The refined aesthetic of the Tradition line is inspired by the design of the subscription caliber created by Breguet in 1796. After two years in Switzerland during the darkest days of the French Revolution, the watchmaker returned to Paris to find his workshops, located on Quai de l’Horloge in Île de la Cité, needed to be rebuilt.
Everyone was waiting with baited breath this year for this piece to appear on the scene as it was one of the few complications which hadn’t embraced the Grande Seconde collection.
It’s been five years since Apple released their smart watch and so-called experts and industry insiders predicted the collapse of the market for traditional wristwatches. Well, we’re still here. I’ve said this several times since 2015: smart watches will not replace mechanical watches.
Over the course of the past decade, watch lovers have witnessed an increased attention to the world of women’s timepieces. Some brands, however, have long focused on what was once termed, “the fairer sex.
Due to the sheltering-in-place and Covid circumstances, many watchmaking brands have yet to introduce a 2020 novelties lineup. One of those is highly anticipated. Girard-Perregaux haven't been making the front page when it comes to a category where they had long been a reference, high horology.
Datant des années 1930, les montres secrètes sont bien ancrées dans l'histoire de Van Cleef & Arpels. Celles-ci exigent un mélange parfait de créativité en haute joaillerie et en horlogerie, exigeant des niveaux élevés de maîtrise technique dans les domaines du sertissage et du design, deux domaines dans lesquels la Maison est performante.
The new Grande Seconde Off-Centered Chronograph is no exception. Created in 2019, the piece is now offered with an onyx dial for the very first time. It joins the long tradition of mineral dials—a Jaquet Droz signature.
After unveiling the TAG Heuer Carrera 160 Years Silver Dial Limited Edition at the beginning of the year to kick off the luxury watchmaker’s 160th anniversary, the brand is now introducing a second collector’s edition to mark the historic milestone: the TAG Heuer Carrera 160 Years Montreal Limited Edition.