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Latest from Girard-Perregaux: the new Laureato Chronograph

Two years ago Girard-Perregaux reissued one of, if not its most iconic model ever made – the Laureato. Since then we have seen several different Laureato watches including a skeleton version, black/white ceramic models, one featuring a worldtime complication, and a flying tourbillon. Now the brand is expanding the collection by adding a range of […]

SIHH 2018 – A. Lange & Söhne Triple Split

In 2004 A. Lange & Söhne stunned the watchmaking world by creating the Double Split, the first mechanical chronograph with a dual rattrapante function. Using an additional rattrapante hand on the 30-minute counter, this timepiece is capable of measuring and comparing two concurrent events that last up to 30 minutes. Now the German manufacturer is […]

Zenith Pilot Cronometro Tipo CP-2 Flyback

For all lovers of vintage-inspired watches, Swiss manufacturer Zenith has prepared a very special piece – the Pilot Cronometro Tipo CP-2 Flyback. The latest Zenith watch is a reinterpretation of one of the most iconic timepieces in military history – the Tipo CP-2 . The Le Locle-based company has a long tradition of delivering watches […]

SIHH 2018 – The new Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris collection

For 2018, Jaeger-LeCoultre has prepared a brand new series – the Polaris collection. Featuring sporty, but elegant models, the brand’s latest collection takes inspiration from the iconic Memovox Polaris watch. Introduced in 1968, this historic diving timepiece featured an innovative caseback designed to amplify the sound of the alarm underwater. The watch was particularly distinguished […]

Introducing – The Vacheron Constantin FIFTYSIX® collection

Comprised of three models, Vacheron Constantin’s latest collection pays homage to the historic reference 6073 introduced in 1956. This iconic model has a special place in Vacheron Constantin history as it expresses the rich creativity displayed by the brand during the 1950’s – the golden age of round watches. The 1956 timepiece is distinguished by […]

Insight Micro-Rotor Lady – Romain Gauthier’s first ladies’ watch

This year’s SIHH will see the debut appearance of six brands including the young independent watchmaker Romain Gauthier. For the upcoming Geneva trade show, the Swiss company has prepared its firs ladies’ timepiece – the Insight Micro-Rotor Lady. For their first feminine piece, the brand didn’t want to go traditional and make a “standard” quartz […]

New from Baume & Mercier: the Clifton Baumatic 5-Day Chronometer

Swiss watchmaker Baume & Mercier has just announced what could be the most pleasant surprise of this year’s SIHH – the Clifton Baumatic 5-Day Chronometer. Stylish and elegant, this gentlemen’s watch features the brand’s very first in-house movement, the Baumatic BM12-1975A. The COSC-certified automatic movement was developed in partnership with the ValFleurier Manufacture (a Richemont-owned […]

Presenting: Oris Carl Brashear Chronograph Limited Edition

About two years ago we brought you a story about Oris’s Carl Brashear Limited Edition – a bronze watch dedicated to the U.S. Navy’s first African American and first amputee Master Diver. Carl Brashear was one of the most inspirational figures of the 20th century, defying racial stereotypes, disability and history. His life and incredible […]

Hublot Classic Fusion Aerofusion special edition Bansko

Hublot loves winter! The Swiss manufacturer has recently joined forces with several renowned luxury ski resorts, including Zermatt, in the Swiss Alps, and Courchevel 1850, in the French Alps. In each of the places Hublot has launched a chalet styled boutique. By partnering with some of the world’s most iconic ski resorts, the company continues […]

Blancpain unveils a new Traditional Chinese Calendar watch for 2018

In 2012 Blancpain surprised the entire watch industry by introducing the first wristwatch ever to feature a traditional Chinese calendar. This highly useful and symbolic accomplishment is based on basic principles established for thousands of years and deeply rooted in Chinese tradition. To celebrate the upcoming year of the dog (Feb. 16, 2018–Feb. 4, 2019), […]