Watches

Warm days and leisurely getaways are chances to have a little fun with your wardrobe. Even if you prefer classic khaki shorts and crisp white T-shirts, you can enliven your outfits with fashionable...
Adding some stylistic sizzle to summer, the new Bulgari Carbon Gold timepiece celebrates the season with a casual-chic aesthetic that pairs the namesake precious metal with carbon and calfskin...
Revealing exquisite bone structure, the Ulysse Nardin Skeleton Tourbillon Pearl timepiece extracts its ethereal beauty from some of the earth’s most precious treasures—white gold, diamonds and, as...
In 1998, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York showcased the Art of the Motorcycle exhibit, a celebration of mechanized masterpieces that remains one of the most popular presentations in the...
On June 26, 215 years ago, famed watchmaker Abraham-Louis Breguet patented the first tourbillon watch complication. Recognizing the precision-sapping effect of gravity on watches, Breguet designed a...
One of the most intriguing and thematically on-point timepieces to come out of this year’s Baselworld fair was a distinctive tourbillon featuring a minute indicator that sweeps across the handcrafted...
The passing of time has a tendency to impart clarity, but never to the degree presented by the new Greubel Forsey Double Tourbillon 30° Technique Sapphire . A variant of the watch that won the 2011...
Continuing its celebration of the 85th anniversary of its legendary Reverso line of timepieces, Jaeger-LeCoultre presents the Reverso One High Jewelry , a new women’s watch bursting with femininity...
In a new collaboration, eyewear manufacturer Randolph Engineering has partnered with Detroit design brand Shinola to transform two of Randolph’s signature designs into fresh eyewear. Originally...
A pleasure to observe in action and the definition of reliability, today’s finest luxury watches are just like Dad—handsome examples of complexity and elegance. Here are 10 new watches in time for...
High Jewelry: Van Cleef & Arpels Carpe Koï Some high-jewelry watches resemble traditional timepieces, and others appear fantastical. The Carpe Koï—a one-of-a-kind fish-inspired sculpture that Van...
Complication: Fabergé Lady Compliquée Peacock A newcomer to women’s complicated watches, Fabergé has transcended the patronizingly cute timepieces that Swiss brands often build for women. The Lady...
High Fashion: Jaeger-LeCoultre Atelier Reverso ​Through its Atelier Reverso customization program, Jaeger-LeCoultre provides a broad range of dial and strap options for its double-sided Reverso Duo...
Design Innovation: Ballon Bleu de Cartier Serti Vibrant As early as the 19th century, jewelers were setting diamonds en tremblant , recognizing that a little movement would ensure that the stones...
Watch Design: Audemars Piguet Millenary Hand-Wound The latest Millenary models from Audemars Piguet were inspired by the brand’s famous Tradition of Excellence Cabinet No. 5 watch. They present...
High Jewelry: Van Cleef & Arpels Carpe Koï Some high-jewelry watches resemble traditional timepieces, and others appear fantastical. The Carpe Koï—a one-of-a-kind fish-inspired sculpture that Van...
A timepiece whose precision is matched only by its beauty, a Patek Philippe World Time wristwatch from 1949 will highlight Sotheby’s Important Watches auction in New York City on June 8. The very...
Breitling opened its New York flagship boutique on May 19 with a star-studded celebration attended by a long list of ambassadors, including Wayne Gretzky, Boomer Esiason, Morgan Hoffmann, Scott and...
Acclaimed 19th-century automata from a private collection will be available once again as lots billed Swiss Mechanical Marvels Part II have been added to Sotheby’s Important Watches auction, to be...
From Antoine LeCoultre’s early horologic innovations in 1833 to his grandson’s collaboration with Edmond Jaeger and on down to today, Switzerland’s Jaeger-LeCoultre continues to advance the art of...
Robb Report ’s June “Best of the Best” issue is on newsstands now! As selected by our editors, here are the best new women’s watches in each of six different categories: high jewelry, complication,...
Robb Report ’s June “Best of the Best” issue is on newsstands now! As selected by our editors, here are the best new men’s watches in each of six different categories: complication, innovation,...
Design: Louis Moinet Memoris Contemporary collectors are enamored of openwork watches and traditional lateral-clutch chronographs, and the boutique firm Louis Moinet has had the good sense to include...
Visual Art: Blancpain Villeret Shakudō The métiers d’art segment has in recent years become the most competitive in the watch industry. The most notable effort this year emerged from the Blancpain...
Dress Watch: Greubel Forsey Tourbillon 24 Secondes Vision Despite Greubel For-sey’s intrepid chronometric pursuits, the brand’s massive cases and sometimes asymmetric designs tend to appeal to a...
Technical Innovation: Vacheron Constantin Reference 57260 No matter how long you stare at this bespoke timepiece—or its 57 complications—you can never truly appreciate the 8-year adventure that three...
Conceptual Innovation: Breguet Tradition Chronographe Indépendant 7077 Breguet CEO Marc A. Hayek has made the Tradition line of historically inspired watches an important part of the brand’s...
Complication: MB&F Legacy Machine Perpetual Made in collaboration between MB&F and the Northern Irish watchmaker Stephen McDonnell, the Legacy Machine Perpetual stands apart from the pack...
On-screen legend, the late Steve McQueen, set the standard for antihero movie stars of the late 20th century. A motorsports enthusiast of epic proportions both on- and off-screen—amassing a personal...
One of watchmaker Abraham-Louis Breguet’s most famous pocket watches just sold for a record-breaking price at a Christie’s sale in Geneva, Switzerland. Part of Breguet’s rare self-winding perpétuelle...

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