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Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso à Eclipse Vincent van Gogh Self-portrait

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The house of Jaeger-LeCoultre pays homage to the famous Dutch Post-Impressionist painter, and one of the most influential artists of the 19th century – Vincent van Gogh.

The famous Swiss watch manufacturer has partnered with the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam to create the second series of the Reverso à Eclipse watch in tribute to Vincent van Gogh. The first series was presented in 2015 featuring his iconic Sunflowers. This time, the timelessly elegant Reverso features a delicate miniature of Van Gogh’s self-portrait. From the series of many self-portraits that Van Gogh produced during his lifetime, Jaeger-LeCoultre has chosen the one dating from 1887-88, before he had severed his ear, on which...

Panerai Blue Dial Special Edition Watches

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Officine Panerai has recently introduced four new limited edition watches with metallic blue dials and a sunburst finish.

Each of the dials is adorned with contrasting gold-colored hands, indices, and numerals, with ecru-colored Super-LumiNova. Panerai’s emblematic sandwich-type dials composed of two disks positioned on top of each other. The bottom dial is coated with luminous material, while the numerals and indexes are cut out of the top disc. The four new special editions with blue dials include two Luminor models — the Luminor 1950 3 Days GMT Automatic Acciaio and Luminor 1950 10 Days GMT Automatic Acciaio — and two Radiomir models, the R...

IWC Portugieser Double Chronograph Edition Milano

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Last month, after Rome and Venice, IWC Schaffhausen inaugurated its third Italian boutique.

The new store is located in the very heart of Milan’s high-fashion district, at the luxury shopping area in Via Montenapoleone 1. On this very special occasion, IWC introduced the exclusive new Portugieser Chronograph Rattrapante Edition “Boutique Milano” (Ref. IW371215), which is created to celebrate the ribbon-cutting ceremony. In the words of Beppe Ambrosini, Brand Manager IWC Italy: “We are honored to officially inaugurate the Milan boutique. Milan is a city that reflects luxury par excellence, where everything is...

Girard-Perregaux Cat’s Eye Aventurine

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Girard-Perregaux, the famous Swiss watch manufacture that celebrates its 225th anniversary this year, presents a new version of its iconic Cat’s Eye model.

The Cat's Eye collection, which is created in 2004, marries feminine shapes with high-end complications. This innovative series won several prestigious awards, such as "Watch of the year." Widely acclaimed for its feline-inspired, seductive aesthetic and sophisticated mechanical features, the Cat’s Eye collection now embraces a mysterious new model adorned with a dark glittering dial made of aventurine. The blue of the dial, which recalls a nocturnal sky studded with stars, is contrasted by a romantic day and night complication, which...

Longines Heritage 1969

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The house of Longines introduces the Heritage 1969 model, a new timepiece inspired by the watches of the late 1960’s.

The reissue of the vintage wristwatch now enters the Longines Heritage collection. Crafted from stainless steel, the cushion-shaped case of the Heritage 1969 embraces its brushed silvery dial with rose-colored hands and indexes, which give it a refined touch of elegance. Same as all other models from the Longines Heritage collection, the Heritage 1969 is modeled after one of the watches found in the Longines Museum in Saint-Imier. Longines Heritage 1969 - original Once upon a time, in 1969, the model was available in steel, with gold plating,...

Ulysse Nardin Grand Deck Marine Tourbillon

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Ulysse Nardin has finally made its astonishing new Grand Deck Marine Tourbillon, a watch that made some serious waves at BaselWorld 2016, available for purchase.

This extraordinary $280,000 watch, that everyone is talking about from March, has been getting a lot of attention for its unique sweeping movement. Something like a sailboat for the wrist, this unique timepiece is distinguished by its innovative movement that offers the most original and creative display of time. A boom pulled by strong nanowires indicates the minutes, while the hours are displayed on two concentric disks. The device is regulated by a second barrel, and it also incorporates a gorgeous tourbillon! The Grand Deck Marine Tourbi...

Girard-Perregaux 1957

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The famous Swiss watch manufacturer, Girard-Perregaux, introduces a new model to its Heritage collection.

