Up-to-the-minute news and announcements about watch brands and the watch industry.

Time Capsules: Commentary — The Academy Awards — Results are In

Photo by: Pascal LeSegretain, WireImageLast night at the 84th Academy Awards, French actor Jean Dujardin received an Oscar as Best Actor for his role in the film “The Artist.”  On his wrist:  a Jaeger-LeCoultre Memovox Tribute to Deep Sea watch, a re-edition of  the world’s  first diver’s watch equipped with an alarm function. The new…

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Watch Stops: Pre BaselWorld 2012 – Harry Winston Wows us with Histoire de Tourbillon 3

There are tourbillons and then there are tourbillons. Once again, Harry Winston pulls out all the stops with its incredible third watch in the Histoire de Tourbillon series begun in 2009. The tourbillon (French for Whirlwind) is a watch lover’s dream thanks to the many and varied new evolutions of this rare escapement, which compensates…

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Watch Stops: PRE-BaselWorld 2012 – TAG Mikrogirder Concept Watch

The newest chronographs (watches equipped with a mechanism that makes it possible to measure continuous or discontinuous intervals of time) on the market take fraction-of-a-second timing to new heights – especially in the case of the all new concept watch from TAG Heuer – the Mikrogirder.  All new, the Mikrogirder 2000 Concept watch offers split…

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Time Capsules: Commentary – Rolex 24 at Daytona Celebrates 50 Years

Photo by Stephan Cooper.For those who are car lovers like me – yesterday was a highlight day – the 50th anniversary of the Rolex 24 at Daytona. A record number of motorsports fans descended on Daytona International Speedway for this historic anniversary on Saturday, when the Rolex clock counted down to the 3:30 pm start…

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Video: A Moment in time with Clive Owen at JLC

Last week, we brought you the news about the complex new Jaeger-LeCoultre timepiece (seen here), and about the visit of Clive Owen to Geneva to unveil the watch. Just because so many of you avidly like to know who wears what in the watch world- – we bring you a short video of Clive Owen at…

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Watch Stops: SIHH — Cartier Does It Again with Animal Dials and Artistic Prowess

Last year, and throughout the past 12 months, we have regularly brought you masterpieces from Cartier – true artisan works that not only underscore the brand’s technological prowess, but also its amazing abilities with the Artistic crafts. This year is no exception.  Among the highlights: the Santos-Dumont XL watch in white gold with an amazing…

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