Watches

For all its expressive sound, a minute repeater still could be considered a blind purchase. These...
The term “American-made” holds little allure for those who have learned to regard Switzerland as...
Throughout his 25 years in the watch industry, Gérald Roden has been a huge fan of legendary watch...
By naming the watch after the Prussian medal for outstanding artistic and scientific...
Audemars Piguet’s latest Royal Oak Offshore model, the Alinghi Polaris chronograph, is a compelling...
As dozens of its peers proffer ultramodern interpretations of the complicated wristwatch, Bovet...
Nicolas Hayek did something that every serious watch collector only fantasizes about: He ordered...
Tank: Louis Cartier designed the Tank watch as a tribute to the American tank commanders who...
Consider for a moment how difficult it is to acquire any object of undisputed quality, tradition,...
Bentley’s Mulliner workshop, located within the carmaker’s headquarters in the town of Crewe in the...
The celestial display on Vacheron Constantin’s Tour D’Ile wristwatch is a particularly personal...
Despite Swiss watch design’s dizzying rate of evolution in recent years, much of mechanical watch...
Rebellion is afoot in Switzerland. Rather than further venerating or even reinterpreting the well-...
Upon releasing its J12 tourbillon this year, Chanel unwittingly (and perhaps unfairly) became the...
The recent spate of high-tech-looking complicated watches would have seemed incomplete without a...
“This watch,” asserts Zenith president Thierry Nataf, “shows our quality and capability to the...
They say it’s a man’s world, but lately one wonders. After breaking through corporate glass...
For watch fetishists whose tastes run toward the bizarre, Harry Winston’s annual Opus projects...
Patek Philippe’s original 5036 annual calendar was significant when introduced nine years ago,...
By the time Jaeger-LeCoultre unveiled its Gyrotourbillon ($310,000) last spring, at least three...
It is not easy to impress connoisseurs of complicated watches, but De Bethune has accomplished this...
Automotive racing–themed chronographs certainly are not a rarity, but none captures the essence of...
Delaneau Tourbillons Producing a complicated mechanical watch for women requires a bit of audacity...
A 250th anniversary is certainly an occasion worthy of a fuss, and Vacheron Constantin is marking...
Producing a grand complication watch is a technical achievement for any watchmaker, but building...
Cristina Thévenaz knows what she wants and how to get it. The stylish, blond, 39-year-old mother of...
It is no secret that today’s prestige watchmaking business is a far cry from the charming cottage...
Ever since 1884, when the world accepted a system of 24 official time zones, travelers have battled...
What does a woman want? Everything—quality, practicality, eye-catching design, even a little glitz—...
The skeleton watch is a prime example of how fine Swiss mechanical watchmaking is driven more by an...

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