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Can I Wear A Pocket Watch If I Don't Own A Monocle? The Tale Of The Pocket Watch

BY : Emily Zimmer

We’ve all seen the occasional stranger pull a pocket watch out of his or her pocket, click it open, and check the time. Maybe you personally own one or have a friend who does, or maybe you didn’t even know they still exist. These gorgeous and historical timepieces paved the way for more elaborate and advanced watches, from the wrist watch, all the way to the Apple Watch. But what are they worth now? What purpose (if any) does a pocket watch serve in 2018? 

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Topics: Watches

Turning The Corner: Fancy Jewelry Hubs Around The World

BY : Emily Zimmer

With tall buildings and endless traffic, sometimes New York City feels absolutely inescapable. As tourists flock and natives cringe, it becomes more and more difficult to remember that the world extends past the Hudson. This goes for the world of retail as well. While many consumers believe that NYC is the world’s hub for all things retail, they are surprisingly mistaken.

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Topics: Watches, Diamonds, Jewelry, Buying Jewelry

NYC Antique Jewelry And Watch Show

BY : Taylor Carty

The New York Antique Jewelry & Watch Show took place this past month from July 27-29 at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea. As explained by the shows official site, this immersive antique and estate jewelry showcase provides attendees with a unique experience, allowing them access to authentic, uniqe, and historical merchandise. Over one hundred of the world's most elect jewelers and dealers gathered at the showcase, as the New York Antique & Watch Show fearlessly attracts antique jewelry aficionados, seasoned collectors, fashion trendsetters, well-known celebrities, and socialites.


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Topics: Watches, Antique Jewelry, Buying Jewelry

The Art of Watches Grand Exhibition: Patek Philippe + The Kips Bay Boys And Girls Club

BY : Taylor Carty

Renowned watch company Patek Philippe has collaborated with 

the Kips Bay Boys and Girls Club to bring a captivating display of luxury timepieces for the public to see. Running from July 13th to July 23rd, 2017 at the Cipriani on 42nd street in NYC, this 11-day public exhibition showcased Patek Philippe’s tradition of high-precision watch manufacturing and insight into the company’s 178-year history. A commemorative catalog is available for attendees to purchase during the exhibition. This catalog highlights the luxury timepieces, rare handcrafts, and current novelties created by Patek Philippe.

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Topics: Watches, Antique Jewelry, Art

Mrket / Project Trade Show Standout Men’s Watch Brands

BY : Taylor Carty

The New York City annual Men’s Project and Mrket show aims to unite the fashion retail decision makers and the world’s top fashion brands. Companies from all over the world come to showcase their brands and latest collections. Men’s accessory trends can be forecasted at this year’s summer trade show.

Here is a look at some of the coolest watch brands from the show.

 

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Topics: Watches