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

Montblanc Goes Exploring With Mountain Climber Reinhold Messner

montblanc reinhold messner

  It was two years ago in 2018 that Swiss watch brand Montblanc introduced its first 1858 Geosphere watch, with northern and southern hemispheres on the dial. In fact, the brand unveiled a host of watches that year geared toward those who love the great outdoors, and has continued in that domain. Now, Montblanc partners…

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Introducing: Zenith Defy Classic Carbon With Integrated Carbon Bracelet

Zenith Defy Carbon

Zenith just went a big step further with its Defy watches by introducing a carbon version of the Defy Classic that is the first to feature an integrated carbon bracelet in the history of the brand.  Zenith’s carbon bracelet is made of more than 50 different components — in crafted all carbon. The ultra-light weight…

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Steve McQueen’s Heuer Monaco Worn In 1971 Film, Le Mans, To Be Auctioned by Phillips

Steve McQueen, LeMans

Steve McQueen put time on the map – at least for TAG Heuer back in the 1970’s  when he wore the Monaco in the film Le Mans. McQueen was an avid racecar driver in addition to being a superb actor and he did his own driving in that movie.  Now, the watch he wore –…

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Why The $858,000 Roger Dubuis Excalibur Superbia Is Superb

Roger Dubuis Excalibur Superbia, Kaz Shirane

Known for its incredible high-tech, high-mech watches, Roger Dubuis goes all out again on its newest one-of-a-kind Excalibur Superbia watch. Yes,  the name is a bit over the top, but then so is the watch. Working with interior designer Kaz Shirane, Roger Dubuis reinterprets its famed and beloved Excalibur with a new movement, and — best…

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British Brands Bremont And Rolls-Royce Team Up, Meet The IonBird Watch

Bremont, Rolls-Royce, ionBird

By Gordon Henderson Aviation is a core strand of the DNA of horology. Many pieces from a host of houses have drawn historical design elements and functional complications from aeronautical roots. The question now is how does the future look and how will flight change to meet the sustainability needs of tomorrow? From a horological…

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Introducing The New Sport Carrera Chronograph 160 Years Special Edition Watches

TAG HEUER Carrera

  As part of its ongoing efforts to celebrate its 160th anniversary, TAG Heuer continues to focus on the Carrera collection. Today, the brand unveils the all-new TAG Heuer Sport Chronograph Carrera 160 Years Special Edition watches. They are inspired by a timepiece from the mid-1960’s that was a celebrated watch in its day. The “Dato…

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