At SIHH this year, Panerai surprised and delighted us once again with the unveiling of the super high-tech LAB-ID Luminor 1950 Carbotech watch. The bold timepiece is crafted in Carbotech — a composite material based on carbon fiber.
Rarely used in watchmaking, Carbotech has matte black appearance offering a unique finish every time. The material is made using sheets of carbon […]
The Swiss Federal Council recently approved a partial revision of its “Swiss made” ordinance for watches, effective as of January 1, 2017. The revision strengthens the label requirements for watches and movements and aligns them more with the new “Swissness” legislation that has been updated since its 2013 adoption by the Swiss Parliament.
Any watch bearing the indication “Swiss” or […]
Every year we see more and more women breaking into the typically masculine world of luxury timepieces, and it seems luxury brands have noticed and embraced this as well. At this year’s Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie de Geneve (SIHH), the first of the major fine timepiece showcases of the year, which wrapped up […]
2016 was an amazing year for the watch world, filled with innovative introductions and updates to well-known classics. To prepare for what is sure to be another year of groundbreaking timepiece debuts, we decided to take a look at which pieces were our most popular this past year, and the results were quite interesting. The […]
With the holidays here, you are most likely contemplating the perfect gift — or maybe even a self purchase. We know that a watch is a great, timeless investment — one that can hold its value for years to come.
While our customers often have varying degrees of passion about watches, some have gotten hooked on the singular […]
It’s been a wild and wonderful ride at auction this year for timepieces. As the month of December sees several final auctions, we are already getting great results — results that bode well for the argument that a watch is a fine investment in your future.
Just this week, Phillips Auction House sold, among others, several watches […]
A nice watch can be a great gift for several people on your list, but finding the right one can be a bit tricky. We want to help take the stress out of the shopping experience by offering a bit of advice about what to look for when buying a watch for a loved one.
1. Think […]
Last week we brought you a story about the annual watch awards known as the Grand Prix de Horlogerie Geneve (GPHG) and showed a few brands we carry that were in the final running. Well, the winners have been announced and we are pleased to bring some of the results to you now. Oh, and […]
One of the watch industry’s biggest events —The Grand Prix de Horlogerie Geneva (GPHG) — takes place tomorrow in Geneva. Every year for the past 15 years, the GPHG has celebrated the finest timepieces on the market by honoring one watch in a host of different categories.
This year there are 12 categories, including Ladies, Ladies High-Mech, […]
Daylight Saving Time in the United States ends at 2 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 6, when the clocks fall back by an hour, and many of us will certainly enjoy an extra hour of much-needed sleep. Meanwhile, our friends at ATimelyPerspective.com offer a fun look at the origins of DST, which happen to stretch back to […]