Making The Jump: A Guide to Jumping Time Displays

Making The Jump: A Guide to Jumping Time Displays

On the list of watchmaking complications, at least in mainstream luxury watchmaking, I’d be pretty quick to argue that it’s hard to get m...

The Case for Smaller Cases

The Case for Smaller Cases

With some exception, it’s safe to say that the days of “oversized” cases dominating the watch industry are long behind us. There will alw...

Have Green Watches Finally Arrived?

Have Green Watches Finally Arrived?

Mirroring the general trend, the recent Watches & Wonders show promoted innovative, ethical, and responsible developments in watchmak...

The Diving Record Saga

The Diving Record Saga

Diving watches are like diving itself: records have been broken in stages. We trace the story of an exceptional adventure in the deep, wh...

What Ever Happened to the (True) Sports Watch?

What Ever Happened to the (True) Sports Watch?

Does Rafael Nadal get asked if he’s a true sportsman, or if he just looks like one? Of course not! The same applies to sports watches: ca...

Reverso Turns Ninety:  The Story of a Grand Young Lady

Reverso Turns Ninety: The Story of a Grand Young Lady

In the 1930s, watchmaking was all about round watches, containing round movements, intended for the chic soirées of the interwar period. ...

Seamless: Integrated Bracelet Watches

Seamless: Integrated Bracelet Watches

Call it like it is, watches with integrated bracelets are continuing to have their moment in the spotlight over the last few years, prima...

In Focus: Romain Gauthier Logical One

In Focus: Romain Gauthier Logical One

I feel quite lucky to be alive to witness Romain Gauthier’s genius come to life in the form of his eponymous brand. Born in Vallée de Jou...

Functions + Techniques: The Perpetual Calendar

Functions + Techniques: The Perpetual Calendar

If you were to list the complications that form the pinnacle of watchmaking, you’d be remiss to not include the mighty perpetual calendar...

An In-Depth Look at the A. Lange & Söhne 1815 Chronograph “Darth”

An In-Depth Look at the A. Lange & Söhne 1815 Chronograph “Darth”

Take a look at Rembrandt’s portraits. What do you see? A rich use of brown, black colors as the background, where the subject emerges fro...

The Ultra-Thin DB28XP Trio: A Celebration of 10 Years of the DB28

The Ultra-Thin DB28XP Trio: A Celebration of 10 Years of the DB28

De Bethune’s DB28XP series was the best new watch collection of 2020. Watchmaker Denis Flageollet’s relentless commitment to improve, ref...

Traditional or Modern? The Two Faces of the Tourbillon

Traditional or Modern? The Two Faces of the Tourbillon

The tourbillon’s patent was filed exactly 220 years ago, in 1801. Nowadays, the tourbillon has two faces – its purest, traditional form, ...

Celebrating Ten Years of Legacy Machines with LMX

Celebrating Ten Years of Legacy Machines with LMX

Max Büsser is no stranger to taking risks, especially horological ones. After reviving Jaeger-LeCoultre as a brand and then designing and...

In Focus: H. Moser x MB&F Endeavour Cylindrical Tourbillon Funky Blue

In Focus: H. Moser x MB&F Endeavour Cylindrical Tourbillon Funky ...

This year we celebrate the 220th anniversary of the tourbillon, the gravity-defying invention of Abraham Louis Breguet. The tourbillon ha...

Cartier Santos: The Best Watch for Your Money

Cartier Santos: The Best Watch for Your Money

In 2018, Cartier redesigned the long-running “Santos de Cartier” and delivered something approaching the perfect all-around watch. And in...

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