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What do real timepiece collectors look for? Watch bridges – and Swiss luxury brands Girard-Perregaux, Corum and MB&F elevate this vital mechanism to an art form

Bridges are a fundamental part of any timepiece – and brands like Girard-Perregaux and Corum spend hundreds of hours elevating this vital mechanism to an art form

Bridges are a fundamental part of any timepiece – and brands like Girard-Perregaux and Corum spend hundreds of hours elevating this vital mechanism to an art form

17 Nov 2021 - 10:55AM
Can fashion brands ever be taken seriously as watchmakers? Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Chanel and Hermès are hoping for haute horlogerie, but collectors still covet traditional Swiss timepieces

Hermès, Chanel, Gucci and Louis Vuitton are now all playing at the intersection between haute fashion and haute horlogerie, but can they really compete with classic timepiece purveyors?

Hermès, Chanel, Gucci and Louis Vuitton are now all playing at the intersection between haute fashion and haute horlogerie, but can they really compete with classic timepiece purveyors?

13 Sep 2021 - 3:00PM
Is this 2021’s most unlikely design trend? From Hublot to Bulgari, luxury watchmakers go graphic with timepieces

Moody, minimal, monochrome: how artisan watchmakers are bringing darkness into the light

Moody, minimal, monochrome: how artisan watchmakers are bringing darkness into the light

27 Jul 2021 - 10:00AM
How Panerai authored its own exclusive gold alloy for the sleek Luminor Due Goldtech watch

The Italian luxury watchmaker’s 18ct offering contains a hefty serving of copper for a rich sunset-evoking colour, as well as platinum to prevent any change of colour over time

The Italian luxury watchmaker’s 18ct offering contains a hefty serving of copper for a rich sunset-evoking colour, as well as platinum to prevent any change of colour over time

30 Jan 2020 - 3:00AM
Check the hour in all 24 time zones with Greubel Forsey’s new GMT Sport for 2020

The Swiss watchmaker has achieved a new level of haute horlogerie with its latest technical marvel

The Swiss watchmaker has achieved a new level of haute horlogerie with its latest technical marvel

8 Jan 2020 - 3:00PM
How Bulgari, Jaeger-LeCoultre and others are rediscovering the forgotten skills of watchmaking

Skilled artisans are exploring the full range of their horological horizons in crafting visually exquisite timepieces

Skilled artisans are exploring the full range of their horological horizons in crafting visually exquisite timepieces

1 Jan 2020 - 2:31AM
Alfa Romeo to Chopard: Duccio Lopresto on the famed Lopresto Collection of Italian cars and his favourite watches

The Milan-based car collector’s earliest object of desire was a 1901 Isotta Fraschini, made by a firm famous for supplying kings, emperors and Hollywood stars with groundbreaking automobiles

The Milan-based car collector’s earliest object of desire was a 1901 Isotta Fraschini, made by a firm famous for supplying kings, emperors and Hollywood stars with groundbreaking automobiles

16 Jan 2020 - 3:20PM
Who is Claude Sfeir, one of the world’s top watch collectors, who once worked in Dubai’s Gold Souk?

The timepiece collector, who was 18 when he began working in Dubai’s famous gold market, owns a one-of-a-kind Patek Philippe watch and made sure his father could retire early

The timepiece collector, who was 18 when he began working in Dubai’s famous gold market, owns a one-of-a-kind Patek Philippe watch and made sure his father could retire early

30 Dec 2019 - 2:00AM
Why alarm bells are ringing for Patek Philippe, Richard Mille, Tudor and Jaeger-LeCoultre

After years of neglect, mechanical alarms are in vogue again among makers of luxury timepieces.

After years of neglect, mechanical alarms are in vogue again among makers of luxury timepieces.

