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Buyer Beware: The Rise of Counterfeit Luxury Watches on the Internet

Confiscated Counterfeit Watches

Looking for cheap watches on the internet? Better think twice before making that purchase. In this in-depth feature from the WatchTime archives, we explore how sales of these counterfeit watches are … [Read more...]

5 Iconic Watches from the Mind of Gérald Genta

Gerald Genta

Throughout his career, legendary watch designer Gérald Genta (1931-2011) created some of the most iconic models in the watch world, working with brands from Omega to Audemars Piguet and IWC and … [Read more...]

Family Values: Patek Philippe’s Thierry and Philippe Stern

Thierry and Philippe Stern of Patek Philippe

Geneva’s Stern family has owned and operated Patek Philippe for nearly 80 years. When it comes to making watches, they say, family matters. Scroll down to read WatchTime editor-in-chief Joe … [Read more...]

Fossil Watches Made in Switzerland? Inside Fossil’s Swiss Mission


The fashion-watch company Fossil, a giant of the Hong Kong watch industry, is making more watches in Switzerland. Why? Norma Buchanan tells us in this feature article from the February 2014 issue of … [Read more...]

First Watch: U.S. Presidents and Their Timepieces

John F. Kennedy with Omega Ultra Thin

With the race for the 2016 presidential primaries already off and running, we felt it was the perfect time to share this feature on presidents and their watches from the WatchTime archives (December … [Read more...]

Who Owns What: A Guide to the Watch Groups

Calibre de Cartier Diver 2

  Every so often the landscape of the watch industry shifts: a key brand gets sold to a major watch group and the balance of power changes ever so slightly. In the few years since we last … [Read more...]

Wake-Up Caller: Testing the Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Memovox

Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Memovox

The Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Memovox was designed to keep time on the wrist and double as an alarm clock on the nightstand. In this test feature, with original photos by Nik Schölzel, writer Alexander … [Read more...]

The Sinking Man’s Watch: Testing the Omega Seamaster Ploprof


WatchTime tests the Omega Seamaster Ploprof, a re-edition of a classic divers’ watch from 1970 with double the original’s water-resistance and a manufacture caliber. Click here for the results, … [Read more...]

Complications Eggsperts: The New Fabergé Watches

Faberge Visionnaire I Blue

High-horology companies Agenhor and APRP have come up with new complicated movements for Fabergé, of Imperial Egg fame. The Fabergé watches with these movements — two for ladies, one for men — … [Read more...]

The Wearables Arrive: The Scoop on All the New Smartwatches From Baselworld 2015

Frederique Constant Horological Smartwatch

According to an old joke, Albert Einstein once said that he wanted to die in Switzerland, not elsewhere, “because everything happens 20 years later there.” This year, Baselworld proved Einstein … [Read more...]

Watch Insider: My Top 10 Swatch Watches Of The Year


Who says we don't cover affordable watches here? In this top 10 Swatch watches article from my blog,, I reveal to you my top 10 new Swatch watches from the brand's latest offerings. … [Read more...]

Patek Philippe Ref. 5980 Nautilus Chronograph

Patek Philippe Ref. 5980 Nautilus Chronograph

Recent years have seen one aesthetic trend — blue dials — coming on strong in the watch world, and another — two-tone steel-and-gold looks — trickling back into vogue after a few years out of … [Read more...]

Watch Insider’s Top Ladies’ Watches: Are These the Best Ladies’ Watches of the Year?

Piaget Altiplano Date

Many luxury brands, even those known more for their men's watches, released interesting top new ladies' watch collections, female watches and best ladies' watches in the recent months. Here, from my … [Read more...]

Breaking the Mold: 5 Offbeat Watches from Baselworld

Stefan Kudoke's KudOkTourbi

Contrary to popular belief, Baselworld is not just a steady stream of tourbillons, chronographs, and watches that are mostly black. The show does play host to some individualists who create watches … [Read more...]

Fratello Friday: My Picks for Last Year’s 5 Top Watches

Audemars Piguet Tradition Tourbillon Minute Repeater Chronograph

It's Fratello Friday! Since 2014 started a good week ago, and this year's new watches start rolling out at the SIHH watch fair just over a week from now, I thought it was time to list my Top 5 … [Read more...]

