When all balance springs were metal, Swatch Group's Nivarox enjoyed a virtual monopoly. The most widespread alternative, patented silicon technology, is also the property of a handful of manufacturers. However crucial it may be, mechanically and strategically, the balance spring is about materials science, not horological genius.
With the vintage trend showing no signs of abating, now is the time to pay tribute to the iconic watches worn by late, great celebrities. Brands happily revisit legends from the past while at auction, watches with celebrity provenance are achieving record amounts.
This year's SIHH is over and the dust has settled. However in the social sphere, SIHH 2017 doesn’t seem to be dying - still being the most spoken about topic in our last trend report. Social media was more present during this year’s event than it ever has been. The most influential online brands have already been spoken about so it’s time to discuss influencers, who now control so much of the present social media landscape.
A new trend is sending out shoots: what if green were the new blue? Take a peek at these 10 watches that get the green light for style!
Aventurine on a dial does a wonderful imitation of a starry sky, but what is it exactly? Gemstone or glass? Rare or in abundance? Read on for some scintillating facts.
Officine Panerai and Oracle Team USA are all at sea… The team is hoisting the sails on the new America’s Cup Class boat while the Italian brand is unveiling the official watches of this 35th America’s Cup.
An X or Y chromosome is no longer a reliable marker. Watches are adopting an intermediate size – 40 mm in diameter – and mixing masculine and feminine. "John darling, just borrowing your Luger"…