Montblanc’s Google-Powered Summit Smartwatch

Android Wear 2.0 custom designed inside the luxury brand's 1858 collection case

The wearable technology boom began with many pieces foregoing traditional watch design aesthetics. Since, however, Samsung and Apple (and many more tech companies) have adopted attributes belonging to horological language, hoping to lure in the traditional watch wearer. And yet, one can easily differentiate these attempts from the centuries of wristwatch development. Yesterday, Montblanc announced their foray down a different route. Within cases referencing their …

Montblanc’s New Bronze 1858 Collection Watches

Vintage-inspired timepieces employing the metal for the first time in the brand's history

Beyond the vintage aesthetics of Montblanc‘s new bronze 1858 Collection pieces, two related attributes shine: the visual warmth of the metal, both dressy and casual, and an understanding that with age these watches will acquire their own unique patina. Bronze has found success across a few watch brands of late, but Montblanc hit a sweet spot here with these three additions. The Montblanc 1858 Chronograph …

Six Chic Cocktails, Each Featuring a Different Base Alcohol

Mixed drink recipes we've collected from stylish events

New York City is never in short supply of jazzy venues with signature mixed drinks. Traversing cocktail bars and parties, one confronts a number of concoctions, some successful and others not so much. The following six drinks made their way to our lips over the last month, from filmic moments to fashion parties and even sporting events. They vary in complexity and strength, but all …