Watches of Switzerland buys Roberto Coin for $130 million

Luxury watch and jewellery retailer, Watches of Switzerland, has acquired Roberto Coin Inc., the North America business division of the renowned Italian jewellery brand, for $130 million. The deal was announced Thursday. Under the terms of the agreement as revealed by the two companies, Watches of Switzerland (WOS) will have exclusive distribution rights and ownership […]

Inside world’s first ever $1 billion hydrogen superyacht – and it’s linked to Bill Gates

The world’s first hydrogen fuel-cell superyacht has been unveiled in Amsterdam. It has taken Feadship 5 years to deliver Project 821, reportedly commissioned by Bill Gates. Project 821 features 12 guest staterooms, two staff cabins, accommodation for 44 crew members, a hospital, library, elevator, cinema, pool with a moveable glass bottom, multiple hot tubs, steam […]

Met Gala photos: Celebrities stun on fashion’s biggest night

This year’s Met Gala, one of the biggest events in fashion, is underway with co-chairs Jennifer Lopez, Zendaya, Anna Wintour and more stunning in fashion aligned with the theme: “Sleeping Beauties: Reawakening Fashion.” Key Takeaways Key Background The annual Met Gala is typically on the first Monday in May. The gala is always star-studded and […]

Wempe and Girard-Perregaux unveil limited-edition Laureato Chronograph

Watch and jewelry retailer, Wempe, launched the latest iteration of its “Signature Collection” with Girard-Perregaux. This Signature Collection consists of a series of limited edition and exclusive timepieces made in collaboration with best-in-class watch manufacturers, available only at Wempe, which includes the retailer’s Fifth Avenue New York store in the Peninsula New York Hotel. Previous […]