How Jaeger-LeCoultre Fit the Round Gyrotourbillon into the Square Reverso

  No question about it: Jaeger-LeCoultre does one of the best, if not the best, job in integrating complications and innovations across its different lines. Among the most famous and iconic of those lines is the Reverso. Best known as the go to watch, first for polo enthusiasts, and now for watch lovers in all…

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5 Red Hot Watches for Valentine’s Day (slide show)

  This weekend we celebrate one of the most romantic occasions of the year: Valentine’s Day. This is a day of love, romance, emotions and passion- and there could be no greater gift to give your loved one than the gift of time. Yes, the National Retail Federation says Americans will spend their dollars on flowers,…

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A Moment in Time: Daniel Riedo, CEO of Jaeger-LeCoultre, Shares 2016 Trends and Plans

Just last week, with the SIHH in full swing, a lot of great timepieces were seen and a host of  wonderful interviews conducted. We will bring you much of the news from the exhibition and around the city in the coming weeks — keeping in mind that much of what we are bringing  to you…

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How Complicated Watchmaking Transcends Time Thanks to Breakthrough Thinking

Watch pundits of today often lament that all we create in watches now are throwback references to the past.  In fact, today’s watchmaking complications – freely defined as anything additional on a timepiece above and beyond the “simple” time indication – not only reflect the mechanical genius of generations ago, but also – and more…

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Women’s Watches, Especially Mechanicals, Continue to Steal the Limelight

Early last year, just after SIHH 2015, I wrote an article for Departures Magazine on the prevalence of women’s watches. The year before that, I had written an article in a Niche Media publication on how women’s watches were taking the world by storm. Because I know for a fact that we will be seeing…

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Introducing New Jaeger-LeCoultre Watches to Celebrate 85 Years (Pre-SIHH 2016/Slideshow)

Anniversaries in the watch world are common. Sometimes brands celebrate their founding, or the birth of their founder, or the birth of a specific collection. Sometimes those anniversaries are big ones: 50, 75, 100. However, 2016 marks the 85th anniversary of the first famed Reverso from Jaeger-LeCoultre, and in anticipation of that anniversary, the brand…

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