A recent exhibition in London by Omega on vintage watches, called Her Time, was like opening the door onto a long-lost world of old-fashioned romance and glamour with dainty, bejeweled watches begging to be set free and invited to party again.
Imagine Iron-Man wearing your watch in the box office hit Spider-Man: Homecoming – it’s the kind of product placement that most brands can only dream of. But sometimes, superheroes really do save the day.
How can streams of color flow around gemstones like water, diamonds melt into the fur of a sinuous panther or flowers be so very lifelike? The enigma behind Sicis’ awe-inspiring techniques captures the imagination like few other jewels.
Hunting season is now open for fans of Ralph Lauren’s watches and two big cats are on the prowl. Prepared for outdoor adventures on any terrain, the casual, utilitarian spirit of the RL67 Safari watch has made it a popular choice with both men and women since its launch in 2013.
There was a spirit of fun in the halls at Watches and Wonders 2023. No matter how luxe the brand, there seemed to be a playfully bright design or two within the collection that challenged the concept of what we think a fine timepiece should – or could – be.
The sinuous stainless-steel bracelet is comprised of tiny squares that recall the famous quilted design, and the clasp that sits above the tiny watch hands is in fact an exact replica of the fastener on Chanel’s iconic 2.55 bag.
Ever since Michele set foot in Gucci, the talented designer has cast his eclectic, opulent and irreverent spell on everything the brand produces. Watches are no exception, and are designed in tandem with catwalk collections.
When it comes to acquiring your next heirloom, there are thousands of jewelers that can sell you their goods. And while we are used to heading straight to the big box jewelers, sometimes the advantages of the local ones counter any brand recognition.