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Alexandre Despatie with his U-Boat Classico 53mm Watch

2009 juin 02

The multi-talented, home-town hero Alexandre Despatie was spotted by one of my clients wearing a 53mm, beige U-Boat Classico. Alexandre was speaking at a recent public appearance when my client noticed the bold, oversize design that U-Boat watches are known for. I find it even more fitting that I'm writing an entry about the world champion and Olympic medalist, as his twenty-fourth birthday on the eighth of June quickly approaches.

Women living large

2008 novembre 28

The large watch fashion trend is still going strong. It makes quite the fashion statement when you see an elegantly dressed woman or celebrity wearing a large sporty timepiece. It exudes confidence and attitude, while still being functional and incredibly easy to read.

Pink is Decked out in Beautiful Rebecca Jewelry on Much Music

2008 novembre 19

The other day I chanced upon a broadcast of singer Pink on Much Music's Live @ Much. Pink (officially P!nk) definitely has her own style and, while always fashionable and well put together, she is never mainstream and mundane.

Paul Newman 1925-2008

2008 octobre 01

Paul Newman, known for his piercing blue eyes, boyish good looks and stellar performances in scores of hit Hollywood movies, has died. He was 83.

Nicolas G. Hayek, the man who saved the Swiss Watch Industry

2008 septembre 18

During the 1970s the watch industry was turned on its head with the advent of inexpensive, production line, watch manufacturing that mainly took place in Japan. Swiss watchmakers were affected strongly by the new Japanese market and a crisis ensued. While old independent companies like Rolex and Patek Philippe where not in direct competition with the Japanese giants, two of the world's major watch manufacturers, USUAG and SSIH could not cope with the competition. In 1982, the two companies' creditors hired Hayek Engineering in an attempt to save the giants from bankruptcy. The work that Nicolas Hayek did during this time secured him his spot in watch making history and has often been credited with saving the entire Swiss watch industry.

Mainstream is on its way out!

2008 septembre 13

As the high-end market continues to flourish in these economic hard times, the watch trend is really going towards people wanting to wear something no one else has. The days of wearing a Rolex has been termed as a Texas Timex. In the past it seemed like as soon as you made a little success for yourself, one of the first thing you did is go out and get a Rolex. Although Rolex, Breitling and Cartier will always own a huge chunk of the market, Bell & Ross, Corum, U-Boat are creeping up and becoming in demand.

How to buy a watch

2008 juillet 28

Being a watch salesman, we go through all sorts of people with their questions and opinions on what sort of watch to buy. There are a lot of factors involved, and it's very hard to tell you what to buy. Whether it is an investment grade piece, or just something that you saw in a magazine or on some celebrity's wrist. Choosing a Brand or Model can and should be a fun experience.

U-Boat Drawing Them In

2008 juin 06

As the tourists start rolling in for the Grand Prix, U Boat continues to draw them in from our store front window. There's something about their look that everyone seems to like. We have a vast array of watch brands, and every price range Bell & Ross Tourbillon, solid Gold Corum Admirals Cup Challenge 44 and the list goes on, but U Boat seems to be what every client has been drawn in to see.

Rihanna Loves Pianegonda

2008 février 26

Once again Rihanna was spotted wearing her Pianegonda jewelry. In the Style Watch section of February's People magazine (right), she was pictured proudly wearing a necklace and a bracelet from the Glittering Love Collection. Pianegonda's young and glamorous look mirror's the talented artist's own style.

Pianegonda: Celebrity Spottings

2008 février 02

Rosario Dawson: The popular American actress Rosario Dawson wears the silver earrings Vicious line.

Stallone Jumps on the U-Boat Bandwagon

2008 janvier 24

Sylvester Stallone was on David Letterman recently, not sporting a Panerai, which is his usual watch of choice, this time he is wearing a U Boat watch.

Circle of Life

2008 janvier 23

The circle is one of nature's most pleasing shapes. Take this perfectly balanced form, re-create it in a precious metal, adorn it with beautifully gleaming diamonds, and you got yourself the classic Circle of Life pendant.

Bell and Ross Attracting Celebrities

2008 janvier 16

With the popularity of the Bell and Ross BR01 and BR03 and BR02 Instrument line growing. There are many celebrities jumping on the band wagon.