COUTUREtime 2019

MAY 30 – JUNE 3, 2019 | WYNN & ENCORE LAS VEGAS

COUTUREtime is the premier, luxury watch event in the United States, bringing together retail’s most important buyers and the timepiece industry’s most reputable brands.

Topper Talk: The Surprisingly Robust $495 Hamilton Khaki Field Mechanical

by Rhonda Riche – For folks looking for a simple, no fuss-no muss timepiece, you can’t beat the clean, classic look of a military watch. And although I’m a vintage enthusiast, I realize that previously enjoyed watches come with some baggage — most were built to serve, but after 40, 50 or 60 plus years, authentic vintage timepieces are going to have some aches and pains…

No More Bets! Five Unmissable Watches From COUTUREtime


by Viviana Shanks – It's that time of the year again! When brands, retailers, and journalists travel to Las Vegas either showcase their latest novelties or to finally experience the newness in the metal. The Wynn Las Vegas makes for the perfect setting for this show. With its luxury ambiance and excellent service, the Wynn has become an excellent venue for COUTUREtime. For my second year at the show, I decided to take a look at five standout watches…

Grand Seiko Debuts An Impressive Lineup Of US-Only Timepieces


by Rhonda Riche – It’s safe to say that the most exciting story to come out of the COUTUREtime show in Las Vegas was the introduction of four new, seasonally-themed timepieces from Grand Seiko. This quartet is composed of two Spring Drive and two Hi Beat models. Let's go hands-on!

COUTUREtime 2019: Parmigiani Fleurier Returns To Their Roots


by Marco Gabella – Unlike other watch brands that were founded centuries ago, Parmigiani Fleurier’s story began just over 20 years ago. This reality seems paradoxical because the timepieces produced by this manufacture seem to be part of the watchmaking classicism inherited from the innovators of the 17th and 18th century. To understand this particularity, we must look back to the very reasons for the brand's creation…

Roll The Dice: Our Five Favorite Maurice Lacroix From COUTUREtime


by Rhonda Riche – Maurice Lacroix is best known for producing high-quality timepieces that look good and represent good value. But for years, the brand has flown under the radar in America. Now it’s their time to take center stage with these five show stoppers…

Samurais Over Sin City: The Casio G-Shock MRG-G2000GA Gassan


by Rhonda Riche – At first glance, it would seem like samurais—the highly disciplined warrior class of ancient to modern Japan—and Las Vegas high rollers would have nothing in common. The samurai code evolved over centuries, and Sin City seems to have just appeared in the desert like a mirage in the 1900s…

Vegas Baby! Welcome To COUTUREtime 2019!


by Watchonista – While SIHH and Baselworld certainly have their charms, neither locale holds a candle to the raw electricity of Las Vegas. Which is why – for the third year in a row – Watchonista is returning to the fabulous desert celebrate timepieces and mingle with the people behind some of our favorite brands…

Brands Selection At COUTUREtime 2019

Alpina
Ateliers de Monaco
Bedat & Co.
Bell & Ross
Chronoswiss
Chronovision
Corum
Dior
Eberhard & Co
Frederique Constant
G-Shock
Graham
Grand Seiko
Gucci
Hamilton
Hermès
Junghans
Longines
Maurice Lacroix
MICHELE
MTM
Oris
Parmigiani Fleurier
Rado
Raymond Weil
Reservoir
RJ Watches
TAG Heuer
TUDOR
Tutima
U-Boat
WOLF
Zenith
Zodiac

COUTUREtime 2018: Articles By Watchonista