Archive for: July, 2015

The First BUBEN&ZORWEG Wristwatch Finally Available

The First BUBEN&ZORWEG Wristwatch Finally Available

The ONE Perpetual Calendar by BUBEN&ZORWEG, one of the most highly anticipated timepieces presented at last year’s Baselworld, is finally hitting stores. The first ever model wristwatch from BUBEN&ZORWEG, this hand-wound timepiece enables the perfect care and maintenance of the “Grande Complication”. Christian Zorweg, the managing director of BUBEN&ZORWEG, told us; “The ONE – Perpetual Calendar is characterized by more than its unique design and the complication of the perpetual calendar – the wristwatch from the House of BUBEN&ZORWEG fulfils the same high standards that apply to all of our masterpieces of craftsmanship. This is why the luxurious masterpieces from BUBEN&ZORWEG always represent something READ MORE

F.P. Journe’s Octa Calendrier Spotted in Upcoming Film Möbius

F.P. Journe’s Octa Calendrier Spotted in Upcoming Film Möbius

For the first time, an F.P.Journe timepiece is making an appearance in a film. The Octa Calendrier watch is worn by Academy Award-winner Jean Dujardin in Möbius, the latest film by Eric Rochant. The film, which also stars Cécile de France and Tim Roth, tells the story of Russian secret service agent Grégory Lioubov (played by Dujardin), who is sent to Monaco to investigate the activities of a powerful billionaire businessman (played by Roth). During the mission, the secret service recruit Alice, a gifted finance wizard (played by de France); suspecting her betrayal, Lioubov will break the golden rule in contacting Alice, his undercover agent. A passion arises between READ MORE

Maximilian Büsser’s Horological Machine No. 4 Inspired by Stealth Aircraft

Maximilian Büsser’s Horological Machine No. 4 Inspired by Stealth Aircraft

Luxury watchmakers MB&F have unveiled the sleek new HM4 Final Edition, a timepiece inspired by the F-117 Nighthawk. This stealth plane was designed to be inconspicuous in action, but on the ground, it has the opposite effect, drawing attention with its flat, faceted panels and seamless dark surfaces. Similarly, the Horological Machine No. 4 can’t help but attract admiring looks with its square angular panels, dark surfaces and high-tech titanium structure. Only eight pieces of the 2013 ‘Final Edition’ will be produced, marking the last of the Horological Machine 4 series first introduced in 2010, which was limited to only 100 movements over all READ MORE

Audemars Piguet Showcasing 2013 Novelties at Trunk Show

Audemars Piguet Showcasing 2013 Novelties at Trunk Show

Luxury watchmakers Audemars Piguet are giving us another chance to see the collection unveiled at the 2013 Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie. Those who first glimpsed the collection at SIHH will have the opportunity to get a more thorough look at the watches, while those who couldn’t make it to Geneva can see what’s in store for this year up close and personal. Fans of the prestigious Swiss manufacture can catch the trunk show at the following stops: New York March 11-14 Monday, Tuesday & Thursday 10am-6pm Wednesday 10am-4pm New York flagship boutique 65 E. 57th Street New York, NY 10022 +1 888 READ MORE

Gorgeous Graham Silverstone

Gorgeous Graham Silverstone

In this era of watches that resemble the Sand People from Star Wars, Graham is among the most alien-looking, having introduced great avant-garde classics such as the Chronofighter series with is signature oversized crown protector and the wild-looking Swordfish Booster with iridescent PVD coating. By comparison, the new Silverstone Tourbillograph is downright classic – even though it is still unconventional compared to many other brands. The claw-like arch of the upper bridge, coated in a black varnish for a grey effect, is a unique touch. The tourbillon cage is made of durable ruthenium, a platinum-group metal, and fully open on READ MORE

Harrods Host Exclusive Post-SIHH Watch Exhibition

Harrods Host Exclusive Post-SIHH Watch Exhibition

London’s famous luxury boutique Harrods has launched an exclusive exhibition showcasing the timepieces which debuted during the 2013 Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie. The SIHH ran from January 21-25, and saw new collections unveiled by the world’s biggest watchmakers. Whether you couldn’t make it to Geneva, or you just want another look at the year’s best new timepieces, the Harrods exhibit is a unique opportunity. Customers will also have the chance to pre-order exclusive styles before their official launch later in the year. The industry’s leading brands, including Audemars Piguet, Hublot, IWC, Jaeger Le-Coultre (including the Grande Reverso Lady Ultra Thin Duetto Duo READ MORE

JEANRICHARD Announce Partnership With Hero Captain “Sully” Sullenberger

JEANRICHARD Announce Partnership With Hero Captain “Sully” Sullenberger

Boutique watch brand JEANRICHARD have launched a partnership with one of the most famous faces in aviation, Captain Chesley Burnett Sullenberger. “Sully”, as he is affectionately known, rose to prominence in 2009 when he safely landed US Airways Flight 1549 in the Hudson River after its engines were disabled, saving all 155 passengers aboard. The Swiss company held an event in honor of the captain this week at the Standard Hotel in New York City, where JEANRICHARD COO Bruno Grande welcomed guests with celebratory cocktails at Le Bain, followed by an exclusive dinner at the hotel’s High Line Room. JEANRICHARD described the partnership READ MORE

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