WatchStars Awards for Best “Stars” Go to Rolex, Audemars Piguet, Hermes, Bulgari

WatchStars Award Ceremony took place in Baselworld 2017 and honors watches unveiled at last year's Baselworld.

Last month in Basel, the annual international WatchStars Awards were presented to winning watches in five categories. Honoring “the best watches of the world,” Watchstars gives awards based on 2016 introductions that are in stores now.  Roberta Naas, founder of ATimelyPerspective, is one of the approximately 90 judges from around the world on the panel. Winners gathered for…

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Are Men Ready for a Nearly $35,000 Chanel Monsieur Watch?

Earlier this year, in Baselworld 2016, i was whisked away into a back room of the Chanel exhibition space to see a  video about a top secret project: the Monsieur de Chanel men’s watch — that would appear on the market later in the year. The watch is here and it has a lot to…

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Fast Focus: A Look at One of the Most Affordable Perpetual Calendars — from Frederique Constant

    Frederique Constant, recently purchased by Citizen, has been a family-owned, independent watch brand for decades. In fact, I remember when the brand first launched, and I have been proud to say the founders — Peter and Aletta Stas — have always been committed to offering superb quality and incredible prices. The new Perpetual…

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Hands On: Ulysse Nardin Grand Deck Marine Tourbillon (with Wood Dial, Ship’s Rigging and More)

Earlier this year at Baselworld 2016, Ulysse Nardin unveiled the revolutionary Grand Deck Marine Tourbillon — a watch that is making its way to stores now.  The incredible scope of ingenuity and pioneering spirit behind this watch is mind-blowing. Reflecting the brand’s rich roots in marine chronometers, the new  Grand Deck Marine Tourbillon limited-edition watch…

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New 2016 MB&F Art Pieces Range from Luminous HMX Black Badger to LM1 Silberstein

It’s been a busy year of new introductions in the “art” family of MB&F.  Two important collaborations have been made and pieces will be seen in stores soon. The first adventure is one between MB&F and “illuminating” partner, James Thompson, founder of Black Badger Advanced Composites in the form of the HMX Black Badger. The second is with famed…

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Hands On with Corum’s Round Golden Bridge Watches

This year at Baselworld, Corum made a big announcement. The brand unveiled its first ever Golden Bridge watch in a round format. This is huge news, but we were waiting to cover it until we could actually get our hands on the watch. The timepieces are a refreshing rendition of the original rectangular shaped Golden…

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