The New York–based street artist Tristan Eaton—known for his large-scale murals like Audrey of Mulberry (at right), on display in his home city’s Little Italy neighborhood—takes his talented hand to a much smaller canvas for a new collaboration with luxury watchmaker Hublot.
The brand tapped Eaton to create a unique portrait ... More
Big bucks and even bigger egos drive the lucrative business of watch collecting
Who needs a watch when you have an iPhone? Yes, the question pits apples against oranges, but as smartphones grow more ubiquitous, talk of the wristwatch’s inevitable demise gets louder. One thing technology can’t do, however, is project prestige and individuality (all iPhone 7s—and most Apple watches, for that matter—are ... More
Three of our favorite watch brands take on the contemporary art world in Miami
Watchmaking is an incredible skill, an art form, really. And for three Swiss watch brands, Art Basel Miami was the ideal location to celebrate their dedication to other art mediums.
The Audemars Piguet Art Commission selected Chinese artist Sun Xun for his mastery of many interdisciplinary fields and highly ... More
The opening of three new Miami boutiques marks a monumental next chapter for Westime—one of the world’s top watch retailers—and the iconic family that owns it
Over the past three decades, the family-owned watch retailer Westime—known for its singular inventory of one-of-a-kind timepieces by Richard Mille, Hublot and Ernst Benz—has built a small empire of retail stores in its native California. In doing so, it has also built larger than life reputations for its father and ... More
With nearly 175 years under its belt, Fabergé was presented the highest honor in the watchmaking industry
Fabergé's timepieces stand for history, elegance, and nearly 175 years of intricate craftsmanship. And recently, Fabergé walked away with the 2016 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève. This isn't just any award. Think Oscars or Olympic Gold Medal-level, the highest recognition among any connoisseur of the Swiss watchmaking industry.
“To win another ... More
An Italian jewelry designer puts a new spin on the classic
Forty years after launching Royal Oak, Audemars Piguet is celebrating the milestone with an epic collaboration. Italian jewelry designer Carolina Bucci applied her distinct Florentine style to a modern interpretation of Jacqueline Dimier’s original design, resulting in Royal Oak Frosted Gold. The watch’s defining feature is its ... More
Hermès is showcasing a stunning collection of limited editon watches accentuating leather craftsmanship, engraving, individually set diamonds and more with a unique exhibition at its Madison Ave boutique entitled “Crafting Time”