The Heritage series celebrates Girard-Perregaux’s rich history with quite unique, vintage-styled models that are tributes to the innovations and craftsmanship of the Manufacture’s artisans. The gorgeous new Girard-Perregaux 1957 is being released on the occasion of Girard-Perregaux’s 225th anniversary, which happens this year. This exquisite new timepiece is sculpted after the iconic watches dating from the 1960s – the famous Gyromatic. In the history of watchmaking, Gyromatic will be remembered as one of the major miles...

Perrelet Diamond Flower Amytis in pastel shades

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On the occasion of the BaselWorld 2016 exhibition, Perrelet introduces the new Diamond Flower Amytis for ladies.

Two new models in pastel shades, are aimed at refined ladies who appreciate elegance in fine watchmaking. The Diamond Flower Amytis is inspired by the legend of the hanging gardens of Babylon, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Of all of the wonders, this is the only one whose location has not been definitively established, but they are believed to have been a remarkable feat of engineering. The gardens have possibly been created by Nebuchadnezzar II, a king of the Neo-Babylonian Empire, in tribute to the beauty of his wife, Queen A...

Daniel Strom Agonium Nethuns II Diving Watch

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A watchmaker, designer and philosopher, Daniel Strom presents his latest creation – Agonium Nethuns II Diving Watch.

The new member of the Agonium watch family perpetuates Daniel Strom’s unique philosophy by which time is not a simple measurement, but a vital energy. All of the watchec created by Daniel Strom are imbued with a strong symbolism, which underlines the volatile nature of the human condition against the eternal nature of life. The new Agonium Nethuns II Diving Watch is dedicated to the God of Water, a natural element that most inspires life. In Etruscan mythology, Nethuns was the god of wells, of all water, and the sea. The new Strom mo...

Armin Strom Gravity Sailing Special Edition

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Armin Strom commemorates the Armin Strom Sailing Team’s victory in 2016 Great Cup 32 Series, with a very special edition of its Gravity model.

The new Armin Strom Gravity Sailing is a limited edition timepiece available in a 32-piece series. The first of the watches from this exclusive run was given to the team's skipper Flavio Marazzi, who is also one of the brand ambassadors. As you can see, this beautiful sporty timekeeper features black and orange highlights, evocative of the design of the team’s catamaran and its sail. Same as all other watches from the Gravity collection, the Gravity Sailing Special Edition sports a dynamic, asymmetrical dial that exposes different laye...

Franck Muller Vanguard Gravity Tourbillon

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Following the success of the Vanguard™ Collection, Franck Muller is pleased to introduce the new Vanguard Gravity - a true symbol of technological avant-garde.

The house of Franck Muller has introduced a couple of new models this year. The new additions to the Franck Muller’s permanent range have been classified into a number of collections, each distinguished by its most prominent design and technical features. The new Vanguard Gravity Collection, which is described as an inspiring and highly complicated range, follows the success of the Maison’s Vanguard Collection that stands as a true symbol of avant-garde. These highly technical watches are also notable for their resolutely sporty...

Bell & Ross Vintage BR Aéronavale

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At BaselWorld 2016, Bell & Ross introduced the new Vintage BR Aéronavale, a timepiece inspired by the naval air force officers’ watches.

The famous watchmaking brand, known for its passion about military values, its history and aesthetics, has made aeronautical instrumentation one of its main sources of inspiration. The new Aéronavale, same as all other Bell & Ross watches, meets all functional criteria required by the naval forces, thus serving as a professional horological instrument. As announced in the official press release, the new Bell & Ross Vintage BR Aéronavale symbolizes military excellence and tradition. Bell & Ross Vintage BR Aéro...

Breitling Colt Chronograph Automatic Blacksteel

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Breitling Colt Chronograph Automatic, a watch inspired by the original timing instruments intended for the armed forces, arrives in a new version, all dressed in black!

The legendary Colt Chronograph Automatic, which boldly boasts its military origins, asserts itself more strongly than ever as a sturdy, masculine watch, dedicated to all those passionate for adventures. The new member of the Bretling Colt collection, which was entirely redesigned in 2011, is presented in a 44 mm-diameter satin-brushed stainless steel case. The deep black housing is coated in high-resistance carbon-based material, which gives it a distinctive shadowy appearance, and makes it even more resistant to environmental shocks. The la...

Ulysse Nardin Lady Marine Chronometer

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Ulysse Nardin presents a new version of its Lady Marine Chronometer, which unites in-house precision with exquisite fresh design.

