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Hublot Big Bang Unico Summer

Unisex is a thing again when it comes to watches. It was a turnkey phrase in the 1980’s and into the ‘90’s, but now it has taken on all new meaning. Now it is about having a watch the proper size to fit any wrist. This year, too, unisex and color go hand in hand,…

Why The Jacob & Co. Twin Turbo Furious Bugatti 300+ Costs $580,000

Jacob & Co. Twin Turbo Furious Bugatti 300+

  Recently, Jacob & Co. announced its newest watch in the just-over one-year-long relationship with Bugatti:  the Twin Turbo Furious Bugatti 300+. It retails for  $580,000 and honors the Bugatti Chiron Super Sport 300+ — the car that broke the 300 mile-per hour barrier. Le Mans winner and the official test driver of the new…

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A New Steel Calatrava And A New $600 Million Patek Philippe Manufacture

Patek Philippe steel Calatrava

  The new Patek Philippe Manufacture was built over the course of five years to the total tune of CHF … [+] PATEK PHILIPPE It was just about 10 days ago  in Plan-les-Ouates (outskirts of Geneva), Switzerland, that Patek Philippe officially announced the opening of its new 10-floor manufacturing facility. It also announced the launch of…

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Introducing the $383,500 Bovet Recital 26 Brainstorm Chapter Two Watch

Bovet Recital 26 Brainstorm(R) Chapter Two

We have been writing about the majestic and complex watches from independent brand Bovet for years. It is a brand we love for many reasons, including the visionary designs and the superb mechanical prowess and three-dimensional architecture.  Today, we are happy to introduce the Bovet Recital 26 Brainstorm(R) Chapter Two timepiece.  In a nutshell, the…

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Introducing the A. Lange & Sohne Lange 1 Time Zone Watch

A. Lange & Sohne Lange 1 Time Zone

I have had a great affinity for German brand, A. Lange  & Sohne, ever since the brand re-emerged on the market in the early 1990’s.  I remember sitting with the brand executives at the Basel Fair in 1994 and looking at the very first watches that were the result of Ferdinand Adolph Lange’s great-grandson Walter…

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Why This Year’s GPHG Seems Surreal, And What Happens Next

GPHG

The 2020 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève is upon us.  Considered by many to be the Oscars of the watch world, the event honors watchmaking at its finest. Each year in November, the industry gathers in Geneva for an incredible award ceremony where we all learn who has won the different prize categories. It is…

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Franck Muller Teams With Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Geneva For Bespoke Watches

Franck Muller Black Badge

Franck Muller has teamed with Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Geneva to create a timepiece as exclusive as the British car brand’s bespoke automobiles. The Bespoke collection of watches is based on Franck Muller’s well-known “Crazy Hours” watches.The two companies also worked together to customize the interior of the car. Via its Bespoke program, Rolls-Royce enables customers…

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TAG Heuer Unveils Heuer 02 Chrono In Collaboration With Fragment Design’s Hiroshi Fujiwara

TAG Heuer, Hiroshi Fujiwara of Fragment Design.

Tag Heuer has been very busy lately. The brand has had several new unveilings already this year — including its connected watch second generation and the connected watch golf version. There are two more unveilings in the works, as well, and today the brand announced its  TAG Heuer x Fragment Design Heuer 02 Chronograph. Working with the “Godfather…

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Call Of The Wild: Jaquet Droz Petite Heure Minute Tiger Watches

Jaquet Droz Petite Heure Minutes Tiger

This is an updated post of an earlier post. While we haven’t had the opportunity to go hands-on with the  Jaquet Droz Petite Heuer Minute Tiger watches yet, we have definitely formed an impression. After all,  Jaquet Droz is long known for its  hand-painted and hand-crafted dials, and having been to the brand’s incredible workshops…

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Hamilton Watch Takes Starring Role In New Movie: Tenet

Tenet, Christopher Nolan, Hamilton

Hamilton Watch Company, which has a long and storied past in the world of movies, takes on a leading role in the new espionage thriller starring John David Washington and Robert Pattinson. In the movie, where time is omnipresent, the actors rely on a specially made Hamilton prop watch in their race to prevent the…

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Perfect Father’s Day Gift: HSNY Virtual Horological Tutoring Program

HSNY virtual horological training

Skip the ties, the shirts, the electronics. The Horological Society of New York (HSNY) has the perfect gift for Father’s Day this year: Virtual watchmaking tutoring. If dad loves watches, he will love this program.The Virtual Horological Tutoring offers 60- and 90-minute courses that are customizable and offer a theoretical approach to watchmaking.  HSNY, America’s oldest…

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