Top Six Sports Watches of 2017: Our Picks for GPHG 2017

Our picks for the Top Sport Watches of GPHG 2017: Ulysse Nardin Marine Chronometer

It’s not too far off: November 8th is when the 17th meeting of the Grand Prix d’ Horlogerie de Genève, GPHG, will take place. For those unaware, the GPHG is the organization and annual watchmaking award ceremony where different watches are recognized for various feats of horological wizardry. Think Academy Awards but for watches. Six…

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Don’t Miss the TAG Heuer 150-Year Heuer Globetrotter Exhibition

Heuer ads from 1936.

Just opened in 10 TAG Heuer boutiques around the world, more than 400 special retrospective watches will be on display –spread throughout the 10 locations — for the Heuer Globetrotter exhibition — taking place until  September 30. Each exhibit will be a themed collection of vintage Heuer models from the Manufacture museum in La Chaux-de-Fonds, as…

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Eterna Super KonTiki Chronograph: An Icon That Weathered A Legendary Expedition

For more than 160 years, Swiss watch brand Eterna has been known for its pioneering spirit — in watchmaking and on the water. This company is known for unveiling a host of firsts, including the famed Eterna Matic rotor, as well as for releasing the first wristwatch with an integrated alarm, and the Eterna Spherodrive ball-…

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Elite Traveler Magazine Publishes the ‘Top 50 Watches of 2017’

Elite Traveler Magazine's Top 50 Watches of 2017: astronomical watches

Earlier this year, I was assigned a very large task by top luxury lifestyle publication Elite Traveler Magazine. I am proud to say that I have been covering watches for the publication for several years now, and we regularly take close-up looks at timepieces that are influencers in today’s world, and why. However, the assignment…

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Wait, Is That an Octopus on Your Table? Meet the MB&F Octopod

Seen here in the palladium version, the MB&F Octopod clock has legs that are adjustable to different heights.

One might say Max Busser of MB&F has become obsessed with the seas. A lover of all things space age, Busser is the genius behind some of the most incredible watches we have seen on the market to date — including pieces with aliens inside and spaceship-like designs. Now, however, MB&F has reached deeper depths. …

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Introducing the A. Lange & Sohne 1815 Rattrapante Perpetual Calendar Handwerkskunst 2017 Watch, And a Complete Look at All Six Historical Handwerkskunsts (slideshow)

The stunning dial of the A. Lange & Sohne 1815 Rattrapante Perpetual Calendar Handwerkskunst 2017 watch features a celestial theme with stars and moon phase indication accurate for 122.6 years.

This year marks the sixth year in a row that German brand A. Lange & Sohne unveils a limited edition Handwerkskunst watch. The Handwerkskunst watches are all about honoring the arts the brand has mastered, including finishing, engraving, relief work, and more, as well as watchmaking. This year’s Handwerkskunst is a stunning celestial rendition of…

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