Articles in Watches

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...
Never has so much been performed by so many for so few. This perversion of Winston Churchill’s...
You will not find agreement among Swiss watchmakers as to what makes a good ladies’ watch, but both...
There was a popular saying in 16th-century Germany: If you want to make trouble for yourself, take...
Photo by Jean-Marc Breguet
Anita Porchet decided to become an enameler after watching her godfather craft enamel watch dials...
At a conceptual level, a watch is very simple: A movement moves the hands to indicate the time on a...
When quartz technology proved its superior accu­racy in the late 1960s, the Swiss were forced to...
While not everyone appreciates Le Corbusier’s brand of modernism (the architect once advocated...
The ladies’ Chopard Imperiale Tourbillon Full Set (www.chopard.com) showcases the Swiss brand’s...
The German-made Buben & Zörweg Grand Collector Inbuilt (www.buben-zorweg.com) watch cabinet is...
THE GIFTTwo bespoke complicated timepieces from Montblanc’s Institut Minerva de Recherche en Haute...
Finding success with evocative watch design, Baume & Mercier is expanding its selection of...
Ermenegildo Zegna’s latest watches, an entry-level chronograph and diver’s watch, seem plucked from...
Photo by Lisa Charles Watson; Styling by Charles W. Bumgardner
“If you erase the logo, every Swiss dress watch is the same,” complains Fabrizio Stigliani, who...
The new Bovet Amadeo Fleurier 46 Rising Star (www.bovet-fleurier.ch), the Swiss firm known for its...
Burberry’s many fans will probably enjoy the visual interest of the company’s new watch, the...

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