Vacheron Constantin enriches its Métiers d’Art The legend of the Chinese zodiac with the sign of the rat. Symbolizing a strong vitality and intelligence, it will take over from the pig at the Chinese New Year on January 20th 2020.
Sapphire cases are becoming an increasingly common sight. Richard Mille, a trailblazer in 2012, has made sapphire-cased watches a speciality, with others following suit. A closer look at one of watchmaking's newest phenomena.
As birdsong fills the Swiss countryside, a blue tit has made its home in two new versions of the Charming Bird watch. Its singing master goes by the name of Jaquet Droz.
What do Nick Hayek, sunglasses, the Rio Olympic Games, METAS and Universo have in common? Swatch Group's traditional economic press conference, of course!
Vacheron Constantin once again demonstrates that watchmaking has yet to reach its limits with the Maître Cabinotier retrograde armillary tourbillon watch. This unique piece achieves new summits of horological excellence within a surprisingly contemporary design.
Often robust, sometimes vintage, always sporty, the chronograph remains one of the most sought-after complications. Tailored for the measuring of elapsed times, it was one of the big attractions at this year's Baselworld. These are the twelve that caught our eye.
Omega's launch of Master Chronometer certification in 2015 was followed by Rolex's announcement that it would be extending its Superlative Chronometer label to its entire production. This "race for precision" coincides with the widespread use of silicon in movements, a tempting development that purists warn against nonetheless.