As announced by the famous watchmaking brand with rich nautical heritage, the new Lady Marine Chronometer is dedicated to all smart, beautiful, successful ladies, who appreciate fine watchmaking. In its latest iteration, the Lady Marine Chronometer unites the power of the in-house movement UN-118 with modern, refined aesthetics. 1182-160C/490 Despite its stunning visual appeal, the alluring timepiece remains an authentic marine instrument with a self-winding, mechanical core. Its in-house mechanical movement is built using the superior silici...

TAG Heuer partners with S3 Zero Gravity Flights - Swiss Space Systems

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TAG Heuer has partnered with the S3 Swiss Space Systems aerospace program, a Paryene-based company that plans to provide orbital launches of miniaturized satellites and manned suborbital spaceflights.

The Airbus A340-300 owned by the S3 program, is a reduced gravity aircraft designed to offer the experience of weightlessness, also known as zero gravity. Zero gravity can be achieved by going into space, or through the pricy, but much easier option of enjoying an S3 ZeroG Experience in a modified Airbus A300 airplane. The plane, which will bear the TAG Heuer livery when it starts marketing its S3 ZeroG flights around the world, is developed to offer everyone the chance to freely float like an astronaut, and live out the ultimate experience of...

Hublot Big Bang Unico Usain Bolt Limited Editions

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A new chronograph for the world sprint king.

Usain Bolt, the world's fastest man, has had a very successful year behind him. So successful that he even ponders retirement after the 2016 Olympic Game. The famous Jamaican athlete, regarded as the fastest person ever, is the first Olympian champion to take all three events: the 100 meters and 200 meters world records, as well as the record in the 4×100 meters relay. The first man at the modern Olympic Games to win six gold medals in sprinting, and the eleven-time world champion, is also Hublot's watch ambassador. In order to mark anoth...

Roger Dubuis Velvet by Massaro Trilogy: Rita, Greta, and Lana

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Earlier this year, on the occasion of the SIHH 2016 exhibition, Roger Dubuis introduced its Velvet by Massaro collection, which is designed in collaboration with the famous Parisian shoemaker.

The Massaro shoemaking atelier, which is carrying on a family business founded in 1894 by Raymond Massaro, specializes in gilded and pleated leather. Even today, the shoemakers of Massaro use the old pedal-operated sewing machines from the founder’s era. This year’s Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie in January showcased the first fruit of collaboration between Roger Dubuis and Maison Massaro. Back then, the Velvet by Massaro collection was introduced as a luxury trilogy dedicated to the golden age of Hollywood. The first...

Eberhard & Co. Extra-Fort Special Edition for Moreschi

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Eberhard & Co, the famous Swiss luxury watchmaker, has just released a very special timepiece designed in collaboration with the Italian leather goods manufacturer Moreschi.

The fruit of this interesting partnership is the Eberhard & Co. Extra-Fort Special Edition for Moreschi timepiece, which pays tribute to Moreschi’s founder Mario Moreschi. Mr. Moreschi, who was truly passionate about flying, used to have an Eberhard watch which was passed down from one generation to another. This vintage model from 1949 inspires the latest creation, while epitomizing elegance, beauty, and savoir faire of Swiss watchmaking and Italian leather goods. The vintage-inspired Extra-Fort Special Edition for Moreschi is a r...

Jaquet Droz Petite Heure Minute Thousand Year Lights

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The house of Jaquet Droz presents a very special watch collection dedicated to the historic expertise of its manufacture - the Petite Heure Minute Thousand Year Lights.

With this exclusive range, named Petite Heure Minute Thousand Year Lights, the Maison celebrates the ornamental beauty of flowers in five limited edition timepieces tailored for women’s wrists. The Petite Heure Minute, which is one of the most emblematic models for Jaquet Droz, is distinguished by its off-center sub-dial at 12 o'clock. This interesting feature has allowed the craftsmen of Jaquet Droz to use the free space on the dial to express their limitless creativity. The new version of the Petite Heure Minute is decorated using an...

Vacheron Constantin Historiques new additions for 2016

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Three heritage models appear in new versions.

