Zenith

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...
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...
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...
Zenith takes its Pilot watches on a trip away from aerospace. I had in mind this tattooed guy, mid 40s or 50, gray hair with leather pants, riding his bike, just cruising down the street,” muses...
The Swiss agree on only one thing about women’s watches: Beauty is nonnegotiable. At the end of 2015, Fabergé’s Lady Compliquée , a timepiece built with equal parts artistic whimsy and horological...
Luxury watchmakers are increasingly bypassing gold and platinum in favor of ceramic, a high-tech material that is scratch-resistant, hypoallergenic, and lightweight. Take, for instance, the new...
Despite news of weaker-than-expected sales, the Swiss watchmaking industry had plenty to appreciate in 2016. Looking back while forging ahead, a number of elite brands (including Jaeger-LeCoultre,...
The judges at Robb Report ’s annual Car of the Year competition in Napa Valley (taking place through November 11) are a busy lot: In just one short day, every member of each judging group will drive...
Western culture was not the only thing in the midst of a revolution in 1969. The year also marked the debut of two genre-defining powerhouses of the luxury marketplace: the Zenith El Primero (the...
On July 17, the historic Peking to Paris Motor Challenge came to a close in the City of Light. Originally staged in 1907, the legendary 8,500-mile race—which begins at the Great Wall and winds...
Sure to be a sold-out hit, Zenith’s Academy Christophe Colomb Tribute to The Rolling Stones watch commemorates a band who certainly has time on its side. Released to coincide with the iconic rock...
A mecca for Swiss timepieces—not to mention the collectors who love them—the Baselworld fair opens today in Basel, Switzerland, and runs through March 24. The annual event, which dates to 1917, draws...
In the 1960s and 1970s, the golden age of the chronograph , the complication was found on only the most exceptional timepieces. Today, chronographs are ubiquitous—and rightly so. Aside from the date...
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...
Anyone looking for an oversize watch with horological credibility in equally large-scale proportions would do well to locate Zenith ’s new Pilot Montre d’Aeronef Type 20. Offered in a limited edition...
The ChronoMaster Open Grande Date is an extension of the ChronoMaster Open, but with a new complication and black or silver sun guilloche dial with hand-mounted appliqué indexes and numerals. Inside...
The Grande Class Traveller features a complication capable of showing the time simultaneously in 24 different world cities. Thanks to a rotating disk anchored by the hour hand, it is possible to tell...