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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A Closer Look At Rolex Explorer, Datejust And Daytona 2021 Watches

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona with palm fronds dial.

By Nancy Olson Back in the day, when the spring watch fairs were face-to-face, Rolex was always one of the hottest tickets in town at BaselWorld, with devoted fans, journalists and jewelers in queue to see the latest innovations. Well, some things have changed, but watch aficionados were still waiting with high anticipation to see what…

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Breitling Forms Founders Squad, Unveils Premier Heritage Watches

Breitling Premier Heritage collection.

By Gordon Henderson Breitling’s Premier Heritage Collection. The series taps into key innovations and milestones from the brand’s past to create vintage-inspired pieces with modern elements for today’s enthusiast. Upon seeing photos (sadly no hands on yet), they are, in a word, gorgeous. Breitling’s New Founders Squad A total of six pieces comprise the line…

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Introducing The A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Perpetual Calendar

A. Lange & Sohne Lange 1 Perpetual Calendar

By Nancy Olson Today marks the start of Watches & Wonders Geneva 2021, a digital platform for the second year in a row. But that hasn’t stopped watch brands from offering classics and innovative complexities.  This new A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Perpetual Calendar is a gorgeous interpretation of the well-loved—and highly intricate—complication for…

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Introducing The Vacheron Constantin Year Of The Ox Watch

Vacheron Constantin Year of the Ox watch

For Chinese New Year, Vacheron Constantin’s  “Year of the Ox” Chinese zodiac watch is a superb rendition of the gentle beast.  The oldest continually operating Swiss watch brand creates stunning Metiers d’Arts “The Legend of the Chinese Zodiac” watches every year in honor of the Chinese New Year and this one does not disappoint. The…

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