Articles in Watches

Photo by John Lawton
“When I see today’s designs,” notes Osvaldo Patrizzi, "I say, ‘What is the news?’" Patrizzi, a...
Long considered a byword for classical but technically soporific dress watches, Breguet has shaken...
At this year’s Baselworld fair, the annual Swiss event where many of the world’s top watch brands...
Two years ago, Breguet began experimenting with watch designs of a more flamboyant nature than the...
When quartz technology proved its superior accu­racy in the late 1960s, the Swiss were forced to...
THE GIFTTwo bespoke complicated timepieces from Montblanc’s Institut Minerva de Recherche en Haute...
An obsession with original development—even before the brand really possessed the capacity to do...
Whether they know it or not, many luxury-watch enthusiasts have bought a watch designed by someone...
The ladies’ Chopard Imperiale Tourbillon Full Set (www.chopard.com) showcases the Swiss brand’s...
Rather than produce yet another decorative dragon motif or similar theme aimed at the growing...
There was a popular saying in 16th-century Germany: If you want to make trouble for yourself, take...
Photo by John Lawton
“The avant-garde has established itself,” says Urwerk designerMartin Frei. "We were not the only...
Photo by Ted Morrison
Techniques Horlogères Appliquées, received word that his longtime client, Carl F. Bucherer, would...
Never has so much been performed by so many for so few. This perversion of Winston Churchill’s...
  Nearly 15 years ago, a college professor told Eric Loth, founder of the Graham watch brand, that...
Photo by Jeff Harris
Horse racing became a modern sport on September 1, 1821. That afternoon, at the Champ de Mars in...
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...

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