Exposure to magnetic fields isn't without consequence on a mechanical watch's proper functioning. After early attempts to resolve the problem, recent innovations are delivering promising results. Demagnetising tools are also benefiting from new developments.
When Abraham-Louis Breguet patented his greatest ever invention on June 26, 1801, he could never have imagined that more than 200 years later, his tourbillon would be the complication most in demand among a group of affluent buyers, thousands of miles away in China.
A Panerai looks great with a pair of stylish shades (preferably on the deck of a yacht). But the Astronomo has more in common with sunglasses than Italian chic: both use an optical phenomenon known as polarization.
Jaeger-LeCoultre revisits its past and revives the iconic Memovox Polaris from 1968. Exactly fifty years afer the launch of this historic design, the new Polaris Automatic retains every inch of its sporting style and vintage spirit.
Three years after her last television project, the charismatic Sharon Stone is back in the public eye in Mosaic, a miniseries directed by Steven Soderbergh.
First released in 1954, the Rolex Submariner has arguably become one of the most recognisable timepieces ever. A watch that has not only survived but thrived, irrespective of trends or era. So what's the secret?
Since 1950, the Luminor has changed faces many times but never strayed far from the first tool watches that Panerai supplied to Italian Navy combat divers. The ultimate sport-chic watch, this version is no exception.