Vacheron Constantin presents new additions to its Historiques collection, which includes some of the most interesting vintage-styled timepieces available on the market. The famous luxury watchmaker has just introduced three heritage models, all much sought-after among watch aficionados, in completely new versions. The collection includes the Cornes de vache 1955 model, which is inspired by the historic 1955 chronograph; the cushion-shaped American 1921, and the Ultra-fine 1955 in platinum, equipped with a gold caliber. Three new watches of the...

Breitling Avenger II Seawolf Blacksteel Yellow

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Breitling has just released a new version of its Avenger II Seawolf model, which is one of the most powerful diving watches available on the market. This professional diving instrument, distinguished by its amazing level of water resistance - to the depth of 3000 meters, or 10,000 feet - is now presented in a special, limited edition series. The new Breitling Avenger II Seawolf Blacksteel features a black-coated stainless steel case, and a contrasting vibrant yellow dial. Its sturdy 45 mm-wide case is fitted with a helium escapement valve, a...

Ulysse Nardin Diver Black Sea

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Ulysse Nardin introduces the all-new Diver Black Sea model, featuring a new wave design!

The new member of the Diver family is crafted from stainless steel, but its robust, masculine case is coated with vulcanized rubber, to provide a soft-touch experience. Not only that the process improves comfort and flexibility of the watch, but it also boosts its capacity to withstand various environmental shocks and extreme conditions. The rubber has also been applied to the unidirectional rotating bezel, extending to a screw crown for added water resistance to depths of 200 meters.  263-92B2-3C/922 263-92B0-3C/920  A...

HYT H1 Full Gold Watch

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HYT H1 Full Gold: A black edition bathed in light

HYT, one of the youngest independent luxury watchmakers, debuted back in 2012 with its highly original H1 model. The H1 watch, aptly dubbed the “hydro mechanical horological” timepiece, was built using the basic principles of hydromechanics. On this highly innovative wristwatch, the time is indicated with water, using two flexible reservoirs with a capillary attached at each end. One of the reservoirs is filled with a colored aqueous liquid, while the other holds a viscous transparent liquid.   A video posted by HYT (@h...

Richard Mille RM 68-01 Cyril Kongo

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The house of Richard Mille has just introduced its latest artistic collaboration. This time, the famous Swiss watchmaker has joined its forces with the artist Cyril Kongo, also known as "Mr Colorful."

Cyril Phan, aka Kongo is a self-taught, internationally recognized street artist and the co-founder of the international Graffiti Festival. This French painter, born in 1969, has established himself as one of the leading figures in the global graffiti art scene. Besides the wall, his favorite mediums are the pavement, metal, canvas, Plexiglas, ceramics, photography, paper and glass. Kongo has already collaborated with other luxury brands, including Hermes. In 2016, the French luxury house has teamed up with the artist to create a colorful scarf...

Hamilton Broadway Collection

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In 2016, the house of Hamilton introduces a couple of new models to its permanent range. Among them are three new models of the new Broadway collection, which is said to be inspired by the New York's city skyline.

The Hamilton Broadway range is dedicated to modern gentlemen, and designed to meet the needs of most demanding urban travelers. Presented at Baselworld 2016, the Broadway collection is a tip of the hat to Hamilton’s American roots. In case you’re not familiar with the brand’s history, Hamilton was founded in 1892 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. In 1974 Hamilton became a member of the Swatch Group, and, in 2003, it transferred its headquarters from the USA to Switzerland. The Broadway collection offers three different model...

H. Moser & Cie Rolls-Royce Enthusiasts’ Club Limited Edition

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Three limited edition pieces created by H. Moser & Cie. exclusively for members of the Rolls-Royce Enthusiasts’ Club.

H. Moser & Cie, an independent, Swiss, family-run watch manufacture, has partnered with the Swiss Rolls-Royce Enthusiasts’ Club to create three highly exclusive, timeless models. Three limited edition pieces were created by H. Moser & Cie. exclusively for members of the Rolls-Royce Enthusiasts’ Club. All three of them feature a deep midnight blue dial graced with a sunburst finish and adorned with the Club’s logo. These three limited editions, the Venturer Small Seconds and Endeavour Small Seconds, are available with o...

Breitling Navitimer 46 Blacksteel

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The famous aviation-inspired watch series, Navitimer, which is Breitling’s most popular model and the world’s oldest continuously produced chronograph, welcomes a new addition this summer.

