Watches

Too flashy for most social situations and too large for all but the stoutest of wrists, Jacob & Co.’s Billionaire watch nonetheless inspires awe when seen in person. Much like Howard Hughes’s...
Having created a mechanism to match the flamboyance of its aesthetic reputation, Roger Dubuis may have decided that a wristwatch is too pedestrian a vehicle for its unusual Quatuor movement. It...
It has been a record-setting year in horologic history. Two watershed watches, the most complicated ever made and one of the highest priced , both debuted during the past 12 months. In addition,...
No longer solely the milieu of men, many of today’s complicated timepieces reflect a feminine refinement, each exquisite example imbued with an elegance and beauty that belies the complexity beneath...
When Girard-Perregaux made its first modern foray into minute repeating watches a few years ago, it did so using the well-regarded Fabrique du Temps movement. By marrying the complication to its...
Another example of horology’s current bias for blue , Swiss watchmaker Ulysse Nardin has dropped a new timepiece into its Ulysse Anchor Tourbillon collection, this one fronting an azure finish to fit...
The Swiss watch company joins brands like Cartier at one of the best shopping areas in the world…
Rare timepieces draw exceptional participation and strong prices...
The watchmaker’s museum acquires remarkable pieces of the company’s history…
The first themed Christie’s Watch auction in the U.S. and the first dedicated to the Speedmaster.
The Louisiana alligator straps are hand made in Bianca Mosca’s workshop in France.
The Lady 8 Flower collection from Swiss watchmaker Jaquet Droz celebrates femininity in fabulous fashion. An exquisite reflection of the manufacture’s nearly 300 years of horologic artistry, the...
English watchmaker Christopher Ward launches C9 Moonphase in time for a full moon on Christmas.
The story of how a crafty thief stole Breguet’s Marie Antoinette pocket watch—and got away scot-free…
With Vacheron Constantin’s Historiques Cornes de Vache 1955 , the world’s oldest continuously operating manufacture advances the art of horology while remaining true to its past. The new timepiece...
Originally published in the December issue of Robb Report as “ Space Explorer ” The Gift: ❄ The first example of the Hysek IO 45 mm Skeleton Tourbillon with Blue Sapphire. ❄ $119,000 “The idea behind...
Originally published in the November issue of Robb Report as “ Open Hearts ” More than merely decorative, modern openwork watch designs furnish fascinating views into the remarkable mechanisms that...
The 193-year-old Swiss watch manufacture Bovet 1822 recently opened a new boutique in Manhattan’s bustling shopping district. The new shop, which is located within the Asprey of London jewelry house...
Luxury Timepiece platform Eleven James partners with The Macallan for the holidays.
Since moving its storefront to Greenwich, Conn., in 1952, Betteridge has become the premier destination for the East Coast elite to buy high-end watches and jewelry. In August, the fourth-generation...
Bianca Mosca, known for it’s luxury bags, wallets and accessories, is launching a range of hand-crafted watch bands specially designed to fit the Apple Watch™ and made from prime Louisiana alligator...
Eleven James is a pioneering experience platform that provides dynamic access to an unrivaled collection of luxury timepieces.
It is not often that a watchmaker is so bold as to undertake the Herculean task of building the world’s most complicated watch. Indeed, Patek Philippe’s Calibre 89, which features 33 complications,...
Much like so many of today’s successful women, the Harry Winston Premier Lace 31 mm ladies timepiece is a study in complexity and beauty. Part of the watchmaking house’s Premier Collection—an homage...
Hand-wringing by horological purists aside, smart watches are slowly but surely infiltrating the collections of the luxury industry’s top brands. The most recent (and perhaps most significant)...
For over 130 years, the Swiss watchmaker Audemars Piguet has paired innovative intricacy with sophisticated style, and the Audemars Piquet 2015 Ladies Millenary Collection is no exception. Taking the...
With its penchant for pens and watches already acclaimed, the German design house Montblanc marries its two passions with a new timepiece, the Homage to Nicolas Rieussec II —a tribute to the credited...
Cookbooks, high-tech socks, a performance toothbrush, and more…
MB&F—one of the watch industry’s most unconventional manufacturers—is celebrating its 10-year...
MB&F—one of the watch industry’s most unconventional manufacturers—is celebrating its 10-year anniversary with the automotive-inspired MB&F HMX, a timepiece that holds special meaning for the...

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