A look at watches with a variety of horological complications and functions above and beyond telling time.

IWC Portofino Perpetual Calendar Boasts Moonphase That’s Accurate For 577.5 Years

IWC Portofino Perpetual Calendar

  I’ve been in the watch industry a very long time. In fact, I started my journey in late 1984 and my first full year in timepieces was in 1985. That was the same year that IWC unveiled its revolutionary DaVinci Perpetual Calendar watch that had been developed over the course of several years by…

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Hands On With The CuleM Skyline GMT Watches

CuleM Skyline GMT New York watch.

Recently, I had the opportunity to go “hands on” with the newest CuleM Skyline GMT watches and it was a fun experience. The Skyline series is the second evolution for the young brand, whose Portal GMT watch I first reviewed last year. It actually launched the World GMT collection in 2019. I loved that world…

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I Went To Boston With A. Lange & Sohne For The New Boutique. Here’s What Happened

A. Lange & Sohne New Zeitwerk.

Just two weeks ago, I joined A. Lange & Söhne in Boston where the brand opened its 8th US Boutique on prestigious Newbury Street. This Boston equivalent of Saville Row is fast becoming a watch lover’s mecca. The gorgeous new A. Lange & Sohne store is nestled neatly into space that sits alongside brands such…

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A Closer Look At Chopard’s Mille Miglia 2022 Race Edition Watches

Chopard Mille Miglia Race Edition

By Nancy Olson   Chopard has partnered with the Mille Miglia since 1988, and over the years has engaged its boundless imagination to create memorable timepieces in tribute to this classic car open-road race. This year’s limited edition Mille Miglia 2022 Race Edition chronograph collection comprises two 44mm variations: one is all stainless steel and…

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A Look At The Winners Of The Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Geneve 2022

GPHG 2022 Winners, Voutilainen

The annual Grand Prix d’Horologerie de Geneve took place last week. After months of reviewing the nominations and narrowing the finalists down to just a few in each category, the Academy and Jury voted for the final winner in each area, including the Best of Show, “Aiguille d’Or Grand Prix.” Below is the list of…

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IWC’s Pilot’s Watch Chronograph Edition Polaris Dawn Ventures Into Space And Beyond

IWC, Polaris Dawn

(This article by Roberta Naas first appeared in her column on Forbes.) For nearly 100 years, Swiss watch brand IWC Schaffhausen has been known for its ingenious, highly functional pilot’s watches. The brand was first to create a soft inner iron case back in the 1930’s that rendered its pilot watches anti-magnetic. Now, IWC soars…

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