The XL version of the classic Navitimer, measuring 46 mm in diameter, is now presented in the Blacksteel edition, distinguished by its all-black body, its two-counter dial, and a sleek black oscillating weight. A cult model that was first introduced back in 1952, now appears in a more generous diameter and all blacked-out to enhance the masculinity of its design. The rather large case of Breitling Navitimer 46 Blacksteel is molded from satin-brushed stainless steel and coated with black-colored carbon-based treatment, most probably DLC, even...

Ulysse Nardin Skeleton Tourbillon Pearl

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Ulysse Nardin presents a completely new, high jewelry version of its Skeleton Tourbillon, an elite timepiece that is very much sought-after by watch collectors worldwide.

At Baselworld 2013, the house of Ulysse Nardin opened a new chapter in its rich history with a new in-house made chronograph movement - the caliber UN-170. This is when the brand introduced the Skeleton Tourbillon Manufacture, a model that pays tribute to the company’s watchmaking expertise and refined artistic sensibility. Exploring the most delicate themes, such as lightweightness and transparency, the watchmakers have reduced the structure of the movement to its bare essentials. Transparent and fluid in design, and radiant in lumino...

Chopard Superfast Chrono Porsche 919 Black Edition

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Chopard, the Official Timing Partner for Porsche Motorsport since 2014, honors the latest edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans with a new special edition.

This year, the Swiss watchmaker is presenting the Superfast Chrono Porsche 919 Black Edition, a robust, masculine chronograph of avant-garde design. The luxurious and bold timepiece, distinguished by its intense black, white and red detailing, is inspired by the new Porsche 919 Hybrid from the German team. The new Superfast Chrono Porsche 919 Black Edition, created especially for the 84th edition of the popular endurance race, is a 100-piece limited series exclusively available in Chopard boutiques. Even more exclusive than the original 919...

IWC Portugieser Yacht Club Chronograph Edition Boesch

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The famous Swiss watch manufacturer, IWC Schaffhausen, honors the craftsmanship of Swiss boat builder Boesch with a second special edition. The gorgeous new Portugieser Yacht Club Chronograph Edition Boesch is an elegant sporty chronograph adorned with decorative elements made from mahogany.

Mahogany, a dominant element in this special edition, appears as a color of the dial, and even more prominently at the back of the case, which features a mahogany inlay made especially for the watch by Boesch itself. This elegant sports chronograph makes a number of references to the boatbuilding craft. For example, mahogany is used for luxurious wooden boat models. The inside of the glass back cover features an imprint of the stylized ship’s propeller, symbolizing the exclusive boatbuilding company from the shores of Lake Zurich. Moreove...

Laurent Ferrier Galet Square Swiss Finetiming Limited Edition Vintage America I

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The house of Laurent Ferrier is adding a new exclusive model to its Galet collection.

Galet, the brand’s first collection, debuted in 2010 with Galet Classic Tourbillon Double Hairspring. Same year, the model was awarded by the Geneva Watchmaking Grand Prix. Five years later, at BaselWorld 2015, Laurent Ferrier unveiled the Galet Square fitted with a Micro-Rotor with natural escapement. In 2016, the evolution of the Galet continued with a new model, which represents a perfect fusion between two previous: The Galet Classic Square Tourbillon Double Hairspring. In each of its renditions, the Galet Classic incorporates at t...

Armin Strom Max Chilton Edge Double Barrel

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The famous Swiss manufacture, Armin Strom, known for its power-loaded skeleton watches, introduces a very special edition of its Edge Double Barrel model.

This time, the newly introduced sporty timepiece is dedicated to a friend and brand ambassador Max Chilton, who is a world-famous professional racing car driver. The Max Chilton edition of the powerful Edge Double Barrel commemorates Chilton’s debut at North American Verizon IndyCar Series, where he finished seventh in the 250-lap race, and first among the rookies.   This very special version of Armin Strom Edge Double Barrel features striking blue highlights, evocative of Chilton’s blue-colored Chevrolet racecar. Chil...

Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean Deep Black Collection

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Yesterday in New York City, Omega unveiled its new Deep Black Collection of contemporary Seamaster Planet Ocean watches with Master Chronometer certification.

