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

Up Close: Parmigiani Fleurier Toric Heritage Blue Abyss

Parmigiani Fleurier Toric Heritage Blue Abyss

 It isn’t every day that a person has a watch made to honor their 70thbirthday, but Michel Parmigiani isn’t just any person. The now 70-year-old master watchmaker is the founder of Parmigiani Fleurier and in honor of this birthday, the brand is creating a limited edition series of the first wristwatch he designed, the Toric,…

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Why Hublot’s Concrete Jungle New York Watch Made Of Cement Won’t Drop Like A Rock

Hublot Concrete Jungle New York watch

It isn’t the first time a watch has been made of concrete. In fact, for Swiss watch brand Hublot, the newest Concrete Jungle New York watch is its second such creation. The first, released five years ago, had a concrete bezel, but this time, the watch case, dial and bezel are made of cement. Additionally,…

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Introducing The Tutima ‘Flieger Friday’ Chronograph Limited Edition

Tutima Flieger Friday Chronograph

Social media has done a lot to impact buying choices, especially in the watch world. But now, it even influences watch collection names. Lovers of timepieces, especially aviation-inspired watches, are familiar with the hashtag #FliegerFriday, and regularly post images of their favorite pilot watches on that day of the week. Now, German watch brand Tutima…

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Hands On Watch Review: Corum Romulus 44 Tourbillon

Corum Romulus 44 Tourbillon

It isn’t every day that a journalist on a limited budget gets to spend a couple of weeks wearing a $170,000 watch – let alone an amazing looking watch. However, I got to do exactly that with the Corum Romulus 44mm Tourbillon recently and I have to say I really enjoyed that watch. Not because…

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Hublot Celebrates 40 Years, Unveils Boutique Design By Samuel Ross

Hublot 40th Birthday, Samuel Ross

In a world where many watch brands boast centuries of history, the highly successful Swiss watch brand Hublot is relatively a baby. Founded in 1980 by Carlo Crocco, the brand was the first to use a rubber strap on a luxury 18-karat gold watch. It was revolutionary for the era, especially because the strap was…

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Armin Strom Opens First-Ever Pop-Up Store

Armin Strom pop-up store

  Swiss watch brand Armin Strom — a leading independent brand that specializes in skeletonization and constant force, has opened its first-ever pop-up store that will remain open through June of 2021. Located in the middle of Zurich’s Old Town, the bright airy space is chocked with some of the finest Armin Strom timepieces, including…

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