Swatch Group Presents Its Chinese New Year Zodiac Watches From Blancpain, Harry Winston, Swatch

Blancpain Traditional Chinese Calendar watch

The Chinese New Year rings in officially on February 1, 2022, and a host of brands are offering creative visions of the seductive and alluring tiger for the wrist. According to Chinese zodiac references, the tiger is the beautiful, powerful and confident and people born in the Year of the Tiger are similarly empowered. In…

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Vacheron Constantin Blends Tradition And Modernity In Traditionnelle Complete Calendar Open Face Watch

Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Complete Calendar Openface watch

In deft blend of mechanics and high-tech materials, Vacheron Constantin brings high-watchmaking and  pure function together in the new Traditionnelle Complete Calendar Openface watch. In fact, the open-worked movement, visible via sapphire disks and a face-less dial, is a refreshingly modern take on traditional skeletonization. The venerable brand of Vacheron Constantin, which is the oldest…

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A Close-Up Look At The White Gold Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Complete Calendar

Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Complete Calendar watch

Despite loving all of the three-dimensional space-age style watches emanating from the independents, there is something so classically elegant about a traditional timepiece that is made to today’s exceptional standards and offers innovative updates. Such is the case with the new Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Complete Calendar watch. Created by the oldest, continually running Swiss watch…

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IWC Schaffhausen Takes High-Tech, High-Mech To New Levels With Top Gun Pilot’s Ceratanium Watches

IWC Big Pilot's Top Gun Ceratanium(R) TimeZoner watch

IWC Schaffhausen is no stranger to innovation. This brand has been on the cutting edge of technology and watchmaking since its inception. Now, though, it takes its creativity to even new levels by unveiling two new Ceratanium® watches to its Top Gun Pilots watch collection. Ceratanium® is the brand’s proprietary alloy of ceramic and titanium…

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New Watch Collection From Parmigiani Fleurier Celebrates 25 Years

Parmigiani Tonda PF

It was exactly 25 years ago in 1996 that master watchmaker and independent restorer of some of the finest clocks and watches in history, Michel Parmigiani, launched his own eponymous brand. Backed by the Sandoz Foundation, the Parmigiani Fleurier brand was dedicated to upholding the traditional craftsmanship of watchmaking but with a decidedly modern twist. Passionate…

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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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