As announced by the famous Swiss brand, the new Seamaster Planet Ocean Collection will be rolled out across the world over the next several months. The range comprises four ceramic models, which are the combination of a divers’ watch and a GMT. What makes them even more exclusive is the fact that they feature all of Omega’s latest technologies, including Master Chronometer certification, Ceramics, Rubber, Liquidmetal®, 18k Sedna™ gold and OMEGA Ceragold™. The Deep Black Collection takes everything that Omega has d...

10 tips to spot a fake Rolex

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Used Rolex watches are big business for unsavory sellers. What's real and what's fake? That's what buyers need to know. "The question is simple but the answer is seldom easy," says Avi Dayan, an international expert on used Rolex watches. "Trickery and deceit is the hallmark of those who peddle phony Rolex watches." The finest Rolex detectives 'know the devil is in the details,' says Dayan. "When the pros inspect a watch their attention is always focused on the little things most people would never notice."

  International expert on used Rolex watches, Avi Dayan, offers 10 tips for telling a real Rolex from a fake one. 10 tips that tell a real Rolex from a fake They have never manufactured a watch with a see-through case. If you see a glass-back case on a watch, move on. You're not looking at a Rolex. Rolex has never fabricated a case or a band with even the smallest amount of rubber. You know it's a fake if you feel rubber. Skeleton dials display the moving parts of a timepiece. They have never made a skeleton dial. Oyster Perpetual...

DeWitt Academia Mathematical

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The DeWitt Academia Mathematical is the laureate watch in the category «Design» at the WatchFair Luxembourg 2016.

The DeWitt Academia Mathematical, a watch introduced at BaselWorld 2015, is DeWitt’s fourth concept watch. This imaginative automatic timepiece is inspired by historical mystery watches, on which certain components are hidden from the eye of the observer, so it appears like hands are floating freely above the dial, without any obvious connection to the movement. On the mystery watches, the movement is transmitted to the hands through an invisible wheel, which is typically made of transparent sapphire. In its modern-day variant, the mys...

Harry Winston Twist Automatic

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On the occasion of the BaselWorld watch and jewelry show, Harry Winston introduced a gorgeous new high jewelry wristwatch, inspired by a historic Harry Winston bracelet.

Harry Winston is a Swiss luxury watch manufacturer, founded in New York City in 1932, by Mr. Harry Winston – a gemologist and creator of some of the most beautiful fine jewelry timepieces. Mr. Winston, who managed to revolutionize fine jewelry designs, was known as the "King of Diamonds," and the "Jeweler to the Stars.” One of his finest creations, the 1960s Emerald Twist Bracelet, inspires the latest haute horlogerie creation for ladies. The spectacular new model of hypnotic beauty is made of rubies and diamonds, highlighting the...

Zenith Heritage Pilot Ton-Up

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On the occasion of the BaselWorld 2016 watch and jewelry show, the house of Zenith unveiled a new model of its Pilot collection - Zenith Heritage Pilot Ton-Up.

This interesting new model, imbued with a vintage spirit, is inspired by the ‘Café Racer’ biker movement born in England in the 1920s. A café racer is a lightly powered motorcycle optimized for speed and handling, rather than comfort. Café racers are noted for their visual minimalism and outstanding performance. The early models, coveted by rebellious fans of the early 20th century, were able to reach speeds to up to 160km/h. Zenith’s new creation, the Heritage Pilot Ton-up timepiece, evokes these bikes an...

ochs und junior annual calendar LIGHT

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ochs und junior, one of our favorite independent watchmakers, is coming out with a new model – the annual calendar LIGHT.

In case you’re not familiar with the brand, and chances are high that you're not, ochs und junior watches are designed by Ludwig Oechslin, a brilliant watchmaker who prides himself in creating rigorously simple watches. And, indeed, ochs und junior timepieces are inspired by simplicity, offering the most functional representation of time in the most elegant manner possible. The brand produces a maximum of 300 watches per year, and these watches aren't even marked with the brand's name. Moreover, they don't have any retailers – the w...

Ulysse Nardin Marine Chronograph Annual Calendar

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Earlier this year, at the world's most prestigious watch and jewelry show – BaselWorld 2016 – the house of Ulysse Nardin unveiled a number of its most recent creative and technological innovations. Among them is the Ulysse Nardin Marine Chronograph Annual Calendar, a model that showcases impressive mechanical achievement.

