Since becoming the CEO of the Swiss watch manufacturer Zenith in late 2011, Jean-Frédéric Dufour has overseen a dramatic shift at the LVMH-owned company.
Urushi, an ancient lacquer technique developed in Japan using tree sap, is the catalyst for Chopard’s limited-run L.U.C XP timepiece ($24,290).
Though it was one of DeWitt’s early designs, the case of Dame de Pressy is a shape that the company did not produce in large numbers.
In the years since Corum reengineered its famous Golden Bridge from the 1980s, that specially conceived, in-line movement has been implemented primarily in men’s watches, despite its air
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.
Girard-Perregaux has decided that the best way to update its rectangular and iconic Vintage 1945 model was to give it some curves.
The Swiss watch industry lost one of its most dynamic leaders on April 14 with the unexpected passing of Rolf W. Schnyder, CEO of Ulysse Nardin.
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.
To enhance a timepiece’s beauty, the designers at Piaget not so simply reduce its size.
Collectors probably will not mind that the new Greubel Forsey Invention Piece 2 (www.greubelforsey.com) contai
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),
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
Matthew Norman’s L’Audacieuse table clock ($14,990) embodies the company’s evolution from a reproducer of traditional carriage and officers’ clocks to a manufacturer of resolutely
Unlike other perpetual calendar watches, Ulysse Nardin models do not present a problem for long-distance travelers.
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 $260,000 Tirion Répétition Minutes TriRetrograde (www.milus.com) introduces the watchmaker’s first-ever minute repeater—which chimes hours, q
It is a long-standing tradition in the watch industry for established companies to grouse about the encroachments of newer brands, particularly when those brands come from outside the in
In describing DeLaneau’s new Madison Avenue boutique, company CEO Cristina Wendt-Thévenaz prefers not to stress the fact that it will be the only watch store in New York City that caters
Geneva’s Roger Dubuis is now employing the latest micro-mechanical technology, but not in the way you might think.
Maximilian Büsser & Friends’ Horological Machine No4 Thunderbolt (HM4) is unusual but not unexpected: Outlandish designs are precisely what propelled Büsser’s 5-year
The delicately feminine Dame de Pressy (www.dewitt.ch) ladies watch is not as great a departure as it might appear to