While focusing on the $555,000 price of Rafael Nadal’s Richard Mille RM 027 (310.205.5555, www.richardmille.com
Boutique watchmaker De Bethune recently introduced the De Bethune DB 28 (www.debethune.ch), a watch that mixes the
The sudden discovery of an extensive cache of decades-old watch movements reminded horologist Claude Sanz of the painful divide that exists in the minds of watchmakers between the glory
For performance-minded Richard Mille, the creation of an ideal golf watch was a matter of finding the right test pilot.
A propensity to corrode usually is not a selling point for a watch, but it is a compelling feature of the Panerai Luminor Submersible 1950 3 Days Automatic Bronzo 47MM (
IWC has updated its Portofino line with a hint of retro flair inspired by the dolce-vita days of the collection’s namesake village on the Italian Riviera.
Parmigiani Fleurier’s latest iteration of its dressy Tonda model is an advancement in both style and technical sophistication.
With the new Amadeo 45 Chronograph Cambiano edition 2011 ($21,780), Bovet builds on its collaboration with famed Italian automotive design house Pininfarina.
Vacheron Constantin’s groundbreaking Quai de l’Ile line-up has added a handsome new face with the Retrograde Annual Calendar.
A minute repeater’s appeal usually rests largely on how well the watch sounds.
Collectors probably will not mind that the new Greubel Forsey Invention Piece 2 (www.greubelforsey.com) contai
To enhance a timepiece’s beauty, the designers at Piaget not so simply reduce its size.
Apparently it is not enough that Richard Mille watches look different from other watches on the market.
Jean Dunand’s latest GMT tourbillon chronograph, the expansive $460,000 Jean Dunand Palace (www.jeandunand.com),
As a small group gathered in one of the formal private rooms of the Cartier mansion on Fifth Avenue in New York City last November, a rather informal comment suddenly issued from one of
Despite its ongoing predilection for big, beefy Royal Oaks, Audemars Piguet’s legacy in ultrathin watches dates back to 1967, when the brand introduced its automatic Calibre 2120,
From January 26 to February 11, Swiss watchmaker Blancpain will host an exhibition that celebrates its iconic Fifty Fathoms watch, a timepiece commissioned by the French Navy Seal
This holiday season, Panerai was inspired by the spirit of watches past to come up with the special-edition PAM 029 Luminor GMT ($7,400).
THE GIFTHis and her one-of-a-kind Van Cleef & Arpels watches designed to tell the story of a couple’s romance.
The $260,000 Tirion Répétition Minutes TriRetrograde (www.milus.com) introduces the watchmaker’s first-ever minute repeater—which chimes hours, q
Geneva’s Roger Dubuis is now employing the latest micro-mechanical technology, but not in the way you might think.
Time can be a nemesis, even occasionally for those who spend their professional lives mastering it.
Maximilian Büsser & Friends’ Horological Machine No4 Thunderbolt (HM4) is unusual but not unexpected: Outlandish designs are precisely what propelled Büsser’s 5-year
With its parent company Richemont’s acquisition of Geneva manufacture Roger Dubuis in 2008, Cartier leveraged the facility’s location by adding workshops that enabled the
Audemars Piguet looks skyward and contemplates time from a celestial point of view with the extremely limited Special Edition Millenary Astrologia Perpetual Calendar for women ($1
The $290,000 Corum Admiral’s Cup Minute Repeater Tourbillon 45 (www.corum.ch), a special-edition minute repeater tourbillon that
‘‘This is really the first time we have used the movement as an important part of the design of the watch," says Chopard copresident Karl-Friedrich Scheufele of Engine One, one of four new timepie
Although you can buy this watch only as a set with two of the company's other high complications, the Grande Sonnerie is still a collectible achievement in musical watchmaking.
Richard Mille's modification of his diving tourbillon (this is an automatic) remains a highly technical timepiece with 22 torque screws securing a three-piece case.
Bell & Ross's diver's watch is one of the company's most ergonomic designs with wrist-hugging curves that still maintain the aggressive character of a military timepiece.