Pushing small buttons is difficult when you are wearing gloves—a fact that has prevented Swiss engineers from dressing up dive watches with extraneous complications.
Although the vast majority of diving watches will never see the bottom of a Jacuzzi, a few are built for strenuous duty.
If two wrists cannot satisfy your urge to flaunt complicated mechanical accessories, you can now enlist your waistline.
Is 100 years of experience really required to produce an exceptional watch? Jérôme De Witt does not think so.
One-upmanship infects even those in the most sophisticated circles.
Shanghai is a city in transition, poised for a major breakthrough as the metropolitan beacon of mainland China, simmering with its potentially massive luxury market.
Patek Philippe Reference 5101P 10-Day Tourbillon
The one thing they never tell you when you purchase an ultralong power
CelliniNew York’s horological smorgasbord.
“Oh, I’ve already got that.” these words fall like a heavy blow when women of high style, bristling with shopping bags, range up to one another to size up the day’s booty.
It has become a popular practice for watch brands to introduce complicated movements as a means of elevating their status—regardless of whether they have any real experience in this genre of watch
The Calibre DB-15, the latest offering from De Bethune (305.695.1435, +41.24.454.22.81, www.debethune.ch), features the company’s first movem
Jochen Benzinger’s atelier in Pforzheim, Germany, a sunlit room filled with intricate antique rose engine machines, is more reminiscent of a museum than a workshop.
Sex is something not usually associated with fastidious watchmakers.
More than a craft, watchmaking is, for some, a compulsion. I learned this during a recent session with Jaeger-LeCoultre’s master watchmaker Sylvain Golay (pictured below).
The French fashion house Hermès (800.441.4488, www.hermes.com) wants the world to know that it is serious about watchmaking.
While many watch companies cloak themselves with images of automobile racing or aviation, Richard Mille injects this performance ethos into his watches.
The beauty—or tragedy, depending on how you view it—of Audemars Piguet’s $2.25 million Springtime Charm watch and earrings suite, currently sitting for a limited engagement in the window of its fl
Watch aficionados with a taste for the exquisite and the very rare will have their appetites gorged by Audemars Piguet’s Musical Hours exhibition, coming to the brand’s New York boutique from Dece