Charlie Chaplin, a Silent Film Star
It’s hard to imagine a time when films were silent. It’s even more challenging to imagine a comedy without words. Yet somehow, even in the silent film era, Charlie Chaplin had an incredible knack for making people laugh.
Chaplin first took
The most basic watches tell time only, but others feature complications. One of the most common varieties of complications is the date complication. A date complication can be as simple as the day and date in a window on the dial or as sophisticated as
Antoine de Saint-Exupery and Le Petit Prince
“Make your life a dream, and a dream a reality.” These words, from Antoine de Saint-Exupery are the embodiment of his famous novella, Le Petit Prince. Saint-Exupery wrote the novella in 1942. Since then, its sold more than 140 million
SIHH: What Is It?
The turn of each New Year brings the release of new products at highly anticipated conferences around the globe. For the watch industry, that moment has arrived. Last week, the top watchmakers and watch enthusiasts gathered in Geneva for the Salon International
New year, new you, new watch? Seriously though, you survived the holiday and a new year is here. So, maybe you didn’t get everything you were hoping for, maybe your resolutions include being on time, or maybe your wrist is just cold. No matter the
IWC vs. Rolex: The Founding
Hans Wilsdorf founded Rolex in 1905. By this time IWC, short for International Watch Company, had already been through three brilliant hands in its first three decades of business. Yet, despite the flux in leadership, IWC remained steadfast in their commitment
Top Dive Watches
Diving has been a sport and science since the early 20th century. Before the age of diving computers and advanced technical equipment, there was the dive watch. Top dive watches serve the primary purpose of recording the time a diver spends underwater, but they’ve
Graduation day is the starting point of the rest of your life. It's exciting (and a little terrifying). You're leaving your comfortable school routine to enter a world of the unknown. It's still a day to celebrate how far you've come and how far you've yet to
As far as watch complications go, the chronograph is one of the most useful and most stylish. It's why you'll see a chronograph function on all types of watches, from racing and sports styles to less-obvious divers. Whether you use a chronograph function often or
Since the introduction of the Santos-Dumont wristwatch by Cartier in the early 1900s, watches designed for flight have taken a permanent spot on the wrists of aviators everywhere. Much of this can be attributed to the earliest Flieger watches worn by the Luftwaffe in World