We’ve been slowly working our way through the highlights of the independent brands that attended SIHH 2018 and it’s high time we took a look at what Laurent Ferrier has to offer this year. The septuagenarian Swiss watchmaker, who was formerly the Creative Director of Patek Philippe, introduced the Galet Annual Calendar School Piece during the Geneva fair. This watch is most notable for including the brand’s fifth in-house caliber, the LF.126.01.Read more: A New Annual Calendar from Laurent Ferrier
During an interview at SIHH 2018 with German watch portal watchtime.net, Girard-Perregaux‘s CEO Antonio Calce, talked about two of their new creations, the Laureato Chronograph and the Neo Tourbillon with Three Bridges Skeleton. Watch the video to find out more:
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In unveiling the first ever skeleton version of its Neo Tourbillon with Three Bridges, Girard-Perregaux is showcasing a new...Read more: Girard-Perregaux: The Neo Tourbillon With Three Bridges Skeleton
It’s been a little over six months since we heard the news that longtime Richemont executive Georges Kern was leaving the confines of the luxury conglomerate to join Breitling. Today, after months of teasing his work on his personal social media account, we received word on what Kern’s first collection will look like and it’s a doozy.
We’ve got five new additions to the iconic Navitimer line in a variety...Read more: A Comprehensive Look at Georges Kern’s First Collection with Breitling
Baume & Mercier launched its redesigned Capeland watch at the SIHH exhibition in Geneva in 2011. In this watch test feature from our archives, WatchTime gives this luxury-sport chronograph the once-over.
The watch has a harmonious design featuring a brown sunburst finish on the dial, a stainless-steel case and a brown leather strap. We found the dial especially attractive, with its color scheme of brown, red, black and white and its subdials in a symmetrical tri-compax arrangement. We also...Read more: Inside the Baume Mercier Capeland Chronograph
If you missed the Grammys last night, don’t worry. All you need to know is that Bruno Mars won a lot of awards. Six in fact. In light of his domination, you may have missed the one thing watch enthusiasts keep an eye out for when they watch the annual “Best in Music” ceremony: What watches are the artists and celebrities wearing?
The big news on that end is that Bulova, in its second year sponsoring the show, handed out a specially designed watch to each winner. Which begs the...Read more: Bulova Celebrates the 60th Annual Grammy Awards with a New Watch
For this week’s “Vintage Eye,” we turn our attention to the vintage re-issue Longines Avigation BigEye. The watch, released late last summer, was one of the most critically-acclaimed timepieces of 2017, and for good reason. With its no-nonsense case, straightforward yet unique dial, and relatively accessible price point, the BigEye represents some of the best attributes in the vintage-revival trend for consumers looking to enter it. For the brand’s work, the watch received plenty of attention fr...Read more: Vintage Eye for the Modern Guy: Longines Avigation BigEye