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5 Record-Setting Ultra-Thin Watches

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As we've seen in recent years — and most especially at this year's SIHH — watch brands are pulling out all the stops to achieve new records not only in thinness, but in the level of complication and complexity that they pack into those super-slim movements and cases. Here are five recent examples of timepieces that (at least for the moment) have set records for thinness in their respective … [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...]

SIHH 2014 ROUNDUP: 4 DAYS, 47 WATCHES

A. Lange & Söhne 1815 Tourbillon

At last week's SIHH 2014 in Geneva, we saw and covered so many new watches, we're concerned our readers might have missed some of our live updates. To make it easier for you to see everything we covered, we've created this handy recap with links to all 47 watches we covered over the watch fair's four days. Day One: The first day of SIHH saw the introduction of Baume & Mercier's … [Read more...]

Audio: 14 Watch Executive Interviews from SIHH 2014 (Updated)

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At this year's SIHH in Geneva, I spoke with 14 important figures, from 13 luxury watch brands, about the timepieces unveiled at the show and what each brand has in store for 2014. Follow the links below to hear the audio from these interviews, all conducted for my blog, Watch-Insider.com. … [Read more...]

SIHH 2014: Piaget Altiplano 900P – Updated with Live Photos

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For more than half a century Switzerland’s Piaget has specialized in manufacturing ultra-thin mechanical watches and watch movements. Now it has produced what it says is “the thinnest mechanical watch ever.” The new Piaget Altiplano 900P has a total case thickness of 3.65 mm, 9.9 percent less than the thinnest mechanical watch currently on the market, the 4.05-mm-thin Jaeger-LeCoultre Master … [Read more...]

SIHH 2014 Preview: 10 New Watches Launching at SIHH

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This year's SIHH watch fair, held in Geneva, starts on Monday. If you're a regular visitor to WatchTime.com, you've seen that several watches making their debut at SIHH have already been unveiled before the event. To prepare you for our upcoming on-site coverage of the SIHH, we're giving you a taste of watches from ten brands that we (and, perhaps, some of you) will be seeing live for the first … [Read more...]

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

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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...]

Review: 9 iPad Apps for Watch Aficionados

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Though tablets such as the iPad arrived on the market just a few years ago, it is already difficult to imagine our lives without them, and the world of apps that complement them. But have you ever thought about how a tablet app could help you choose your next watch, or even help enhance your passion for watches in general? … [Read more...]

Need a Gift for Her? Here are 25 Ladies’ Watches from WatchTime.com and Watch Insider

A. Lange & Söhne Ladies Saxonia Automatic

With the holiday season upon us, many of you are probably seeking out a gift for the lady in your life. Why not share with her your passion for fine watches? We've decided to make your search a bit easier by gathering several of our recent articles on ladies' watches all in one place. Follow the links below, where we highlight recently released ladies' watches to narrow down your gift … [Read more...]

“Sound” Investments: 7 New Chiming Watches

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One of the most difficult complications to produce, a minute repeater transforms a watch from mere timekeeping device to miniature music box. Below we take a look at seven new minute repeaters that are more than just bells and whistles. … [Read more...]

Facetime: Inside Basel.Geneva Edition

Our youngest attendee, Ethan Barley, came to Inside Basel.Geneva in Chicago for his third year in a row. Ethan is wearing an Carl F. Bucherer Patravi FourX. To the right is his father Jonathon Barley, and to the left is Carl F. Bucherer president Ron Stoll.

Inside Basel.Geneva is in full swing! Watch aficionados joined us in IBG in Chicago and Philadelphia to check out the latest watches from our featured brands. In this week's Facetime, we share some photos of IBG fans trying on new watches, and showing off watches of their own. As always, if you would like to be featured in our weekly Facetime section, as well as on Pinterest and our other … [Read more...]

5 New Skeleton Watches For 2013

Roger Dubuis Excalibur 42 Skeleton

In skeleton watches, the watchmaker strips the watch's dial and/or movement to their bare essentials, revealing as much of the watch's interior as possible. For watch fans who love the technical artistry that goes into watchmaking, these timepieces give them a detailed look at a watch's inner workings. Below we take a look at 5 new skeleton watches available in 2013. This year, Hublot … [Read more...]

Watch Insider’s Top 17 Ultra-Technical Timepieces for 2013

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On my blog, Watch-Insider.com, I assembled this list of 17 "techie" watches, new models introduced in 2013 that most fascinated me in the area of technical innovation and watchmaking prowess. Here are my top 17 (Why 17? Why not?), with photos and very brief descriptions. (For more detailed info on many of these pieces, search watchtime.com and watch-insider.com.) … [Read more...]

Video: Piaget Altiplano Skeleton Ultra-Thin

Piaget is the undisputed master of ultra-thin. The brand holds several world records for thinnest movements, both simple and complicated. At SIHH, the list of records grew by two with the introduction of the Piaget Altiplano Skeleton Ultra-Thin. Click here to read more about the  Piaget Altiplano Skeleton Ultra-Thin. Click below to start the video... Receive all the news, features … [Read more...]

Celebrity Watch Spotting at the Oscars

Jamie Foxx wearing a Piaget Protocole XXL.

Oscar night fashion is about more than gowns, tuxes and jewelry. Several luxury watch brands were represented at last night's Oscars ceremony in Los Angeles, on the wrists of some of the best-dressed nominees and presenters who strutted up the red carpet on Hollywood's biggest night of the year. Piaget's Alitplano was a popular choice, worn by Best Actor nominee Hugh Jackman, as well as by … [Read more...]

Watch Wallpaper: 10 Skeleton Watches

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Growing fascination with the inner workings of mechanical watches has sparked a boom in skeletonized looks. Click here to download wallpaper images of skeleton watches from Breguet, Omega, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Piaget and more of the watches showcased in our feature, "The Inside Story," from the upcoming March-April issue of WatchTime. … [Read more...]

SIHH 2013: Piaget

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WatchTime contributor Alexander Linz has the latest from Piaget at watch-insider.com. At SIHH, the brand introduced the Emperador Coussin Ultra-Thin Minute Repeater. Click HERE for more images of the watch and an audio clip of the minute repeater in action. Stay tuned to our SIHH blog for more updates. Receive all the blog posts and breaking news from WatchTime for free! Sign up to our free … [Read more...]

Video: Piaget’s Gouverneur Collection

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Piaget’s headline introduction at this year’s SIHH watch fair in Geneva was a new collection of dress watches called Gouverneur. The Gouverneur models’ distinguishing feature is the shape of their cases and bezels: all have a round case and an oval dial opening. Each dial, in turn, has a circular chapter ring, creating a round, oval, round pattern from the dial to the outside of the … [Read more...]

SIHH Preview: Piaget Unveils its First Minute Repeater

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Piaget has announced the launch of its first minute repeater timepiece, set to debut at next month's SIHH watch fair in Geneva. In the brand's tradition of historically thin watches and mechanical movements, the new watch sets another record for slenderness in its category: only 4.8 mm thick for the caliber and only 9.4 mm for the case. … [Read more...]

At Piaget, Thin is Always In

Piaget ultra-thin Calibre 12P

In 2007, Piaget marked the 50th anniversary of its ultra-thin Caliber 9P by reissuing the movement that made it famous and by launching its first in-house mechanical chronograph movement. In this feature from our November-December 2007 issue, contributor and Watch Insider blogger Alexander Linz covers this milestone for WatchTime. … [Read more...]