Vintage Inspiration Propels Vacheron Constantin Historiques Triple Calendar Watches to New Heights

Vacheron Constantin Historiques Triple Calendrier 1942 watch.

We all love some great vintage inspiration — reinterpreted  and updated — for the wrist. This time, though, Vacheron Constantin has hit the proverbial nail on the head. The all new Historiques Triple Calendar watches inspired by the brand’s legendary pieces from the 1940’s are — almost —  to die for. The unveiling of these…

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Review: Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Moon Phase and Retrograde Date

Vacheron Constantin's Patrimony Moonphase Retrograde Date watch brings astronomy subtly to the wrist.

Introduced at SIHH but in stores now — just in time for the fall and holiday season — is the Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Moon Phase and Retrograde Date watch. The  complicated yet classically elegant self-winding watch is actually user friendly and carries the highest seal in Switzerland: the Hallmark of Geneva. The Patrimony, as the…

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The Galaxy on the Wrist: Vacheron Constantin Metiers d’Art Copernicus Celestial Spheres 2460RT (prices)

The dial of this version of the Vacheron Constantin Metiers d'Arts Celestial Spheres 2460RT is created using hand- and laser-engraving on a sapphire disk. It is the least expensive of the three watches at $93,500.

Earlier this year at SIHH, Swiss watch brand Vacheron Constantin unveiled a watch that surprised and delighted us thanks to the celestial complexity and beauty of the piece: Metiers d’Art Copernicus Celestial Spheres 2460RT. We covered it here, however, this particular Metiers d’Arts collection warrants a closer look now that it has finally made its way…

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Review: A Closer Look at the Vacheron Constantin Métiers d’Art Villes Lumières: Cities of Light On the Wrist

Vacheron Constantin Metiers d’Art Villes Lumieres Beijing

  The new Metiers d’Art Villes Lumieres collection from Vacheron Constantin is a new series of watches whose dials feature nocturnal portraits of great cities from an aerial view. The dials of these watches are created using  a fusion of two eclectic art mediums, Grand Feu champleve enameling and hand applied precious powder, a technique…

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Would You Spend a Million Dollars on a Watch? These Brands Hope So

Richard Mille RM 50-03, million-dollar watches of 2017.

The biggest watch exhibitions of the first half of the year 2017 are complete and we found several key noticeable trends. Watches at the affordable spectrum were strong, and so were the uber-expensive watches. As such,  we bring you a comprehensive line up of six approximately $1-million-dollar watches unveiled this year. Would you spend a million…

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Meet the People: A Dozen of the Wealthiest Swiss Watch “Families” Today, and How I Know Them

Some of the wealthiest Swiss watch families and individuals are worth billions.

  Sure, Forbes has its billionaire lists and its highest-paid athletes/CEOS/celebs lists, but they don’t have the list that is currently out and circulating of the richest people in the Swiss watch industry. The wealthiest Swiss watch families include names we are all too familiar with, including Rupert, Hayek, Stern and Scheufele. Here we bring…

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