Meet the New Arnold & Son HM Perpetual Moon in Blue

By Samantha Walsh In a testament to their tradition of watches with astronomical indications, Arnold & Son added another moon phase to the Royal Collection with a new version of the HM Perpetual Moon. In a steel case with a blue guilloche dial, the new HM Perpetual Moon features one of the largest moon phase…

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Fast Focus: Frederique Constant Unveils new Classics Index GMT Watches

  By Samantha Walsh Just in time for the holidays, Frederique Constant adds four new GMT watches to its iconic Classics Index collection.   In keeping with the traditional Classics Index characteristics, the dials of the new GMT are simple and elegant with applied indexes and Roman numerals. Each watch features the hours, minutes, seconds and…

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Fast Focus: Raymond Weil Celebrates Frank Sinatra

Tomorrow, December 12, is the birthday of the legendary Ol’ Blue Eyes. One of the most influential singers of all time, Frank Sinatra would have turned 100 years old today. Celebrating the legend, Raymond Weil has created the MAESTRO  Frank Sinatra Limited Edition Collection (1,212 pieces). We wrote about this watch in depth here, but since today is…

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Fast Focus: Baume & Mercier Promises Great Year for Women in 2016 with Promesse Watches (Pre-SIHH 2016)

Just a couple of years ago, Baume & Mercier unveiled the Promesse Collection for women. Designed expressly for ladies, the line is a refreshing mix of elegance and affordability. It captures the spirit of a promise, of love, of special moments. It has also quickly won the hearts of women around the world and has…

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How Chanel Embroiders Watch Dials — This One’s for the Women

In the world of fine watchmaking, a term (and form) has quietly emerged in the past decade that has come to be one of the most highly esteemed assets in timepieces: Métiers d’ Arts. From woodworking to sculpturing, creating a masterpiece on the dial of a watch is a coveted art that sets brands apart…

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Parmigiani Unveils the Tonda Me’trographe Chicago — Pre- SIHH 2016 (prices)

In the unveiling of its Metro collection in 2014, Parmigiani Fleurier took a decidedly modern stance. Of course the brand continues to build its watch movements, dials and cases according to strong traditional standards, but the line (consisting of Me’trographe and Me’tropolitaine versions) captures a very current and even visionary stance. Now, for 2016, the…

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