10 Great Water Watches for World Oceans Day (slide show)

Today is World Oceans Day and  what better time to celebrate the world’s water watches than today. As such, we have selected a slide show that includes five top watch brans that work hard to protect our oceans (Rolex, Omega, IWC, Blancpain and Jaeger-LeCoultre) and some images of their projects from around the world. We…

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Finally, In Stores Now: Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Tribute Calendar and Classic Watches

Four score and five years ago the horological manufacture Jaeger-LeCoutre produced what would be one of the most iconic watches in the industry: the Reverso. One of the first true sports watches, the piece was originally designed for Polo players in  1931. The watch dial side would face up when worn recreationally, but when it came to…

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TimeCrafters Watch Exhibit Open to the Public in New York this Weekend

Beginning on Friday morning and running through Sunday at the Park Avenue Armory in New York, the  fourth annual TimeCrafters show opens to the public.  TimeCrafters showcases 15 top luxury brands and their newest watches — some of which have never been seen in the US market. Additionally, some brands are bringing in celebrities, watchmakers, race…

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A. Lange & Sohne, F.P. Journe and Others Offer First-Time Look at New Watches During Madison Avenue Watch Week

Starting this Wednesday, April 13 and running until April 20, watch lovers visiting New York City can expect to see things they’ve never seen before in the U.S. market. In fact, many top brands and retailers are offering first looks at their newest watches (just unveiled in Switzerland earlier this year) during the 6th annual…

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Always Dream of Designing Your Own Watch? Here’s Your Chance with the new Jaeger-LeCoultre Atelier Reverso Program

Recently, in an article I wrote for Elite Traveler magazine, I discussed the fact that in the world of watchmaking, “a visionary and pioneering spirit has become the ubiquitous hallmark of upper echelon brands.” The concept here is that as more and more brands cater to the needs of their customers and potential customers, they…

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Leap Year — Why We Have It and Watches that Can Help You Track It

  Today is February 29th—a day that comes around only once every four years. Called Leap Year, the year with the extra day in it has a special meaning. While to some it may be reverse day (women, you can ask that man to marry you today), and to others it may be an extra…

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