Articles in Watches

You need not be a serious, well-informed watch collector to know that Patek Philippe reigns supreme...
Chuck Agnoff’s retirement was short-lived. To celebrate both his 60th birthday and his retirement,...
When Swiss designers Bruno Belamich and Carlos Rosillo launched the Bell & Ross (www.bellross....
  Nearly 15 years ago, a college professor told Eric Loth, founder of the Graham watch brand, that...
Photo by John Lawton
“When I see today’s designs,” notes Osvaldo Patrizzi, "I say, ‘What is the news?’" Patrizzi, a...
Photo by John Lawton
“The avant-garde has established itself,” says Urwerk designerMartin Frei. "We were not the only...
Women can count themselves fortunate that they need no longer choose between a dainty dress piece...
There was a popular saying in 16th-century Germany: If you want to make trouble for yourself, take...
Incessant intercontinental travel is a fact of life that separates our generation from those...
At this year’s Baselworld fair, the annual Swiss event where many of the world’s top watch brands...
"This was very big work," sighs Fabrizio Stigliani, the Italian director of Bulgari’s watch-design...
Photo by Ted Morrison
Techniques Horlogères Appliquées, received word that his longtime client, Carl F. Bucherer, would...
An obsession with original development—even before the brand really possessed the capacity to do...
The technique behind the snakelike coils of Bulgari’s Serpenti watches may be older than the...
Two years ago, Breguet began experimenting with watch designs of a more flamboyant nature than the...
Long considered a byword for classical but technically soporific dress watches, Breguet has shaken...
Photo by Jeff Harris
Horse racing became a modern sport on September 1, 1821. That afternoon, at the Champ de Mars in...
Photo by Jean-Marc Breguet
Anita Porchet decided to become an enameler after watching her godfather craft enamel watch dials...
When quartz technology proved its superior accu­racy in the late 1960s, the Swiss were forced to...
At a conceptual level, a watch is very simple: A movement moves the hands to indicate the time on a...

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