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Watch Insider: My Top 10 Watches From Baselworld 2014

Patek Philippe Annual Calendar Chronograph

With Baselworld 2014 now passed, I have as usual assembled my personal list of favorite watches from the show. In the coming days and weeks, on Watch-Insider.com, I will publish lists that are more rational and technical than emotional, but for now, here are the top 10 watches from Baselworld that I most liked and would likely buy. … [Read more...]

Baselworld 2014: Glashütte Original Debuts New Movement in Seventies Chronograph Panorama Date

Glashutte Original Seventies Chronograph Panorama Date

The Glashütte Original Seventies Chronograph Panorama Date, introduced last week at Baselworld 2014, features an entirely new chronograph movement, Caliber 37-02, which was designed and manufactured in-house at the brand's manufacture in Saxony. The new watch becomes the latest in the vintage-inspired Glashütte Original Seventies collection. … [Read more...]

Watch Insider’s Top 15 Ladies’ Watches: Are These the Best Ladies’ Watches of the Year?

Jaeger-LeCoultre Grande Reverso Ultra thin Duoface

Many luxury brands, even those known more for their men's watches, released interesting new ladies' watch collections and top ladies' watches in the recent months. Here, from my blog Watch-Insider.com, are my personal choices for the most beautiful ladies' timepieces, top ladies' watches and best ladies' watches presented in 2013 and 2014 so far. A. Lange & Söhne Saxonia Automatic This … [Read more...]

Feeling Blue: 17 Watches With Blue Dials and Straps

TAG Heuer 1887 Carrera Chronograph

One of the growing style trends seen in the watch world in the past few years — and on display at the watch shows in Switzerland and in the U.S. — is the blue-on-blue dial-strap combination. We took a look at watches unveiled at the 2013 watch fairs as well as watches released within recent years, and compiled a list of 17 timepieces from brands on the blue bandwagon. First unveiled at … [Read more...]

Glashütte Original PanoMaticInverse

Glashutte Original PanoMaticInverse

Previews of new watches making their debut at Baselworld 2014 continue to flood our in-boxes here at WatchTime. One that caught our eye is for Glashütte Original's new PanoMaticInverse, which repositions movement components to make visually interesting elements, such as the Saxon brand's hallmark swan's neck fine adjustment, visible on the dial side of the watch. … [Read more...]

Watch Insider’s Christmas List: 28 Watch Gift Ideas for Watch Lovers

Rolex GMT-Master II - side

The holiday shopping season is in full swing, and many of you are probably considering buying a watch, either as a gift for a loved one or as a year-end reward for yourself. In response to the many readers of my blog, Watch-Insider.com, asking me what watch I would recommend, here are my personal selections of watches to give as gifts, all introduced this year or very recently. … [Read more...]

Vintage Style: Watch Insider’s Top 10 Modern Re-Edition Watches

Cartier Tank watch

The vintage look is having a moment in the watch world right now, with many brands releasing modern takes on old classics. Here, in this article from my blog, Watch-Insider.com, are my personal choices for 10 of the best of these re-editions that have debuted within the past few years. Many will have you asking yourself if they are old or new. Alpina Heritage Pilot Chronograph Automatic: … [Read more...]

Tough Timers: 10 Watches for Extreme Conditions

Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Compressor Extreme LAB 2

Mechanical watches are delicate pieces of machinery that can be thrown off kilter if the proper precautions aren't taken. Magnetic fields, extreme temperatures, and shocks are among the risks watches face. Below, in this list excerpted from a feature in WatchTime's November-December 2011 issue, we take a look at some watches designed to withstand these outside factors. The Jaeger-LeCoultre … [Read more...]

Watch Insider’s Top 10 Watches Under €10K With In-House Movements

Breitling_Transocean-Chrono-GMT_150

A regular reader of my blog, Watch-Insider.com, Nick Senn, inspired me to compile this Top 10 list, focusing on watch brands that offer models with in-house movements at what most aficionados would consider affordable prices. Here are my choices from among the new models introduced in 2013. … [Read more...]

Fratello Friday: 8 Watches for Friday the 13th

Rolex GMT-Master

This week, Fratello Friday falls on a Friday the 13th. For the occasion, I thought it would be fun to highlight eight watches that have the number ‘13’ in their reference number — admittedly, an unusual method for generating a list of watches, and the results were somewhat surprising; before I started searching for "13" in the strings of characters that make up watch reference numbers, I … [Read more...]