18 Dec 2019 - 3:46AM
How Breitling, Bulgari, Vacheron Constantin and other luxury watchmakers made their mark at Dubai Watch Week 2019

Dubai Watch Week welcomed luxury brands such as Rolex, Bulgari, and Breitling but also featured independent watchmakers and attracted about 15,000 visitors

Dubai Watch Week welcomed luxury brands such as Rolex, Bulgari, and Breitling but also featured independent watchmakers and attracted about 15,000 visitors

30 Jan 2020 - 11:39AM
Why Breitling, Audemars Piguet, Chopard and others can’t resist flirting with the past

Brands find answers for their latest releases by delving way back into their 20th-century archives

Brands find answers for their latest releases by delving way back into their 20th-century archives

7 Dec 2019 - 4:00PM
Is the Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Date watch good enough for an X-Men star?

The elegant timepiece, which can be used to a depth of 200 metres, has baton-shaped hands, and trapezoidal hour markers painted with Super-LumiNova tinted vanilla, and a deep-blue dial that evokes the ocean

The elegant timepiece, which can be used to a depth of 200 metres, has baton-shaped hands, and trapezoidal hour markers painted with Super-LumiNova tinted vanilla, and a deep-blue dial that evokes the ocean

30 Sep 2019 - 10:00AM
From Floyd Mayweather to Jay-Z – why exclusive diamond watches are a knockout statement accessory

Professional boxer Floyd Mayweather’s US$18 million Jacob & Co. Billionaire watch and Jay-Z’s Big Bang $5 Million timepiece – a birthday gift from wife Beyoncé – are examples of how diamond watches can make a spectacular personal statement

Professional boxer Floyd Mayweather’s US$18 million Jacob & Co. Billionaire watch and Jay-Z’s Big Bang $5 Million timepiece – a birthday gift from wife Beyoncé – are examples of how diamond watches can make a spectacular personal statement

28 Sep 2019 - 4:00PM
Move over, Ai Weiwei – 5 Chinese contemporary artists who are making a splash around the world

Stunning works by Lu Yang, Paul Chan, Xu Zhen, Xinyi Cheng and Lawrence Lek have helped them make names for themselves

Stunning works by Lu Yang, Paul Chan, Xu Zhen, Xinyi Cheng and Lawrence Lek have helped them make names for themselves

26 Jul 2019 - 2:00PM
SIHH 2019: Independents allow creativity to shine through in original timepieces

Watchmaking’s equivalent of haute couture makes timely statements with artisanal content and unusual designs

Watchmaking’s equivalent of haute couture makes timely statements with artisanal content and unusual designs

31 Mar 2019 - 2:00AM
SIHH 2019: Baume et Mercier take the Baumatic range further – and keep value in the cross-hairs

Clifton Baumatic collection extensions are an amazing playground in design

Clifton Baumatic collection extensions are an amazing playground in design

30 Mar 2019 - 2:00AM
SIHH 2019: At Hermès, the wolf howls, and the moon is the star of the Arceau L’Heure de la Lune

Brand combines modern technology with artisanal crafts of yesteryear

Brand combines modern technology with artisanal crafts of yesteryear

24 Mar 2019 - 6:00PM
SIHH 2019: Greubel Forsey ‘takes it all the way’

Robert Greubel and Stephen Forsey’s 115-strong team are on a ‘perpetual quest for reflection’

Robert Greubel and Stephen Forsey’s 115-strong team are on a ‘perpetual quest for reflection’

24 Mar 2019 - 4:00PM
What do luxury brands think millennials want?

Watchmakers Omega, Breitling and Tudor and jeweller Qeelin tailor products to meet needs of young, ‘incredibly savvy clients’ with an eye for uniqueness

Watchmakers Omega, Breitling and Tudor and jeweller Qeelin tailor products to meet needs of young, ‘incredibly savvy clients’ with an eye for uniqueness

5 Jun 2018 - 3:56PM
Spider-Man web slings his way into SIHH 2018 with Romaine Jerome’s new timepiece

Romain Jerome delights with its latest timepiece, created with Marvel Comics

Romain Jerome delights with its latest timepiece, created with Marvel Comics

30 Mar 2018 - 12:01PM
Greubel Forsey unveils Nano concept watch at SIHH 2018

Innovator is pushing the boundaries of what is mechanically possible

Innovator is pushing the boundaries of what is mechanically possible

30 Mar 2018 - 10:03AM
Independent watchmakers flock to Carré des Horlogers at SIHH 2018

The carré – French for square – is attracting more exhibitors and visitors

The carré – French for square – is attracting more exhibitors and visitors

22 Mar 2018 - 10:01AM
Ulysse Nardin’s erotic watches show link between sex and new technologies

Ulysse Nardin’s booth combines contemporary art with a risqué element 

Ulysse Nardin’s booth combines contemporary art with a risqué element 

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