A Close-Up Look at the Award-Winning Louis Moinet Vertalor Tourbillon Watch

Last year, for the brand’s tenth anniversary, Louis Moinet released the Vertalor, which is a watch that features a tourbillon in a cage hung beneath a three armed gold cage. What the innovation means for watchmaking, horology and the efficacy of this piece to standout against the crowded  backdrop of haute horology watches featuring a…

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Taking a Closer Look at the Chopard Sister Brand Ferdinand Berthoud FB 1 Chronometer

Recently, Chopard unveiled its sister (or brother) brand: Ferdinand Berthoud. The first watch in the brand’s collection, the FB1 Chronometer, was a long time in the making. Before we delve into the technical aspects of this incredible watch, we want to bring you a little background on the brand itself. Back in 2006 Chopard acquired…

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Extreme Climber Kenton Cool Wears Bremont on Mt. Everest and Other Summits

  Let’s be honest, that diver watch you are wearing will most likely never see the deepest part of the Mariana Trench. The pilot watch you just purchased will never be used to gauge flight speed in your personal replica World War II fighter jet. The chronograph you are so proud of will most likely…

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Introducing the Citizen Limited Edition Satellite Wave F900 Watch

Last week,  at its flagship store in Times Square, Citizen Watch Company unveiled the Limited Edition Satellite Wave F900. during an evening of Space-related events.  Among those who made presentations about time, satellites and more were Brian Greene, professor of physics and mathematics at Columbia University and Oded Aharonson, professor of Earth and Planetary sciences at the Weizmann…

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A Look at Emmanuel Bouchet’s Complication One

Considered one of the brightest watch minds of our generation, Emmanuel Bouchet was instrumental in the creation of the Harry Winston Opus 12, helped to create the Parmigiani Bugatti, and is a thought leader and watch consultant to many famous brands. Building on the success of his work on the  Opus 12, Bouchet struck out on…

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Hysek Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Abyss Chronograph with All New Models

While the name doesn’t come tripping off the tongue as would a more prolifically known brand, Hysek is a name known in the watch community as a niche haute horology designer specializing in avant-garde designs and technically advanced mechanics.  In fact, the brand is particularly strong at the high-end, complication side. First launched in 1997,…

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