Watch Review: Reservoir Watches Offer Jump Hours, Retrograde Minutes and More

Reservoire Tiefenmesser Bronze

Not too long ago, a young watch brand emerged on the scene: Reservoir. This Swiss-made brand has a very distinctive look thanks to the fact that all of the watches feature jumping hours and retrograde minutes rather than offering the typical two hands on the dial. Having joined forces with a top Swiss watchmaker, Reservoir…

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Review: Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Moon Phase and Retrograde Date

Vacheron Constantin's Patrimony Moonphase Retrograde Date watch brings astronomy subtly to the wrist.

Introduced at SIHH but in stores now — just in time for the fall and holiday season — is the Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Moon Phase and Retrograde Date watch. The  complicated yet classically elegant self-winding watch is actually user friendly and carries the highest seal in Switzerland: the Hallmark of Geneva. The Patrimony, as the…

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PRE-SIHH: Introducing New Roger Dubuis Velvet Watches

At the risk of sounding redundant — this is the third year in a row that we can expect great things in women’s watches at the SIHH in Geneva in January. Women’s watches have been the highlighted focus for many brands for the past three years, with some brands unveiling entirely new, specially-created women’s lines.…

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Faberge Reinterpreted — by Master Watchmaker Jean-Marc Wiederrecht — Hands On! Oh, and Men, this one is for the Women

For those who know legends in jewelry and watches, this story may come as no surprise. It is comprised of several renowned men in history and present day: First, there is Peter Carl Faberge — jeweler to the Russian Czars, creator of fantasy and wonder, inventor of the famed Faberge Eggs that open to reveal…

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How to Wear an Hour Glass on Your Wrist: Konstantin Chaykin’s Carpe Diem

“Seize the Day!” A saying that in today’s fast-paced world we seem to forget. Did it mean more in yesteryear?  Or are we just too busy to take the time to seize a day, or even an hour? Well, Russian watchmaker Konstantin Chaykin (who we covered here before- with his amazing Cinema watch) understands time…

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