Scene

Yves “Jetman” Rossy Flies With Breitling Jet Team

jetman_1651

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

gf_chron_comp_165

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

vc_dinner_165

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_usain_race_165

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

br_party_165

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

fc_tahoe_165

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

aq_preview_165

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

jlc_venice_165

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

alpina_165

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

panerai_regatta_165

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

patek_precision_165

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

rm_polo_165

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

lauren_louvre_165

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_graphic_165

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

dwade_165

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

treasure_hunt_165

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

volvo_race_logo

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

jlc_dakar_165

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_design_165

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

un_boutique_165

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

AP_Shumacher_160

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...]

Seiko Wins Sports Watch of the Year at the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève

seiko_spacewalk_160

Seiko's Spring Drive Spacewalk Commemorative Edition was named the Sports Watch of the Year at the 2010 Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de Genève. This accolade is the most prestigious yet awarded to … [Read more...]

2010 Winners: Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève

gpdh_logo_160

The watch world gathered in Geneva this past Thursday for the Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de Genève. Prizes were awarded in several categories, including men's and ladies' watches, complicated watches, … [Read more...]

Images from WatchTime’s NYC Hublot Event

jt_jcb_160

This past Tuesday night, a select group of WatchTime friends attended an invitation-only event with Hublot at the elegant Park Avenue Autumn restaurant in Manhattan. About 50 attendees enjoyed an … [Read more...]

Tutima Academy Featured on MythBusters

tutima_mythbusters_160

On October 20, MythBuster Tory Belleci faced his fear of flying during a harrowing aerobatic exercise at the Tutima Academy of Aviation Safety, a premier precision flight training school operated by … [Read more...]

Carl F. Bucherer Wins Award for Best Advertising Campaign

cfb_award_160

Readers of the Swiss watch magazine Montres Passion and online voters worldwide have selected Carl F. Bucherer as the winner of the 2010 “Prix du public de la Campagne Horlogère 2010” (award for … [Read more...]

Cartier Takes Fine Watchmaking Line on the Road

cartier_tour_160

Now through March, Cartier is showcasing their entire Fine Watchmaking line throughout the United States. The tour began earlier this month, and there are eight stops remaining. This exclusive … [Read more...]

Hublot and Manfredi Jewels Honor A Rod’s 600th Home Run

hublot_a_rod_160

On September 22nd at Yankee stadium, Hublot U.S. President Beatrice De Quervain and Roberto Chiappelloni of Manfredi Jewels presented Alex Rodriguez with a one-of-a-kind Big Bang King Power Black … [Read more...]