Audemars Piguet

You thought the Apple Watch was ugly. Now, fashion watches are copying it

When the Apple Watch was unveiled in September 2014, the general consensus among the fashion conscious and tech savvy (and those who are both) was that it was ugly and overpriced—even if you added precious metals and a leather Hermes strap. “18-karat gold hardware in and of itself does not make for …

Smartwatches

Multimedia Artist Lars Jan’s Meditative Beach Installation Aims to Slow Down the Frenetic Pace of Art Basel

Art World<p>The LA artist presents “Slow-Moving Luminaries,” the third annual Audemars Piguet Art Commission.<p>,<p>It’s hard to imagine anyone better suited …

Art

Hip young horologists: The new generation of watchmakers tearing up the rulebook

The watch industry is often associated with faceless, greying men in lab-coats, but there’s a new generation of who are doing things a little …

Watches

Lars Jan's "Slow-Moving Luminaries" for the Third Audemars Piguet Art Commission: Bridging the Miami skyline and ocean, a large-scale kinetic installation that commands attention

No piece featured at Art Basel Miami Beach embraces its surroundings quite like Lars Jan's "Slow-Moving Luminaries." The third annual Audemars Piguet Art Commission, Jan's kinetic, sculptural work carries tremendous complexity—as it toys with the ideas of crisis and contemplation. In the form of a …

Watches

As waters rise, artists answer a call to action

As galleries were setting up their Art Basel booths this week, and millions of dollars of art was being shipped into the Miami Beach Convention …

Art

Lars Jan: Making waves in Miami Beach

On the heels of one of southern Florida’s most destructive hurricane seasons, the US multidisciplinary artist Lars Jan has built an immersive, …

Art

16 of the most expensive watches worn by the world's most elite athletes

Athletes and watches have gone hand in hand for decades now, and have became essential tools for timing car races or for recording moments like Roger Bannister beating the four minute mile.<p>And while most athletes today sport brand new production watches, the market for vintage sports watches has …

Watches

Bentleys, signature vodka and Moroccan tea sets: how French Montana lives large

It’s been a year to remember for rapper and swag lord French Montana, aka Karim Kharbouch. “Unforgettable,” his hypnotic single with Swae Lee, went …

Entertainment

Swiss Watch Brands Unveil Impressive Projects at Art Basel and Design Miami

Audemars Piguet, Panerai, and Corum promote ambitious new projects at this week’s art and design fairs.<p>When members of the art and design world …

For Men

Audemars Piguet Previews Three New Women’s Millenary Watches Ahead of SIHH

The newest models are decked out with diamonds, a new frosted finish, and glittering opal.<p>The women’s counterpart to one of the most iconic men’s …

For Men

This Artist Aims to Make the Biggest Waves at Art Basel Miami

You don’t want to miss Lars Jan’s “Slow-Moving Luminaries”—an immersive call to action against our rising oceans<p>During Art Basel Miami Beach this year, the sands carries an urgent wake-up call to climate change. Los Angeles–based artist and director Lars Jan, in collaboration with Swiss watchmaker …

Watches

Buying Guide - 5 of the Best Luxury-Sports Watches Launched in 2017

<b>All of you here might know the story behind the creation of the “Luxury-Sports Watch”, a long-lasting trend that started back in 1972 when a certain</b> …

Watches

A Watch With Snob Appeal for Under $1,000? Six Watch Insiders Offer Picks

“Bargain” is a highly-relative concept in an industry where $2,500 is sometimes considered entry level. Even so, cheap chic exists in regards to timepieces, at least if you know where to dig. For this holiday season, we asked six influential watch bloggers to unearth the ultimate envy-inducing …

Watches

The Brooklyn Nets Gave Jay Z a Crazy Birthday Cake

Fans of Jay Z (or anyone who paid attention to the track listing on <i>The Black Album</i>) are likely aware that December 4 marks Hov’s birthday. That 2003 …

Music

Art Basel Miami Beach Preview: Lars Jan Unveils ‘Slow-Moving Luminaries’ Art Commission for Audemars Piguet

