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New from Oris: the Aquis Small Second Date

New from Oris: the Aquis Small Second Date

July 24, 2017 7:26 pm
Earlier this year, independent Swiss watchmaker Oris introduced a redesigned version of one its most iconic watches, the Aquis. With its more refined lines and a design that...

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Cartier Tank – the world’s most iconic non-round watch

Cartier Tank – the world’s most iconic non-round watch

June 14, 2017 11:24 pm
Although some watch enthusiasts consider Cartier more of a jewelry brand than a watch brand, the French luxury giant actually has a significant place in horological history....

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Digital watches and their place in the horological history

Digital watches and their place in the horological history

May 15, 2017 12:19 pm
When we say “watch”, we mostly think of a timepiece with rotating hands pointing to numbers arrayed on a (typically) circular dial. Sure this has changed a bit...

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New from Oris: the Aquis Small Second Date

Earlier this year, independent Swiss watchmaker Oris introduced a redesigned version of one its most iconic watches, the Aquis. With its more refined lines and a design that suits the needs of today’s users, the updated version of the brand’s iconic diver’s watch was an immediate success. Following on the success of this model, Oris […]

Only Watch 2017 – Frederique Constant Manufacture Perpetual Calendar

Last year at the Baselworld 2016, the Swiss manufacturer Frederique Constant pleasantly surprised the watchmaking world with its flagship Manufacture Perpetual Calendar watch. With its model, the Geneva based brand showed that it is capable of creating not only simple 3-hander models but also watches equipped with genuine haute horlogerie complications. What makes this watch […]

Glashütte Original presents blue-dial PanoMaticLunar & PanoMatic Luna models

To celebrate the summer of 2017, the German watchmaker Glashütte Original has released new blue-dialed versions of its PanoMaticLunar and PanoMatic Luna watches. Featuring intense shades of blue, both the men’s and ladies’ models are equipped with two of the brand’s signature watchmaking complications: moon phase and the Glashütte Original Panorama Date. This year, the […]

Jaquet Droz unveils three new 2017 Petite Heure Minute models

Grand Feu enameling is one of Jaquet Droz’s signature decorative techniques. Combining traditional methods with modern high-end technology, the highly-creative artisans from the brand’s Ateliers d’Art division are capable of creating astonishing enamel dials that will retain their beauty and gloss for centuries, withstanding the test of time indefinitely. Grand Feu enameling has featured in […]

Introducing: the BALL Engineer III Endurance 1917

Something cool and exciting is coming from the BALL Watch Company. The Swiss-based brand has just announced the soon launch of its newest timepiece: the Engineer III Endurance 1917. Featuring revolutionary luminosity, sturdy protection and innovative cold weather technology, the latest BALL watch represents a tribute to the British polar explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton and […]

Only Watch 2017 – the Harry Winston Ocean Big Date

The 2017 edition of the world-renowned Only Watch auction will take place for the second time in a row in Geneva, on Saturday, November 11, 2017. There, more than 40 brands will auction off their unique timepieces in support of research on Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Among this year’s participants is also the renowned luxury jeweler […]

The Official James Hunt Chronograph from Omologato

Founded in 2015, Omologato is a small watchmaking brand from Great Britain. Created out of passion for Motorsport, this young watchmaker creates racing-inspired timepieces that pay homage to iconic locations, cars and figures. Today Omologato is proud to present another such watch – the Official James Hunt Chronograph. As its name implies, the new watch […]

Bell & Ross BR 126 Renault Sport 40th Anniversary

Another article and another F1-inspired timepiece here at WatchAllure . After the recently introduced Oris’ Chronoris Williams piece, we now present you another 40th anniversary watch – the Bell & Ross BR 126 Renault Sport 40th Anniversary. The French watchmaker and Renault Sport Formula One team have been collaborating since 2016, the year Renault returned to […]

Oris launches the Chronoris Williams 40th Anniversary Limited Edition

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of Williams’ Formula One team, Oris is launching a special dedicated version of its iconic Chronoris model: the Chronoris Williams 40th Anniversary  Limited Edition. The Swiss watchmaker and British Formula One motor racing team first met in 2003 and have been collaborating ever since. In fact, Oris is now […]

The Pilot Calatrava Ref. 5522A – a US exclusive from Patek Philippe

From July 13 to 23, 2017, the city of New York will be the host of a public exhibition called “The Art of Watches Grand Exhibition New York”. The 11-day event will take place at Cipriani 42nd Street and will be free of admission. For this occasion, Patek Philippe has created a two-story structure featuring […]