Louis Moinet is marking the 150th anniversary of the very first rail link between the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of the United States with the opportunity to pre-order limited editions of 18 or 69 commemorative Transcontinental watches.
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A century ago, America was a major player in the watch industry, yet despite being one of the first countries to spearhead new technologies, it could not keep up through the shift from pocket watches to wristwatches. However, in the past twenty-five years, there has been a resurgence in the U.S. that might just mark a new era of American watchmaking.
It is no secret that Swiss watch brand Hublot loves to take on big projects. The company regularly fuses its creativity in watchmaking with innovative partnerships that reach millions. This includes joining forces in the world of boxing. This past weekend, the company helped to raise $1.2 million to benefit boxers in need of health or financial assistance.
Located in the EPIC Hotel in downtown Miami, the new Maison F.P.Journe offers a relaxed and welcoming venue where collectors can share their passion for fine watches.
Just recently, the second annual Watches & Wonders Miami show took place in the Miami Design District. Here, against a backdrop of sculptures, art and architectural spaces designed by top artists, W&W Miami offered a host of panel discussions about the watch world. Top among them was a lively discussion entitled “Behind the Scenes of Watch Creation”.
Watches & Wonders Miami exceeds expectations, becoming the new must-attend event for luxury consumers
New product introductions, interactive programming and a full weekend of event activations draw record crowds to the Miami Design District.
A limited edition of the Marine Torpilleur Military celebrates the partnership between the watch firm and the United States Navy that goes back to 1905.
The second edition will feature 28 Watch and Jewelry Maisons, an enhanced Miami Concours and an expanded alliance with the Miami Yacht Show at their new location North of downtown Miami.
After battling it out on the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, for the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix on October 19-21, Lewis Hamilton claimed his fifth world title a week later in Mexico. Rolex was on-call for both races.