Hands-on and in-depth reviews of timepieces.

Weekend Sojourn: IWC and Peter Lindbergh Bring Out the Stars

With more than 140 years of experience behind it, IWC Schaffhausen knows how to do things right. This top-of-the-line watch manufacture is all about excellence. That may be why so many celebrities flocked to Culver City Studios, CA, a couple of evenings ago to celebrate “A Night in Portofino” with the brand. In fact, IWC brought the…

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Time Capsules: Product — Hermes Stops Time with the Time Suspended Watch

One of the most original unveilings of BaselWorld 2011 is the Time Suspended watch  by Hermes — developed by well-known watchmaker Jean-Marc Wiederrecht.  A classic beauty at first glance, with a retrograde date indication in arc format across the lower portion of the dial, the watch is a true surpriser. Closer inspection reveals the timepiece’s true abilities –…

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Around the World: Ralph Lauren Auto Collection Unveils in Paris

Beginning April 28 and running through August 28, 2011, at  The Muse’e des Arts De’coratifs in Paris, France, is one of the most unusual  and distinctive exhibits that watch and car lovers won’t want to miss: “The Art of the Automobile: Masterpieces of the Ralph Lauren Collection.” Iconic American fashion designer, Ralph Lauren has assembled…

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Off the Cuff: Reviewing the Bell & Ross Vintage BR 123

There are watches for flying. Watches for diving. There are watches with race-car pedigree. But what’s your watch of choice when you’re riding – riding horses that is. That was the question I had as I set off for a week at a dude ranch in Tucson, Arizona.  For me, going to the White Stallion…

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Time Capsules: Product – Deconstructing Time with the Harry Winston Opus 11

It’s no secret that since 2001 when Harry Winston first started its Opus series – this has been one of the most anticipated watch unveilings every year. Essentially the Opus was started when the brand opted to work with independent watchmakers to bring their talents to the foreground – in a symbiotic relationship that turned…

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Weekend Sojourn: The King’s Graceland

He started a Revolution and ended up a King – that’s Elvis Presley. Young, talented, handsome and humble in his youth, this small-town Tennessee boy grew up poor – but rich with a voice that was like velvet. What’s more, he had the moves – a little soul, a little blues, some country and a…

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