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Video Review – Lucien Piccard Sofia Collection

Video Review Lucien Piccard Sofia Collection

Video review of the Lucien Piccard Sofia Collection, new for 2015. Megan Harris from WorldofWatches TV has a closer look at this women’s style. Exquisite contours from the Lucien Piccard Sofia collection. Contemporary women’s watch is sleek and sophisticated with a highly polished round case presented on a lustrous multi-link bracelet. The stationary bezel encircles the captivating dial with guilloche outer dial, mother-of-pearl center, polished Dauphine hands, Roman numeral and baton hour markers. Select from popular styles in polished stainless steel, rose or yellow gold-tone stainless steel.  

Automatic Time-Keepers

Automatic wristwatches are in a league of their own. Nothing compares to prestige and performance of an automatic timepiece. From the smooth operation featured on the dial with the sweeping second hand operating in a fluid rotation to the intricate mechanical movement inside, revealed on many skeleton dials and casebacks, it is easy to recognize the superior attributes  of automatic timepieces. In 1770, Abraham Louis Perrelet introduced the first automatic timepiece with a pocket watch model designed to operate when the watch wearer started walking. It featured an oscillating weight that moved up and down. Before Perrelet’s self-winding mechanism, mechanical watches required…

Time For A New Lucien Piccard Watch

The month of January is well-noted for many annual and semi-annual sales events. With the Super Bowl approaching at the end of the month, many electronic retailers offer their best deals on big screen televisions. Semi-annual White Sales also occur during the month of January, as numerous retailers throughout the nation put bedding, towels, linens and other domestic home goods on sale. January is also a good month to book a cruise, since many cruise ship carriers offer their lowest prices and best incentives for the year during the month. The month of January also marks the Lucien Piccard Semi-Annual…

It’s Time To Find A Cure

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and the It’s Time To Find A Cure event in support of the cause is taking place at WorldofWatches.com for the entire month. The popular internet retailer has expressly partnered with many of today’s most prestigious watchmakers for the promotion and proceeds from the event will benefit the NBCF (National Breast Cancer Foundation ) in its mission to save lives through early detection of the disease and provide free mammograms and diagnostic breast cancer services to those in need. In addition to providing breast cancer screenings to services to those in need, the NBCF also offers…

What’s New From Lucien Piccard

In today’s world of luxury timepieces, numerous watchmakers are re-inventing themselves to stay relevant with the times. In the past decade, many brands from Cartier and Chopard to Lucien Piccard, TAG Heuer and Tissot have moved with the times, offering larger sized cases along with comfortable rubber and silicone straps in their collections. There’s a lot to admire with several new Lucien Piccard watch collections, which debuted this week at popular online retailer WorldofWathes.com.  The legendary watchmaker has been producing premium timepieces for over nine decades, since it was founded in 1923. And the new Lucien Piccard Bremen, Burgos and Mulhacen collections,…

Lunar Time…

Moon phase wrist watches are among the most sought-after and prized timepieces in the world today. These special timepieces follow the progression of the moon in its different phases… from new moon, first quarter and full moon to last quarter. A moon phase or lunar watch is a highly specialized complication featured on watch dials from some of the most prestigious watchmakers in the world, including Patek Philippe, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Lucien Piccard, Omega, Chopard, IWC, Vacheron and Betrolucci. A window on the watch dial of these intricate timepieces displays the different phases of the mooon. The cycle from new moon to new…

Watches That Make The Grade…

In less than a month, it will be back to school time for many college and high school students throughout the nation. Traditionally in years past, many college and high school fall semesters commenced just after Labor Day. However, today classes in many higher and lower level institutions across the nation now begin around August 15th, while others start in the weeks thereafter. Whether the students in your household are completing high school or are entering college, one thing is for certain, they’ll want to have the perfect back to school wardrobe this late summer. Distressed skinny jeans, wide brim…

Everyone Loves Lucien Piccard

Lucien Piccard timepieces have been a fashion essential for the well-dressed man and woman since 1923. The name itself reflects a legacy rich in watchmaking design and unsurpassed in precsion craftsmanship. The brand’s slim-line design wristwatches set the standard for thin lightweight timepieces for generations and Lucien Piccard was one of the first watchmakers to use precious gemstones to embellish and accent their dress watches. The latest collections of timepieces from Lucien Piccard offer a bold, new modern interpretation of time, while adhering to the quality standards and meticulous craftsmanship that the brand is legendary for.   The Lucien Piccard…

WATCH DEBATE. Dial Up! Numbers v. Roman Numerals.

World of Watches continues their exploration of watchmaking fundamentals with a look at the merits of numbers versus Roman numerals on watches for men and women. Today, with the vast selection of watch styles, women’s- and men’s- watch fans have a choice in everything: style, movement type, color… Even the band is something you can work to your preference. Also included in this selection of choices is preference for numeric or non-numeric watch dials. Both numbers and non-numeric signifiers, such as Roman numerals, can be found on watch dials, which—for many—is just another choice they have to make when selecting…

Celebrities, Brand Name Watches…And You!

Watches are an age-old status symbol but in recent years they have transitioned from purely a functional element of dressing, to an accessory in their own right.  As a result, we love to know the watch(es) our favorite celebrities wear.  Indeed, many celebrities and sports legends even hold sponsorship contracts with many luxury brand name watch manufacturers, including Cameron Diaz, LeonardoDicaprio, Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Tiger Woods, Maria Sharapova and many more.  However, in recent months, an interesting trend has been noticed within the watch industry as Hollywood stars and starlets have been seen favoring lesser-known, more affordable brand name…