Thursday, April 30, 2009

Melrose Jewelers: Steve Wynn Replaces The Wynn Art Gallery With A Successful Rolex Store

In a time when Las Vegas is reeling in a tough economy, casino developer Steve Wynn has discovered newfound success by replacing the Wynn Art Gallery at Wynn Las Vegas with a state-of-the-art Rolex shop. When you think of museums in Las Vegas, you imagine museums dedicated to the history of neon, the entertainer Liberace and the evolution of the pinball machine. Following the sign of the times, highbrow culture in Las Vegas has given way to high-end shopping with the decision by Steve Wynn to convert a gallery at his Wynn Las Vegas resort into a Rolex shop. [...] Read More at Melrose Jewelers.

- Written by John Lavitt

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Melrose Jewelers: Barry White, The Maestro And The Walrus Of Love, Wore A Rolex Day-Date Presidential

On the cover of Barry White’s autobiography that was entitled, Barry White: My Everything, the man they simply called “The Maestro” wears a yellow gold Rolex Day-Date Presidential. During his lifetime, Barry White always wore his Rolex Day-Date Presidential in yellow gold because it symbolized his incredible success story from the streets of Los Angeles to the biggest arenas and performance halls all over the world. Barry White also was known as “the Walrus of Love,” a nickname that encompassed his size, his deep voice and his reputation as one of R&B’s most romantic singers. Born September 12, 1944, [...] Read More at Melrose Jewelers

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Melrose Jewelers: Even With Americans Coming On Strong, Australian Wins Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event

A fault-free stadium jumping performance by America’s Buck Davidson on My Boy Bobby could not earn him the $80,000 first prize and the Rolex Datejust at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event Sunday, as the overnight leaders duplicated his achievement in the striking new stadium at the Kentucky Horse Park. The most prestigious equestrian title in North America went to Australia’s Lucinda Fredericks aboard Headley Britannia. The Australian Champion leaped into first place Saturday at the competition with a perfect cross-country trip and refused to give up her edge to become the first mare to win the event. Lucinda Fredericks, [...] Read More at Melrose Jewelers

Monday, April 27, 2009

Melrose Jewelers: On The Opening Day Of The Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, The Europeans Vie For A Rolex Datejust

It was a hat trick for Europe on the first day of the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event where the winning rider receives a Rolex Datejust. The Netherlands’ Tim Lips and his 1996 Dutch gelding Concrex Oncarlos came away with the top score of 42.0 penalty points. Currently following Lips are Great Britain’s Oliver Townend and Carousel Quest with 45.2 penalty points and Great Britain’s William Fox-Pitt and Navigator with 46.7 penalty points. “I knew that if Oncarlos was relaxed he could do a really good job,” said leader Tim Lips. “It’s great to be on the top rather [...] Read More at Melrose Jewelers

Friday, April 24, 2009

Melrose Jewelers: Nothing Comes Between Calvin Klein and His Rolex Watch

Calvin Klein, the preeminent American fashion designer, chooses to wear a stainless steel Rolex Datejust when he hits the streets of New York or hangs out at fashionable parties. Although Calvin Klein Inc. makes a fashionable and expensive line of luxury watches, Calvin Klein would rather wear a Rolex watch than his own brand. Like Paris Hilton, Calvin Klein enjoys rolling with his Rolex. Arguably, the greatest American fashion designer of the late twentieth century, Calvin Klein has a history of breaking barriers and setting trends. However, when it comes to his wristwatch, Calvin Klein knows that the highest [...] Read More at Melrose Jewelers

Thursday, April 23, 2009

Melrose Jewelers: After a Winning Performance in his First Playoff Game, Rookie Derrick Rose Needs a Rolex

Wow! Chicago Bulls rookie Derrick Rose deserves to wear a Rolex watch after his winning performance in his first NBA playoff game against the Boston Celtics. Coming through for his team, Derrick Rose performed like a Rolex watch with precision and accuracy. As the world-champion Celtics learned in Game 1 of their first round playoff series, Derrick Rose is all business on the court. Before Derrick Rose’s inspired postseason debut, he and his agent B.J. Armstrong contemplated what to expect. The game’s intensity would be raised. Former NBA standout point guard Armstrong told his young client to attack early [...] Read More at Melrose Jewelers

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Melrose Jewelers: If LeBron James is the Heir Apparent of Michael Jordan, What Kind of Rolex Should the New King Choose?

If LeBron James has inherited the superstar mantle of Michael Jordan, what kind of Rolex luxury watch should King James wear to symbolize his triumph? Without question, the King, representing the very best in quality and performance, should wear a Rolex watch. Should the King be flashy and wear a Rolex Masterpiece like Jay-Z or should the King’s watch reflect his dedication to excellence like the Rolex Day Date Super President? Even before a Rolex watch is chosen for the new king, there lingers the question of whether he deserves the heir apparent title….

