Tag: Audemars Piguet

Pharrell Williams Goes Deep with Audemars Piguet

At the tender age of 34 – this producer, rapper, singer and songwriter has the world eating out of his hand. In his young 34 years, Pharrell Williams has won 3 Grammy’s, was named Producer of the Year, and has worked with some of the biggest names in music such as Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears,

Glashutte Original: Watch Buying Deja Vu

It’s strange how often watch obsessed people repeat their buying preferences over and over again. There are the guys who proudly show off their collection of say, dive watches, often by the same brand, and announce that they are going to add another watch to the collection – turns out it’s going to be another

Best Of Class: My Favorite Fine Timepieces

You will find here a selection of timepieces that will blow your eyes, your mind, and possibly – your wallet – if “watch fever” eliminates the constraints of fiscal responsibility. While a month has gone by since this year’s festivities have come and gone, the memories of my favorite timepieces continue to happily linger. The Audemars

The GMT watch: A popular and practical complication for the real world

Of all the watches which have complications (anything beyond the function of telling the time) my favorites are those which display one or more timezones. Unlike certain complications, such as the tourbillon or the minute repeater whose primary appeal is their beauty and/or complexity, the GMT/UTC/dual time watch has truly useful everyday appeal. Do you

Expect The Unexpected With Today’s High Luxury Timepieces

If you take a moment to think about high prestige watchmaking, these are probably the things that come to mind: gold or platinum cases (or finely finished stainless steel), a shiny, luxurious bracelet, or glittering rhodium-plated or German silver movements, decorated with traditional finishing. And, in many instances, this is in fact just what you

You Are What You Wear….. Really?

People fall into 2 very distinct categories when trying to answer this question: people who don’t care and think about clothes and regard fashion and watches merely as functional utility items and those who are trying to say something about themselves by the things they wear. Its not to say that the folks in category

Arnold Schwarzeneger: Governator…….. Watch Collector

This July, Arnold Schwarzenegger is officially beginning his “golden years”. Thats right, the Last Action Governor, is officially turning 70 years old. Wow! thats a lot of candles. I actually believe 70 candles on a cake is officially a fire hazard in California and could be illegal in most other states during most summer months.

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Alinghi Team Chronograph

Ok, Audemars Piguet fans, and Royal Oak/Royal Oak Offshore watch fans in particular – get ready for the huge rush surrounding the wild new Royal Oak Offshore Alinghi Team Chronograph. With this one, Audemars Piguet has, in my opinion, created a sensation that will take its place amongst such Royal Oak watch legends as the

The Virtues of Simplicity In Watches

I love simple watches. The more I go down the road, so to speak, and see, admire, and try on different watches, I find that I am invariably most attracted to ones that are the most clean, classic, or at least appear so, externally. Mechanical complications are a wonderful thing, to be sure, and ones

The Dedicated Dress Watch

As seems to be the case every year, the December holidays are upon us. And, while deep down, we all KNOW that our family, friends, and good health are what really matter, it simply wouldn’t be human of us not to have a wish list of at least a couple of shamelessly decadent material things

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