Nomos’s Update series was born when the Glashütte, Germany-based watchmaker outfitted three of its flagship models — the Tangente, Ludwig, and Orion — with new, self-winding calibers with integrated date functions, replacing the manually wound movements of their predecessors. This fall, Nomos grows the series with the addition of two colorful new dial options in the Orion neomatik family: one in midnight blue, the other in olive green.Read more: Expanded Update: New Dial Colors for Nomos Orion Neomatik 41 Date
WatchTime New York, America’s largest luxury watch show, is less than a month away! As we continue our countdown to the big event, taking place at Manhattan’s Gotham Hall on October 26-27, we continue to showcase notable new timepieces that guests will discover there. Today we turn the spotlight on the Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Complete Calendar Collection Excellence Platine, which debuted at SIHH 2018.
Limited to...Read more: Showing at WatchTime New York 2018: Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Complete Calendar
Back in July of this year, Mark Bernardo, Senior Editor of WatchTime, accurately described the new Omega Speedmaster Speedy Tuesday “Ultraman” as a “Monster Launch,” which was nothing short of spot on. The new watch, like many of the bigger collaborative releases as of late, caught much of the market by surprise. It represented a significant collector’s item as the second watch in the cooperative Speedy Tuesday line of Speedmasters produced with online magazine Fratellowatches.com, and in turn i...Read more: Vintage Eye for the Modern Guy: Omega Speedmaster Speedy Tuesday “Ultraman”
Panerai’s autumn rollout of new timepieces not seen at January’s SIHH watch salon (click here for our coverage of the new Radiomir 1940 editions) continues with the release of three new variations on the brand’s Luminor 8 Days model, two with newly designed power-reserve-indicator dials, the other the first in the series with a case designed for left-handed wearers.
Powered by the hand-wound P.5002 caliber, developed and...Read more: Panerai Launches Three New Luminor 8 Days Power Reserve Models
In 2001, the world-renowned, Italian luxury brand Bulgari launched its Hotel & Resorts division. The portfolio started with hotels in Milan, Bali, and London. The most recent openings include Beijing, Dubai and, as of a few months ago, Shanghai. The former “Pearl of the Orient” is considered the largest city in China by population (and the second most populous city in the world, with a population of more than 24 million).
As part of the massive Suhe Creek urban redevelopment...Read more: Hands-On with the Bulgari Octo l’Originale Velocissimo Chronograph at the Bulgari Hotel in Shanghai
Various objects in our everyday life constantly emit magnetic fields that can potentially influence the accuracy of a mechanical watch. The Clifton Baumatic from Baume & Mercier with the maison’s first in-house mechanical self-winding calibre, the Baumatic BM12-1975A, is offering significantly better protection against magnetic fields, without having to hide the state-of-the art movement in a protective soft iron cage.
The new Baumatic is resistant to at least 1500 Gauss without residual...Read more: Baume Mercier’s new Clifton Baumatic: Protected against Magnetic Fields.
Parmigiani Fleurier updated its sporty, round chronograph model, the Tonda Metrographe, in 2017, streamlining its somewhat idiosyncractic, asymmetrical design to a more classically sporty three-register look — and Parmigiani being Parmigiani, it did so without sacrificing the aesthetic flourishes and distinctive technical touches that make the timepiece unmistakably its own. Here are insights from a few weeks spent with the revamped Tonda Metrographe, with an oxidized black dial and rose-gold...Read more: Borrowed Time: Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda Metrographe