Tag: Breitling

Wilmer Valderrama Likes Big Watches

Wilmer Valderrama has had quite a run. Born in the US, Wilmer’s family later moved to Venezuela and then moved back to the US when he was 13 years old. When he got back, he didn’t know a lick of English and spoke with an accent thicker then Charo. What does a young kid in

Why You Can’t Kidnap Brad Pitt

Lets pretend you are ridiculously famous. Lets also pretend you were incredibly rich and made 20 million dollars a film. Now close your eyes and pretend you are the best looking man on the planet and every woman was eager to mate with you (sounds like an after-shave commercial, I know). Now, because you are

How Much Does Your Wristwatch Weigh?

Have you ever taken your watch off and weighed it? With the ever increasing size of watches these days they are getting to be pretty heavy. My Breitling Chrono Cockpit on a leather strap with a deployment buckle is just shy of a quarter pound So, I thought I would do a check around the

What a Woman Wants…In a Watch

It is very interesting to consider what women are looking for in a timepiece today. I know what I like. For me it isn’t just one brand or complication or style or shape that interests me…. it is almost as if the watch itself comes to life. Take my Corum Classical GMT as an example.

Celebrity Female Watch Collectors

I used to think that luxury watch purchasing was a more man centric thing, but I soon realized that women are now starting to get into the watch craze as well. Look no further then a red carpet event in LA or to the streets of New York. Women are catching the watch bug just

Traditions In Watch Gifting

It is wonderful to see that in this age of technology and advancement that some traditions stand the test of time. With graduation season in full swing we have had many proud parents and significant others purchasing timepieces to celebrate the accomplishments of their loved ones from college and high school. The types of watches

Presidential Watches

I know I mentioned in an earlier post that our president King George II has been known to wear a Franck Muller. After that post, I started to think about what watches other presidents have worn. I remember specifically the Timex Ironman Bill Clinton wore while in office, but 6 months after he left office,

Celebrity Watch Fetishes

There is always good conversation when people start talking about what wristwatches are most popular with celebrities. If you would have asked me a year or so ago I would have said it was anything from Franck Muller that was the celebrity watch of choice. Ozzie and Sharon Osbourne wore them on their highly rated

Wristwatch FAQ’s

With my inaugural issue of FAQ on Watches I would like to address what I believe to be the most frequent of the FAQ’s: “How can I tell if my watch is real or fake?” The easiest answer to this question is in fact another question; “Where did you get it?” The answer to this

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