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

Montblanc Unveils New Star Legacy Orbis Terrarum Watches

Montblanc is a master at interpreting and displaying watch information on its dials in a beautiful and informative manner. The newest Star Legacy Orbis Terrarum watches are no exception. The two new Montblanc Orbis Terrarum watches (originally launched in 2014) continue to boast a sophisticated world time complication – but feature totally re-designed dials. The…

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Alexandre Meerson: Customization By Design

Meerson customized watches

When he first started his own watch brand, Meerson, fashion designer Alexandre Meerson knew exactly what he wanted to offer clients: Customized watches. In fact, he didn’t begin by creating his own watch lines. Instead, he went out and worked directly with clients to create the watches that were in their heads. The thing is,…

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Jaeger-LeCoultre Creates Master Ultra Thin Kingsman Knife Watch For Matthew Vaughn Movie

Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra Think Kingsman Knife watch

Swiss watch brand Jaeger-LeCoultre — along with Mr. Porter — launches a new limited-edition watch: the Master Ultra Thin Kingsman Knife watch that has been specially adapted for the upcoming Kingsman origins film, The King’s Man, directed by Matthew Vaughn. Just 100 pieces will be made — all offered exclusively on Mr. Porter from today until…

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A Closer Look At The New TAG Heuer Carrera Sport Chronograph Collection

TAG Heuer Carrera Chronograph Sport

It was just recently that TAG Heuer announced its newest Carrera Sport Chronograph watches — slated to be out this fall. The watches are in celebration of the brand’s 160th anniversary and in celebration of its first true racing chronograph: the Carrera. That  watch, introduced nearly 60 years ago was the brainchild of Jack Heuer.…

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Why The Patek Philippe Ref. 5303R Minute Repeater Tourbillon Is Destined For Greatness

Patek Philippe Ref. 5303R Minute Repeater Tourbillon

When I saw the very first Patek Philippe Ref. 5303R-001 Minute Repeater Tourbillon Singapore 2019 Special Edition watch at the late fall Patek Philippe Singapore exhibition — I knew it was destined for greatness. That watch, based off of an existing movement (Caliber R To 27PS) was totally re-worked in order to showcase the minute repeater…

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Beginner’s Guide: What Is A Chronograph?

Parmigiani Fleurier Tondagraph

This week we offer a quick look at watch complications from a beginner’s viewpoint. For the past few months we have gotten  a lot of questions about watch complications and how to just get the basics down. So here, we offer watch education for a true novice. This week: What is a chronograph? What is…

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