Category: One On One

5 Questions with Miami Marlins Right Fielder Giancarlo Stanton, TAG Heuer Brand Ambassador

5 Questions with Miami Marlins Right Fielder Giancarlo Stanton, TAG Heuer Brand Ambassador

By Roberta Naas Just a couple of days ago, we got word that Major League Base baller Giancarlo Stanton would not be able to finish out the season with the Miami Marlins due to injury. It is a devastating loss for the Marlins, as MLB’s hardest hitter has to become a sitter instead of a player. The right fielder is also a TAG Heuer brand ambassador and epitomizes the brand’s “Don’t Crack Under Pressure” campaign. Cool, calm and seemingly easy going, the 26-year-old Stanton packs so much power in his swing that he not only breaks bats, but also breaks records. In an exclusive interview he shares his thoughts on time, commitment, baseball and injuries. READ MORE

Private Time with Fabrizio Buonamassa Stigliani, Director of Bulgari Watches Design Center, Neuchâtel, Switzerland

Private Time with Fabrizio Buonamassa Stigliani, Director of Bulgari Watches Design Center, Neuchâtel, Switzerland

By Victoria Townsend

“I wish I were a woman so I could wear a Serpenti!” Overhearing these words as I entered the Bulgari booth at Baselworld 2016 on my way to meet with the Director of Bulgari Watches Design Centre, Fabrizio Buonamassa Stigliani, I was surprised that the esteemed watch editor who pronounced them (and later confirmed to me) would cite a timepiece known more for its distinctive feminine design than for what makes it tick. My surprises were not over, as I discovered during my time at the booth. READ MORE

One-0n-One Interview: Vacheron Constantin Global CEO, Juan-Carlos Torres, Talks Candidly About Watches and America

One-0n-One Interview: Vacheron Constantin Global CEO, Juan-Carlos Torres, Talks Candidly About Watches and America

By Roberta Naas
Recently, Vacheron Constantin selected the United States for its worldwide launch of the new Overseas World Timer and other watches – marking the first time a worldwide launch for the brand took place in America. During an exciting multi-day event, we had the distinct opportunity to spend quite a bit of time talking with brand CEO, Juan-Carlos Torres. It was a very candid interview, during which Torres stated that our industry may be in a crisis and described ways brands and retailers may want to re-think business to attract today’s consumers.

In addition to sharing his thoughts on the difficult economic climate facing the watch industry today, he also discussed the American market for watches, the READ MORE

Interview: Actor, Racecar Driver, TAG-Heuer Ambassador, Patrick Dempsey, Discusses the Importance of Staying Focused

Interview: Actor, Racecar Driver, TAG-Heuer Ambassador, Patrick Dempsey, Discusses the Importance of Staying Focused

By Roberta Naas

Fans of long-running television show, Grey’s Anatomy, know him as the steamy Dr. Derek Shepherd who was – to everyone’s dismay – killed off in an automobile accident. Avid racing fans, especially those following world endurance racing, know him for the Team that bears his name –Dempsey Racing. Either way, actor and racecar driver Patrick Dempsey – also a TAG Heuer brand ambassador – is a man with many passions – and right now, staying focused is one of them. READ MORE

Vacheron Constantin and Steve McCurry Offer New Perspective on Time and Travel During Overseas Tour

Vacheron Constantin and Steve McCurry Offer New Perspective on Time and Travel During Overseas Tour

By Roberta Naas

The revamp of the Vacheron Constantin Overseas collection was four years in the making, and the brand shared the process during an Overseas Tour with executives, designers and world-famous photographer Steve McCurry. READ MORE

Interview: Omega President Stephen Urquhart Steps Down Today

Interview: Omega President Stephen Urquhart Steps Down Today

By Victoria Townsend

In management positions with Omega from 1968 to 1974 before joining Audemars Piguet, Jaeger-LeCoultre and Blancpain until 1999, Stephen Urquhart returned to Omega on June 1st 1999 as President of the company, where he has remained until today.

We were happy to meet with him during Baselworld 2016, shortly before the official announcement of his retirement today, May 31st 2016. READ MORE

Interview: Louis Vuitton’s Hamdi Chatti Talks Tourbillons, The Geneva Seal, Voyager And More

Interview: Louis Vuitton’s Hamdi Chatti Talks Tourbillons, The Geneva Seal, Voyager And More

By Roberta Naas

It’s been a very busy year for Louis Vuitton watches – as evidenced by the fact that the brand is unveiling a host of new products that run the gamut from a stunning new men’s Voyager collection to a SpinTime Escale and a flying tourbillon that holds the coveted Geneva Seal.

Recently, we had the chance to sit with Hamdi Chatti, vice president for watches and jewelry at Louis Vuitton and discuss how far the brand has come in its watchmaking world. READ MORE

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