In Stores: Blancpain Villeret Complete Calendar GMT Watch

 |  April 16th, 2018

Swiss watch brand Blancpain has been known for its prowess in technical, complicated watches. In fact, since its launch, this brand has been billed as one that will always only build mechanical watches — a creed it has stayed true to time and again. This year, among its exceptional introductions of dive watches and complexities, we were particularly drawn to the brand’s  reinterpretation of  its Villeret Quantième Complet GMT, which has now been enhanced with an updated movement and the…

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Louis Moinet Creates Watches With Billion-Year-Old Meteorites, Fossils: Dhofar; Acasta

 |  April 5th, 2018

Einstein’s theory of relativity states that space and time are connected. As far as horology is concerned, the incorporation of extraterrestrial materials into the manufacturing of time pieces is a match made in heaven. Louis Moinet has tapped into that natural synergy and created the Acasta and Dhofar watches. The manufacture is touting the two pieces as an opportunity to wear 4 billion years on your wrist, and after learning more about the creations, it is easy to understand why.…

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Dietrich Unveils Time Companion Watch With Six-Sided Case and Customizable Options

 |  March 13th, 2018

The staple of any watch collection is a great steel watch. The aesthetic of steel and blackened steel is equally at home in a suit  and tie, as in  jeans and your favorite nostalgia tee shirt. Additionally, a good steel timepiece at a great price is always a nice add-on to a collection.  Now, independent watch brand Dietrich unveils its newest steel bracelet watch that is meant to be an every day companion, and even has that concept in its…

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Hands On With The New Bremont Endurance Watch, Tested On Location In Antartica By Explorer Ben Saunders

 |  March 9th, 2018

Last night in New York City, British brand Bremont held a grand unveiling event downtown on Lafayette Street, where the brand showcased its newest collections. We will bring you that story later today, along with news of all of the collections. In the meantime, though, we bring you a close-up look at one of our favorites:  a watch that was tested in incredibly frigid climate conditions by polar explorer Ben Saunders, who wore it on his Solo Trans-Antarctic Expedition: Endurance. With…

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A Close Look At The Grand Seiko Caliber 9F 25th Anniversary Limited Edition Watch

 |  February 22nd, 2018

In the late 1980s watches powered by quartz movements were undergoing a series of rapid innovations as brands resolved to add new functions to the quartz caliber.  At Seiko, the  Grand Sieko team chose to focus to the improvement and refinement of precision and durability and in 1993, Grand Seiko  unveiled a new quartz caliber: 9F.  Today, 25 years later,  Grand Seiko celebrates the  anniversary of that especially precise caliber by unveiling two Calibre 9F 25th Anniversary Limited Edition watches.…

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Blimey! Don’t Miss This Speake-Marin Limited Edition London Chronograph (prices)

 |  February 12th, 2018

This year at SIHH, the Speake-Marin brand not only announced that it was now working with veteran watch designer Eric Giroud, but also the brand unveiled  several important new timepieces, Easily one of our favorites is the new London Chronograph,  a nod to the British roots of the brand. After all, its original founder, Peter Speake-Marin, was British and brought a lot of that watchmaking culture to the forefront in the brand. Now that he has left the company, there…

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SIHH 2018: Laurent Ferrier Unveils Galet Annual Calendar School Piece

 |  January 19th, 2018

For 2018 SIHH Laurent Ferrier is releasing the 5th exclusive in-house caliber — with annual calendar complication, The Galet Annual Calendar School Piece. The  vintage-inspired piece is packed to the brim with horological fire power sure to please. The Galet Annual Calendar School Piece is designed around delivering optimal visibility while delivering user friendly functionality. The date and month function are adjusted by winding the crown forward and backward. For the annual calendar complication, Laurent Ferrier is paying homage to its…

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