The newPatek Philippe Watch Art Grand Exhibition, which we wrote about here, has a host of regal “salons” that Patek Philippe have taken the time to have installed within theSaatchi Galleryearlier this week. So what’s been the standout areas for many watch lovers who have had the good fortune to view this amazing exhibit for themselves?
Anyone who knows anything about the classic Bond films will know that Agent 007, apart from enjoying a shaken martini, will always be a Rolex man. Omega is the new choice for the character, but a new exhibit at the National Watch and Clock Museum (NAWCC) in Columbia, Pennsylvania, reveals that the most elite British spy ever to walk the earth has also donned a host of other brands throughout his catalogue of films, including TAG Heuer, Seiko, and Hamilton. They all have one thing in common though- they were quartz movements.
Swelling interest in antique watches for sale in recent years has seen a permeation in auction houses, and retail, as well as social media, and now the Antiquarian Horological Society has sat up and taken notice.
While the rest of the world is going crazy over the latest smart watch production, Swiss watchmakers TAG Heuer are flying under the radar with some new technology being incorporated into their manufacturing process – 3D printing.
Rolex has accused Matteo Renzi, the Prime Minister of Italy, of damaging its brand after he labelled protesters who ran amok in Milan recently as spoilt brats with a penchant for the Swiss company’s luxury watches.
A number of universities have banned timepieces from being worn in exams at a number of Universities across the UK this year amid fears that new smartwatches could be used by students to access forbidden materials.
Whether you knew it, or not, wearing watches are considered to be an act of appreciating all that is retro chic. You can be wearing hunter watches as a serious statement, or, simply, because you love them, but come pocket or wrist, you’re now wearing something that falls into a genre of fashion. We can explain in a little more detail if you’re wondering what this is all about.
There is always a great deal of talk regarding the style guides and advice for men and how the most socially appropriate way is to wear ones pocket watch, depending on occasion and dress code. But we seldom hear about how women’s style guides and the advice associated with females sporting their prized possession after seeing pocket watches for saleand deciding that an antique is the right choice for them- as many people often find.
Taking this into account the team at Pieces of Time decided to give the ladies some guidance with three main approaches on how to wear a woman’s pocket watch.