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

Weekend Sojourn: IWC and Peter Lindbergh Bring Out the Stars

With more than 140 years of experience behind it, IWC Schaffhausen knows how to do things right. This top-of-the-line watch manufacture is all about excellence. That may be why so many celebrities flocked to Culver City Studios, CA, a couple of evenings ago to celebrate “A Night in Portofino” with the brand. In fact, IWC brought the…

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Around the World: Ralph Lauren Auto Collection Unveils in Paris

Beginning April 28 and running through August 28, 2011, at  The Muse’e des Arts De’coratifs in Paris, France, is one of the most unusual  and distinctive exhibits that watch and car lovers won’t want to miss: “The Art of the Automobile: Masterpieces of the Ralph Lauren Collection.” Iconic American fashion designer, Ralph Lauren has assembled…

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Time Capsules: SEAH® Astrological Watches Offer Insight

Swiss-made SEAH® watches are one of the more unusual timepieces on the market today, as they are the only watch that enables the wearer to express his or her inner self on the wrist. The timepieces – either quartz chronographs or automatic three-hands with dates – feature trademarked original designed astrological elements on the dial,…

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Commentary: Watch Industry Loses Leader with Death of Ulysse Nardin’s Rolf W. Schnyder

Owner and CEO of Swiss watch firm Ulysse Nardin, Rolf Schynder died unexpectedly on April 14 after a short illness. He had acquired the once-flailing company in 1983, and led it not only back to its former greatness with his innovative spirit and determination, but also to soaring new heights. Schnyder was a visionary –…

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Video: Omega Moves Ahead with Liquidmetal® Technology

As watch companies forge ahead with new materials for cases and bracelets, as well as for movement parts, the race is on to find tougher, lighter-weight and ever more resilient materials that withstand the tests of time. Omega is one brand that has developed numerous materials, including a union of ceramics and Liquidmetal® that it…

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Trend Report: Multiple Time Zone Watches

IWC Portofino Dual Time with Automatic Caliber 64000In today’s hectic, fast-paced world, frequent travelers appreciate the ability to check the watch on their wrists and know the time not only where they are, but also where home is, as well. What’s more, business travelers often need to know the time in multiple markets. For this…

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