Galactic Grandeur – Jacob & Co., Astronomia Tourbillon

Some watches are beautiful to look at, some exhibit a technical sophistication that would leave a nuclear physicist flabbergasted and there are some, like the Astronomia Tourbillon from Jacob & Co., that words simply cannot define. Jacob & Co. Astronomia…

Ready, Set, Go! – Carl F. Bucherer’s Manero Flyback

A dress watch and a sports watch would logically seem to belong at two ends of the horological spectrum, but with the Manero Flyback, first introduced in 2016, Carl F. Bucherer, no stranger to ‘firsts’ in watchmaking, has seamlessly created…

Building a Collection – In conversation with Lionel Favre, Creative Director Jaeger le Coultre Polaris

From fine jewellery to high watchmaking, Jaeger leCoultre’s Lionel Favre is a font of expertise, experience and information. We managed to ask the creative force behind Jaeger leCoultre’s new Polaris collection about his design inspirations and vision for the future…

Summer Body – Panerai slims down for the season

For a brand that has big, bold and oversized watches as an intrinsic part of their DNA, the idea of embracing the trend of smaller case sizes seems farfetched. After several years of resisting the increasingly more popular 38mm size,…

One True King – Roger Dubuis unveils Excalibur Knights of the Round Table III

Limited, extraordinary and over the top are recurrent themes for Roger Dubuis watches and the brand’s new Excalibur Knights of the Round Table III definitely ticks all three boxes. Roger Dubuis Excalibur Kinghts of the Round Table III The Stuff…

Red Carpet Reveal – Ulysse Nardin Executive Skeleton Tourbillon Hyperspace

The star-studded Opening Ceremony of the Cannes International Film Festival served as a fitting launch for the new Ulysse Nardin Executive Skeleton Tourbillon Hyperspace. Devil in the Details Anything worth having takes time and effort, and the Executive Skeleton Tourbillon…

Under the Hammer: A. Lange & Söhne’s 1815 Homage to Walter Lange fetches record price at Phillips Auction

The only ‘officially released’ A. Lange & Söhne watch with a steel case, the unique, 1815 ‘Homage to Walter Lange’ was sold at auction by Phillips in Geneva for a record-breaking CHF 852,500 (US$ 852,414). An auction hall is always…

Casual Collectible – Patek Philippe’s Reference 5968A Aquanaut Chronograph

Patek Philippe’s newest addition to the Aquanaut collection, and the line’s first self-winding chronograph. The Reference 5968A Aquanaut Chronograph epitomizes casual, contemporary chic and will fast garner appeal with younger watch enthusiasts. Aquanaut Chronograph A Flash of Orange Amidst a…

Window on Wonder – Franck Muller Vanguard Tourbillon Minute Repeater

Another first for the undisputed ‘Master of Complications’, the Franck Muller Vanguard Tourbillon Minute Repeater bears witness to the Geneva watchmaker’s exceptional creativity and unmatched technical and mechanical expertise. Magnificent Mechanics Firmly ensconced inside the immediately recognizable tonneau-shaped case of…

Mother Knows Best – Watches for Mother’s Day

Celebrated all around the world, on different days and in different ways, Mother’s Day marks the most important human relationship – that between a mother and child. With Mother’s Day just a few days away, there is still time to…

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