Happy Halloween! October 31st is the only day of the year that watch guys like us can get away with wearing a skeleton costume and a skeleton watch at the same time. Since about 99.99% of you probably haven't dressed up for Halloween in quite some time (correct me if I'm wrong) and I'm no fashion blogger, I'll save the costume discussion for another day and share with you the best skeleton watches of Halloween 2014....Read More
Nomos is the paragon of affordable luxury. Though a relatively new establishment in the acclaimed German watchmaking town, Glashütte, this manufacture has rapidly evolved into a powerhouse of high-grade mechanical movement production....Read More
The tourbillon is the king of complications--do keep in mind, this is not an opinion, but a fact. And while stopping by Wempe's Fifth Avenue boutique, located just around the corner from the Peninsula, I had the pleasure to view a selection of tourbillons from various distinguished manufactures. Yes, all of the pieces were spectacular, but one was absolutely striking....Read More
After all, it's October and we all love Omegas, so why not post an Omega video in October? This video montage represents the lineage of the Omega Speedmaster--starting with the first 1957 ref. CK 2915 Speedmaster and ending with the most recent addition to the Speedmaster collection. Enjoy!
Quartz watches are cool. Yep, I said it! I'm not talking about those god-awful G-Shocks every other fifteen year old I know is wearing, I'm referring to the watches that kept this great industry alive in the 1970's and 1980's. So before you shut down your computer and chill for the rest of the weekend, let me give you a brief education on two amazing quartz wristwatches that may be cooler than most mechanical watches.Read More
Day one of the IWJG New York show was nothing short of a success. Esteemed dealers from all corners of the globe convened to share and, of course, sell their cherished timepieces. A feeling of excitement filled the air; even as the day was coming to an end, negotiations amongst many dealers were seemingly interminable (in a good way).
In this first IWJG photo report, I feature various vintage and contemporary watches manufactured by Rolex, Tudor, and Patek Philippe.Read More