The first Grand Seiko arrived in 1960 and was all but unknown at the time to watch enthusiasts in the United States. How times have changed: this year, the Japanese high-end watchmaker, now independent of the Seiko parent company, has launched its first limited-edition timepiece to be sold exclusively in the U.S. market. And what better a venue to unveil this very special watch to American audiences than America’s biggest luxury watch show? Yes, all three versions of the new Grand Seiko...Read more: Debuting at WatchTime New York 2018: Grand Seiko U.S. Exclusive Limited Editions
WatchTime New York, America’s largest luxury watch show, is just a few weeks away! As we continue our countdown to the long-awaited collectors’ event, taking place at Manhattan’s Gotham Hall on October 26-27, we are highlighting notable new timepieces that guests will discover there. Today we showcase the Eberhard Nuvolari Legend, a vintage-look chronograph inspired by one of the icons of early 20th-century auto racing.Read more: Showing at WatchTime New York 2018: Eberhard Nuvolari Legend
E.C. Andersson Watch Co. is on the frontline of bold Scandinavian watch design, using sophisticated clear-cut lines merged with a progressive attitude. That’s particularly evident in the all-new Arctic Sport, the third iteration of the Calypso collection.
The Calypso Arctic Sport is made with the dark Scandinavian winter in mind, targeted to outdoorsmen that often find themselves in nature without access to electricity or natural light. The anti-reflective dial, however, is just as legible...Read more: The All-New Arctic Sport: E.C. Andersson’s Most Legible Watch Yet
America’s luxury watch show, WatchTime New York, taking place on October 26-27 at Manhattan’s luxe Gotham Hall, welcomes Raymond Weil to its lineup of participating watch brands for the first time in 2018. This much-anticipated event also hosts the world premiere of the Geneva-based company’s newest release: an all-new version of the Freelancer Calibre RW1212 Skeleton in a titanium-colored steel case.
Raymo...Read more: Debuting at WatchTime New York 2018: The New Raymond Weil Freelancer Calibre RW1212 Skeleton
Chopard’s 30-year partnership with the Mille Miglia series of classic car rallies has yielded some very intriguing timepieces — including, most recently, a quintet of models with nation-specific racing-color dials. The latest, which debuted at the 2018 Rennsport Reunion in Laguna Seca, California, the world’s largest gathering of Porsche racing cars, is no exception. The Chopard Mille Miglia Classic Chronograph Racing Stripes Edition, this week’s Watch to Watch, takes its...Read more: Earning its Stripes: Chopard Mille Miglia Classic Chronograph Racing Stripes Edition
Citizen Watch Co. announced its partnership with Disney and Marvel at Baselworld 2018. Less than a year later, the collaboration has produced its first specially designed, super-hero-themed timepieces — launched in front of an enthusiastic crowd this week at New York Comic Con, the East Coast’s biggest pop culture extravaganza. WatchTime was there for an exclusive sneak preview.
The new Citizen Marvel Timepieces, eight...Read more: First Look: Citizen’s New Marvel Watches Launching at New York Comic Con
Lenvino Watch Co., launched in Hong Kong in January 2017, is described by its founders as “a group of watch addicts with the passion and constancy of traditional watch craftsmanship” who aim to “awaken people’s minds about the core function of a watch.”
In 2017, the microbrand launched its first Kickstarter campaign to fund the “World’s First Minimalist Design Rectangular Tourbillon Watch.” After 40 days on Kickstarter, it raised a total of HK$427,860, resulting in the most-backed t...Read more: LENVINO Watch Co. Launches the “Tour Collection 02”