Piaget

Piaget is a luxury watch and jewellery brand from Switzerland. Piaget was launched in 1874 and today is a member of Richemont (IWC, Panerai, Van Cleef, Montblanc). Piaget's initial purpose was the production of watch movements but eventually it also started manufacturing watches. Piaget is famous for ultra-thin movements, complicated tourbillon movements, retrograde movemements and also has self-winding movements in its portfolio. We constantly review Piaget watches such as the Piaget Black Tie, Piaget Altiplano, Piaget Polo, Piaget Dancer, Piaget Limelight, Piaget Skeleton, and Piaget Possession. WatchTime covers Piaget watch news and in-depth stories about Piaget watches. Piaget watch prices and Piaget specs for Piaget watches for men and Piaget watches for women. Most of the Piaget men's watches are sold globally. WatchTime is the authority on Piaget watches.

Watch Insider: 17 Ultra-Technical Timepieces

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On my blog, Watch-Insider.com, I assembled this list of 17 "techie" watches, all released within the past few years, that have most fascinated me in the area of technical innovation and watchmaking prowess. This list of ultra-technical watches will be updated whenever we stumble upon a new extraordinary watch. Here are 17, with photos and very brief descriptions. Leave a comment at the end of this post if you want to add your own favorites. … [Read more...]


Audio: 12 Watch Executive Interviews from SIHH 2015

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At SIHH 2015 in Geneva, I had the chance to chat with 12 watch industry executives, from 11 luxury watch brands, about the timepieces introduced at the show and what lies ahead in 2015. Follow the links below to hear the audio from these interviews, all conducted for my blog, Watch-Insider.com. … [Read more...]


SIHH 2015: Here Are 19 Of The New Watches We’ve Seen So Far

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The 2015 edition of Geneva's Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) kicks off tomorrow, and WatchTime will be reporting live on the new watches introduced at the fair. Many watch brands exhibiting at SIHH have already teased us with some of the new products they will launch there. Scroll down to get a glimpse of WatchTime's pre-SIHH coverage. … [Read more...]


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 categories. … [Read more...]


Escapement Watch Review: The Piaget Altiplano Double Jeu

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A wise eye is seldom fooled merely by the sight of a pretty face. Angus Davies, on his  Escapement blog, examines the Piaget Altiplano Double Jeu watch and finds many virtues behind its comely appearance. … [Read more...]


Monochrome Monday: Reviewing the Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra-Thin 1907

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We at Monochrome Watches do get our share of impressive timepieces to wear, but a watch that is (almost) the thinnest watch in the world still manages to impress. The Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra-Thin 1907, introduced earlier this year during the SIHH in Geneva, is thin as a razor, superbly legible, and very stylish. We’ve reviewed this 4.05-mm thick (or thin) watch for you. … [Read more...]


SIHH 2015: Piaget Presents the World’s Thinnest Hand-Wound Chronograph (Updated with Live Photo and Price)

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Piaget watches have long been renowned for their elegant thinness, and the brand has set numerous watch-world thinness records with its releases of recent years. The new Piaget Altiplano Chronograph, which debuted this week at SIHH 2015 — sets another one, for world's thinnest hand-wound flyback chronograph. … [Read more...]


Fratello Classics: Top 5 Rectangular Watches I Might Wear

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In my modest collection of watches, there is not a single one with a rectangular case; the only non-round one is the octagonal Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Extra-Thin. Nevertheless, since rectangular-case watches do have their fans, this week's Fratello Friday focuses on the top five I would wear... if I did indeed wear them. … [Read more...]


Cartier Gets Serious: The Evolution of Cartier Men’s Watches

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In recent years Cartier, the king of haute joaillerie, has begun storming the bastions of haute horlogerie. In this full-length feature from our October 2010 issue, WatchTime's Joe Thompson explores the intriguing origins and bold future initiatives of Manufacture Cartier. … [Read more...]


SIHH 2014 REVISITED: 4 DAYS, 47 WATCHES

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At last year's SIHH 2014 in Geneva, we saw and covered so many new watches, we're concerned our readers might have missed some of our  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. As we head to SIHH 2015 it's worth a look back at the novelties from 2014. … [Read more...]


Which Watch Brand Spends the Most on Advertising?

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Watch brands spent almost half a billion dollars on advertising in the U.S in 2013. The total was $492.68 million: a record high, and up 23.3 percent from the 2012 total. That figure comes from Kantar Media, which each year compiles estimates of ad spending for a range of different products. The figures for 2013 signal that the U.S. watch market is still growing, especially as Swiss luxury brands turn their sights back from China to this country. … [Read more...]


Watch Insider’s Top 10 Men’s Dress Watches

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For all dress watch fans out there I have started assembling my annual Top 10 dress and style watches list for my blog, Watch-Insider.com. We have already looked at my favorite new chronograph watches. This time, the focus is on the year's top dress watches for men and top dress watch brands. … [Read more...]


Watch Wallpaper: 12 Skeleton Watches

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Growing fascination with the inner workings of mechanical watches has sparked a boom in skeletonized looks. Scroll down to download wallpaper images of skeleton watches from Breguet, Cartier, Omega, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Piaget, and many other skeletonized watches from 12 luxury brands, to decorate your desktop. … [Read more...]


“Sound” Investments: 10 Notable Minute Repeaters and Chiming Watches

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One of the most difficult watch complications to produce, a minute repeater transforms a watch from mere timekeeping device to miniature music box. Below we take a look at 10 minute repeaters — and other, even more sophisticated chiming watches — that are more than just bells and whistles. … [Read more...]


Gifts for Her: 25 Ladies’ Watches from WatchTime.com and Watch Insider

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With the holiday season almost over, some of you might still be seeking out a gift for the lady in your life, or you were so kind to buy her a gift card from her favorite jeweler? 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  articles on ladies' watches all in one place. Follow the links below, where we highlight interesting ladies' watches to narrow down your gift options. … [Read more...]


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

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Many of you are probably considering buying a watch anytime soon, either as a gift for a loved one or as reward for yourselves. 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 for your loved ones or for yourselves. … [Read more...]


Bare Bones: 10 Interesting Skeleton Watches

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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 skeleton watch fans who love the technical "openwork" artistry that goes into skeleton watchmaking, these timepieces give them a detailed look at a watch's inner workings. Below we take a look at 10 skeleton watches introduced in recent years. … [Read more...]


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

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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 blog Watch-Insider.com, are my personal choices for the best watches for women, most beautiful ladies' timepieces, top ladies' watches and best ladies' watches presented recently. … [Read more...]


Time for Her: 7 Ladies’ Watches For Your Last-Minute Gift Consideration

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It's the weekend before Christmas and you still haven't found the right gift for your better half? Read on. In this excerpted feature from our November-December issue, we offer a sampling of new women’s watches to make your last-minute holiday shopping a snap. … [Read more...]


Montblanc Watches — The Birth of the Montblanc Watch Brand From the Montblanc Meisterstück Watch to Today

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How did the first Montblanc watch come to be, and how did Montblanc watches enter the world of high horology? Download this FREE exclusive article and find the answers to all your questions about Montblanc watches! Montblanc is, of course, known by many aficionados for its luxury pens. But Montblanc watches — the first of which debuted in 1997 — have also developed a reputation for quality and craftsmanship. Montblanc watches have come a long way from that first model, the Montblanc … [Read more...]