Meet Breva CEO Vincent Dupontreué

Introducing the Longines Twenty-Four Hours Single Push-Piece Chronograph

August 20, 2014 | Longines

Introducing the Longines Twenty-Four Hours Single Push-Piece Chronograph

Today, Longines announced yet another Heritage timepiece, this one inspired by one of its pilot watches dating from the 1950s. They have introduced a number of pieces to the Heritage collection this year, which we talked about here, here and here.


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Cleaning London's "Big Ben"

August 19, 2014

Cleaning London's "Big Ben"

Big Ben is the nickname for the clock and clock tower at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London. Technically, “Big Ben” refers to the 13.5 ton bell that chimes every hour, and the tower is officially called “Elizabeth Tower,” but most people know London’s greatest icon, simply as “Big Ben.” Completed in 1858, the tower holds the largest four-faced chiming clock in the world and is the third-tallest free-standing clock tower.


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Meet Breva CEO Vincent Dupontreué

August 18, 2014 | By Jason Pitsch | Breva, Interviews

Meet Breva CEO Vincent Dupontreué

On a recent Friday in New York City, I sat down for lunch with Breva founder and designer, Vincent Dupontreué. We ate at the Wayfarer restaurant, located in the Quin Hotel at Central Park South, and discussed his background, as well as the new Breva Genie G02 Air. Afterwards, we did a shoot on the streets of NYC. Vincent then had to catch a plane from JFK back to Geneva to rest for a day, before flying out to another city the following week. The best watch brand CEOs are always on the move, constantly promoting and selling their products around the world.


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Making of Ralph Lauren Stirrup Enamel dial

August 18, 2014 | Ralph Lauren, Videos

This video depicts the creation of a Ralph Lauren Stirrup Enamel dial, which is the result of several intricate enamel artwork techniques (or grand feu). First, the enamel artist places multiple layers of black or green enamel, using the champlevé technique, in which a cavity in the white gold dial plate is filled in with enamel and then fired, creating a perfectly uniform surface across the entire dial. The resulting colored canvas acts as the background for the enamel painting itself.


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Bremont X Jaguar Lightweight E-Type

August 16, 2014 | Bremont, Lifestyle

Bremont X Jaguar Lightweight E-Type

On Thursday, alongside the new Jaguar Lightweight E-type launch at Pebble Beach, Bremont debuted a six piece limited edition wristwatch that features a dial based on the E-types RPM gauge.


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Toyota shows off graphite FT-1 at Pebble Beach

August 16, 2014 | Lifestyle

Toyota shows off graphite FT-1 at Pebble Beach

Toyota showed off a new graphite colored version of their FT-1 concept car in Monterey, California Wednesday night. A red version of the car debuted at the Detroit Auto Show in January.


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