Watches

Bell & Ross’s signature cockpit-instrument design is on grand display in the Bell & Ross BR-X1 Tourbillon Sapphire ($495,000, bellross.com ). By far the most expensive watch the brand has...
Angelus has now joined the healthy list of brands leaking previews of their new releases before the doors open at Baselworld in a few weeks. While what we have seen is not an all-new model, it is a...
The new limited-production Van Cleef & Arpels Lady Arpels Papillon Automate ($290,000, vancleefarpels.com ) reflects the personality of its owner in a very physical way: The translucent wings of...
New release after new release in 2017 continues to prove that the trend of reissuing or drawing inspiration from vintage watches is anything but over. No matter whether a brand is deep-rooted in...
The luxury watch world is rife with limited-edition pieces in all shapes and sizes—with good reason. Scarcity inherently increases desirability, and collectors of all shapes and sizes are quick to...
Spring means all kinds of things to our editors, who have their sights set on everything from bomber jackets and animal-print bags to poolside refreshments and vintage ski posters. Following are...
In a bold (and rather brilliant) manner, British watchmaker Bremont took a very different approach to introducing its latest batch of watches for 2017. Taking over a beautiful multi-level townhouse...
Which watches are considered acceptable when paired with a suit and tie or a tux is a contentious issue, to say the least. Over the years, we have seen many an actor hit the stage with a loosely...
Watch companies working with the film industry in some form or another is nothing new—whether it’s Jaeger-LeCoultre showcasing old behind-the-scenes photography from movie sets or another watch brand...
Rather than covering all corners of the vintage watch world this week, we have decided to focus our attention on a particularly beloved category—GMTs and world timers. Aside from chronographs, GMTs...
As we mentioned in our recent coverage of the new Heritage Pilot Extra Special Chronograph in bronze , Zenith has been on a bit of a roll with its new 2017 releases. The brand unveiled two new...
The watch customization industry is tricky to navigate at the best of times, making this new collaboration watchmaker Linde Werdelin has embarked on with Titan Black (TBlack) that much more of a...
After 25 years of working his way through the product development and planning food chain at Vacheron Constantin—climbing from a purchasing, planning, and manufacturing role all the way to artistic...
Announced late last night, Zenith watches is keeping the momentum going in 2017 with the unveiling of the new Pilot Extra Special Chronograph in Bronze. After launching two new models in Geneva this...
Woodrow Wilson is considered by historians to be one of the greatest U.S. presidents for his advocacy of democracy, world peace, and—perhaps to a lesser extent—luxurious hotel rooms. Indeed, the 28th...
Once the “oohs” and “aahs” over SIHH’s bank-breaking technical marvels had subsided and the search began in earnest for the watch that collectors and enthusiasts will actually want to wear on a...
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...

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