Up-to-the-minute news and announcements about watch brands and the watch industry.

Introducing Greubel Forsey’s Transparent $1.1 Millon Double Tourbillon 30° Technique Sapphire Watch

We are just going to jump right into this. Yesterday, Greubel Forsey – a brand we have written about often, here  — unveiled a $1.1 million U.S-exclusive watch: the Double Tourbillon 30° Technique Sapphire. Yes, sapphire — making the timepiecea almost totally tranparent and offering an nobstructed view of the movement parts and their interaction. Additionally, the brand — known…

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Fast Focus for Father’s Day: TAG Heuer Formula 1 Red Bull Racing Team Watch

When TAG Heuer signed with Red Bull Racing Formula One team late last year to become the Official Timekeeper, Official Watch and Official Performance Partner of Red Bull Racing, we all expected a new watch to speed onto the scene. Well, it’s time to meet the TAG Heuer Formula 1 Red Bull Racing Team watch…

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Inside Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Rare Handcrafts Atelier (Dial Painting, Gem Setting, Technology)

It isn’t every day one gets to visit one of the top-tier Manufactures — but I have been lucky enough to visit Jaeger-LeCoultre twice in one year.  The brand, tucked away in the village of Le Sentier, Switzerland, has a rich history of watchmaking and innovative pioneering that sets it apart from most others and flags it…

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Hands On with an Enviable Bovet 1822 Fleurier Custom-Painted Watch

Every once in a while, we — who see countless numbers of watches each year — are stopped in our tracks by something truly special. Mind you, Bovet 1822 makes  a habit of stopping me in my tracks, but this particular watch stole my heart, too.  This absolutely enviable custom-made Bovet  hand-painted Fleurier watch is one…

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3 Reasons Panerai Built Its Most Complicated Watch Yet, Radiomir 1940 Minute Repeater Carillon Tourbillon GMT, as a Made-to-Order Watch

Panerai has been busy this year – unveiling great new collections that range from skeletons to tourbillons and the all-new Due collection, which we wrote about here, with new case shape just unveiled last week in Florence, Italy. However, the watch that made us stop and tilt our heads just a little is the brand’s most…

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10 Great Water Watches for World Oceans Day (slide show)

Today is World Oceans Day and  what better time to celebrate the world’s water watches than today. As such, we have selected a slide show that includes five top watch brans that work hard to protect our oceans (Rolex, Omega, IWC, Blancpain and Jaeger-LeCoultre) and some images of their projects from around the world. We…

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