Watchonista Launches ‘HOMEtime’ Instagram Live Series

Watchonista Launches ‘HOMEtime’ Instagram Live Series

Starting next week, Team Watchonista will be conducting daily Instagram Live sessions with top watch executives and industry personalities. 

By Watchonista

Like many of our followers, we find ourselves in an unprecedented situation which also changes the way in which we interact with digital media.  While our teams are working remotely both here and abroad, we are thrilled to kick off an Instagram Live series. Every day, we will provide our audience with engaging conversations with today’s most notable personalities in the industry.

Introducing HOMEtime

Watchonista is privileged to have relationships with some of the most influential executives and personalities within the watch industry. Starting Monday, March 30th at 12:00pm EST (18:00 CET), we’ll bring our followers together for our #HOMEtime IG Live series. Join us as we discuss brand’s responses to COVID-19 and get a behind the scenes look at some of the most notable people within our industry.

Tuning in is just as easy as following @Watchonista on Instagram.

How to participate

We’re inviting our readers to submit your questions to our guests via Instagram or by emailing We’ll open up questions on Instagram one day prior to each session.

We look forward to having you join us! See you soon on Instagram!

First Guests

Next week (starting March 30th) we’ll kick off our HOMEtime series with our first guest, Bulgari’s CEO Jean-Christophe Babin. Hear from the head of the famed Italian jeweler and watchmaker on how the brand is doing their part to combat the current global crisis.

Jean-Christophe Babin, CEO of Bvlgari

On Tuesday, March 31st, we’ll return to New York City, where we’ll sit down with Rudy Albers, President of WEMPE. Where we’ll get an inside look at the iconic retailer’s watch collection and some insights as to the current state of watch retail.

Rudy Albers, President of WEMPE

Wednesday, April 1st, will be very special as we’ll have Breitling CEO Georges Kern joining us. Viewers can expect an engaging discussion with the very charismatic CEO.

George Kern, CEO of Breitling

Later in the week, we'll have famed tattoo artist Mo Coppoletta joining us, along with master watchmaker Rexhep Rexhepi (of Akrivia). We have further guests lined up for the upcoming weeks, but we’re not letting all of our secrets out just yet! You’ll have to visit our Instagram page ( @watchonista ) every Sunday where we’ll announce the full schedule of HOMEtime guests. 

So be on the lookout and get your questions ready!

Watchonista's Response To COVID-19

Watchonista's United States and Switzerland teams are currently working remotely, but it’s still very much business as usual on and on our social media channels (Instagram, Facebook, and LinkedIn). 

What To Expect

Everyday, visitors to our website and social media channels count on Watchonista for compelling editorials, fresh posts, along with fun and enticing stories. All of which should help to lighten the mood during these extraordinary times.

We wish you and your family health and safety and we very much appreciate your readership.

Stay Safe!

-Team Watchonista


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