Watches

Every spring, most of the major Swiss watch brands unveil their new product innovations for the year at BASELWORLD. After several days of reviewing new models from the top brands, Robb Report ’s...
On first viewing of the elegant and sober lines of Laurent Ferrier’s Galet Micro-Rotor, one might...
Many high-end women’s watches are first and foremost pieces of jewelry, but Chopard’s latest...
The feathers decorating the winding rotor of the Grand Bal Plume watches cleverly link these Dior...
The aesthetic codes of Arnold & Son’s HMS1 Royal Blue can be traced directly to a pocket watch built by the 18th-century English watchmaker John Arnold. Although Arnold’s contributions to...
Famous for its large-scale builds for serious watch collectors, the watch-winder manufacturer Orbita has unveiled a modern unit for those with slightly smaller troves of high-end automatic watches...
Like many Swiss brands in recent years, the American jewelry and watch brand David Yurman has radically altered the look of its Classic watch model by completely clothing it in black. But while most...
While Rolex is probably best known for its hard-to-find older steel Daytona models, the German watchmaker A. Lange & Söhne also produced a handful of steel Lange 1 models that are even more rare...
The legendary French crystal maker Lalique has teamed up with the Fleurier, Switzerland–based watchmaker Parmigiani to produce a limited series of desk clocks ($98,000). Parmigiani, which began...
Part of the unique symbiotic relationship between Italian watchmaker Panerai and its base of obsessive collectors is a play upon the sometimes obscure details of its manufacturing history. Some of...
While there is nothing unusual about a watch company CEO creating special-edition timepieces based on a personal passion, the idea came as a complete surprise to the executives of the Taito and Namco...
The Geneva-based boutique watchmaker Laurent Ferrier has established a long-term partnership with Meissen Italia, a subsidiary of the venerable German porcelain maker, to create limited-edition...
Devotees of New York’s Tribeca Film Festival might consider bidding on the one-of-a-kind Portuguese Automatic that IWC has offered in support of the event. The piece features the company’s Pellaton...
Rotonde de Cartier Mysterious Double Tourbillon It is a rare thing when a watch company is able to channel a part of its history and advance it at the same time. Such is the case with Cartier’s...
While from the front it looks like an archetypical Franck Muller Curvex model, a look at the back of the new Cintrée Curvex 7 Day Power Reserve ($23,200) reveals a surprise. In place of the modern...
Philippe Marti seems a little uncomfortable as he shows off the ceramic production operations at G. & F. Chatelain SA. Marti is the director of this Chanel-owned case and bracelet maker in La...
Given its racy good looks and ease of construction, it is small wonder that carbon fiber has been used in more varied ways in watches over the last two decades than any other material. But unlike the...
While showcasing a new complication, the Jaquet Droz Bird Repeater ( www.jaquet-droz.com ) also pays homage to the work for which the boutique Swiss watchmaker’s founder initially gained renown. The...

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