A look at the world’s watch brands, their newest timepieces, brand ambassadors, events and news – by brand.

Bremont Watches’ Alt1-C Goes Stainless

By Gordon Henderson Bremont is adding a new option under the Alt1-C line up, the Alt1-C/PW, which is a specially hardened, polished stainless steel chronograph and a follow up to 2013’s success Alt1-C Rose Gold edition.  The stainless steel edition also draws inspiration from the stainless steel Bremont Victory released in 2012. For those unfamiliar with…

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Going Light: F.P. Journe Watches — Up Close with the Titanium Octa Sport and Centigraphe Sport

By Gordon Henderson Heft. Weight. Nice. These are some of the words sometimes used to approximate value of a new-found item of interest. It’s as if the weight of the object is directly related to its assumed value. Typically that mindset holds true in horology, especially when dealing with watches that are encased in gold,…

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Hamilton and Hollywood: Watches Go Interstellar

Hamilton Watch brand has long been known for its leading role in Hollywood – with more than 60 years on the screen. It started with the 1951 O Oscar-nominated movie, The Frogmen, wherein the brand equipped the naval divers in the movies with Hamilton watches – much as it had during World War II. Since…

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Ritmo Mundo Watches Joins Forces with LA Galaxy

By Ryan Walsh For the first time in Ritmo Mundo’s history, the brand is partnering with a sports team. Likewise, the Los Angeles Galaxy soccer team will have its first watch sponsor. This partnership will begin with the 2014- 2015 MLS season. This year, Ritmo Mundo’s garnered international attention thanks to its stepped-up involvement with…

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Nik Wallenda, King of the High Wire, Dances with Death Crossing the Chicago River

The first thing Nik Wallenda said when I asked him what his major concern was about walking a high-wire tightrope across the Chicago River was: “ The weather. It is the Windy City after all.” Well, yesterday, Nik Wallenda, known as the king of the high wire, dazzled the world (it was filmed live on…

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