Ever since 1884, when the world accepted a system of 24 official time zones, travelers have battled the clock with increasing consternatio
The adage that one man’s trash is another man’s treasure holds true even in the upper echelons of Swiss watchmaking.
One of this year’s most anticipated new watches is not, strictly speaking, new.
The movement of the new Lange Double Split from A.
Pushing small buttons is difficult when you are wearing gloves—a fact that has prevented Swiss engineers from dressing up dive watches with
Although the vast majority of diving watches will never see the bottom of a Jacuzzi, a few are built for strenuous duty.
A number of watch companies are channeling Jacques Cousteau this year, including Blancpain (877.520.1735,
One-upmanship infects even those in the most sophisticated circles.
Is 100 years of experience really required to produce an exceptional watch? Jérôme De Witt does not think so.
If two wrists cannot satisfy your urge to flaunt complicated mechanical accessories, you can now enlist your waistline.
Shanghai is a city in transition, poised for a major breakthrough as the metropolitan beacon of mainland China, simmering with its potenti
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“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 an
The Calibre DB-15, the latest offering from De Bethune (305.695.1435, +41.24.454.22.81,
It has become a popular practice for watch brands to introduce complicated movements as a means of elevating their status—regardless of wh
Jochen Benzinger’s atelier in Pforzheim, Germany, a sunlit room filled with intricate antique rose engine machines, is more reminiscent of
The French fashion house Hermès (800.441.4488, www.hermes.com) wants the world to know t
More than a craft, watchmaking is, for some, a compulsion.