Introducing The Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Perpetual Calendar

Jaeger-LeCoultre steel Polaris Perpetual Calendar

By Nancy Olson   A perpetual calendar is among the most challenging—and the most coveted—complications. By definition, it automatically adjusts for the different durations of months and even leap years. Thus it always shows the correct date, at least for the somewhat distant future, while a “normal” date display needs periodic adjustment. Jaeger-LeCoultre’s new Polaris…

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NOMOS Glashütte Tangente Neomatik Now In Platinum Gray

NOMOS Tangente Neomatik platinum gray.

By Nancy Olson I am a fan of gender-neutral watches, and NOMOS Glashütte timepieces are particular favorites of mine. With minimalist case and dial designs and a healthy dose of Bauhaus, most of the German brand’s timepieces look equally smashing on either a male or a female wrist. The just-introduced Tangente neomatik platinum gray is…

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Introducing The Kross Studio Batman Tourbillon Watch In Honor Of The Batman Movie And Superhero

The Batman tourbillon watch by Kross Studio

By Nancy Olson As U.S. fans eagerly await the theatrical debut of The Batman, another prize has been waiting in the wings that will appeal to watch lovers—right alongside those enthralled with Bruce Wayne’s well-known alter ego’s latest adventures. Switzerland-based Kross Studio is debuting The Batman Tourbillon watch created in its ongoing partnership with Warner…

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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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