Watches

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 Paris brand to attain 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 ($100,200). As the...
In 2005, Parisian jewelry house Van Cleef & Arpels presented its Midsummer Night’s Dream high-jewelry collection depicting impish fairies rendered in sparkling gems. A year later, the brand...
According to Hélène Poulit-Duquesne, Cartier International’s watch marketing director, the original idea for the Cirque Animalier de Cartier emerged from an exercise in creative free sketching by the...
For the first time, Stephen Forsey and Robert Greubel have moved from their customary finishing technique to an openwork format, and the results are spectacular. This watch displays an innovative...
The L.U.C. Chrono One comes in a 42-mm case and is limited to 100 pieces in white gold. A brand-new automatic chronograph movement, L.U.C. 10 C is an integrated double-pusher column-wheel chronograph...
The F.P. Journe Minute Repeater Souveraine is a much more modest timepiece than its celebrated older sibling, the Grande Sonnerie Souveraine. But to compare the bells and whistles of these two...
This is a limited-edition chronograph with split-second feature based on a Valjoux 7753 movement. Inside Information: The Admiral’s Cup name is sanctioned by the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) in...
Admiral’s Cup Tides 48 features phases of the moon, tide levels and timing, and tide height, current strength, and water height by factors of 25. Inside Information: The Admiral’s Cup name is...
The Van Cleef Arpels Jour/Nuit does not display hours and minutes in a conventional way. Rather, its dial—a rotating disk surfaced in aventurine—depicts a sun in yellow sapphires resting opposite a...
Building on its signature Queen of Naples case, Breguet has released a small, shaped sonnerie movement that chimes the hours in passing. It is a beautifully feminine matching of design and haute...
The Altiplano, a signature style for Piaget, has evolved to include a sweep seconds hand at 10 o’clock and a 40mm dial. The watchmaker is also offering a limited-edition rose-gold model with a...
Presenting the company's first in-house chronograph movement, the UNICO is a milestone for Hublot, made visible under a lattice dial.
The Patek Philippe Calatrava 5196 was originally launched in 1932. Although the style has remained the same, the modern updates include a larger case size and a yellow-gold dial. Inside Information:...
Patek Philippe's long-awaited in-house lateral clutch chronograph movement is finally made available inside a man's watch. With sweeping bridges, levers, and reset hammers, this piece epitomizes the...
The tagline “less is more” speaks volumes about Chopard’s thinnest timepiece, a 6.8mm-thick chronometer available in both rose and white gold with a slate-gray dial. The thin case is achieved through...
Corum's latest diver's watch takes full advantage of the massive Admiral's Cup case. This watch is formidable with a helium-release valve and 1,000 meters of water resistance.
Originally launched in 2005, this model features a few upgrades, most notably the new dial variation and mechanical self-winding movement now showing the date. The timepiece, which comes with a hand-...
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.
The ChronoMaster Open Grande Date is an extension of the ChronoMaster Open, but with a new complication and black or silver sun guilloche dial with hand-mounted appliqué indexes and numerals. Inside...
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. Water resistance is a solid 300...
Over the years, De Bethune CEO David Zanetta and technical director Denis Flageollet have driven the company’s designs toward a more futuristic style and, in doing so, have redefined what a...
Although it carries a tourbillon escapement and perpetual calendar, the real attraction of the 2755 is the new minute-repeater mechanism with silent regulator. Finally, Vacheron Constantin's movement...
The Vacheron Constantin Quai de l’le represents one of the 254-year-old company’s most dramatic bursts of creativity to date. The timepiece breaks ground in several areas, but most notably in its...
Celebrating 20 years in business, the famous behind-the-scenes complication specialist has released a watch under his own name. In addition to the rubberized tractor hour and minute displays, the...
The Luminor Chrono Daylight is distinctively Panerai with its signature crown protector. Water-resistant up to 100 meters, it features automatic mechanical, Panerai OP XII caliber, base Valjoux 7753...
The 5207 Grand Complication features the base movement from the firm’s 3939 minute repeater/tourbillon, but the perpetual-calendar module is a completely new development that makes two improvements...
With the company's famous Perpetual GMT +/- movement, the El Toro is an ultra-practical travel watch housed in a very contemporary design. The movement remains the only perpetual calendar that can be...
A limited edition of five pieces, the mechanical Vaucher Fleurier hand-engraved movement is encased in sapphire crystals and 54.9 of carats diamonds, which took 60 days of labor for gem-setting. The...
The Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Gyrotourbillon is hardly a squared retread of 2004’s landmark multi-axis tourbillon. Rather, the timepiece is a bold model that cleverly employs a new kind of balance...

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