In the Marvel/Columbia Pictures action thriller Venom, opening October 5, British actor Tom Hardy stars as Eddie Brock, a disgraced journalist who merges with an alien symbiote to become the black-clad, super-powered antihero of the film’s title. Like his nightmarish alter ego, the watch that Hardy’s Brock wears in the film is defined by its dark exterior and gritty toughness: the Bremont U-2/51 Jet, launched this year in London and making its U.S. debut at WatchTime New York, Americ...Read more: From the Big Screen to the Big Apple: “Venom’s” Bremont U2/51-Jet Lands at WatchTime New York 2018
The two leading men behind Armin Strom are being encouraged to enter the limelight. And that’s a good thing.
Children born in the same year who grow up in a town like Burgdorf, Switzerland (population: 15,000) are likely to know each other, through school, family or mutual friends. Such is the case with Serge Michel and Claude Greisler, who grew up in the town where Armin Strom, famous for his watch skeletonization skills, had his watch store and workshop. When the plastic Swatch watch was...Read more: Inside Armin Strom: Meet Serge and Claude
Protest all you’d like, but when the annual Apple keynote at the Cupertino campus rolls around, the watch industry stops what it’s doing to listen. Call it a notification device, wearable tech, or whatever you’d like, but the Apple Watch, as the pinnacle and most popular of its kind, is as newsworthy for traditional watch enthusiasts as it is for all the techies and Apple addicts you know.
This afternoon, Apple CEO Tim Cook and COO Jeff Williams took to the stage at the Steve...Read more: Everything You Need to Know About the Apple Watch Series 4
The fourth annual WatchTime New York show is a little over a month away and the 2018 edition is prepared to be our largest and most exciting yet. We’ve got 31 brands showcasing on the floor plus a variety of panels highlighting independent watchmakers, American microbrands, and a state-of-the-industry discussion featuring a number of renowned horological pundits.
Here is everything you need to know about this year’s show so far.
WHEN: October 26-27, 2018
WHERE: Gotham Hall, New York...
As avid Paneristi are aware, today’s powerhouse Paneraiwatch brand had its humble beginnings in a retail watch store in Florence, founded by the Panerai family in 1860. As inspiration for the latest version of its Radiomir 1940 3 Days Acciaio – 47mm, the company reached back to that historical early era, in which the family-owned Orologerie Suizzera (precursor to the modern Officine Panerai) sold not only wristwatches and pocketwatches but also table clocks and pendulum clocks. It...Read more: New Panerai Radiomir 1940 Editions Revive Historical Pendulum Clock Dials
Of the many partnerships that Swiss watch brand Oris has developed over the years, one of its most longstanding and productive has been its collaboration with the Williams Formula One Racing Team, which has yielded a number of notable timepieces with racing-influenced technology and materials, most recently the ultra-lightweight Chronograph Carbon Fiber Extreme that debuted in 2016. This year, Oris rolls out the latest limited edition to utilize that model’s patented carbon fiber process,...Read more: Racetrack Black: The Oris Williams FW41 Limited Edition
The fifth WatchTime issue of 2018 hits newsstands today, with highlights ranging from our cover story featuring the Baume & Mercier Baumatic; an interview with Christian Selmoni, director of style and heritage at Vacheron Constantin as well as an in-depth look at the new FiftySix collection; a close-up of Citizen Watch Company at its centennial; tests of the new Rolex Datejust, the updated Bulgari Octo collection, and the BR-0392 Diver from Bell & Ross; as well as in-depth reviews of...Read more: Highlights from WatchTime’s September-October Issue, On Sale Now