Jaeger-LeCoultre

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Jaeger-LeCoultre is a luxury watch and clock manufacture based in Switzerland (Le Sentier). When I say luxury I mean luxury. In fact they announced recently that for the first time EVER they have created a timepiece for sale at less than $2000. The company has it’s origins way back in the early 1800′s and since then have accumulated a huge number of inventions and created the world’s most complicated wristwatch. J-LC has its watches grouped … Read more…

69th Rolex Hobart Race won by plastic surgeon

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So do you really need to win a boat race to grab a Rolex. Don’t thinks so but it makes great free advertising for the sponsor. It’s the 69th year Rolex have covered the Sydney Hobart Yacht Race and the 2013 overall winner was Sydney plastic surgeon Darryl Hodgkinson’s 50-foot Cookson/Farr design yacht Victoire.  by  mkoukoullis  The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia (CYCA) named her the winner this morning of the Tattersall’s Cup after the only remaining yacht at … Read more…

Committed to the Cut!

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Nothing to do with watches, but whilst out hunting in the wilds of the netosphere I came across this passionate video quote from Kevin Smith at Open Culture. “If you’re seeking advice about making your first film, Kevin Smith is a good place to start. The comedic director of Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back andChasing Amy fame was a Hollywood outsider when he made his debut with the critically acclaimed Clerks in 1994. The black and white feature went on to … Read more…

Hodinkee owner Benjamin Clymer interviewed by the NYT

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Wristwatches, the new thing for hip and trendy professionals? If you’re an investment banker or startup genius under 35, you’ve no doubt heard of Hodinkee, haven’t you? No, well what  are you wearing on your left wrist, a $50 supermarket watch? Shame on you. Hodinkee is sort of a Czech work for wrist watch and one of the top sites on the interweb for upscale watches. Benjamin Clymer runs the site. He was interviewed recently by … Read more…

Omega Watch Commercial

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There’s tons of interest in what looks like a new Omega Watch Commercial, featuring James Bond in his most recent outing; Skyfall. The ad features the Omega Seamaster, a watch coveted by many people, me included. The ad is 31 seconds long so it’s worth a quick look. I am a little surprised though, because this movie has been out for ages, so why the sudden interest. It might be because Sam Mendes the director … Read more…