Articles in Watches

The Calibre DB-15, the latest offering from De Bethune (305.695.1435, +41.24.454.22.81, www....
It has become a popular practice for watch brands to introduce complicated movements as a means of...
“Oh, I’ve already got that.” these words fall like a heavy blow when women of high style, bristling...
Jochen Benzinger’s atelier in Pforzheim, Germany, a sunlit room filled with intricate antique rose...
The French fashion house Hermès (800.441.4488, www.hermes.com) wants the world to know that it is...
Sex is something not usually associated with fastidious watchmakers. Nevertheless, sex—in lurid,...
More than a craft, watchmaking is, for some, a compulsion. I learned this during a recent session...
While many watch companies cloak themselves with images of automobile racing or aviation, Richard...
Military ProcurementNot everyone has the same idea of what constitutes standard military-issue...
The beauty—or tragedy, depending on how you view it—of Audemars Piguet’s $2.25 million Springtime...
Three of Savile Row’s finest custom tailors—Henry Poole & Co., H. Huntsman & Sons, and...
Vacheron Constantin is renowned for its skeleton watches, which feature faces that reveal the...
There comes a point in every watch devotee’s life when it is time to try something different. Once...
Watch aficionados with a taste for the exquisite and the very rare will have their appetites...
Fraudulent claims notwithstanding, no one has yet succeeded in creating a genuine perpetual-motion...
The most remarkable watches are often one-of-a-kind pieces, custom-made for clients of means. This...
When you don a tourbillon, you strap to your wrist what is perhaps the most inefficient, out-of-...
René Beyer, the 40-year-old CEO and president of Chronometrie Beyer, cannot pinpoint the year, but...
Oddly enough, precise production schedules almost never apply to complicated watchmaking....
Once you have encountered the hopelessly fastidious Swiss, it is easy to understand why they excel...

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