With two limited-edition Nautilus 40th Anniversary models Patek Philippe, the king of watchmaking, is rendering homage to one of the most iconic wristwatches of the Swiss Watch Industry. Let us look back and discover the new ones …
Listen to interviews with Ralf Speth, CEO Jaguar & Land Rover, Jean-Claude Biver and Aldo Magada, CEO Zenith and discover the chronograph…
Ten years ago Hublot presented its very first so called All Black timepiece. The iconic Hublot Big Bang All Black first was strongly criticized by prominent members of the watch-industry and then shamelessly copied. 10 years … 10 watches to discover …
Discover the new Vacheron Constantin “Patrimony moon phase and retrograde date” and the Vacheron Constantin “Traditionnelle minute repeater tourbillon”. Both are going to be presented at the SIHH 2017 in January in Geneva.
A. Lange & Söhne RICHARD LANGE “Pour le Mérite” – That´s the ultimate understatement for a connoisseur
A “simple” dial with three hands, no date; 40,5 mm white-gold case (looks like steel); limited to 218 pieces; sold for 81.300 Euro. Holy sh**! Let us turn the Lange around and discover its calibre L044.1 with fusée-and-chain-transmission.
Zenith supports “The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride” with a limited edition of five Pilot Ton-Up chronographs
The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride is global charity event raising funds and awareness for prostate cancer research and men’s mental health programs on behalf of charity partner the Movember Foundation.
Line extension: Alpina, the sister company of Frédérique Constant, just presented these two new timepieces. I must admit I like them! Have a look and tell me what you think …
Yesterday I saw the brand new HEUER Autavia. It was still a prototype of course, but already a quite advanced one. Please have a look at this chronograph that will only cost 4800 CHF and tell me what you think.
Wempe Glashütte I/SA – the young watch brand is celebrating its tenth anniversary with three new wristwatches.
Wempe, with 32 branches in cities all over the world sells fine timepieces and jewelry. In Glashütte, Wempe manufactures its own wristwatch chronometers of the Glashütte I/SA brand. Discover three new watches and the actual companies economic figures.
OurSwatch Quattro: Four individualists have created their own Swatch watch and they now offer this extremely limited rarity for the first time in a charity auction on September, 26th. Be part of this Charity Auction for ‘Doctors Without Borders’!
Thank you guys for participating in our survey! Your suggestions are more than welcome. We have one winner to announce. Please click on “read more” …
Jean-Claude Biver is repositioning TAG Heuer. The brand gets cooler, younger and its products less expensive. Listen to this impressive lesson in entrepreneurship I have just recorded.
Raynald Aeschlimann started his career at Omega 20 years ago. Get to know the mover and shaker who will steer the brand in the next years and continue its success story.
My dear friend David Rippmann from Zürich just filed me his report about the new Swatch Sistem 51 Irony. He ordered the watch last Thursday (the first day you could order one) and got it today.
After presenting you the Aquaracer with blue details and blue nylon strap, I present you the Aquaracer with red details and black strap with red topstitching and the Aquaracer with sand-coloured details including a sand-colored strap.
The new TAG Heuer Aquaracer 300 meters. 43 mm & Black Titanium & Nylon Strap & Automatic Calibre 5 with Date
The TAG Heuer Aquaracer collection was introduced in 2003. Since then it has continued to evolve … This new model, presented yesterday, is a significant step toward a much younger and cooler design.
None other than Konstantin Grcic, one of the world’s leading industrial designer, has redesigned the Rado design icon.
To better illustrate what Omega, the Official Timekeeper, is exactly doing in Rio these days I have an interesting selection of pictures for you. Enjoy them!
Yesterday evening I talked to Raynald in Rio via Skype. The Omega President is extremely busy these days and hard to get. So happy I made it! I invite you to listen to our conversation …
500 pieces of the unique Oris wristwatch with a mechanical altimeter/barometer are dedicated to the Groupe d’Intervention de la Gendarmerie Nationale (GIGN), the French police force’s elite special operations unit.
It´s a steel sport watch with an in-house Piaget calibre, positioned at a lower price to attract a new, younger clientele. The question is: Does this watch come at an opportune moment?
Panerai goes blue. Two Luminor 1950 and two Radiomir 1940 featuring a blue dial with satiné soleil finish.
Panerai is the master in celebrating black and military-type dials. The brand consequently stays in its segment. These four watches, with a blue dial, therefore are the exception rather than the rule. Have a look and tell me if you like them.
Omega is the official timekeeper of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Some 450 tons of timekeeping material have been brought to Rio. Interested? Click on “read more” to get more insights …
We all know MeisterSinger wristwatches with their USP, the single hour hand. Today I present you a pocket watch with the same USP. Worn with the right outfit it can be a nice alternative: the pocket watch as companion for special moments.
Swatch Sistem51 Irony. Sistem51 goes metal. Discover the new Swatch Sistem51 Irony Collection (very important update in the comment section!)
That´s a real upgrade for the Swatch Sistem 51. Now the affordable, mechanical revolution of Swatch is available in a 316L-steel case. Swatch Sistem51 goes metal! Be among the very first to discover the new collection!
There are people who seriously believe that there are only black watches on the market. But precisely the opposite is true. These are 10 colorful wristwatches reflecting my – and hopefully also your – actual summer feelings …
Certina DS-1 Powermatic 80 & Certina DS-1 Powermatic 80 – Himalaya Special Edition – top Swiss Made quality and excellent value for money
The Certina DS-1 history goes back in the late 1950s. At that time the mountaineers that first climbed on the Dhaulagiri in the Himalaya had a Certina DS-1 on their wrists. Today you may discover a replica and two new DS-1 watches.
Chronographs normally do have two push-pieces to activate the functions start, stop and reset to zero. This Hanhart gets along with only one push-piece. Discover a chronograph I personally find very attractive …
The entire luxury sector has seen much better times than these. Worldwide unfavorable developments have led to an overall decline in business. But not at Montblanc! The brand is still growing.
Bronze. Bronze? Bronze! Let us do a bronze case competition. Show us the beautiful patina of your bronze watch. (Update: even more watches!)
Bronze upholstery ages and acquires a beautiful patina over time. Some times it might be a little extreme as this picture of that Panerai shows us. Send me your pictures of your bronze watch and share the patina with us.