Interviews with celebrities, watch brand ambassadors and watch brand executives.

Listening to Time with Breguet’s Musicale (VIDEO)

When touring the Breguet workshops in Switzerland recently, we got the opportunity to listen (and video record) the brand’s highly acclaimed classical “La Musicale” timepiece. The watch plays an aria either on demand or at the desired time, like a melodic reminder. It houses a patented musical mechanism that consists of a disk carrying music…

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Introducing the IWC Le Petit Prince Pilot Watches – A Not-so-Unlikely Pair

It may seem an unlikely collaboration at first glance – IWC and the Fondation Antoine de Saint Exupery. But on closer examination – it was a relationship destined to happen.  Antoine DE Saint Exupery – author of famed existentialist book, “The Little Prince”, as well as other books, trained as a pilot and flew mail…

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Introducing the Ulysse Nardin USA Exclusive Schooner Watch

A few days ago in New York City, Ulysse Nardin opened its third USA boutique in a wonderful location at the Ritz-Carlton on Central Park West. With CEO Patrik Hoffmann in from Switzerland, and brand ambassadors Baseball legend Randy Johnson and pianist Lola Astanova there to celebrate, the brand also unveiled its USA-exclusive Schooner watch.…

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Rare Exhibition of Renowned Thomas Tompion 17th Century Clocks, Watches Opens for Limited Time at National Watch & Clock Museum

Lover of fine antique clocks and watches – take note. A once-in-a-lifetime exhibit is opening at the National Watch and Clock Museum in Columbia, PA, USA – one you won’t want to miss. Beginning today and running through January 9, 2014, an exhibition called “Majestic Time” features the largest collection ever assembled of clocks, watches…

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Watch Lovers Welcome at the First-Ever Watch Panel Discussion at the Extraordinary Conference in NYC

On December 5-7 in New York City, the Initiatives in Art and Culture will host its 15th conference – this year entitled Extraordinary:  Icons, Iconoclasm, and Innovation. Throughout the cultural conference, icons, innovators and extraordinary individuals and brands will give presentations on today’s arts, fashions, cultures and – for the first time ever—watches. On December…

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Behind the Scenes in the Villeret Custom Watch Division of Montblanc

In the sleepy little Swiss village of Villeret lives a quiet giant. Not big in numbers, but big in abilities. The giant is Montblanc’s Institut Minerva de Recherche en Haute Horlogerie. Within the walls of this all-important historic building, the Montblanc Villeret collection of exclusive timepieces is all handmade as though in yesteryear. We wrote…

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