Watches

For decades, the boutique manufacturer Christophe Claret has produced movements for some of Switzerland’s most prominent watch brands.
Since its founding 12 years ago, the Swiss watchmaker De Bethune has distinguished itself in the world of haute horology by cultivating an aesthetic that emphasizes sleek, futuristic designs.
Since its founding in 1995, the Geneva-based watchmaker Roger Dubuis has had an on-again, off-again relationship with its namesake.
The horologically advanced and beautifully designed GyroGraff features a stunning three-dimensional moon phase indicator and double-axis tourbillon. Each element is perfectly complemented by a...
The outline of a butterfly has been depicted artistically throughout many different cultures over the course of history. One of the earliest references dates back to the Egyptian era when the image...
The Chinese New Year, which is based on a lunar rather than a solar calendar, fell on January 31 this year, and Ulysse Nardin celebrated the occasion with the release of the Classico Horse, the third...
In 2008, the Van Cleef & Arpels Lady Arpels Féerie took home Robb Report ’s Best of the Best award for Women’s Watches. Now Van Cleef & Arpels is back with the Féerie Rouge , a new version of...
As the first large-scale showing of new luxury watches of the year, Geneva’s Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie is a barometer of new and upcoming trends in watchmaking...
The new De Bethune DB28 Digitale is a striking combination of classic technique and avant-garde design. It marks a departure from the typical dial aesthetic of the DeBethune DB28 series; rather than...
Orbita, the world’s largest purveyor of luxury watchwinders for both automatic and manual wristwatches, will introduce its stunning new embedded Watchlight™ LED Flashlight Series in Spring 2014. This...
At the 2014 Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie in Geneva (January 20 to 24), the watchmaker Jaeger-LeCoultre introduced the latest addition to its renowned Grande Reverso series, the Grande...
Since becoming the CEO of the Swiss watch manufacturer Zenith in late 2011, Jean-Frédéric Dufour has overseen a dramatic shift at the LVMH-owned company. In the last two years, Zenith—whose...
Urushi, an ancient lacquer technique developed in Japan using tree sap, is the catalyst for Chopard’ s limited-run L.U.C XP timepiece ($24,290). The watch depicts a horse, inspired by the 2014...
Devon Works managed to win over die-hard collectors and become a finalist in the 2010 Geneva Grand Prix for the eye-catching and innovative design of its Tread 1 series of watches—even though they...
A. Lange & Söhne has unveiled its Grand Lange 1 Moon Phase watch. The timepiece requires an adjustment of only one day every 122.6 years—rather than every 2.5 years as with most moon-phase...
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For the first time, Roger Dubuis has created its Tourbillon Skeleton timepiece in a 42 mm case. Roughly 35 percent slimmer than previous models and lighter in weight...
Neither entirely a movement nor exactly a case – or rather both at once — Piaget's Altiplano 38 mm 900P is the world’s thinnest mechanical watch.
The 167-year-old Swiss watch manufacturer Ulysse Nardin opened its first stand-alone boutique in New York City at the Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park. This marks the brand’s third boutique in the...
Hour Passion is a new specialist watch boutique from the Swatch Group, housing some of the most exciting and globally revered Swiss Made watch brands, including: Longines Rado Tissot Balmain Certina...
Jaime Tresserra has reinvented two of his creations to seduce watch collectors. The designer chose rotating cases for automatic watches from Swiss Kubik Company in order to reinvent the inside of two...
Watches are not the only finely wrought object to possess a history of 18th-century geniuses:
The new Patravi ScubaTec chronometer is equipped with a hardy 44.6 mm stainless-steel case and a sapphire crystal that is nearly 4 mm thick…
Perrelet has added the first chronograph to its well-known Turbine collection that transforms the company’s patented double-rotor movement into a visually arresting turbine-blade design on the dial...
The Florentine pen maker Visconti didn’t stray too far from its roots when it designed its first watch collection, which features dials flanked by bold swooping bridges that recall the clip design of...
Omega has issued a limited-edition version of its 1969 Seamaster Bullhead chronograph—one the brand’s most sought-after timepieces—with a new automatic movement. The new Co-Axial calibre 3113...
Look closely at Breguet’s special-project pocket watches
Time is best when shared, according to the Swiss watchmaker Montblanc , which has released a limited run of 58 pairs of his-and-hers watches—available only as a set ($103,200)—with matching dials...
Louis Moinet received a lot of attention in 2010 for its $4.5 Million Meteoris series, which featured slices of meteorites on four limited-edition watches. Now the boutique watchmaker is at it again...

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