Collectors and Collections

March 24, 2017

On Time: With Classic Watch, TAG Heuer Turns Back Time at Baselworld Fair

On Time By ALEX WILLIAMS Two years ago, TAG Heuer grabbed headlines at the giant Baselworld watch fair with a glimpse of the future: a Google-enabled […]
March 23, 2017

Watch Archives Prove Their Worth

When three guests spent more than $4 million on new Jaeger-LeCoultre watches during a recent visit to the company’s heritage gallery in Switzerland, their host, Philippe […]
March 23, 2017

The Watch Collector in Black

HONG KONG — Watch collectors often focus on a certain niche once they start getting serious. For some, it is all about key models of a […]
March 1, 2017

On Time: Cartier Courts Young Men With Luxe Watches

On Time By ALEX WILLIAMS It is “everything you want and nothing that you don’t,” read a review in Hodinkee about the new Drive de Cartier […]
November 17, 2016

In Brussels, Sharing a Passion for Watches

BRUSSELS — The star of a recent meeting of the Belgium Watch Club was the Rolex Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona in steel. About 30 other high-end […]
October 20, 2016

Ex-N.B.A. Star Amar’e Stoudemire Rises as an Art Connoisseur

Amar’e Stoudemire was inspecting art at Christie’s in Rockefeller Center on a sweltering afternoon in June. He was drawn to a tall piece by David Hammons, […]
September 5, 2016

Wild About Watches

SINGAPORE — “Welcome. Please sit in the Spitfire chair.” Dr. Bernard Cheong, a physician and probably one of the world’s quirkiest watch collectors, gestured at a […]
September 5, 2016

A Ulysse Nardin Watch Fan

Abel Hwong knows a thing or two about luxury. His success as a banker during the Asian boom of the 1990s positioned him to create AM […]
May 14, 2016

Scene Stealers: The Art Museum in Steve Tisch’s Backyard

May 14, 2016 Scene Stealers By BROOKS BARNES Steve Tisch and his girlfriend, Katia Francesconi, recently held a sit-down dinner for 30 at their hillside estate […]