Interview: Waldan Watches President, Andrew Waldan

"These watches are only the beginning," he says of the American-made line he launched to commemorate his father's legacy

Oscar Waldan, the namesake behind Waldan Watches, was a Polish watchmaker trained by a man named Manek, a fellow prisoner at the Buchenwald Concentration Camp during WWII. Oscar, in between apprenticing for Manek, endured unthinkable conditions and torture under the Nazis, until liberated, when he fled to Switzerland. While there, he furthered his passion for watchmaking and maintenance, and formulated a plan to relocate to …

Mondrian-Inspired Watch Cabinet by Smythson

The spirit of De Stijl is alive and well, as evidenced by this Mondrian-inspired watch cabinet soon to be released by the revered luxury goods purveyor Smythson of Bond Street. Part of an entire men's collection for this fall, the cabinet is finished with a black pigskin leather exterior and contains a perpetual motion watch "rocker" that pulls out to reveal hidden storage at the …

World Superbike Championships Laguna Seca 2016

Up close at the US round of the motorcycle race

by Justin Kaehler Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is one of the premiere racetracks in North America, if not the world. A perfectly crafted ribbon of asphalt carved through the picturesque hills of Monterey, California, this track has hosted top-level racing series for over 60 years. Though just a little over two miles around, it covers over 180 feet in elevation change and 11 turns. It …