The new Marine Chronograph Annual Calendar demonstrates the brand’s philosophy of timekeeping simplicity. It gives a simple, and user-friendly answer to the puzzle of complexity of time. While most watches that feature a calendar function require constant adjustment to ensure that the correct date is always displayed, an annual calendar displays day, date and month with minimal user intervention. An annual calendar engages the user only once per year, as it requires setting the date only at the end of February. 1533-150_40...

Panerai Lo Scienziato Luminor Tourbillon GMT Titano

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Earlier this year, on the occasion of the SIHH 2016 exhibition, Officine Panerai introduced one of its most significant pieces for this year – the remarkable skeletonized tourbillon with GMT function - Lo Scienziato Luminor Tourbillon GMT Titano.

The watch belongs to the “Lo Scienziato” collection, which pays tribute to the Tuscan genius of Galileo Galilei. The range comprises heavily skeletonized tourbillons honors Galilei as one of the rare inventors whose discoveries laid the foundations for future development of mechanical watches. The latest addition to the Lo Scienziato series is the Luminor 1950 Tourbillon GMT Titano, which is a special edition timepiece available in only 150 exemplars. Thanks to the clever choice of material, the Panerai Lo Scienziato Luminor Tour...

Edox SharkMan I Limited Edition

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Edox, one of the rare Swiss manufactures that has remained in continuous production ever since 1884, is today a leader in making of precision sports watches for use on sea and land. The brand’s latest release is the attractive, modern-looking SharkMan I Limited Edition diver’s watch, which is, as you may have guessed, dedicated to Edox watch ambassador Christian Redl, who is also known as „The Sharkman. “

Redl, who is currently the world champion in freeform ice diving, is also trying to find a way to raise awareness about the global plight of the sharks, which are killed in the tens of millions each year for their fins. Only last year, close to 100 million sharks were slaughtered, either for food, their fins, or as by-product in other catches. As a part of the global initiative to save sharks, Redl will appear in a new movie documentary, Shark Rescue, which will be released in 2017. The objective of this project is to bust the myths about shark...

DeWitt Blue Empire

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The house of DeWitt presents its latest jewelry watch collection dedicated to ladies – DeWitt Blue Empire.

The Blue Empire range comprises four different versions of simple and sophisticated timepieces adorned with diamonds and delicate feminine details. These gorgeous, slender watches are available in 36-mm diameter cases, crafted in either 18-carat rose gold or 18-carat gold and steel. Each of the gorgeous four watches is finished with a luxurious metal wristband with jewelry fastenings, while the wristband of the rose gold model features a strip of round diamonds at its center. DeWitt Blue Empire is named after its midnight blue dial finished...

Breitling for Bentley B06 Midnight Carbon

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Breitling's much sought-after Midnight Carbon series welcomes yet another addition. This time, the Bentley B06 model, distinguished by its Manufacture Breitling Calibre B06 with exclusive “30-second chronograph” system, arrives in an all-black limited edition series.

The new Breitling for Bentley B06 Midnight Carbon features a satin-brushed stainless steel case with a black steel bezel decorated with a knurled motif inspired by the Bentley radiator grilles. The bezel is coated with black high-resistance carbon-based material, which makes it even sturdier and more resistant to shocks. A striking contrast is obtained by pairing the all-black case with a gorgeous, shimmering black mother-of-pearl dial. The rarely beautiful nacre is contrasted with matt counters and red and white indications. Bentley B06 Mid...

Cuervo y Sobrinos Torpedo Pirata GMT

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Cuervo y Sobrinos, the famous Cuban-Swiss brand with a distinctively lively Latin spirit, introduces a new model designed for gentlemen of good taste.

The new Torpedo Pirata GMT, aptly nicknamed “a romantic rebel,” evokes the historical past of Cuervo y Sobrinos brand, and its place of origin. Caribbean islands such as Cuba, Tortuga and Santo Domingo, were from around 1560 up until the 1720s the most popular pirate strongholds.  The new Cuervo y Sobrinos Torpedo Pirata GMT conveys the spirit of freedom of the bygone era, and pays a tribute to the rebellious and romantic side of the adventurers. The 45 mm-wide case of the Torpedo Pirata watch is shaped like a cannon mouth,...

