Hands-on and in-depth reviews of timepieces.

Watch Stops 2012: Las Vegas Shows

The big USA watch and jewelry shows are here. In Las Vegas from May 31 through June 4 – but sadly not open to the public – several important exhibitions take place, including the JCK Show and the Couture Show. At these exhibitions, brands unveil to the US market press and retailers the newest pieces…

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A Moment in Time: Astronaut Scott Carpenter

On May 24th, in New York City, at the Breitling boutique, Breitling and astronaut Scott Carpenter celebrated the 50th anniversary of his first lift off into space. Scott Carpenter, pioneer of modern exploration, has the unique distinction of being the first human ever to penetrate both inner and outer space, thereby acquiring the dual title…

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Around the World: Breitling Unveils 50th Anniversary Navitimer Cosmonaute Limited Edition Watch

In New York City last week, Breitling celebrated the 50th anniversary of Scott Carpenter’s three-orbit space flight aboard the Aurora 7 capsule (see yesterday’s “A Moment in Time” with Scott Carpenter).  To celebrate, the brand also brought in esteemed astronaut Mark Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Sergey Volkov.  Sergey is the only second-generation cosmonaut in the…

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Time Capsules: Product –Omega Unveils Newest Olympic Watches for London Summer Olympics

In honor of the London 2012 Summer Olympic Games, which begin on July 27, 2012, Omega has added three “London 2012” Limited Edition timepieces to its Olympic Timeless Collection.  The Omega Seamaster 1948 Co-Axial “London 2012” Limited Edition watch mimes the very first Seamaster that was unveiled in 1948 – the same year of the…

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Around the World: Omega Set to Time the London Olympics

Standing on the field of the Olympic Stadium. photo credit: R.Naas A couple of weeks ago we got an amazing behind-the-scenes tour of the new London Olympic Stadium and Park where, in just 35 days a host of amazing events in the London Summer Olympic Games will begin.  This was a rare and exclusive opportunity…

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Time Capsules: Product—Happy Beach from Chopard – perfect for summer

With so many great beach things to do this sunny season — it may be time to don this really cool Chopard Happy Beach Chrono watch from the Happy Sport Collection.  It is just a fun, easy-to-wear watch.  With its 42mm case in 18 -karat rose gold, the Happy Beach Chrono features a painted dial representing a strip…

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