Category Archives: Timepieces

Graff Reveals Butterfly Timepiece

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We think it’s safe to say that the stunning new Princess Butterfly watch from Graff is unlike any other timepiece you have ever seen. For one thing, the actual timepiece portion is hidden within what on first glance appears to be just a beautiful piece … Read More

Complicated Watches from Vacheron Constantin

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Timepiece company Vacheron Constantin got a lot of attention last year for unveiling what was widely dubbed as the most complicated watch on the market. Now they have pulled some of the same components from that notable timepiece to create the inner working for several … Read More

Harry Winston Countdown to a Cure Timepiece

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This is a terrific opportunity to sport an amazing and distinctive watch while also supporting a worthy cause. Harry Winston recently introduced their Countdown to a Cure timepiece. Designed exclusively for amfAR’s “Countdown to a Cure” campaign to raise money for The Foundation for AIDS … Read More

Antique Watch Sells for $527,000 at Auction

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Sotheby’s held its final timepiece sale of 2014 in December, and one of the highlights was an antique watch that fetched a bid of more than a half million dollars. The Patek Philippe Reference 658 pocket watch, made in 1937, sold for $527,000. It features … Read More

Swiss Timepieces with Retro Style

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Looking for a timepiece that offers reliable Swiss craftsmanship in a retro package? Check out the Retro Collection from designer Ernest Borel. This stylish collection features designs from the 1930s era. It’s the perfect blend of modern and classic. Photo credit: SwissTime/Ernest Borel

Apple Hired Luxury Designers to Create Watches

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Apple recently unveiled previews of its smartwatch—called, not surprisingly, the Apple Watch. There are three “tiers” of watches, and numerous variations in each tier so users can customize their selection. The company reportedly enlisted the help of several talented designers to help create the luxury … Read More

Lapizta Watches Combine Luxury and Adventure

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A new line of upscale watches aims to combine the spirit of extreme adventure with the luxury of fine craftsmanship. Lapizta has unveiled a new line of timepieces that infuse elements of extreme sports with a luxury design. Founded by third-generation watchmakers, Lapizta was created … Read More

Louis Vuitton Offers New Luxury Timepiece

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Louis Vuitton recently unveiled the newest addition to its line of luxury timepieces. The Heures Du Monde sells for $9,450 and features sophisticated styling, exemplified by the globe motif. Photo credit: Louis Vuitton

Rolex Sale Sets Record

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A rare Rolex recently sold at auction for a price that far exceeded expectations. The watch—an Oyster Perpetual model made in 1949—earned a winning bid of a whopping $1.2 million at the sale held by Christie’s in Switzerland. The price officially set the record as … Read More

Luxury Watch Rental Service

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If you don’t want the expense or commitment of actually buying a Rolex, you can still enjoy wearing one for a little while. A company called Eleven James offers a “timepiece timeshare” service where you can rent pricey luxury watches from top designers. Membership plans … Read More