Watches

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...
Internationally acclaimed British jewelry designer Stephen Webster presents the new women’s watch collection by Tiret, "Fly by Night." Unreservedly luxurious, this collection is feminine and timeless...
Hublot and Shawn ‘Jay Z’ Carter celebrated their recently announced partnership and the release of the Shawn Carter by Hublot timepieces at a private lunch in Zurich, Switzerland on October 20th...
Brooks Brothers presents a unique Swiss automatic watch that uses satellite technology to track the distance to the green.
Every October marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month, when brands create commemorative pink products to heighten awareness and raise funds in the fight against breast cancer.
The dawn of the jet age made the planet a little smaller and gave birth to a new dynamic in conducting business across continents — business jet travel. At the forefront of this new way of closing...
To celebrate its 10th anniversary, DeWitt has redesigned its most popular watch model, the Academia, for a younger customer. The Academia’s signature columned bezel and case—which was previously...
Audemars Piguet has packed three complications—a tourbillon, chronograph, and minute repeater—into a 47-millimeter case that was inspired by the brand’s early-20th-century pocket watches. The...
The Geneva-based watchmaker Bedat & Co. has made a leap toward premium watchmaking with its new diamond-encrusted women’s model, the Extravaganza Ref. 327 ($272,500). The one-of-a-kind timepiece...
Hermès , the French luxury-goods brand that began as a saddlemaker, has elevated the simplicity of a leather strap into an art form. Each strap is selected from a candy store of exceptional materials...
Carl F. Bucherer presents the newest member of the Patravi family for holiday 2013, the distinctive Patravi ScubaTec diver’s watch.

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