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BEST of the BEST 2015: Christophe Claret Maestoso

The revival and modernization of antique watchmaking styles has become increasingly popular in recent seasons. Although there are many impressive examples of this trend, the best of these is the new Maestoso from the complication specialist Christophe Claret… Click here to read more. Purchase the June 2015 issue to see all of this year’s Best of the […]

FrontRunners July 2014: WATCHES & JEWELRY

Beauty and the Bridge Like other pieces in the latest jewelry collection from Mallary Marks (www.mallarymarksny.com), this Kaleidoscope scarf necklace ($24,950) comprises dozens of interlocking 18-karat-gold circles linked by gemstone beads. In this case, the gemstones are emeralds and aquamarines. The soft, mesh-like structures of the collection’s jewelry were inspired by the Queensboro Bridge in […]

FrontRunners: Game Face

In addition to telling time, the Christophe Claret 21 Blackjack (www.manufactureclaret.com) watch features a blackjack game played by pressing pushers on the side of the case. The wearer can also try his hand at dice, which are visible through a side aperture. Claret, who has created a host of unorthodox time pieces for other brands, […]

Christophe Claret Dual Tow

Celebrating 20 years in business, the famous behind-the-scenes complication specialist has released a watch under his own name. In addition to the rubberized tractor hour and minute displays, the watch features a satellite chronograph system that strikes a gong when engaged, as well as a tourbillon. It sums up why Claret is the go-to guy […]