IWC Opens its Flagship New York Boutique with VIP Gala, Limited-Edition Watch

IWC NY boutique ribbon cutting

Some would say that IWC Schaffhausen opening its first U.S. flagship boutique in New York City is long overdue; after all, the brand, which was established in 1868, has the distinction of being one of … [Read more...]

Breguet Birthday Bash: Exhibit Celebrates Bicentennial of the Wristwatch

Breguet boutique exhibit-window display

The discussion about what was the first timepiece for the wrist, and what watchmaker produced it, has typically involved a handful of well-known contenders, chiefly Cartier, with its Santos-Dumont … [Read more...]

IWC Auctions Off Unique Muhammad Ali Watch at Celebrity Fight Night Gala

Muhammad Ali and Lionel Richie

A unique timepiece by IWC Schaffhausen went under the hammer at the 18th annual Celebrity Fight Night gala last Saturday, held in Phoenix, Arizona. The star-studded event was established to raise … [Read more...]

Celebrity Wrist Watch: Oscar Weekend 2012

Jean Dujardin Jaeger-LeCoultre Fitting

The 84th Annual Academy Awards, the film industry's biggest spectacle, took place last night in Hollywood. Like every year, many of your favorite watch brands were represented on the wrists of the … [Read more...]

Jennifer Hudson and Gucci Introduce New Grammy Museum Watch at L.A. Event


On February 11, on the eve of the 2012 Grammy Awards, Gucci Timepieces presented the third in its limited-edition Grammy collection of limited-production watches at a special event at the Grammy … [Read more...]

Scenes from SIHH


SIHH 2012 opened today and the initial buzz from collectors is positive. Depending on which booth you entered, you might be greeted by a fighter jet and aircraft carrier, or enormous timepiece and a … [Read more...]

Giant of Time: Eli Manning Gets His Own Citizen Watch


New York Giants fans hoping their team goes deep into the NFL playoffs this year can only sit on the sidelines (or couch, or recliner, or high-priced stadium seat) and cheer their star quarterback Eli … [Read more...]

Yves “Jetman” Rossy Flies With Breitling Jet Team


After flying across the English Channel, soaring alongside two Boeing Stearman biplanes carrying the Breitling Wingwalkers, looping the loop around a hot-air balloon and hurtling across the sky over … [Read more...]

Greubel Forsey Wins the 2011 International Chronometry Competition


Greubel Forsey’s Double Tourbillon 30° Technique (DT30T) has won the 2011 International Chronometry Competition held at the Museum of Horology in Le Locle, Switzerland. The DT30T, featuring a … [Read more...]

Vacheron Constantin Celebrates the Opening of its First US Boutique With Black-Tie Dinners


Vacheron Constantin, the world's oldest watch manufacture in continuous operation, celebrated the grand opening of its first-ever US boutique. Over three evenings, Juan Carlos Torres, CEO of Vacheron … [Read more...]

Hublot and Usain Bolt Raise Money for Kids


Hublot partnered with its living-legend ambassador Usain Bolt to celebrate its new Beverly Hills boutique and raise funds for a worthy cause through the “Hublot Race Challenge” and soiree. The … [Read more...]

Bell & Ross WW1 Collection Launch Party


Bell & Ross recently presented its new WW1 collection at the historic Hôtel National des Invalides whose famed Eglise du Dome houses Emperor Napoleon I’s tomb. This new collection, which … [Read more...]

Frédérique Constant Stars at Lake Tahoe Concours d’Elegance


More than 100 classic and antique boats and over 5,000 visitors gathered at one of the world’s best known clear mountain lakes for the 39th annual Lake Tahoe Concours d’Elegance. The event … [Read more...]

Antiquorum & The Consulate of Monaco Host Only Watch Reception in New York


Watch Collectors, VIP guests, philanthropists, members of the press and representatives from the leading watch brands filled Antiquorum’s auction room on September 12 in New York City to get a … [Read more...]

Al Pacino Receives the Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker Award at Venice Film Festival


Al Pacino is the recipient of the Jaeger-Le Coultre Glory to the Filmmaker 2011 Award, a prize of the Venice International Film Festival dedicated to an artist who has left an original mark on … [Read more...]

