Marvel and Audemars Piguet? The Black Panther Flying Tourbillon

AP Marvel Black Panther Tourbillon

I’ll admit that when I heard there was a “Black Panther” Tourbillon watch, I thought it might be a collaboration with Romaine Jerome, whose Spiderman Tourbillon is their second Marvel Collaboration or with Memorigin the Honk Kong Tourbillon maker who currently sells three Marvel Super Hero watches for around $40k a piece. But high watchmaking house Audemars Piguet? That’s unexpected. And a little controversial among collectors. Read more

Louis Vuitton Vanitas-Inspired Tambour Carpe Diem Watch

louis vuitton tambour carpe diem watch

Watches and Wonders Week brought the leading names in watchmaking worldwide together for more than ten days this past April in Geneva and Shanghai. The most important online and offline watch event ever held, it was a global showcase for the watch industry’s most respected watch brands to showcase their exceptional timepieces. One of the standouts at this year’s event was the Louis Vuitton Tambour Carpe Diem watch where, with the press of a button, a diamond prompts the snake to move through the skull, opening its mouth to reveal the words “Carpe Diem”, latin for Seize The Day. Read more

Year of The Rat Watches by The Top Luxury Brands

The Chinese New Year has become an annual artistic endeavor for many of the most expensive and highly respected luxury watch brands. A chance to add to their Métiers d’Art collections, Panerai, Blancpain, Vacheron Constantin, Chopard, Jaquet Droz and Piaget have all released limited edition watches honoring the Chinese Year of The Rat. Read more

Artist Milo Manara for Ulysse Nardin

Watchmakers Ulysse Nardin has launched a collection of 10 new watches in collaboration with celebrated artist Milo Manara. Manara, an Italian comic book writer and artist, is one of the most important international erotic cartoonists and has worked with everyone from Frederico Fellini to Neil Gaiman for DC Comics. Read more

Ralph Lauren Launches Polo Bear Watches

The Ralph Lauren brand is celebrating its 50th anniversary and has just unveiled the very first watches ever designed by Ralph for his famous Polo brand (RL has several other fancy watch collections for his other brands). The four unisex watches feature four differently dressed teddy bears. Yes, you heard me. Teddy bears. Each clad in different fashion styles inspired by Ralph’s own. And they cost $2,000 each.  Read more

Bucherer Harley-Davidson Blue Edition Is a Bejeweled Bike for Ballers.

Bucherer Harley Davidson Blue Edition

When Swiss watchmaker and jeweler Bucherer decided to add a motorcycle to their iconic Blue Editions**, they didn’t fool around. The customized Harley Davidson bike has 360 diamonds, gold-plated screws and elements, two safes integrated into the tank, a one-of-a-kind watch from Carl F. Bucherer as well as multiple diamond rings, and a head-turning iridescent blue finish. Read more

Hautlence Launches Luxury Watches That Don’t Tell Time.

Hautlence Playground Watches

Swiss luxury watchmakers Hautlence have launched a new series of watches, The Playground Collection, that don’t tell time. Read more

Louis Vuitton Launches Their First Smartwatch: Tambour Horizon

Louis Vuitton launches their first connected watch, The Tambour Horizon, designed to work with Google’s Android Wear™ operating system. Two styles, many faces and interchangeable bracelets. Read more