Chopard Grand Prix De Monaco Historique 2016 Race Edition

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Chopard's famous Grand Prix de Monaco Historique collection welcomes two limited edition chronographs, designed to honor the latest edition of the world's most prestigious classic racing competition.

Described as powerful diver's instruments, these sporty yet elegant timepieces are paying tribute to the tenth edition of the Grand Prix de Monaco Historique, the luxurious classic car event that Chopard has been partnering and serving as official timekeeper since 2002. As always, the design of two powerful chronographs is inspired by historical cars. In addition, the chronographs are designed to support the competitors taking part in the race. These reliable and perfectly legible chronographs may serve as reliable measuring instruments for...

Jaquet Droz pays homage to the art of paillonné enameling

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The house of Jaquet Droz has just released a very special range in celebration of the ancestral decorative art of paillonné enameling.

Paillonné enameling is an 18th century technique that consists of hand-positioning delicate, thin sheets of gold (paillons), one by one, to create harmonious geometrical patterns on the colored enamel, which is then set under a coat of translucent enamel fondant. Pierre Jaquet-Droz was an expert on these techniques, and he even took the art of paillonné enameling to its zenith in the 18th century.  The modern-day craftsmen of Jaqued Droz, working in the Maison’s Ateliers d'Art in La Chaux-de-Fonds, created new limite...

TAG Heuer FORMULA 1 Red Bull Racing Team watch

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Two special series in honor of the Red Bull Racing Formula 1 team

A couple of months ago, in December 201, TAG Heuer was announced as the Official Timekeeper & Official Watch of the Formula 1 Red Bull Racing team. On the occasion, TAG Heuer and Formula 1 announced that they are collaborating on the new 2016 car Red Bull Racing - TAG Heuer RB12", with TAG Heuer being included in the team's official name. Interesting enough, this is the first time ever that a watchmaker has been named directly in the formal title of an Formula 1 team. Yesterday, on the occasion of The Monaco Grand Prix, a Formula One mot...

Ateliers deMonaco Tourbillon Ronde d’Or Grand Prix de Monaco 1966

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Atelirs deMonaco introduces a unique piece - the new Tourbillon Ronde d’Or - Grand Prix de Monaco 1966. The watch is issued in celebration of the 74th Grand Prix de Monaco. It pays an elegant tribute to one of the world's most significant automotive events, and commemorates the historic 1966 race.

In its latest iteration, the Ateliers deMonaco Tourbillon Ronde d’Or model features a stunning, multi-layered dial in solid 18-karat white gold. The surface of the dial is graced with hand-made engravings, representing the poster of the 1966 Grand Prix de Monaco. The scene, set in front of the famed Palace of Monaco, features the green BRM driven by Graham Hill chasing John Surtee’s red Ferrari. The dial is produced by Ateliers deMonaco master hand-engraver, Bernard Ditzof, who uses a delicate technique that requires a great amou...

Zenith El Primero Chronomaster 1969 Cohiba Edition

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The famous watch manufacturer Zenith celebrates the 50th anniversary of a Cuban legend – Cohiba!

Cohiba, a brand of premium cigars, the Cuban state-owned tobacco company, celebrates its 50th birthday in 2016. The brand was founded in 1966, as a limited production private marque supplied exclusively to Fidel Castro and the highest officers of the Communist Party of Cuba and Cuban government. The cigars, which were often given to other state representatives as diplomatic gifts, were released commercially for sale to the public in 1982. Today, they are the most sought-after cigars in the world, receiving the highest scores in the line from bl...

Breitling Chronoliner Red Gold Limited Edition

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Breitling's new Chronoliner Limited Series belongs to the recently introduced Chronoliner range, which made its debut in 2015. The Chronoliner series is strongly influenced by the watch designs from the 50’s and 60’s. This modern, aviation themed watch with a vintage appeal asserts itself as an authentic captain’s watch, worthy to be worn by the most important man that commands the aircraft.

Breitling Chronoliner is quite a large piece, measuring 46 millimeters in diameter, which is a common size for Breitling’s watches nowadays. The vintage-style case is completed with piston chronograph pushers and a black panda dial with white sub-counters. The architecture of the dial reveals that the registers are positioned at 6, 9, and 12 instead of 3, 6, and 9, while the features a 24-hour scale instead of 12. Another fixed 24-hour scale is printed on the dial, allowing the wearer to track time in three separate time zones. The ski...