Mads Mikkelsen is one of those rare actors who can really capture the duality of human nature in his roles. His villains, like the sadistic Le Chiffre in Casino Royale, still draw empathy. Even his portrayal of a psychopathic psychiatrist in the TV series Hannibal was almost cheerful. And his timepiece of choice—the More
Normally, we do our watch spotting at red carpet events, but last weekend we were in horological heaven at the VIP Opening Night party for TimeCrafters—America's premier luxury watch show. Presented by DuJour and hosted by our May cover star Michael Strahan (an avid watch collector himself), the reception was ... More
For dedicated followers of fashion, the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute Gala (AKA the Met Ball) has become as an important a photo opportunity as Cannes or the Academy Awards. It may be the most critical event of the year when New York’s most beautiful and stylish people are carefully ... More
While New York was gazing at the stars at the Film Society of Lincoln Center’s 43rd annual Chaplin Award Gala honoring Morgan Freeman, we were studying their watches. The one timepiece that really shone was the Jaeger-LeCoultre Rendez-Vous Moon worn by Chaplin’s granddaughter, Kiera Chaplin.
In addition to that impressive lineage, Chaplin ... More
When we talk about watches, we use the word movement a lot. Generally, we're referring to the mechanism that powers a watch. Today, however, we have an opportunity to talk about a timepiece where the fluidity and kinetic nature of the strap is the driver.
Specifically, when saw Jessica ... More
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice star Henry Cavill may be on the cover of the most recent edition of DuJour, but our money has always been on the Dark Knight in that hypothetical battle if only for the caped crusader’s love of gadgetry.
And though it’s been a while since we’ve done ... More
Explore the style icon's French-American timepiece
Brooke Shields will forever be associated with effortless American style. It all began with her infamous Calvin Klein ads in the 1980s. But like Katherine Hepburn before her, Shields has come to embody a certain kind of Yankee elegance over the years.
At the same time, there couldn't be brand that’s ... More
As much as we love to see Rolex, Hublot, IWC and Audemars Piguet on the red carpet, we always get excited when we spot a brand that’s a bit different. Like when we spied Outlander star Sam Heughan’s Georg Jensen Koppel Grande Date Annual Calendar watch, which he wore to ... More
We were delighted to discover that affable Ellen DeGeneres is a watch collector. After all, collectors are a fascinating breed, driven by passion, compulsion and a touch of obsession, a combination that always makes for a good story.
Which is how we found ourselves virtually stalking DeGeneres to see what kind of ... More
We’re starry-eyed for the soccer god's perpetual calendar watch
We know that David Beckham has a pretty impressive watch collection. We’ve written about his taste in timepieces before. But we were knocked out when we spotted the sports legend wearing the Patek Philippe Celestial Grand Complication—one of the most beautiful examples of haute horologie—at a fundraiser earlier ... More