Panerai Partners With Navy SEALs, Offers SEALs Experience, Unveils Historic Document

Panerai Submersible Chrono Navy SEALs Experience watch.

Ever wish you could take a few days and mingle with the Navy SEALS — maybe even take a training course and try your hand at search and rescue? Now is your chance. As it has in the past with other watches, such as the Jimmy Chin experience, Panerai now offers a real Experience watch…

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Supermodel Gisele Bündchen Launches New IWC Portofino Watches

Gisele Bundchen and IWC

By Nancy Olson Known since 1984 for its clean lines and classic style, IWC’s Portofino is a mainstay among the brand’s collections, ever-expanding to include updated styles and functional features. In keeping with this decades-long creative flow, new models are just making their debut, each with technical tweaks and thoughtful embellishments. Now, supermodel and environmentalist…

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Meet Panerai’s New ESteel Submersible Watches

Panerai Submersible QuarantaQuattro eSteel Grigio Roccia

By Nancy Olson Panerai’s new 44mm collection of Submersible watches—the QuanrantaQuattro (Italian for “forty-four”)—comprises several references. Each features Panerai design codes we’ve come to know and love, like cushion-shaped cases and Safety Lock crown protectors, courtesy of the collection’s Luminor roots. I’ll focus here on the three eSteel models, though, just because I like their…

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A Closer Look At Armin Strom’s World’s-First Orbit Watch

Armin Strom Orbit First Edition

Updated July 17, 2022 By Nancy Olson Just following publication of this review of the Armin Strom Orbit, the brand announced its newest version — now in black. The new Manufacture Edition is not a limited edition, as is the original. Read on. . .  The date is a fairly straightforward complication on a watch—unless…

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Meet The Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda Automatic Diamonds

Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda Automatic Diamonds

By Nancy Olson The Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda ladies timepieces combine serious watchmaking with the lavish delicacies of the jeweler’s art—two things that grab my attention when considering a watch I’d want to wear on my wrist. Available in myriad variations, one more beautiful than the next, it’s not so easy for me to choose a…

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A Closer Look At Chopard’s Alpine Eagle Flying Tourbillon

Chopard Alpine Eagle Flying Tourbillon

  By Nancy Olson   Since its introduction in 2019, Chopard’s Alpine Eagle has maintained its stake as an commendable watch collection, currently comprising more than two-dozen models inspired by Chopard’s much-earlier St. Moritz collection. Like the St. Moritz, the Alpine Eagle’s timeless look lends itself well to numerous iterations without compromising its solid design…

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