Montblanc’s New Heritage Watches Include Special Edition Pieces in Tribute to Vasco da Gama (SIHH 2015)

Back in November, I was one of a very elite group of watch journalists from around the world invited to join Montblanc in Cape Town, South Africa, for the unveiling of a new collection of timepieces. That line is called the Heritage Collection in general and with each Heritage watch released there is a special…

Read More →

Linde Werdelin Goes Green! Introducing the Oktopus Double Date Carbon Green

Ok, we have written about Linde Werdelin here before. This is a wild and crazy luxury Swiss watch brand that departs from luxury not in the sense of materials or craftsmanship, but in the sense of reality. The brand is bold and creates equally as bold timepieces. The newest one on the market: the Oktopus…

Read More →

Arnold & Son Unveils World’s First: Instrument Golden Wheel

There is just no getting around the fact that Arnold & Son superbly embraces traditional watchmaking and visionary thinking. We have written about this brand with a rich British history so many times here before — as they regulary release ground-breaking timepieces.  Well, 2015 is no exception. The new patented, world-fist watch combines the wandering…

Read More →

A Retrospective of SIHH as it Celebrates 25 Years in 2015

Later this month, the Salon International d’la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) opens its doors to thousands of invited guests from around the world as  16 luxury brand exhibitors unveil their newest timepieces –watches destined to set the trend for the coming year in haute horology. This year marks the 25th edition of the exhibition, which first started…

Read More →

Former NFL Quarterback, Boomer Esiason, Talks Life, Time and Breitling

Born Norman Julius Esiason, the retired American football quarterback known to he world as Boomer, is a life-long Long Islander. Nicknamed by his mother before he was even born because of the big kicks he would give her from inside the womb, Boomer’s moniker stuck.  Boomer was a multi-sport talent in high school and later…

Read More →

When Sound Breaks New Barriers: Why it Took Audemars Piguet 8 Years to Build the Royal Oak Acoustic Concept Watch (Pre-SIHH 2015)

With the soon-to-be officially released 2015 concept watch by Audemars Piguet – the notion of sound in a wristwatch booms. And while the sound of the new Royal Oak Acoustic Research- Episode 1 Concept watch may not be roaring or thunderous, it can be heard by someone other than the wearer and those leaning their…

Read More →