romain jerome Steampunk

Romain Jerome Steampunk Watch

Galvanised by the ever-growing Titanic DNA shock wave, Romain Jerome has decided to enrich its collection with an explosive timepiece named Steampunk. The watch is “steampunk” because it has little pistons, gears, and odd numerals on an otherwise bog-standard timepiece. The Romain Jerome Steampunk watch will be limited to just 2,012 pieces with a price [...]

Grande Reverso Ultra Thin Tribute to 1931 Steel

Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Virtual Museum Project

2011 marks the 80th anniversary of the Reverso, and to celebrate, Jaeger-LeCoultre is launching a virtual online museum dedicated to the iconic reversible watch. Since 1931, owners have made Reversos uniquely their own by having the protective caseback engraved. Above a picture of the new 2011 Reverso that resembles the original model from 1931, with [...]

seiko Active Matrix EPD watch

Watchmaker finds new way to display time

Seiko Watch Corp. has developed a revolutionary new display system that it has incorporated into the world’s first Active Matrix EPD watch. Three models are being released, each benefiting from detailed graphics and a clear, high-resolution screen that looks as clear as a top-end television screen. With a resolution of 300 dpi and the ability [...]

Bernie Ecclestone

Bruised and battered Bernie Ecclestone in Hublot ad

On November 25th, 2010, Bernie Ecclestone was mugged and his Hublot watch stolen from his wrist. The 80-year-old, attacked a week ago, sent the snap to Jean-Claude Biver, CEO of Hublot, with the note: “See what people will do for a Hublot”. Since the two share a certain sense of humor, they soon agreed to [...]

Ralph Lauren Sporting Watch

Ralph Lauren Sporting Watch

The new Ralph Lauren Sporting Watch draws its inspirations from Ralph Lauren’s antique car, the 1938 Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic coupe. The watch’s aesthetics combine the luxurious wood finish of the Bugatti with a matte black dial, all of which are reminiscent of the car’s interior. Arabic numerals for increased legibility, arrow-shaped hour and minute [...]

Five Weeks In a Balloon Van Cleef and Arpels

Five Weeks In a Balloon by Van Cleef and Arpels

Van Cleef & Arpels is going to unveil a new timepiece inspired by Les Voyages Extraordinaires, a famous novel written by Jules Verne. Called the “Five Weeks In a Balloon”, this new piece from the French exquisite jewellery and watchmaker debuts at the SIHH 2011 in Geneva. The eye-paralyzing dial is embellished with champleve enamel [...]

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