Watches

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.
The Harry Winston Ocean Tourbillon Jumping Hour—one of the latest timepieces in the watchmaker’s Ocean Collection—employs a new mechanical movement that features both a tourbillon and a jumping hour...

James D. Malcolmson has been covering the Swiss watch industry as a journalist for more than 15 years. As a contributing editor to Robb Report and the editor of Robb Report Watch Collector, he has enjoyed an insider’s perspective and witnessed a new appreciation of fine mechanical watches blossom in the United States.

John Lyon is a senior editor at Robb Report magazine who has contributed to the publication, both online and in print, since 2009. While attending UCLA his passions for the written word and contemporary international events pulled him in two radically different directions. The pleasure of writing eventually won out, and he earned a bachelor’s degree in English and a minor in global studies.

As a research editor at Robb Report, Christina Garofalo covers men’s style and topics including watches, travel, and dining on the web. She is also a contributing writer at First We Feast, a website dedicated to popular food culture, and the editorial manager for Serendipity Labs coworking spaces. Her passion projects include a screenplay and a collection of poems that recently received honorable mention from HotStreet.org.

Timed with the company’s 180th anniversary this year, Jaeger-LeCoultre has unveiled the Jubilee Collection, which celebrates some of its best historic timepieces in striking new variations. Inspired...
Montblanc has introduced the newest model in its Nicolas Rieussec chronograph collection, which launched five years ago boasting a rotating disc in the place of hands to measure the hour. The new...
Collectors will remember the city of Venice as the inspiration for the Swiss watchmaker Ulysse Nardin ’s famous San Marco minute repeater. This year, the company’s newest limited-edition minute...
The career of Sandrine Stern, design director at Patek Philippe , spans a period when the traditional Geneva manufacturer transformed itself into a viable, if not enviable, maker of women’s watches...
Eleven years after the watch’s debut, Louis Vuitton has updated its signature chunky Tambour with an edgy black metal-matrix composite used in Formula 1–caliber racecars. Available on either the...

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