Hublot Celebrates 40 Years, Unveils Boutique Design By Samuel Ross

Hublot 40th Birthday, Samuel Ross

In a world where many watch brands boast centuries of history, the highly successful Swiss watch brand Hublot is relatively a baby. Founded in 1980 by Carlo Crocco, the brand was the first to use a rubber strap on a luxury 18-karat gold watch. It was revolutionary for the era, especially because the strap was…

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Richemont Group Makes Executive Changes, Appoints Jerome Lambert CEO

Jerome Lambert, CEO of Richemont Group

In big news at luxury conglomerate Compagnie Financiere Richemont, known to most as the Richemont Group, some new appointments have been made to the executive ranks that are expected to help boost sales of all brands and get a handle on marketing messages. Chairman of the group, Johann Rupert appoints Jerome Lambert to the position…

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Baselworld 2018: TAG Heuer Unveils Carrera Heuer 02 Manufacture Movement

The blue version of the new TAG Heuer Carrera Heuer 02 with Heuer 02 Manufacture Movement

Here at Baselworld 2018, we got the chance to go hands on with the newest watch that houses the all-new Manufacture-made TAG Heuer 02 chronograph movement: TAG Heuer Carrera Heuer 02. It makes sense that TAG Heuer would elect the Carrera to be the first watch housing the in-house-made caliber, as the Carrera has been…

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TAG Heuer Becomes Official Partner Of Aston Martin Racing, Returns To WEC

Aston Martin Vantage GTE, TAG Heuer, take to the WEC World Endurance Races. Copyright : Drew Gibson Photography / Nick Dungan

Cars and wristwatches… they go together almost better than any other combination of mechanics and precision.  Both have their roots dating back to the early 1900’s and both have evolved so dramatically over the past century that they are incredibly cutting-edge and high-tech. This is the reason there are so many great partnerships between  watch…

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Zenith Unveils Revolutionary Defy Lab Watch With Two World Premiers, New Zenith-Oscillator

All 10 of the world premier Zenith Defy Lab watches have been pre-sold.

Today in LeLocle, Switzerland, we are with Zenith Watch Manufacture as the brand unveils a revolutionary new timepiece that could well be the world’s most accurate mechanical watch. The Defy Lab watch offers two world premier innovations. One is the new  one-piece 15 Hertz Oscillator that may be the single most important invention since 1675…

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Meet the People: A Dozen of the Wealthiest Swiss Watch “Families” Today, and How I Know Them

Some of the wealthiest Swiss watch families and individuals are worth billions.

  Sure, Forbes has its billionaire lists and its highest-paid athletes/CEOS/celebs lists, but they don’t have the list that is currently out and circulating of the richest people in the Swiss watch industry. The wealthiest Swiss watch families include names we are all too familiar with, including Rupert, Hayek, Stern and Scheufele. Here we bring…

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