SoHo welcomes Parisian patisserie Ladurée to the neighborhood
Pocket watch motifs are among the new trends in tattoos, and some watchmakers have reversed the idea, with watches that incorporate classic tattoo designs.
At Only Watch, a biennial charity watch auction, there were some successes, but also dismal results for nearly half the lots for the second year in a row.
Over the last 10 years Asia has become the top market for Swiss watches, with exports in 2012 worth $12.84 billion. Though growth has slowed this year, the region remains a key market.
When three talented friends get together to create a special timepiece, the result can be breathtaking, but the process can be painful.
The evolution of the pocket watch into the wristwatch accelerated during World War I, and the centennial of the war has inspired commemorative pieces.
The objects owned by Hollywood stars, like watches associated with James Dean and Ava Gardner, are still finding a big audience.
The designer Michael Young sold his first watches "like ice cream cones," but now they grace the wrists of more than 100,000 owners.
Amid the screaming tires, jubilant fans and flaming cars in the car-racing film “Rush,” watch lovers might make out the vintage timepieces on actors’ wrists.
Works by the New York-based photographer are now on view in a show at the Los Angeles exhibition space the Landing