Kobe Bryant, as the saying goes, gets better with age—a trait that’s earned him the nickname Vino among his peers.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: The association between fine watches and the sporting world has been in place for a long time. Each and every year at Baselworld, something new and exciting comes to the forefront.
With Apple’s entry into the smartwatch market, watchmakers are taking note that the fledgling wearable isn’t just a fad that’s going away any time soon. However, watchmakers have the unique problem of staying steadfast to their calling of making true watches.
Napa Valley was the chosen location for the launch of the Kobe Bryant Hublot watch, Vino. This is the second timepiece Hublot has produced with the basketball legend, after the success of the King Power Black Mamba Chronograph.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: When Louis Vuitton decided to create a watch collection, it built a state-of-the-art workshop from the ground up near La Chaux-de-Fonds in Switzerland’s Jura Mountains, the epicentre of the country’s watchmaking district.
How Jaeger-LeCoultre helped restore the luxury status of mechanical timekeeping.
MB&F horology puts a new spin on the traditional wheels of watchmaking.
When Omega brand ambassador George Clooney sported an 18-karat white-gold De Ville Trésor Master Co-Axial chronometer at his wedding this past September in Italy, the recently released model generated buzz as a star-style choice.
History may not repeat itself with the regularity of clockwork, but watch manufacturer Moritz Grossmann edges it closer to the mark. Christine Hutter, CEO, looked first to the past before founding the modern iteration of the company.