WatchTime’s March-April 2014 Issue is On Sale Now!

WatchTime April 2014 Cover

The March-April issue of WatchTime is on newsstands now (and also in the WatchTime online shop), featuring a cover story on Breguet's Classique Chronométrie 7727 and its groundbreaking magnetic … [Read more...]

WatchTime’s November-December Issue is On Sale Now!

WatchTime Nov-Dec 2013 Cover

The November-December issue of WatchTime is on newsstands now (and on Nook, Kindle, and the WatchTime app for iOS and Android), featuring an exclusive watch test of the Rolex Sky-Dweller, a compendium … [Read more...]

Museum Megastar: Reviewing the Movado SE Extreme

Movado SE Extreme - Opener

The Movado Sports Edition (SE) Extreme takes the classic Museum Watch design to a sporty new level. Click here for our in-depth analysis of this mechanical watch, with original photography by … [Read more...]

New Watches on Display at JCK Las Vegas


WatchTime spent the weekend in Las Vegas, but the slots and poker machines took a back seat to chronographs, tourbillons and GMTs as we discovered new watches, several of which we missed at … [Read more...]

F1 Drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg Join IWC


At the recent Grand Prix Monaco, IWC announced the addition of Formula One drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg of the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team as official "Friends of the Brand." … [Read more...]

Watch Insider: My Top 10 Watches from Baselworld 2013


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 … [Read more...]

WatchTime E-Special: Dive-Watch Double Feature


WatchTime's latest iPad-exclusive special issue is now available. … [Read more...]

New Oris Watches at Baselworld


Oris was among the many brands presenting new watches at this year's Baselworld fair. … [Read more...]

Baselworld Rumors and Previews at Watch Insider


At watch-insider.com, WatchTime contributor Alexander Linz shares some watch-biz rumors buzzing around in anticipation of Baselworld, which starts this week. … [Read more...]

Pilots’ Watch Review: Bell & Ross BR 03-94 Chrono


For the pilots' watch review in our March-April issue, on sale now, writer Martina Richter selected two three-hand pilots’ watches and seven pilots’ chronographs to accompany a trio of pilots – … [Read more...]

Million Dollar Club 2012: Watch Advertising at All-Time High

Top Four Watch Advertisers 2012

In an exclusive report in the upcoming May-June issue of WatchTime, we reveal which watch brands are spending the most on advertising in 2012, a record year for watch-company ad spending, and we … [Read more...]

More Baselworld 2013 Previews From Watch Insider


As Baselworld 2013 gets closer, WatchTime's "Watch Insider" Alexander Linz continues previewing novelties at his blog, watch-insider.com. … [Read more...]

Oris Big Crown Date


The growing fraternity of dark-tinted "stealth" watches welcomes another member with the arrival of the Oris Big Crown Date, which features a bold, gray-colored dial, accented by applied 3D gray … [Read more...]

Breitling Rolls Out New Bentleys

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It’s been a big year for Breitling, which introduced a slew of new products at this year’s Baselworld watch fair in March. The brand's family of Breitling for Bentley watches, elegant sporting … [Read more...]

Graham Welcomes Steven Liquorish


Racer Steven Liquorish has joined the Graham team as a brand ambassador, a fitting choice for Graham's racing-themed watches. … [Read more...]

The Ship’s New Captain: Ulysse Nardin’s Patrik Hoffmann


On April 14, one of the giants of the modern watch industry, Ulysse Nardin’s Rolf Schnyder, passed away unexpectedly. Schnyder transformed a small company known for marine chronometers into an … [Read more...]

Oris Carlos Coste Limited Edition – Cenote Series


In 2010, Carlos Coste established a new Guinness world record for freediving by completing a 150 meter underwater swim using no breathing apparatus. The Venezuelan was armed with only a torch and a … [Read more...]

Oris Big Crown X1 Calculator


On October 14, 1947, the Bell X1 undertook the first manned supersonic flight, breaking the sound barrier and entering the history books. The X1 pilots undertook their amazing feat in an age before … [Read more...]

Oris Big Crown X1 Calculator


On October 14, 1947, the Bell X1 undertook the first manned supersonic flight, breaking the sound barrier and entering the history books. The new Oris Big Crown X1 timepiece is an homage to this … [Read more...]

Reader’s Story: My Timing Was Right


For WatchTime reader Stu Gleich, lucky timing and an amazing bit of serendipity let his two passions - watches and music - take him someplace he never dreamed he might end up. He sent us his story, … [Read more...]

Louis Moinet Signs With New USA Distributor


Jean-Marie Schaller, CEO of Les Ateliers Louis Moinet, and Don FitzHenry, CEO of Milestone Distribution, have signed a new agreement under which Milestone will distribute Louis Moinet timepieces in … [Read more...]

Oris Creates U.S. Subsidiary, Names V.J. Geronimo CEO


Oris SA has established a new U.S. and Caribbean subsidiary, Oris Watches USA, and named V.J. Geronimo as the chief executive officer. Effective September 1, the new subsidiary will take over U.S. … [Read more...]

Oris Williams F1 Team Day Date


Now in its seventh season as the official watch partner of AT&T Williams, Oris introduces the Williams F1 Team Day Date. The 44mm black DLC stainless steel case surrounds a slotted dial featuring … [Read more...]

Switzerland Mourns Its Watch “Messiah”


Switzerland has responded to the sudden death of Swatch Group Chairman Nicolas G. Hayek on June 28 with a rare outpouring of grief, praise, and appreciation. Hayek, 82, was born in Beirut, Lebanon, … [Read more...]

Oris Pays Tribute With Bob Dylan Limited Edition


In one of his greatest hits, Bob Dylan sings "The Times They Are A-Changin." As a tribute to Bob Dylan, Oris has created a special edition Rectangular model, limited to just 3000 pieces worldwide. The … [Read more...]

Oris ProDiver Chronograph


The new 51mm Oris ProDiver features an innovative safety system: the rotating unidirectional bezel must be lifted before it can be turned. A vulcanized rubber ring makes it easier to manipulate the … [Read more...]