Greubel Forsey and Franco Cologni Awarded by FHH Cultural Council

 |  April 20th, 2018

On April 18 at Cite du Temps in Geneva, the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie’s Cultural Council announced the winners of this year’s awards that honor exceptional personalities and professionals who have left a significant stamp on the watch world vial creative, artistic and technical mastery.  During the 6th annual “Hommage au Talent” award ceremony, the   “Hommage au Talent” prize was awarded to the Maison Greubel Forsey  for its technical horology, and the “Hommage à la Passion” distinction was awarded…

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Patek Philippe Ref. 5270 Grand Complication, And Wempe Jewelers, On ‘Billions’

 |  April 19th, 2018

For those who are avid television watches, and more importantly followers of the Showtime favorite Billions, if you were watching closely a couple of nights ago, you saw that one of the newest Patek Philippe watches unveiled at Baselworld 2018  had a staring role in the show. The watch, Ref. 5270 Perpetual Calendar Chronograph with stunning salmon-colored dial, was almost the star of the show. What you may not have realized is that the series’  star asking to plunk down approximately $187,000 for…

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Hands On: Baume & Mercier Pulls Out All the Stops With New Clifton Club Indian Motorcycle Legend Tribute Scout And Chief Watches

 |  April 18th, 2018

Avid watch lovers familiar with our site know that we have a special affinity for Swiss watch brand Baume & Mercier. Perhaps it stems from the fact that this brand has such a wonderfully inspiring roots story — founded by a husband wife team more than a century and a half ago – and dedicated to creating innovative product with good value. Perhaps it is because over the past three decades, we have formed a strong relationship with the brand…

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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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Hands On With The Hermes Arceau Cavales Equestrian Watches And Arceau Casque Watches

 |  April 13th, 2018

True to its equestrian roots Hermes unveils the Arceau Cavales watch. Designed for the first time in 1978 by Henri d’Oringy, a master of design and a key to many of the important Hermes collections, the Arceau Cavales collection is special in a host of different ways from most classic timepieces. Top among them: the unusual lugs, with bottom lugs in classic form and top lug recalling a stirrup design. Additionally, the exquisite mother-of-pearl dials are created using marquetry that…

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Parmigiani Fleurier Unveils Customizable Options For New Bugatti Type 390 Watch That Celebrates The Bugatti Chiron

 |  April 12th, 2018

True luxury allows for customization – a trend which esteemed watch manufacturer Parmigiani Fleurier plans to capitalize on with the new Bugatti Type 390 watch, created to commemorate the Bugatti Chiron Sport car. Recently, at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show, Bugatti unveiled a new version of its Bugatti Chiron. The Chiron Sport offers significantly improved handling and even greater agility with no change in the power or performance of this spectacular sports car. Interestingly, each Bugatti Chiron is created unique…

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Introducing the Richard Mille RM 60-01 Les Voiles de St. Barth 2018 Automatic Flyback Chronograph Regatta Limited Edition Watch

 |  April 10th, 2018

Richard Mille says it like it is. He may give numbers to his watches, but their names are always pretty clear cut. Such is the case with the magnificent bright yellow RM 60-01 Les Voiles de St. Barth 2018 Limited Edition Automatic Flyback Chronograph Regatta watch. Unveiled earlier today to honor the ninth annual Les Voiles de St. Barth Richard Mille sailing event in the Caribbean (for which Richard Mille is the title sponsor), the watch is easily the most expensive…

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