Watches

Prized as scientific instruments, the timepieces crafted for 18th-century astronomers were distinguished by precise escapements and uncluttered dials. The preferred layout was a central pivot for all...
De Grisogono’s Fawaz Gruosi has made a career out of challenging Swiss watchmaking norms. It was not the first time Fawaz Gruosi had been called crazy, nor would it be the last. A decade ago, while...
Why women’s mechanical timepieces are becoming more intriguing than men’s. One advantage that women’s watches enjoy over men’s offerings is an element of abandon: the same freedom of design that will...
A special-edition timepiece commemorates the Year of the Monkey in enchanting Harry Winston style…
When Manufacture Royale’s 1770 model debuted last year, its design all but overshadowed the relatively conventional tourbillon movement it encased. And although the brand’s new 1770 Voltige (starting...
Too flashy for most social situations and too large for all but the stoutest of wrists, Jacob & Co.’s Billionaire watch nonetheless inspires awe when seen in person. Much like Howard Hughes’s...
Having created a mechanism to match the flamboyance of its aesthetic reputation, Roger Dubuis may have decided that a wristwatch is too pedestrian a vehicle for its unusual Quatuor movement. It...
It has been a record-setting year in horologic history. Two watershed watches, the most complicated ever made and one of the highest priced , both debuted during the past 12 months. In addition,...
No longer solely the milieu of men, many of today’s complicated timepieces reflect a feminine refinement, each exquisite example imbued with an elegance and beauty that belies the complexity beneath...
When Girard-Perregaux made its first modern foray into minute repeating watches a few years ago, it did so using the well-regarded Fabrique du Temps movement. By marrying the complication to its...
Another example of horology’s current bias for blue , Swiss watchmaker Ulysse Nardin has dropped a new timepiece into its Ulysse Anchor Tourbillon collection, this one fronting an azure finish to fit...
The Swiss watch company joins brands like Cartier at one of the best shopping areas in the world…
Rare timepieces draw exceptional participation and strong prices...
The first themed Christie’s Watch auction in the U.S. and the first dedicated to the Speedmaster.
The Louisiana alligator straps are hand made in Bianca Mosca’s workshop in France.
The Lady 8 Flower collection from Swiss watchmaker Jaquet Droz celebrates femininity in fabulous fashion. An exquisite reflection of the manufacture’s nearly 300 years of horologic artistry, the...
English watchmaker Christopher Ward launches C9 Moonphase in time for a full moon on Christmas.
Hublot and artist Carlos Cruz-Diez create color-shifting timepieces for the renowned art show...
The story of how a crafty thief stole Breguet’s Marie Antoinette pocket watch—and got away scot-free…
With Vacheron Constantin’s Historiques Cornes de Vache 1955 , the world’s oldest continuously operating manufacture advances the art of horology while remaining true to its past. The new timepiece...
Originally published in the December issue of Robb Report as “ Space Explorer ” The Gift: ❄ The first example of the Hysek IO 45 mm Skeleton Tourbillon with Blue Sapphire. ❄ $119,000 “The idea behind...
Originally published in the November issue of Robb Report as “ Open Hearts ” More than merely decorative, modern openwork watch designs furnish fascinating views into the remarkable mechanisms that...
The 193-year-old Swiss watch manufacture Bovet 1822 recently opened a new boutique in Manhattan’s bustling shopping district. The new shop, which is located within the Asprey of London jewelry house...
The New York boutique perfectly captures the bold, conquering spirit of the watchmaker…
These timepieces will help ensure you get the most out of every precious minute this holiday season…
Audemars Piguet’s 2016 Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar in yellow gold is a gilded tribute to the Swiss watchmaker’s original Royal Oak sensation from the Seventies. First launched in 1972, the...
Founded in 1897, Betteridge is one of the premier high-end watch and jewelry boutiques in the United States. So, when the RobbReport.com editorial team decided to compile a roundup of watches every...
Taking a 150-year horologic legacy to the next level, the Tag Heuer Connected Watch brings an interconnected world to the wrist. A collaborative effort between the Swiss manufacture, the Intel...
Rarities from Richard Mille, Patek Philippe, and Rolex achieved top prices at a recent Antiquorum sale…
The fact that the new DeWitt Twenty-8-Eight Skeleton Tourbillon set with diamonds would be worthy of any royal’s wrist is no surprise considering that the Geneva-based horologist Jérôme DeWitt is the...

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