Category: Richard Mille

Why are Swiss Watches Prized?

Categories: Audermars Piguet, Blancpain, Breitling, Doxa, Girard-Perregaux, Hublot, IWC, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Movado, Omega, Other Swiss Watch Brands, Patek Philippe, Piaget, Richard Mille, Rolex, Swatch, Swiss Watch Tips & Trivia, TAG Heuer, Ulysse Nardin, Vacheron Constantin, Zenith

Swiss watches are at the peak of the industry. Why? Because almost every important innovation in wristwatch technology was born in Switzerland, including the first water-proof watch, the first chronograph, the first automatic, the first quartz watch, the first featuring … Read More

Nadal Wins Historic 8th French Open with Richard Mille on Right Wrist

Categories: Richard Mille, Swiss Watch News, Watch & Celebrities, Watch & Sports

On Sunday, tennis superstar Rafael Nadal became the first player in history to win the same Grand Slam tournament eight times. Nadal is 59-1 at the French Open since he won there for the first time in 2005. The “Master … Read More

Baselworld Brash: Richard Mille’s RM 39-01 Aviation Watch

Categories: Baselworld, Richard Mille, Watch Reviews

It’s hard to separate Richard Mille’s brilliant PR machine from its genuine horological innovation. Perhaps no Swiss watchmaker, saving perhaps Hublot and Swatch, is better at bringing these two together as underscored by this year’s showy introduction at Baselworld. The … Read More

Rewind: Our 4th Annual Look at the Best of Swiss Watch Wire for 2012

Categories: German Watches, Patek Philippe, Richard Mille, Rolex, Swiss Watch Tips & Trivia, Swiss Watch Wire

As we move forward into 2013, it’s time look back at which posts you liked, and which posts were our favorites for 2012. Here are the top five from each category: Your Picks: 5 German Watches We Love A Classic … Read More

Jamaican Track Star in Hot Water Over Swiss Watch

Categories: Omega, Richard Mille, Swiss Watch News, Watch & Sports

Olympic track star Yohan Blake of Jamaica is in hot water with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for wearing a $500,000 Richard Mille Tourbillion during the 100M semi-finals and finals. Blake finished second behind his countryman Usain Bolt, the brightest … Read More

Nadal’s $376,000 Richard Mille Watch Stolen… Then Found

Categories: Richard Mille, Swiss Watch News, Watch & Celebrities, Watch & Sports

We’ve previously reported on tennis superstar Rafael Nadal’s six-figure trophy timepiece, one of only 50 produced. Unfortunately that watch was stolen from his locker during the 2010 Rogers Cup tournament in Toronto. Nadal was wearing a second variant of this exclusive … Read More

The 4 Most Unusual Swiss Watches from Baselworld 2012

Categories: Baselworld, Richard Mille, Watch Reviews

As always, some Swiss watchmakers pushed the boundaries of what we normally think of as a watch at Baselworld in 2012. These innovative examples tend to be polarizing examples of the craft but if the watch manufacturer’s intent is publicity, … Read More

Rafael Nadal Sports $525K Swiss Watch at French Open

Categories: Richard Mille, Swiss Watch News, Swiss Watch Tips & Trivia, Watch & Celebrities, Watch & Sports, Watch Tech

Tennis superstar Rafael Nadal is sporting a new look at this year’s French Open. Swiss watchmaker Richard Mille has ponied up big to get Nadal to wear its new $525,000 RM 027 Tourbillon timepiece, one of only 50 produced. The … Read More