Category: Watch & Celebrities

Movado’s ‘Captain’ Series Celebrates Yankee Baseball Legend Derek Jeter

Categories: Movado, Swiss Watch News, Watch & Celebrities, Watch & Sports

Movado is out with a series of limited edition watches that recognize Yankee legend Derek Jeter’s last season. The Movado Bold, which can be had in two variants and is pictured above, features the familiar blue and gray accents instantly … Read More

For Visitors’ Eyes Only: James Bond Returns to the National Watch & Clock Museum

Categories: Rolex, Swiss Watch News, Watch & Celebrities

The National Watch & Clock Museum in Columbia, PA is holding a special James Bond exhibit through the end of 2014. Highlights include the personal Rolex Explorer of Ian Fleming, the creator of the character. Also, for the first time, … Read More

6 Reasons Why Patek Philippe and Rolex Hold Their Value Better Than Other Watches

Categories: Other, Patek Philippe, Rolex, Swiss Watch Tips & Trivia, Watch & Celebrities, Watch & Sports, Watch Advertising

There’s an old adage that the minute you drive a new car off the lot, it depreciates instantly. The same is true of fine Swiss watches. But not all watches are created equal and some hold their value and even … Read More

Lebron James, Swiss Watchmaker

Categories: Audermars Piguet, Swiss Watch News, Watch & Celebrities, Watch & Sports

Apparently NBA superstar Lebron James isn’t content with being the best basketball player on the best team in the world. He wants to be a master watchmaker, too. The NBA two-time champion and four-time most valued player, recently joined Swiss watchmaker … Read More

David Beckham Becomes New Face of Breitling for Bentley

Categories: Breitling, Swiss Watch News, Watch & Cars, Watch & Celebrities, Watch & Sports, Watch Advertising

The Breitling for Bentley marriage is already a star-studded one. Now the power couple is making it a Ménage à Trois, in a manner of speaking, by announcing that retired soccer superstar David Beckham is the new face of the collection. These advertisements … Read More

DOXA and Costeau Take Aim at Underwater Record

Categories: Doxa, Swiss Watch News, Watch & Celebrities, Watch & Sports, Watch Tech

DOXA’s new Mission 31 SUB watch is getting ready to take aim at setting a record for the longest continuously used dive watch underwater. DOXA is teaming up with Fabien Cousteau’s Mission 31 to spend 31 consecutive days submerged underwater in the … 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

Kobe, Hublot Celebrate Partnership with ‘King Power Black Mamba’

Categories: Hublot, Swiss Watch News, Watch & Celebrities, Watch & Sports

NBA superstar Kobe Bryant is a new brand ambassador for Hublot. To celebrate the partnership, Hublot released Kobe’s signature timepiece, the limited edition King Power Black Mamba (pictured above), a play off his famous nickname. The watch features a 48mm dial … Read More

Jesse Jackson Jr. Conspiracy Charges Include $43K Rolex Purchase

Categories: Other, Rolex, Watch & Celebrities

Disgraced former Congressional Rep. Jesse L. Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) has agreed to plead guilty to conspiracy, according to multiple news reports. Jackson is believed to have shifted $750,000 in campaign funds to personal expenses, including a $43,350 gold-plated Rolex watch. … Read More

Jay-Z Reportedly Gets $5 Million ‘Big Bang’ Hublot for Birthday

Categories: Hublot, Swiss Watch News, Watch & Celebrities

Hip-hop mogul Jay-Z recently turned 43 and he got the present of a lifttime from his wife Beyonce. Multiple reports say Beyonce bought Jay-Z a $5 million dollar diamond-encrusted Big Bang Hublot watch, which we first covered in a March … Read More