A Close-Up Look at The Challenges Behind Building the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak RD #2 Perpetual Calendar Ultra Thin Concept Watch

 |  August 14th, 2018

For those familiar with the iconic Simpsons series, you no doubt know of the drool-inducing affects a well-glazed and sprinkled donut have on Homer J. Simpson. The same drool-inducing affect is evident with the 2018 Audemars Piguet Royal Oak RD #2 Perpetual Calendar Ultra Thin Concept watch. First things first, even before we get to the technical marvels within this piece, it is absolutely gorgeous. What is not to love? The well-loved iconic styling of the Royal Oak, outfitted with…

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Baume & Mercier Clifton Club Watches … Perfect Summer Companions

 |  July 26th, 2018

Summer time presents an opportunity to reconnect with friends, family and loved ones in a variety of  great places — many of them outdoors. From the beach, to barbecues, to hiking trails and exotic locations in between, summer is a time to enjoy and have a good time. That means that when it comes to the watch on your wrist, you want it to be equally as easy and ready-to-go the distance with you.  A tested versatile timepiece is a…

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Meet the $775,000 Krayon Everywhere Horizon Mechanical Watch That Tracks Sunrise/Sunset Anywhere on Earth

 |  July 23rd, 2018

If money is not a constraint, the limits of what can be achieved via horological innovation never cease to amaze. For the cost of the average amount in a 50 year old’s 501k, Krayon has crafted a piece, the Everywhere Horizon, that can be programmed to track the sunrise and sunset in any part of the globe — mechanically. In essence what you are getting with the Krayon Horizon Everywhere is a mechanical calculator that, once the latitude and longitude…

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Corum Introduces New Admiral Legend Watches for Men and Women

 |  July 17th, 2018

Just in time for summer water sports, Swiss watch brand Corum expands its much-coveted Admiral’s Collection. While holding true to the marine aura behind the Admiral Cup collection, the brand expands the line with eight new Legend pieces decorated in entirely natural minerals. Drawing from nautical inspiration, the pieces feature dials produced from teak wood or mother-of-pearl, faceted on a satin, steel or vulcanized rubber bracelet. In keeping with the spirit of the Admiral collection, these watches feature a dodecagonal…

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Up Close With The Speake-Marin Vertical Double Tourbillon Openworked

 |  June 26th, 2018

Properly executed, very few horological pieces capture both the artistry and technological prowess of a haute horology Manufacture quite the way an openworked piece does. Being able to craft a highly technical piece of machinery and being able to conceal the inner workings to make the piece largely transparent is a wonder and a joy to see in person. The newest Speake-Marin Bi-tourbillon watch unveiled at SIHH 2018 in a new interpretation of its Magister Vertical Double Tourbillon) captures the…

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In Stores: Oris Carl Brashear Chronograph Limited Edition

 |  June 25th, 2018

Initially announced in Basel and available in stores now  is  Oris’  second limited edition bronze watch, the . The watch is a tribute to  a real American hero, US Naval Master Diver Carl Brashear. Similar to the first watch, which was a time only piece, the Oris Carl Brashear Chronograph Limited Edition has its roots in the Oris Divers Sixty-Five and is cast in bronze. Bronze watches have picked up in popularity over the past several years. The reasons for the…

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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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