Recently, WatchTime was among a select group of media outlets invited to tour and explore Chopard’s Swiss watchmaking operations in Geneva and Fleurier. By the end of the comprehensive visit, it was clear that Chopard, a brand still known more for high jewelry than high horology, is devoted to making its mark on the men’s […]
The worlds of watchmaking and automobile racing have shared a strong connection for decades, with racing and high-performance cars often serving as a direct inspiration for watches, including classic models like the Rolex Daytona and TAG Heuer Carrera, which both turned 50 in 2013. Below we take a look at 13 currently available watches with […]
We showcase six retro-designed watches, sitting pretty on miniature retro chairs, including iconic watches like the Omega Speedmaster Mark II, Tudor Ranger, and Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso.
A selection of the latest women’s watches to help you with your holiday shopping, including new ladies' models from Cartier, Hermes, Chopard, Piaget, and Van Cleef & Arpels.
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 Thompson’s up-close-and-personal profile of Philippe and Thierry Stern from the WatchTime archives. Visitors to Baselworld, the annual watch fair held in Switzerland, might have been […]
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Most of us know the history of Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Reverso and its connection to British polo players. But have you heard about Cartier’s Basculante or Universal Genève’s Cabriolet? Read on for the story behind these vintage reversible watches and other reversible watches they inspired.
WatchTime spent some time with the most recent model of the Rolex Oyster Perpetual Explorer — a watch originally made for a Mount Everest expedition and recently revamped with a … [Read More...]
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