After all, Lebron James more championships [...] Read More at Melrose Jewelers

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Melrose Jewelers: No Longer A Meadow Or A Soprano, Jamie Lynn Sigler Still Wears A Rolex

No longer a Meadow (in truth, she never was a meadow, but just played a character named Meadow — please forgive the silly joke) or a Soprano, Jamie Lynn Sigler shines like a star when she wears a Rolex Daytona to Hollywood premieres. In 2008, after a three-episode guest shot on “Entourage” as Turtle’s new love interest, Jamie Lynn Sigler showed up on the red carpet with the classic stainless steel men’s Rolex Cosmograph Daytona on her wrist. Well before “Entourage” ever began, Jamie Lynn Sigler came into the national pop cultural awareness as Meadow Soprano on the [...] Read More at Melrose Jewelers

Monday, April 20, 2009

Melrose Jewelers: Yo, Tony Soprano Wears A Rolex Day-Date Presidential!

Yo, Tony Soprano wears a gold Rolex Day-Date Presidential with a Champagne Stick Dial. Any of you chumps got a problem with dat? In truth, New Jersey mob boss Tony Soprano from David Chase’s hit HBO series is just about the last guy in the world anyone would want to have a problem with. Played to perfection by James Gandolfini, Tony Soprano arguably is the greatest mob character ever to exclusively grace the television market. Naturally, if the question were expanded to the silver screen, Tony Soprano would have a lot of competition from classic Godfathers and modern-day Goodfellas. [...] Read More at Melrose Jewelers

Friday, April 17, 2009

Melrose Jewelers: Wearing Rolex Watches And Driving In The Rolex 24, Tim Allen Is A Rolex Kind Of Guy

Whether he is wearing a Rolex Daytona on and off the big screen or he is racing in the Rolex 24, Tim Allen is a Rolex kind of guy. Since the very beginning, when he was struggling to succeed in Hollywood, Tim Allen believed in owning a Rolex watch. In 1984, Tim Allen married his college sweetheart, Laura Diebel, and she helped to provide for the couple when Tim Allen was an up-and-coming comic. During those early days, thanks to her work and Tim Allen’s commercials, they lived in a beautiful home, wore nice clothes, drove expensive cars, and [...] Read More at Melrose Jewelers

Thursday, April 16, 2009

Melrose Jewelers: Sailor Genny Tulloch Wins The 2009 Rolex Women’s Match

In line with company tradition beyond creating the very finest in luxury watches, Rolex supported the best in racing by sponsoring the 2009 Rolex Women’s Match, which was won by Genny Tulloch. Harvard-based racer Genny Tulloch from Tiburn, California and her crack team sailed away with victory in the 2009 Rolex Women’s Match, hosted April 9-12 by the St. Petersburg Yacht Club in St. Petersburg, Florida. Genny Tulloch, ranked #1 on the United States Sailing Team AlphaGraphics, sailed with her Rhode Island-based crew that came together right before the race and came through with flying colors, including Liz Hall, [...] Read More at Melrose Jewelers

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Melrose Jewelers: A Rolex Watch On The Big Screen Produces Sharon Stone’s Passion For Rolex

When Sharon Stone wore a men’s stainless steel Rolex Submariner with a black dial in Sphere, the sci-fi event film based on Michael Crichton’s best-selling novel, she developed a true passion for Rolex watches. What is so intriguing about Sharon Stone’s passion is that she developed a true attachment to the specific Rolex watch model that she wore in the film. When an actor shoots a film, they have nothing to do with the choice of their costume or accessories. Those specific character choices begin with the screenwriter and end with the director who communicates the final decisions [...] Read More at Melrose Jewelers

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Melrose Jewelers: The Innovation And Philanthropy Of Michael Dell Is A Reflection Of His Rolex Yacht-Master

American entrepreneur and philanthropist Michael Dell wears a Rolex Yacht-Master that reflects his innovative style of business and his dedication to giving back. Michael Dell is the chairman of the Board of Directors and chief executive officer of Dell, the company he founded in 1984 with $1,000 and an unprecedented idea - to build relationships directly with customers. In the same way that Rolex created watches to withstand and operate flawlessly under any physical conditions, Michael Dell allowed the customer to customize their computer before it was custom built to their specifications. When you consider the invention of Rolesium [...] Read More at Melrose Jewelers

Monday, April 13, 2009

Melrose Jewelers: Two of A Kind — Phil Collins And The Platinum Rolex Yacht-Master

Superstar performer Phil Collins and his platinum Rolex Yacht-Master are two of a kind, true originals with multiple talents. Unlike his old friend Eric Clapton who prefers wearing a Rolex Daytona from his enormous collection of Rolex watches, Phil Collins chooses the platinum Rolex Yacht-Master. Indeed, the Rolex Yacht-Master in Rolesium is a watch that perfectly matches the personality of the multi-talented performer. The platinum Rolex Yacht-Master originally came onto the market after the original Rolex Yacht-Master. A year after the introduction of the two-tone versions, Rolex took one more step ahead in the form of a new model [...] Read More at Melrose Jewelers

Thursday, April 9, 2009

Melrose Jewelers: In Beverly Hills, Michael Jackson Shops For A Rolex Watch

With all his challenges and financial problems, Michael Jackson still loves to buy Rolex watches. The King of Pop was recently spotted shopping with his son Prince Michael. In order to keep track of the dissolution of his former residence, Neverland Ranch, he bought a Rolex watch in Beverly Hills. Neverland Ranch is being auctioned piece by piece to pay off the singer’s huge debts. Still, even in the face of such a crisis, Michael Jackson found the time to shop for a new Rolex watch, showing that his taste for the very best in luxury watches remains intact. [...] Read More at Melrose Jewelers