Tag: Royal Oak

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,

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

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

Thoughts on Why Watches Appeal to Us

To some, a watch  is merely a means to an end, an object which provides them the time of day at a glance. To others, the watch is a symbol of their position in life, a subtle indication that they have “arrived” at a certain point of achievement, and in a quiet but effective way

Details: What fine watchmaking is all about

A beautiful watch is all about details. I am reminded of this each and every time I pull a new watch from it’s box, or unbuckle one of my own cherished timepieces. As silly as it sounds, I catch myself frequently staring at the smooth, distinct beat of a second hand, or observing the subtle

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