10 Great Water Watches for World Oceans Day (slide show)

Today is World Oceans Day and  what better time to celebrate the world’s water watches than today. As such, we have selected a slide show that includes five top watch brans that work hard to protect our oceans (Rolex, Omega, IWC, Blancpain and Jaeger-LeCoultre) and some images of their projects from around the world. We…

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Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Diver Chronographs Bring Color to Your Dive (video, original pics, prices)

This year at SIHH 2016, we heard a lot of oohs and ahhs when Audemars Piguet unveiled its newest boldly colored Royal Oak Offshore Diver Chronographs watches. That’s because these dive watches –in stores now_- are all about bright colors and brilliant performance.  The new Diver Chronographs are offered with either bright blue, tangerine, lemon yellow and…

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Audemars Piguet Brand Ambassador Danny Willett Wins The Masters 2016

In Augusta, GA, today — the famed green jacked was donned by Audemars Piguet brand ambassador Danny Willett. The epitome of self control,  Willett was picked up by Audemars Piguet as  brand ambassador in summer 2015, and is a symbol of fine British golfing — having won his first tournament on the European Tour in 2012. He…

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Behind the Scenes with the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Concept Supersonnerie (prices/pics)

By Gordon Henderson and Roberta Naas Two incredible things happened at the SIHH 201 as it relates to Audemars Piguet. One of them, we will write about soon enough, but the other revolves around the  Royal Oak Concept Supersonnerie. Let’s start by saying that “Supersonnerie” is an understatement. I was sitting in a small room,…

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SIHH 2016: Close-up with the Audemars Piguet Diamond Fury (video/price)

OK – so sometimes a lot of diamonds really do enthrall us. Such is the case of the new  Audemars Piguet Diamond Fury cuff-watch. Unveiled during SIHH, this more-than half-a-million-dollar watch comes on the heels of last year’s extremely successful Diamond Punk, which we wrote about here. Now, if classic vintage chic is the buzzword for watches…

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How Complicated Watchmaking Transcends Time Thanks to Breakthrough Thinking

Watch pundits of today often lament that all we create in watches now are throwback references to the past.  In fact, today’s watchmaking complications – freely defined as anything additional on a timepiece above and beyond the “simple” time indication – not only reflect the mechanical genius of generations ago, but also – and more…

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