5 Watch Brands We’ve Seen on “Mad Men”

Don Draper JLC

As we prepare for the final episodes of AMC's hit period drama series "Mad Men" to premiere next weekend, we've decided to re-present our list of five iconic watch brands that we've identified on the … [Read more...]

The Baselworld Watch Fair: 10 Things to Know


Over the next few weeks you’ll be reading quite a bit about Baselworld. What is Baselworld exactly? Why is it so important? What happens there? Can I go? For the answers to these and more … [Read more...]

Comparative Watch Test: Bulgari Bulgari vs. Hermès Dressage

Bulgari Bulgari & Hermes Dressage

In this exclusive watch test feature we compare two steel automatic watches, the Bulgari Bulgari and the Hermès Dressage, from brands known for their high style. … [Read more...]

Smartwatches – Smartphones for Your Wrist (Updated with News on the new Swatch Smartwatch)

Sony SmartWatches

After smartphones come the smartwatches: IT companies — and, perhaps, even some traditional watch companies — are bringing intelligent watches onto the market, and the demand for them is growing. … [Read more...]

Close-Up: Rolex GMT-Master II “Batman” (With Video)

Rolex GMT-Master II - side

Black for  the night sky, blue for day — these colors just make sense, but if you expected to find them on the bezel of one of the world’s most famous GMT watches, the Rolex GMT-Master II, you … [Read more...]

Fratello Friday: 5 Very Unusual Timepieces

Urwer UR202S

Since I started writing my thoughts and ideas about watches on my blog, Fratellowatches, I have been visiting the big watch fairs like Baselworld and the SIHH in Geneva. Sometimes, one comes across … [Read more...]

Reviewing the Longines Heritage Avigation GMT

Longines Heritage Avigation GMT

Longines introduces a new edition in its Heritage line, a vintage- and military-inspired watch that takes its place alongside the recently launched Heritage 1935, Heritage Diver … [Read more...]

A Look Back At Baselworld 2014: Tudor’s Heritage Ranger and New “Style” Line

Numerals on the dial are hand-painted.

In addition to the new version of the Heritage Black Bay, Tudor had two other introductions at Baselworld this year. The Rolex sister brand added the rugged new Ranger to its Heritage collection, and … [Read more...]

Watch Wallpaper: 5 Footballers And Their Hublot Watches

Falcao wearing Hublot

As part of its "Hublot Loves Football" campaign, the Hublot watch company   enlisted Swiss photographer Fred Merz to snap portraits of soccer legends of today and yesteryear, with each one featuring … [Read more...]

Basel Bargain Hunting: 7 New Watches Under $5,000


At the Baselworld watch fair, held in Spring each year, many of the biggest watch brands unveil their new watches and in some cases you will find great products for watch fans who look for … [Read more...]

Press Release: Bulgari vs. Hermès — A Comparative Watch Test

Bulgari & Hermes watches

New York City (NY); America’s best-selling watch magazine, WatchTime, has released a comparative test of the Bulgari Bulgari vs. the Hermès Dressage - two steel watches with automatic movements, … [Read more...] Watches With Blue Dials And Straps

New York City (NY);, the website of America’s best-selling watch magazine, WatchTime, puts its focus on the watch world’s hottest style trend, showcasing 17 watches with blue dials … [Read more...]

Gucci Grammy Special Edition Interlocking Watch

Gucci Grammy Special Edition watch

The 56th Grammy Awards, held last night in Los Angeles, inspired this week's Watch to Watch, which comes from Gucci. A partner of the Recording Academy, organizers of the Grammys, since 2010, Gucci … [Read more...]

Around the Web: William Shatner’s Watch, The Hole-in-One Club, and More


Welcome to this week's installment of “Around the Web.” This week, WatchTime social media maven Alan Loren updates watch aficionados with some of what else was happening in the watch world while … [Read more...]

SIHH 2014: A Small Selection of Images


Each year I attend SIHH and like every digital camera owner, I take far more images than I will ever use. Some will appear in upcoming stories. Most will never appear on your screens. To break the … [Read more...]