Alpina and Cessna Hold Collaboration Event


To celebrate their collaboration, Alpina and Cessna recently held an event at Cessna Aircraft’s headquarters in Wichita, Kansas. Selected VIP customers attended a presentation and viewed over 30 … [Read more...]

Panerai Regatta Winner Awarded Timepiece


Officine Panerai kicked off its title sponsorship of the 2011 Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge in North America on August 12 with the Corinthian Classic Yacht Regatta at Marblehead, Massachusetts. The … [Read more...]

Awards Presented in Patek Philippe Artisanship and Precision Competition


On April 14 and 15 this year, 18 students from six Swiss watchmaking schools took part in the second Patek Philippe Artisanship and Precision Competition. The winners were honored on May 28, 2011, … [Read more...]

Richard Mille Forms Polo Team


Richard Mille enters the world of polo with the introduction of the first Richard Mille Polo Team. The team’s four players are Argentinean Pablo MacDonough, who ranked number one on the 2010 World … [Read more...]

The Art of the Automobile: Masterpieces of the Ralph Lauren Collection


The Musée des Arts Décoratifs at the Louvre in Paris is exhibiting a curated selection of 17 classic sports cars from the Ralph Lauren collection. These beautifully designed European automobiles … [Read more...]

Bubba and Rafa Test Richard Mille and Win

Tennis - Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters 2011 - Day 7 - Monte-Carlo Country Club

Unlike most athletic brand ambassadors who don their watches after their events have ended, golf's longest hitter Bubba Watson and World #1 tennis star Rafael Nadal wear their Richard Mille timepieces … [Read more...]

Initial Report from Seiko: Tokyo Office Undamaged by Earthquake


Seiko has issued a statement thanking those who have expressed concern, and providing an update on the status of the company and its employees in the wake of the massive 8.9 magnitude earthquake and … [Read more...]

Hublot Opens on Madison Avenue, and D-Wade Joins the Family


It's only Wednesday and it has already been a busy week for Hublot. The brand's new boutique at 692 Madison Ave. in Manhattan is open for business, and Dwayne Wade has joined the brand as an … [Read more...]

Win a Reverso in the Jaeger-LeCoultre Treasure Hunt


Jaeger-LeCoultre invites all brand aficionados to participate in an online competition “The Reverso Treasure Hunt” for the chance to win a Reverso or a trip to the Jaeger-LeCoultre Manufacture in … [Read more...]

IWC is Official Timekeeper for the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012


The Volvo Ocean Race is undeniably the world’s premier ocean race and one of the most demanding team sporting events in the world. Over the course of nine months, the teams will sail 39,270 nautical … [Read more...]

Jaeger-LeCoultre and Jon Hamm Introduce New Reversos

Jaeger-LeCoultre Luncheon with Jon Hamm

Jaeger-LeCoultre North America President Philippe Bonay hosted an exclusive luncheon in New York City to introduce the newest addition to the Reverso line. Golden Globe nominee Jon Hamm, who … [Read more...]

Jaeger-LeCoultre at the Dakar Rally 2011


Jaeger-LeCoultre is putting its Master Compressor Extreme World Chronograph to the test on the wrist of Greek motorbike racer Vasilis Orfanos during the world’s toughest and most demanding … [Read more...]

TAG Heuer Reveals “Art of Watchmaking” Design Competition Winners


TAG Heuer and Parsons The New School for Design have unveiled the winners of the “Art of Watchmaking,” a 10-week competition that challenged eight teams of Parsons product design students to … [Read more...]

Ulysse Nardin Opens Flagship Boutique in Boca Raton


More than 400 people attended the December 16 grand opening of the Ulysse Nardin U.S. flagship boutique at the Boca Raton Town Center Mall. Special guests included baseball greats Randy Johnson, Mike … [Read more...]

Michael Schumacher Joins the Audemars Piguet Family


Seven-time world F1 champion Michael Schumacher has joined the Audemars Piguet family as the brand's newest ambassador. Schumacher holds the most prestigious records in motor racing. His 68 pole … [Read more...]