It has become a popular practice for watch brands to introduce complicated movements as a means of elevating their status—regardless of whether they have any real experience in this genre of watch
The Calibre DB-15, the latest offering from De Bethune (305.695.1435, +41.24.454.22.81, www.debethune.ch), features the company’s first movem
Jochen Benzinger’s atelier in Pforzheim, Germany, a sunlit room filled with intricate antique rose engine machines, is more reminiscent of a museum than a workshop.
More than a craft, watchmaking is, for some, a compulsion. I learned this during a recent session with Jaeger-LeCoultre’s master watchmaker Sylvain Golay (pictured below).
Sex is something not usually associated with fastidious watchmakers.
The French fashion house Hermès (800.441.4488, www.hermes.com) wants the world to know that it is serious about watchmaking.
While many watch companies cloak themselves with images of automobile racing or aviation, Richard Mille injects this performance ethos into his watches.
The beauty—or tragedy, depending on how you view it—of Audemars Piguet’s $2.25 million Springtime Charm watch and earrings suite, currently sitting for a limited engagement in the window of its fl
Three of Savile Row’s finest custom tailors—Henry Poole & Co., H.