Döttling Luxury Safes (www.doettling-safes.com), which restor
A watch manufacturer traditionally has demonstrated its mastery of the mechanical art by producing a grand complication, often a sober-loo
A custom skeleton Tecnica timepiece from Swiss watchmaker Michel Parmigiani.
A crowd gathered last summer in Moscow’s Sobornaya Square, within the Kremlin walls, to watch 120 Presidential Guards in full regalia perf
Karl-Friedrich Scheufele, copresident of Chopard, agrees that the manufacture he established to produce the company’s connoisseur-cl
For all its expressive sound, a minute repeater still could be considered a blind purchase.
By naming the watch after the Prussian medal for outstanding artistic and scientific accomplishments, A.
Throughout his 25 years in the watch industry, Gérald Roden has been a huge fan of legendary watch designer Gérald Genta.
The term “American-made” holds little allure for those who have learned to regard Switzerland as the sole source of fine mechanical watche
As dozens of its peers proffer ultramodern interpretations of the complicated wristwatch, Bovet Fleurier has returned its focus to the dec
Audemars Piguet’s latest Royal Oak Offshore model, the Alinghi Polaris chronograph, is a compelling piece because, like many of Audemars’ re
A number of watch companies are channeling Jacques Cousteau this year, including Blancpain (877.520.1735,
Although the vast majority of diving watches will never see the bottom of a Jacuzzi, a few are built for strenuous duty.
Pushing small buttons is difficult when you are wearing gloves—a fact that has prevented Swiss engineers from dressing up dive watches with
Is 100 years of experience really required to produce an exceptional watch? Jérôme De Witt does not think so.
Shanghai is a city in transition, poised for a major breakthrough as the metropolitan beacon of mainland China, simmering with its potenti
The one thin
“Oh, I’ve already got that.” these words fall like a heavy blow when women of high style, bristling with shopping bags, range up to one an
It has become a popular practice for watch brands to introduce complicated movements as a means of elevating their status—regardless of wh
The Calibre DB-15, the latest offering from De Bethune (305.695.1435, +41.24.454.22.81,
Jochen Benzinger’s atelier in Pforzheim, Germany, a sunlit room filled with intricate antique rose engine machines, is more reminiscent of
More than a craft, watchmaking is, for some, a compulsion.
The French fashion house Hermès (800.441.4488, www.hermes.com) wants the world to know t
Sex is something not usually associated with fastidious watchmakers.
While many watch companies cloak themselves with images of automobile racing or aviation, Richard Mille injects this performance ethos int