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

Watch Education in Napa Valley with A. Lange & Sohne

Recently, we   had the distinct privilege of joining A. Lange & Sohne in Napa Valley for the Akademie of watchmaking – wonderful and enlightening experience. To begin with, the event was chocked with watch education and hands-on work on important elements of the luxury watchmaking world. The Akademie, started in 2007, is a watchmaking event…

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Exclusive Interview: Stephane Linder, TAG Heuer CEO, has a few plans in store for the brand (first in a series of new executive interviews)

There have been a lot of shifts in the watchmaking world lately- behind-the-scenes shifts that is.  CEO’s and brand presidents are moving around – hopefully for the better. TAG Heuer just got a new CEO, as did Jaeger-LeCoultre, Bulgari and a few others. Ditto in the USA, where Audemars Piguet has a new president and…

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Audemars Piguet on the Fashion Week Runway with Michael Bastien

Just 10 days ago, during the New York Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, Audemars Piguet timepieces walked the runway of  Michael Bastian’s Spring/Summer 2014 collection. It was the fourth year the brand participated in the Fashion Week show. The inspiration for the season’s collection by Bastian was the style of French men, with a color palette…

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Tudor Watches Launches in America, Announces Major Auto-Racing Partnership with IMSA

We heralded the coming of this sister brand to Rolex since March. Well now, the eagerly anticipated, Tudor is here. Last night the launch event for Tudor was held in New York at the ultra-modern, Frank Gehry-designed IAC Building in Chelsea.  The evening witnessed a gathering of who’s who in the watch world—from collectors to…

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Women’s Wow Watches: Carl F. Bucherer’s Alacria RoyalRose

Swiss watch brand Carl F. Bucherer is a  master at women’s elegant watches in its Alacria collection.  This newest piece – created in white gold – features blooms of intertwined roses set with precious gems. The exquisite case is set with 137 shimmering sapphires and 137 diamonds. Even the mother-of-pearl dial is meticulously set with…

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