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Why Bovet 1822's $92,000 Amadeo Fleurier Virtuoso VII is Worth Every Penny

May 29, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

A lot of timepieces have come across our desks over the years, but it’s unlikely we’ve ever seen anything as beautiful or customizable as this. The latest watch from Bovet 1822’s Virtuoso line is the Amadeo Fleurier Virtuoso VII Retrograde Perpetual Calendar, a gorgeous reverse-fit timepiece with multiple functionalities and almost unlimited complications.

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Jaquet Droz's Limited-Edition Petite Heure Minute Relief Carps Celebrates Love & Life

May 20, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Jaquet Droz is known for their exceptional watches—mementos that can be handed down from generation to generation. Their Novelties collection, one of their more eclectic lines, doesn’t focus solely on precise timekeeping, but rather on the aesthetics of the piece—the decoration, design and craftsmanship that captures the beauty and artistry of the brand.

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Jeweler to the Stars: What Makes Chris Aire Every Celebrity's Go-To Guy for Baubles, Beads and Bling

May 7, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

With a website that’s plastered with more celebrities than People magazine, jewelry designer Chris Aire is making all our star-studded sartorial dreams come true with a line that’s worn and loved by our favorite A-listers.

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Music-Inspired Nabucco Cello Tourbillon is a First for Raymond Weil

Apr 22, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Next month Raymond Weil will unveil the Nabucco Cello Tourbillon, the first tourbillion movement from the 40-year-old Swiss watchmaker. Inspired by the cello, the timepiece is meant to mimic the instrument both in form and beauty.

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Zenith's Remastered El Primo Movement Pays Tribute to the Tour Auto Optic 2000

Apr 9, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Zenith’s newest timepiece is a homage to the 1969 El Primo movement and their latest appointment—official timekeeper of the Tour Auto Optic 2000. The El Primero Chronomaster 1969 Tour Auto Edition is not only a celebration of the brand’s first foray into historic car racing, but also marks the 150th anniversary of the company.

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Win IWC Schaffhausen's Tribeca Film Festival Special-Edition Timepiece and an Invite to the Cinema Gala Dinner

Apr 6, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

For fans of film and horology, the latest offering from Swiss luxury watch brand IWC Schaffhausen may be the perfect addition to your growing timepiece collection. Partnering with the event for the third year in a row, the label is once again the Official Festival-Time Partner of the Tribeca Film Festival and has designed a unique piece to be auctioned off at Christie’s online, with proceeds supporting the Tribeca Film Institute.

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Hublot & The Watch Gallery Collaborate on Limited-Edition Chronograph Aerofusion

Apr 1, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

The first limited-edition timepiece to be released after Baselworld comes from Hublot and The Watch Gallery. The two brands have collaborated twice before and each time they have created successful watches that have captured the attention of horology fans around the world.

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Bulova Introduces World’s First Watch Made With Pure 24-Karat Gold

Nov 26, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

There are some things we don’t want made out of solid gold—well, we can’t actually think of any, but we’re sure there is one or two. Gold phones, jewelry, accessories, skincare—basically anything just shy of the Midas touch—and it looks like Bulova agrees with us.

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Jewellery Theatre Creates A Dramatic Fantasy Through Their Dream-like Designs

Jul 24, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

We all love something sparkly on our fingers. Some adore small and dainty chains while others want to go big or go home—personally, we prefer the latter. A thin ring or small pendant is great for every day wear, but when we need to dazzle we want to enter with a bang

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Accessorize Like James Bond: Every Watch Worn by 007 From Rolex to Omega

Jul 8, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

While most women are dying to be as chic as Kate Middleton or as timeless as Jackie O., guys are usually channeling one man—and one man only—James Bond. The phrase “women want him and men want to be him” has never been truer than it is with Agent 007.

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OMEGA's New Speedmaster Professional Apollo 11 45th Anniversary Limited Edition Timepiece Celebrates First Moon Landing

Jun 27, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

At first glance the 1969 Apollo 11 moon landing may not have much to do with fashion (except for those super-chic spacesuits of course), but aside from all their tech gear, telescopes and research equipment, Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong both brought their OMEGA Speedmater Professional timepieces with them.

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Zenith & The Rolling Stones Team Up to Tote the El Primero Chronomaster 1969 Tribute

Jun 5, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Sure, coming out with a cool, new watch is pretty great—but coming out with a new watch that pays tribute to the Rolling Stones? Freaking phenomenal. Playing on the parallel that both Zenith and The Rolling Stones have been at forefront of their prospective art forms for so long, the luxury watchmaker announced the debut of the El Primero Chronomaster 1969 Tribute to The Rolling Stones.

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The Gem Palace is Taking Over the Kremlin Museum and Net-A-Porter With Jewels Fit for a Queen

Apr 30, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Some of the most beautiful and exceptional pieces of jewelry in the world aren’t found in the windows at Bugari, Buccaletti, Chopard or Van Cleef & Arpels—they are custom made for royalty and collectors from all over the globe.

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Historic Russian VA Space Capsule Valued at $1-2 Million Going to Auction in Brussels

Apr 9, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

For anyone interested in space history (and have a couple million bucks to spend), we have found an incredible opportunity to own a real piece of historic memorabilia. Lempertz Auctions will be holding a very special Space Sale featuring a Vozvrashchayemyi Apparat Space Capsule at their recently opened location in Brussels on May 7.

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IWC Partners with Tribeca Film Festival to Auction Off One-of-a-Kind Timepiece

Mar 26, 2014  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Swiss luxury watch manufacturer IWC Schaffhausen is partnering with New York’s Tribeca Film Festival to auction off a one-of-a-kind timepiece honoring up-and-coming filmmakers. The auction comes as IWC returns as the event’s official Festival-Time Partner for the second year. 

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