24 Jul
Limited edition Parisienne artful horology

French luxury line Hermès, inspired by the lacquering techniques of the ancient Orient and the style of Persian miniature horses, apply the intricate modern French lacquering process to these limited edition watches. First miniature pieces are applied to the base of the Arceau Cheval d’Oriente watches, then the pigments lacquered in, layer by layer with […]


2 Nov
Only 400 individually numbered decanters are set for release

Macallan and Lalique recently released their latest Curiously Small Stills decanter, another in the line of collaborative releases between the esteemed Speyside distillery and the famed crystal artisan (remember their $150,000 Cire Perdue bottle?). Filled with a rare 60 year old Macallan single malt whisky, the decanter’s limited edition release features a spirit that’s the […]


11 Oct
Gibson enters Nirvana nostalgia game with signature model

Just how Fender got in on the Nirvana nostalgia game with their Kurt Cobain 1965 Jaguar Guitar, so too has Gibson entered the wistful reverie with their Krist Novoselic Signature RD Bass. In some ways, Gibson is the Apple of the musical instrument world: their design, quality and functionality go beyond many of their contemporaries, […]


30 Jun
Unique piece features the word's fastest chronograph movement

In 1969, when TAG Heuer first introduced its “Monaco” design on the wrist of Steve McQueen in the movie Le Mans, the chronograph made headlines. Four decades later, the Swiss watchmaker is making a unique, one-off version to auction off in benefit of Duchenne muscular dystrophy research. The Mikrograph features the fastest chronograph movement on […]


2 Feb
Even more wood from the innovative Belgian designer

It seems Martin Margiela has an obsession with wood for 2011, and thinking way outside the box with the material. On Monday we shared with you the Belgian designer’s Wood Effect Shoes, and today comes the Wooden Wallet. Whereas the shoes were simply an applied effect on real napa leather, however, this wallet is actually […]


23 Nov
From $300 to $1 million, black out your wrists this holiday with the ultimate in anti-bling

There seems to be an inordinate amount of black watches being released lately, some with a simple noir theme while others are completely blacked out, darker than Dick Cheney’s soul at an orphanage. The pricetags similarly run the gamut from an affordable $500 for Angular Momentum’s Roiro watch to a mind-blowing $1,000,000 for Hublot’s garishly […]