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Oris Aquis Date Calibre 400

Independent Swiss watch brand Oris dances pretty much to its own drummer. Despite being a large, globally distributed brand, the company’s executives pull out all the stops when it comes to creative designs and responsible partnerships. Recently, the brand announced that it has created an all-new in-house-made movement, Caliber 400 and today, it introduces the…

Are Smart Watches Getting Smarter? Why the deGrisogono Samsung Gear S2 is Draped in Diamonds

It is no secret that Smart watches seem to be tripping over themselves as they burst onto the market. Perhaps the only Smart Watch not doing that is the all new  haute joaillerie de Grisogono Samsung Gear S2. The Baselworld 2016 introduction,  which left many people shaking their heads at the audacity, may be the smartest on the…

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Three Top Pilot Watches from Baselworld 2016 that Soar to New Levels (Breitling, Bell & Ross, Bremont)

Aviation watches are instruments of both time and navigation. Representative of adventure and characterized by precision, these watches tie the necessary tools of the profession to a unique and stylish statement. This year, some of the top watchmakers combined functionality and ease of use in the design of their newest pilot watches. Bell & Ross’s…

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An Up-Close Look at the Vacheron Constantin Maitre Cabinotier Retrograde Armillary Tourbillon Wristwatch and Caliber 1990

Recently on our Perfect Timing column on Forbes.com, we introduced the world to the new Vacheron Constantin Maître Cabinotier Retrograde Armillary Tourbillon watch, housing the all new Caliber 1990. Inspired by the Vacheron Constantin  Ref .57260 — the world’s most complicated watch that was eight years in the making and carried a retail price of about…

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Audemars Piguet Brand Ambassador Danny Willett Wins The Masters 2016

In Augusta, GA, today — the famed green jacked was donned by Audemars Piguet brand ambassador Danny Willett. The epitome of self control,  Willett was picked up by Audemars Piguet as  brand ambassador in summer 2015, and is a symbol of fine British golfing — having won his first tournament on the European Tour in 2012. He…

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A. Lange & Sohne, F.P. Journe and Others Offer First-Time Look at New Watches During Madison Avenue Watch Week

Starting this Wednesday, April 13 and running until April 20, watch lovers visiting New York City can expect to see things they’ve never seen before in the U.S. market. In fact, many top brands and retailers are offering first looks at their newest watches (just unveiled in Switzerland earlier this year) during the 6th annual…

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One To Want: Arnold & Son’s Affordable and Alluring Nebula Watch

When I originally submitted this article, my opening words were: “Damn Arnold.” While we didn’t go with that lead, the point was, this over-the-top brand has done it again – wowed us with its superb design and craftsmanship, as the brand unveils the new Nebula. A timepiece that was inspired by its namesake, and that…

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Presenting the Sound and Story of the Breguet Tradition Minute Repeater Tourbillon as Seen in Baselworld 2016 (video)

Just last year, Breguet unveiled its first Tradition Minute Repeater Tourbillon (Ref. 7087). While the watch was exceptional, the brand opted to return to the drawing board to perfect the sound and performance. This year at Baselworld, Breguet unveiled the new, finalized version — which should begin making its way to retail later this year.…

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Top Watch Brands Receive WatchStars Awards at Baselworld 2016 (A. Lange & Sohne, MB&F, Omega, Tudor)

This year at Baselworld 2016, executives were on hand from A. Lange  & Sohne, MB&F, Omega and Tudor to receive their Watchstars Awards (2015-2016).  Selected by an international panel of experts voting on five categories, these winners received their accolades during an evening event during the show.  The expert panel, which consists of over 70 international watch…

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Close Up with the New Generation Baume & Mercier Capeland Shelby Cobra Watches — Prepare to be Wowed

I just don’t know a better way to put this, but if you are a car and watch lover than you need to get up close and personal with the newest generation of the Baume & Mercier Capeland Shelby(R) Cobra watches. We have written about this stellar timepiece before -and even brought you some superb…

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