As a specialist in wearables with a longstanding passion for high-quality watches, Martin Konrad (CEO of VIITA Watches) noticed something: There are no smartwatches made using high-grade materials like titanium, ceramic, and sapphire crystal, or smartwatches featuring a water resistance of up to 10 ATM. For Konrad and his team, it was clear that a watch had to both be smart and possess the qualities of a classic luxury timepiece at a price that will turn the smartwatch industry upside down. To t...Read more: Introducing the VIITA TITAN HRV Smartwatch
WatchTime New York, America’s largest luxury watch show, is just over two weeks away! As we continue our countdown to the long-awaited collectors’ event, taking place at Manhattan’s Gotham Hall on October 26-27, we are highlighting notable new timepieces that guests will discover there. Today, we’re taking a look at the G-ShockG-Steel Chrono Solar Carbon GSTB100XA-1A.
First announced back in June at CoutureTime in Las Vegas, the GSTB100XA-1A links to your smartphone through the use of...Read more: Showing at WatchTime New York 2018: G-Shock G-Steel Chrono Solar Carbon Edition GSTB100XA-1A
Capping off another successful WatchTime Wrist Shot Contest submission period, here are our top 10 images of the 300-plus wrist shots submitted to us through e-mail and Instagram over the past two weeks. Please vote on what you think is the best image based on composition, creativity, and image quality. The top five finishers will receive an All-Access Subscription to WatchTime magazine and one grand prize winner will receive a free Saturday ticket to WatchTime New York (travel costs not...Read more: Vote on the Winner of WatchTime Wrist Shot Contest #2
Audemars Piguet celebrated 40 years of Royal Oak for women in 2016 by enlisting Italian jewelry designer Carolina Bucci to design a new version of the iconic timepiece in a shimmering “frosted gold” case. Those models, in rose-gold and white-gold case options, featured the Royal Oak’s well-known “Tapisserie” patterned dial. This year, AP has once again teamed with Bucci for another special edition, this time applying the “frosted” finish to yellow gold...Read more: Frost on the Oak: Audemars Piguet Carolina Bucci Limited Edition Royal Oak Frosted Gold
Embracing Instagram’s creative landscape over the past three years with dedicated projects in which artists play with House motifs, Gucci has published and promoted these special works with a series of hashtags.
Now, for the first time, the House is collaborating with a single artist on an Instagram project. Exploring the nature of time and featuring Gucci watches, #TimeToParr is a portfolio of specially-commissioned work by renowned British documentary photographer Martin Parr.Read more: Gucci Presents #TimeToParr: An Uncommon Photographic Journey
There are — of course! — many reasons to visit Switzerland, but if you are into watches, a Swiss trip should feel a bit like Heaven on Earth (for you, that is; perhaps not for your fellow travelers who don’t share your passion equally).
Along with the many great watch shopping (and window shopping) opportunities, Switzerland is also, as you would expect, home to many great watch museums. Unfortunately, some of the most fascinating collections are “by appointment only” and...Read more: Seven Must-Visit Watch Museums in Switzerland
WatchTime New York, America’s largest luxury watch show, is just under three weeks away! As we continue our countdown to the long-awaited collectors’ event, taking place at Manhattan’s Gotham Hall on October 26-27, we are highlighting notable new timepieces that guests will discover there. Today we take a look at the Breguet Classique Tourbillon Extra-Plat Automatique 5367, a refined dress watch that showcases the brand’s historic relationship with the tourbillon.
Released at Baselworld,...Read more: Showing at WatchTime New York 2018: Breguet Classique Tourbillon Extra-Plat Automatique 5367