free the Children Charity

Natalie Portman

Richard Mille has added to its already impressive roster of celebrity "friends of the brand" — a lineup that includes tennis ace Rafael Nadal, golfer Bubba Watson and racecar driver Felipe Masa — … [Read more...]

Youth Movement: Girard-Perregaux Brings Young Watchmakers to New York


Recently, I learned firsthand to never again take for granted the faithful functionality of my mechanical watches. Given the opportunity to sit down at a watchmaker's bench and use the tiny tools to … [Read more...]