One of my favorite high jewelry pieces is this Cartier miniature Panthère diamond watch. The delicate emerald and onyx details on the tiny face are exquisite.
Price upon request at cartier.com
Belle of the Ball
Lady Arpels Ballerine Enchantée, the latest incarnation of Van Cleef & Arpels Poetic Complications series, is romance to the nth degree. The figure is a half-dancer, half-butterfly and when you press a button at the 8 o’clock position, her tutu comes to life!
Price upon request at
IWC took inspiration for its Ingenieur collection from Formula One cars. The carbon case and dial is comprised of layers of carbon tissue (which is the same process used by Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One).
Ingenieur Carbon Performance, limited to 100 pieces, $24,600 at
212.355.7271 or iwc.com
With the upcoming release of The Great Gatsby, Art Deco fever is rampant. Ralph Lauren’s modern interpretation of a 1920’s watch is so chic.
18k gold and diamond on a black suede strap, $80,000, ralphlaurenwatches.com
Nothing beats watches that double as bracelets, like these gold and diamond beauties from Piaget.
Prices upon request, 1-877-8PIAGET or piaget.com
Vacheron Constantin’s latest Metiers D'art series is inspired by a set of late 1700’s illustrated books, The Temple of Flora, by British physician Robert Thornton. My favorite one depicts this beautiful China Limodoron flower.
Baume & Mercier teamed up with actress Emmanuelle Chriqui to create a limited edition version of its Linea line with three new colorful straps, like this one in a fun orange braided-lambskin.
to 500 in each color, $2,100, baume-et-mercier.com
Audemars Piguet's Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph is a showstopper, encrusted with 276 brilliant-cut diamonds (and it’s as big as it looks)!
$177,500 at audemarspiguet.com
The Eagle has Landed
The Roger Dubuis booth was like a scene out of Game of Thones with knight and maiden costumes, and even a giant gilded eagle (representing the Poincon de Geneve—all in celebration of the new collection, Excalibur.
Excalibur 42 in rose gold, $55,400, rogerdubuis.com
The New Pocket Watch
Although Panerai gave a sneak peek of this limited edition Tourbillon GMT Ceramica Pocket watch last year, it will now finally be available—for 50 lucky people!
Lady in Red
Jaeger LeCoultre’s latest Reverso Lady Ultra Thin has a new strap created by the Italian leather goods house Valextra in the most perfect shade of red.
Richard Mille partnered with tennis star Rafael Nadal and created this tourbillon watch that is an amazingly light 19 grams—less than a sheet of paper!
For Him or Her
With a sleek anthracite face, Montblanc’s TimeWalker Voyager is a men’s sports watch that will certainly also be coveted by women.
Best in Black
As a New Yorker, black is my go-to color, so I’m always on the hunt for the perfect, sleek watch, like this classic A. Lange & Soehne.
Grande Lange 1 in 18K white gold with black, solid silver dial on a
hand-stitched black crocodile strap, $40,500, 1(800)408-8147 or alange-soehne.com