Cartier Santos-Dumont Rewind

Earlier this week, I imagined what the reaction of the watch world would be if a massive brand like Rolex made a watch that told the time backward. My first thought was that the vast majority of the watch world would find the whole thing hilarious and ridiculous. But when …continue reading

New Grey And Black Rolex GMT-Master II

It’s possible I have a GMT problem. For years, the idea of somehow finding a way to get a new Rolex Pepsi GMT-Master II loomed large over my head. The Rolex ref. 1675 GMT-Master was a seminal experience in my appreciation of any watch more modern than a pocket watch …continue reading

The First-Ever Automatic Patek Philippe

In a world of overused superlatives and “possibly unique” this-or-thats, it’s refreshing to come across something genuinely exciting: the first-ever automatic Patek Philippe, made for one of the brand’s most important clients, will be sold at Sotheby’s Hong Kong on April 7. Eight years ago (has it already been …continue reading

Zac Efron Wears A Two-Tone Rolex Datejust

Please excuse me as I dust off the Watching Movies film reels in order to bring you another installment in the series. It’s been quite the past 12 months in moviemaking, with a slew of fantastic releases not named Oppenheimer or Barbie. No disrespect to either of those movies – …continue reading

A Carabiner Watch Clip Made By Cartier

Last week Cartier released a piece-unique carabiner watch as part of its Polymorph high jewelry collection. It looks strikingly Art Deco and serves as a fully functional carabiner clip, with a watch. As much as I was struck by hysteria upon first sighting of this bejeweled object, closely followed by …continue reading

A New Watch Show Hits Atlanta For The First Time

Anew watch show is hitting Atlanta in just a couple of weeks. On March 23, Intersect Atlanta will bring together more than 15 independent brands for a one-day show in Marietta, Georgia. Intersect is a collaborative project organized by brands Nodus, Formex, and Jack Mason, and organized its first event …continue reading

Audemars Piguet’s New Watches Of 2024

It’s that time of year. We’re all eagerly awaiting (or, in some instances, bracing for) the deluge of new releases at Watches & Wonders. But things don’t stop for the brands not participating in the show. For instance, Audemars Piguet took to Milan, Italy, this week to celebrate the opening …continue reading