Vacheron Constantin Rebuilds The Past With American 1921 Pièce Unique

Vacheron Constantin American 1921 Pièce unique

By Nancy Olson The 1920’s was a time of powerful social and political change, dramatically influenced by the economic boom that followed World War I. Often referred to as the Roaring Twenties, the Jazz Age or—mostly in Europe—the Golden Age Twenties, this period had lasting impact on the arts, culture and fashion. Wristwatches were no…

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An In-Depth Look At The Patek Philippe In-Line Perpetual Calendar, Ref. 5236P

Patek Philippe Ref. 5236P in-line perpetual calendar watch, Watches & Wonders 2021

By Nancy Olson There’s a lot to get excited about when it comes to Patek Philippe’s just-introduced timepieces, but my clear favorite is the In-line Perpetual Calendar, Ref. 5236P-001. Not only is it the latest in the company’s serious history in producing notable calendar watches, it is also the venerable Swiss brand’s first wristwatch displaying…

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A Closer Look At Rolex Explorer, Datejust And Daytona 2021 Watches

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona with palm fronds dial.

By Nancy Olson Back in the day, when the spring watch fairs were face-to-face, Rolex was always one of the hottest tickets in town at BaselWorld, with devoted fans, journalists and jewelers in queue to see the latest innovations. Well, some things have changed, but watch aficionados were still waiting with high anticipation to see what…

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Introducing The A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Perpetual Calendar

A. Lange & Sohne Lange 1 Perpetual Calendar

By Nancy Olson Today marks the start of Watches & Wonders Geneva 2021, a digital platform for the second year in a row. But that hasn’t stopped watch brands from offering classics and innovative complexities.  This new A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Perpetual Calendar is a gorgeous interpretation of the well-loved—and highly intricate—complication for…

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Introducing Chopard’s First-Ever Jump Hour Watch: Chopard L.U.C Quattro Spirit 25 Limited Edition

Chopard L.U.C Quattro Spirit 25

By Nancy Olson Chopard is debuting its first jumping-hour watch, the L.U.C Quattro Spirit 25, in honor of the 25th anniversary of its Fleurier Manufacture. This Poinçon de Genève-certified timepiece is a stunning example of Chopard’s genius in melding understated design and technical boldness—a pairing particularly evident within the L.U.C collection. There are just 100…

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