Glashütte Original Sixties Panorama Date

Glashutte Original Sixties Panorama Date

We've noted previously here on WatchTime.com the prevalence of blue dial/blue strap combos among this year's crop of new watches. Today we focus on one of these timepieces, the Sixties Panorama Date, from Glashütte Original's retro-styled Senator Sixties collection, offered this year in a striking midnight blue version. … [Read more...]

Her Time: 5 New Ladies’ Watch Collections from 5 Luxury Brands

Cartier Les Heures Fabuleuses - PHOENIX

We've covered dozens of new watch releases from the SIHH and Baselworld watch fairs here at WatchTime.com, as well as in our print edition. The vast majority of these have been targeted squarely at the male consumer. But several brands have also launched entirely new collections this year aimed at the ladies market, some with in-house movements, high jewelry, or both. Here are five of them. … [Read more...]

Watch Insider: My Top 10 Watches from Baselworld 2013

Breguet-Classique-Chronometrie-150

The Baselworld 2013 watch fair has come to and end, and now, having seen and covered dozens of new watches on my blog, Watch-Insider.com, my colleagues at WatchTime have asked me to name my favorite new timepieces from this year's show. Click here to see my top 10 watches from the most well-established brands. … [Read more...]

Glashutte Original at Baselworld 2013

Glashütte Original Senator Chronometer Regulator

Alexander Linz of Watch Insider got an up-close look at Glashutte Original's 2013 collection at Baselworld. Linz provides plenty of images of their upcoming lineup, including the Glashütte Original Senator Chronometer Regulator, and the Glashütte Original Seventies collection. For Linz's thoughts on Glashutte Original's new watches, and a look at the rest of the brand's collection at … [Read more...]

Watch Wallpaper: A Cavalcade of Calendars

Patek Philippe Ref. 5940J

It's the holiday season, the time for giving and receiving gifts — and accumulating next year's calendars for your home and office walls. How about some great horological calendars to decorate your desktop? Click here to download beautiful images of calendar timepieces from some of the top haute horlogerie watch brands. … [Read more...]

Facetime October 13

The Hopes wear their timepieces as they visit San Francisco. From left to right, Jonathan Hope wears a Breitling Cockpit, Andrew Hope wears a Glashütte Orginal Sport Evolution, and Courtney Hope wears a Girard-Perregaux Vintage 1945.

Welcome to Facetime! To be featured here, in our magazine, Pinterest, and our other social networks, send us a hi-res pic (at least 1mb) at photo@watchtime.com.     … [Read more...]

“Inside Basel-Geneva” Tour Kicks Off in Chicago

Chicago IBG ballroom

The 2012 edition of WatchTime's popular "Inside Basel-Geneva" collectors' events opened up in grand fashion last week, with the first of this year's series taking place at the luxurious Union League Club of Chicago. Click here for more details and a slideshow of photos from the evening. … [Read more...]

Glashütte Original Senator Observer

Glashutte Original Senator Observer

Last year, Glashütte Original introduced a limited-edition watch called the Senator Observer, a white-gold timepiece that celebrated the memory of German watchmaker Julius Assmann and famed explorer Roald Amundsen. It was modeled on the traditional observation watches (more widely known as "deck watches") made in the German town of Glashütte, which were used by navigators to determine a ship's … [Read more...]

Watch Wallpaper: Fantastic Faces and Beautiful Backs

Jaeger-LeCoultre caseback

Is your desktop in need of some horological flair? Check out this gallery of timepieces whose exhibition casebacks are as gorgeous as their dials. It's the latest installment of wallpaper images from WatchTime's "Back is Beautiful" archives, lavishly photographed by Nik Schölzel, and in this assortment you can download full-size images of both the front and back views. Just click on the photos … [Read more...]

Watch Wallpaper: Limited-Edition Sports Chronographs

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Alinghi

Limited editions aren't just the prerogative of tourbillons, minute repeaters and other high-complication watches. Sports chronographs also come in special limited series, like the ones in this photo feature from the WatchTime archives, with original photos by Nik Schölzel. Now all these stunning shots are available as wallpaper for your desktop. Just click the photos for larger images. … [Read more...]