NEWS

Citizen, Billie Jean King, US Open and Battle of the Sexes – Does it Get Any Better? Oh And There Are Watches, Too

Citizen Watch US Open 25th Anniversary Commemorative Edition Timepiece

This year is a big one for Citizen, which celebrates its 25th anniversary as the Official Timekeeper of the U.S. Open Tennis Championships. Additionally, the brand announces a new partnership with tennis legend Billie Jean King and her Leadership Initiative – a non-profit organization that addresses critical social issues. The plan is to present new…

Read More →

How Desperate Are You for an IWC Portugieser Rattrapante?

Meet the IWC Schaffhausen Portugieser Chronograph Rattrapante Limited Edition Boutique Canada watch.

Easily one of the IWC Schaffhausen’s most beloved timepieces, the Portugieser Rattrapante has a long and storied past. The watch is one of the brand’s best sellers in the Portugieser line because of its ability to time two events simultaneously. Now, in honor of the opening of its first Toronto boutique, IWC releases the Portugieser…

Read More →

Jaeger-LeCoultre Official Sponsor of the 74th Venice International Film Festival

VENICE, ITALY - AUGUST 31: Actress Rita Hayek wearing a Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso One Duetto Moon watch attends the 'The Insult' premiere during the 74th Venice Film Festival at Sala Grande on August 31, 2017 in Venice, Italy. (Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images for Jaeger-LeCoultre)

As the Official Sponsor of the Venice International Film Festival for 13 years, Jaeger-LeCoultre helped dress some celebrities at this 74th event — where the brand underscores its commitment to celebrating filmmaking. Actress Rita Hayek donned a Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso One Duetto Moon pink gold watch, while attending the ‘The Insult’ premiere and then later changed…

Read More →

Sailing the Seas During Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge, and the New Luminor 1950 PCYC Watches

Fulls sails on the Eleonora during the Opera House Cup Regattas at the 2017 Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge.

Nothing is as invigorating as spending a day on the water aboard one of the most beautiful schooners in the world – except spending the day racing on the water. Just a couple of weeks ago, I had the most unique experience of sailing in Nantucket during the 2017 Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge aboard the…

Read More →

American Watchmakers – Clockmakers Institute Announce Florida Convention

watchmaking demonstrations and classes will be part of the 7th annual Madison Avenue Watch Week event.

For those die-hard lovers of the intricacies of watchmaking, take note:  The American Watchmakers-Clockmakers Institute will host its annual convention October 4–7, 2017, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Tampa Airport—Westshore hotel in Tampa, Fla. The event, which includes a vendor fair with tools, technology and more, also offers more than 12 hours of education. Additionally, a tour of watchband…

Read More →

‘The Naked Watchmaker’ By Peter Speake-Marin Goes Live (Exclusive interview)

Peter Speake-Marin Unveils 'The Naked Watchmaker' today.

In June, we broke the news via an exclusive interview that top-notch watchmaker Peter Speake-Marin was leaving the eponymous brand he founded and starting something new: The Naked Watchmaker. While he is not watchmaking in the nude (who knows, though, he may do that from time to time in the privacy of his workshops), he…

Read More →

Longines Official Timekeeper of Hampton Classic Horse Show, Equestrian Collection is Official Watch

in the shape of its stainless-steel case, this Longines Equestrian timepiece features a silver-coloured “damier” dial enhanced by blued-steel hands and adorned with diamond indexes. The polished stainless-steel case and bracelet are further enhanced by the 60 Wesselton VVS diamonds, for a total of 0.504 carats, surrounding its bezel.

With a long and storied past revolving around the equestrian world, Swiss watch brand Longines is the Official Timekeeper of this weekend’s exciting Hamptons Classic Horse Show. Additionally, the brand’s much-coveted Equestrian Collection is the Official Timepiece of the event. There are a host of different events during the Hampton Classic, which began on August 27…

Read More →

Meet the Manufacture Royale ADN Collection: Good Looks, Great Function

Manufacture Royale ADN in Black DLC and forged carbon.

Manufacture Royale is a brand we have written about several times here, as we love the masterful technology this brand brings to the forefront.  This year, the brand unveils an interesting new collection that is making its way to stores now: the ADN (DNA).  The watch houses the brand’s  ninth calibre—the MR09 with flying tourbillon,…

Read More →

It’s No Mistake (or is it?): Lady Gaga Joins Tudor Watch Brand’s ‘Born to Dare’ Ethos

Lady Gaga Joins Tudor "Born to Dare" campaign as brand ambassador.

You may have heard the news that singer, style icon and daring performer Lady Gaga has joined the Tudor watch brand family as a brand ambassador. The news was announced yesterday and had some watch publications fawning all over. We, on the other hand, just didn’t  jump for joy at the news for a host…

Read More →