Weekend Sojourn: TAG Heuer Donates to Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts and other Charities in NYC with Cameron Diaz, Leonardo DiCaprio at Museum of Natural History

Last night, we spent several hours at New York’s Museum of Natural History at an elegant charity event hosted by TAG Heuer. Initially, I was adverse to going to this event, as I felt that with all the hurricane clean-up to be done, it wasn’t necessarily the right time for a party. I was wrong…

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Time Capsules: Product – Ulysse Nardin and Randy Johnson Unveil “The Big Unit”

At an exclusive event last night in New York, Ulysse Nardin and recently-announced brand ambassador, Randy Johnson unveiled the brand’s first “Big Unit” watch. And – like the 6’10”-tall man himself who lays claim to that nomenclature, the watch is a nicely sized 45.8 mm. The superb chronograph, which retails for $15,500, was designed in…

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Time Capsules: News – Rare Tiffany, Rolex, Patek Philippe coming up for Auction

Mark your calendars if you are a vintage watch lover – on November 18, at the Fletcher-Sinclair Mansion in New York, more than 300 fine and unique timepieces will be up for sale at the Heritage Auctions. Top among the pieces up for sale at the Timepiece Signature Auction are rare repeater watches.  One pocket…

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Time Capsules: News –Audemars Piguet Presents New Michael Schumacher Royal Oak Offshore Watches in Germany

It’s been a big month for Formula One race-car driver Michael Schumacher – who officially confirmed his resignation this month — effective at the end of this season.  The German born racer is a seven-time World Champion and is regarded as one of the greatest F1 drivers ever. Holding a host of records, Schumacher (who had…

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Time Capsules: Felix Baumgartner Breaks the Speed of Sound in a Freefall – Wearing a Zenith El Primero

A couple of weeks ago at a Zenith qatch party in Paris, where we were celebrating the brand’s extensive pilot watch collection (and that we wrote about here), I had the distinct opportunity to meet Felix Baumgartner, who had joined the event. Yesterday, I stayed glued to my television as Baumgartner made history jumping from…

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Time Capsules – News: Concrete Watches? Yep – Really – Girard-Perregaux Le Corbusier Trilogy

In La Chaux-de-Fonds yesterday, Girard-Perregaux unveiled its new Le Corbusier Trilogy of timepieces – in honor of the internationally renowned architect who hailed from that region. The trilogy is inspired by his iconic designs and villas and includes a Vintage 1945 le Corbusier La Chaux-de-Fonds watch with inlaid mother of pearl dial that is created…

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