Watches

Let’s be honest, finding the right gift for Valentine’s Day can prove challenging. Jewelry is never a bad idea, but for a gift whose memory will withstand the ages, a matched or complementary pair of...
These bejeweled designs were the true rock stars of last night’s 59th Annual Grammy Awards .
Chocolates, oysters, lingerie, roses—we all know the usual suspects when it comes to arousing a little interest from our significant others when Valentine’s Day (or sometimes, any other Tuesday)...
As the cacophony of SIHH becomes a distant memory and we all wait patiently for Baselworld in March and the start of the year’s vintage watch auction circuit in spring, it is the perfect time to turn...
It has been quite a busy beginning of the year in the watch world, and though there is no shortage of new releases to discuss, there is more to our Watch of the Week series than focusing solely on...
Coming on the coattails of the brand’s record-breaking, lightweight split-seconds chronograph at SIHH , Richard Mille has just announced three new limited-edition models dedicated to its eponymous...
There is no arguing that Geneva was buzzing this past month as it played host to the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH). The show floor itself was positively crammed with media members...
The precision of Montblanc’s TimeWalker Chronograph 1000 is determined by the speed of its parts. Dressed in black and gray with bold red accents, Montblanc’s newly redesigned TimeWalker collection...
Although spring is fast approaching and many of our favorite stores have started bringing out warm-weather pieces, there is no denying that the weather in February is often worse than miserable. To...
After the resounding success of the Glashütte Original Sixties Iconic watches launched in late 2015, there was little surprise that the brand returned to its vintage roots with this latest release,...
Recently, it seems the name of George Bamford—the visionary force behind Bamford Watch Department and most recently Bamford Auto Department —is surfacing in more places than ever. While some watch-...
Fans of the original IWC Da Vinci —the watch that democratized the elite perpetual-calendar chronograph complication back in the 1980s—will be heartened to hear the company is releasing a newly...
The multitalented musician Lenny Kravitz can now add horology to the list of creative media on which he has made his mark. Built in conjunction with Swiss aftermarket specialist Les Artisans de...
Once again, it’s the time of year when luxury watchmakers pay a respectful nod to the dawn of the new year of the lunar calendar with the release of finely crafted limited-edition watches portraying...
As many discovered when Jaeger-LeCoultre introduced its latest reissue of the Memovox (sporting a deep blue dial) in November, it is a tough watch not to love. But for those more fond of collecting...
Although SIHH dominates the watch headlines every year around this time, not every bit of news coming out of Geneva has ties to the show. While the Richemont brands and a handful of invited...
For an industry so steeped in tradition, watchmaking is certainly no stranger to fads. And like high frequency movements and silicon components before them, sapphire cases are the dernier cri for...
Have a need for speed? So do we. This month, our editors share their flights of fancy for all things fast and furious, from a souped-up Shelby to Switzerland’s mighty ski slopes. See all 10 of their...
Walter Lange , one of the giants of the modern watch industry, passed away on Tuesday at the age of 92. The great-grandson of A. Lange & Söhne founder Ferdinand Adolph Lange, he was instrumental...
It was late 2015 when Material Good in New York first opened its doors with a beautifully clear purpose: to rewrite the rulebook of what a luxury shopping experience should be. Located on the second...
After a challenging year marked by declining sales and plenty of handwringing over what the future has in store for makers of luxury timepieces, the Swiss watch industry is in need of some good news...
In 2000, Corum unveiled a 45 mm model, dubbed Bubble, whose distinguishing feature was a soaring domed sapphire crystal that magnified the dial, distorting the hour markers and numerals. Irreverent,...
One of the United Kingdom’s oldest auction houses kicks off the horological sales calendar for 2017. Fellows will hold the Watch Sale on January 31 in Birmingham, England. Recently, the watch...
Photography by Jeff Harris Styling by Wendy Schelah Once neglected, the moon-phase display has become a totem of watch design. “The two traditional moon-phase displays are either a crescent-shaped...
Modern artisans strive to re-create the past brilliance of flinqué enamel. Shortly after Mikhail Gorbachev was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, the Kremlin received a peculiar request from a German...
Bovet ’s sixth watch in conjunction with Pininfarina is its sleekest. The movement is a little like a diamond,” explains Paolo Trevisan, head of design at the renowned Italian design firm Pininfarina...
Two years ago at the Baselworld watch show in Switzerland, TAG Heuer introduced a fresh, thoroughly modern in-house chronograph movement called the Calibre Heuer 01 that the company’s then recently...
Glashütte Original ’s latest movement adds a touch of Swiss technology. Before the Berlin wall fell in 1989, the watch factory that would become Glashütte Original was a manufacture frozen in time...
Long a leader in live watch auction sales, Christie’s also offers collectors the chance to engage in private sales of treasured timepieces with the simplicity of online shopping through Christies...
Designer Dino Modolo adds a personal touch to one of his favorite watches. When Corum released the Golden Bridge in 1980, Dino Modolo was dumbfounded. At the time, the young designer was helping...

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