Richard Mille RM 11-01 Roberto Mancini

Top 10 (Plus 1) Soccer Watches In Honor Of The FIFA World Cup 2014 (Archive)

With the FIFA World Cup 2014 long finished, Elizabeth takes a brief look at ten – well, eleven – of the most interesting soccer-related timepieces. Among these are the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Leo Messi and Richard Mille’s RM 11-01 Roberto Mancini. Flip through the list and see which is your favorite.

Thank you to Richard Mille for organizing the McLaren experience

Driving The McLaren 570s Coupé

Thanks to a recently implemented product strategy for road cars, McLaren has begun making them much more accessible for normal street driving. And the 570s is one of these: a McLaren for non-professional lovers of great cars. Go on a test drive with Elizabeth right here!

A very pleased Rafael Nadal with the Ion Tiriac Trophy after winning the 2014 Mutua Madrid Open . Phozo courtesy ATP

Rafael Nadal, The World’s No.1 Tennis Player; The Richard Mille RM 27-01, The World’s Most Expensive Sports Watch; And The Ion Tiriac Trophy, The World’s Most Complicated Tennis Trophy (Archive)

The Mutua Madrid Open is a young tournament; it crowned just its thirteenth winner on May 11, 2014. This winner happens to be world number one Rafael Nadal. And Nadal was wearing an evolution of the groundbreaking ultra-light RM 027. In lightness as in its $690,000 price tag, this watch breaks all kinds of records.

Zverev and his good luck charm in Madrid: the Richard Mille RM 67-02 (photo courtesy David Aliaga/NurPhoto via Getty Images/Richard Mille)

Alexander Zverev’s Ultra-Light Richard Mille RM 67-02 Is Serving Aces

Tennis fans have probably already taken note: world number three Alexander Zverev has been playing his hard-hitting brand of predominately baseline tennis with a Richard Mille strapped to his wrist. Zverev plays with his own version of the RM 67-02, which he debuted at the Mutua Madrid Open tennis tournament in May 2018. Find out more about it right here.

Close up look at the shock-absorbingcables tensioning the components in the Richard Mille RM 53-01 Pablo Mac Dough

Richard Mille RM 53-01 Pablo Mac Donough: A Timepiece Warrior Persians Would Have Appreciated

As the basis for an ultra-light, ultra-shock-resistant watch, you could do far worse than TPT Carbon, but the outside case is just the beginning for the Richard Mille RM 53-01. Inside, the movement is something out of industrial engineering handbooks. And that’s important because it is engineered to be worn on the polo field, where one of the most brutal sports around is played.

Diamond-set Richard Mille RM 07-01 on the wrist

Diamonds At SIHH 2018: Less Now Seems To Be More

Wandering the halls of the Palexpo, where the 2018 SIHH took place, Martin noticed plenty of trends. And while many of them have already been shared here and there, he noticed one trend he felt hadn’t been mentioned yet: how few diamond-set watches there were!

Richard Mille RM 50-03 Tourbillon Split Seconds Chronograph Ultralight McLaren F1 (photo courtesy Richard Mille/Ted Humble Smith)

Richard Mille RM 50-03 Tourbillon Split-Seconds Chronograph Ultralight McLaren F1: Born From Cutting-Edge Science And A Revved-Up Partnership

Graphene has the potential to usher in the future that many dreamers, inventors, and science-fiction writers have been hoping for since the discovery of electricity and the invention of computers and spaceflight. The Richard Mille RM 50-03 Tourbillon Split Seconds Chronograph Ultralight McLaren F1 is infused with graphene, making it the stuff of science-fiction dreams and Formula 1 impossibilities.

Roger Dubuis Excalibur Carbon Spider

Focus On Technology: Plastics In Watches And Why We Are Likely To See More Of Them

Exotic materials: love them or hate them? And where are you in regard to plastics, which are ever-increasingly appearing in wristwatch cases and movements?

Richard Mille at the wheel of his 1967 BRM at the 2015 Richard Mille Chantilly Arts and Elegance

The 2017 Gaïa Awards: Richard Mille, Jean-Marc Wiederrecht, And Laurence Marti Honored

The 2017 Prix Gaïa awards, the Nobel Prizes of the watch industry, have gone to Agenhor founder Jean-Marc Wiederrecht, Richard Mille, and Laurence Marti.

Tudor ambassador David Beckham

What’s The Deal With Celebrity Brand Ambassadors? Are They Really A Good Fit For Watch Brands? (Video)

The Watches TV founder Marc-André Deschoux shares his own thoughts on brand ambassadors, starting with the Tudor/David Beckham association, which he personally felt was counterproductive: so much so that the announcement pushed him to not make a Tudor purchase he was leaning toward.