Watches

Jaeger-LeCoultre has a history of constructing ultrathin movements that stretches back to the early years of collaboration between the watchmakers Edmond Jaeger and Jacques-David LeCoultre.
While new watches abound at Baselworld—the industry’s largest jewelry and watch show, which ran this year from March 27 through April 3—the collectors and retailers who attended did not necessarily...
The Swiss watchmaker Corum has added new timepieces to its venerable Admiral’s Cup collection, including the Admiral’s Cup AC-One 45 Double Tourbillon.
Some 250 years ago, John Arnold became the favored watchmaker of the British royal court when he presented King George II with a ring less than 1 inch in diameter that kept time and also functioned...
HYT, the Swiss watchmaker that made waves in 2012 when it released the world’s first watch that uses fluids to tell time, is back with variations of its H1 and H2 models.
Since its debut nine years ago, Hublot’s Big Bang collection of wristwatches has ballooned to include a diverse range of styles, from sleek and highly mechanical to fun and colorful.
The original Legacy Machine No. 1 was conceived as a watch that would exemplify the sort of forward-thinking timepiece that MB&F (Maximilian Büsser and Friends) would have created had the brand...
With two models presented at Baselworld 2014, Laurent Ferrier has paid a further tribute to traditional watchmaking by setting a new tone for the Galet Micro-Rotor line. Laurent Ferrier has decided...
Cartier’s newest triple complication, the Rotonde de Cartier Earth and Moon, made its global debut last month at the Salon Internationale de Haute Horlogerie.
Created in 2002 to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Audemars Piguet’s Royal Oak line of watches, the original Royal Oak Concept was a radical reinterpretation of the esteemed design, featuring an...
For decades, the boutique manufacturer Christophe Claret has produced movements for some of Switzerland’s most prominent watch brands.
Since its founding 12 years ago, the Swiss watchmaker De Bethune has distinguished itself in the world of haute horology by cultivating an aesthetic that emphasizes sleek, futuristic designs.
Since its founding in 1995, the Geneva-based watchmaker Roger Dubuis has had an on-again, off-again relationship with its namesake.
The horologically advanced and beautifully designed GyroGraff features a stunning three-dimensional moon phase indicator and double-axis tourbillon. Each element is perfectly complemented by a...
The outline of a butterfly has been depicted artistically throughout many different cultures over the course of history. One of the earliest references dates back to the Egyptian era when the image...
Graff Diamonds has been involved in TEFAF Maastricht since 2001 and has unveiled some of the most fabulous jewels in the world there. This year Graff will showcase the horological advancements in its...
In 2008, the Van Cleef & Arpels Lady Arpels Féerie took home Robb Report ’s Best of the Best award for Women’s Watches. Now Van Cleef & Arpels is back with the Féerie Rouge , a new version of...
The Chinese New Year, which is based on a lunar rather than a solar calendar, fell on January 31 this year, and Ulysse Nardin celebrated the occasion with the release of the Classico Horse, the third...
The new De Bethune DB28 Digitale is a striking combination of classic technique and avant-garde design. It marks a departure from the typical dial aesthetic of the DeBethune DB28 series; rather than...
As the first large-scale showing of new luxury watches of the year, Geneva’s Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie is a barometer of new and upcoming trends in watchmaking...
Orbita, the world’s largest purveyor of luxury watchwinders for both automatic and manual wristwatches, will introduce its stunning new embedded Watchlight™ LED Flashlight Series in Spring 2014. This...
At the 2014 Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie in Geneva (January 20 to 24), the watchmaker Jaeger-LeCoultre introduced the latest addition to its renowned Grande Reverso series, the Grande...
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. In the last two years, Zenith—whose...
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). The watch depicts a horse, inspired by the 2014...
Devon Works managed to win over die-hard collectors and become a finalist in the 2010 Geneva Grand Prix for the eye-catching and innovative design of its Tread 1 series of watches—even though they...
A. Lange & Söhne has unveiled its Grand Lange 1 Moon Phase watch. The timepiece requires an adjustment of only one day every 122.6 years—rather than every 2.5 years as with most moon-phase...
For the first time, Roger Dubuis has created its Tourbillon Skeleton timepiece in a 42 mm case. Roughly 35 percent slimmer than previous models and lighter in weight...
Neither entirely a movement nor exactly a case – or rather both at once — Piaget's Altiplano 38 mm 900P is the world’s thinnest mechanical watch.
The 167-year-old Swiss watch manufacturer Ulysse Nardin opened its first stand-alone boutique in New York City at the Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park. This marks the brand’s third boutique in the...
Hour Passion is a new specialist watch boutique from the Swatch Group, housing some of the most exciting and globally revered Swiss Made watch brands, including: Longines Rado Tissot Balmain Certina...

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