The L.A. artist talks "Slow-Moving Luminaries."<p>“The idea for the project is precision and complexity,” says Lars Jan of “Slow-Moving Luminaries,” the …

Watches

Hotel gave crook who set me up key to my room: suit

The Dream Downtown Hotel was a nightmare for a Queens man who was assaulted and robbed after front-desk staff handed his room key to a crook, he …

New York City

Art Basel Miami: Audemars Piguet brings the complexity of watchmaking to the art world

Los Angeles-based artist Lars Jan deals in complexity and what he calls obstructions. No one can describe his output succinctly because it is so diverse and multi disciplined. He seems to relish the challenge of making complicated ideas come to life through a kaleidoscope of forms. His work can …

Watches

Audemars Piguet Unveils a Very Special Edition of the Royal Oak

Home » Luxury Watches » Audemars Piguet Unveils a Very Special Edition of the Royal Oak<p>Audemars Piguet’s iconic Royal Oak Offshore turns 25 next …

Watches

A Fashion Guide to Miami Art Week

The annual South Florida consortium — or bacchanal, depending on your point of view — known as Miami Art Week unofficially kicks off on Monday (officially, it gravitates around its headline event, Art Basel Miami Beach, which opens on Dec. 7).<p>Along with the art fairs (more than 20 are planned), …

Fashion

Is This The Death Of The Dress Watch: Is It Time To Write Its obituary? | Quill & Pad

by Martin Green<p>As the resident gentleman of Quill & Pad, I feel that the time is soon approaching to write an obituary announcing the death of the …

Watches

Artist Sebastian ErraZuriz's Wondrous Sculptural Works: From his new Bronx studio to a time-defying Art Basel commission by Audemars Piguet

Movement defines artist and designer Sebastian ErraZuriz. Many of his cabinet sculptures are built to change shape with a gentle touch. Light art shifts from one message to another and back again. The artist himself stays in constant movement, be that from project to project or dashing about his …

Watches

Miami Is Under Water in This Artist’s Haunting Vision of the Future

Models for <i>Slow-Moving Luminaries</i> by Lars Jan. Courtesy of the artist and Audemars Piguet.Models for <i>Slow-Moving Luminaries</i> by Lars Jan. Courtesy of …

Watches

Three showstopping watches bound for the Geneva fair | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

We are hurtling towards the end of the year and, let’s be honest, despite Nintendo’s Super NES Classic, Arsenal’s FA Cup win (its third in four …

Watches

The Audemars Piguet Millenary Collection is Even More Interesting

Home » Luxury Watches » The Audemars Piguet Millenary Collection is Even More Interesting<p>Audemars Piguet’s gorgeous Millenary Collection is back in …

Watches

Your Must-See Art Guide to Art Basel Miami Beach

Beginning just two weeks after Thanksgiving and three weeks before Christmas, Miami Art Week offers aesthetic antidotes to your holiday woes. Overdid …

The Arts

Pre SIHH: The Return Of The Tourbillon

An early look at introductions slated for January at the SIHH in Geneva suggests a dual recovery: the return of complications and the return of the Swiss watch industry. After a 25-month downturn, exports of Swiss watches have been crawling upwards for the past five months. During the crisis, …

Watches

Baseline: Wawrinka visits home of Audemars Piguet watches

Stan Wawrinka is having a pretty great time during the 2017 offseason—despite it being prolonged due to injury. Despite ending his season after …

Tennis

Women Who Dare

Audemars Piguet Boutique Bangkok<p>Audemars Piguet Boutique Beijing<p>Audemars Piguet Boutique Beverly Hills<p>Audemars Piguet Boutique Geneva …

Watches

The Value of Time-Keeping: Vintage Watches Pay Off

Community and communication make a volatile combination in the vintage watch market.<p>The vintage-watch market has exploded in the past few years with …

For Men

Why People Buy Watches | Quill & Pad

by Chris Malburg<p>People buy everything – from toasters to cars and, of course, timepieces – for every kind of reason.<p>Here I consult three of the …

Watches