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Monochrome Monday: Introducing the IWC Portofino Midsize Collection

At last week’s Watches & Wonders fair in Hong Kong, IWC added no less than 20 new models to its Portofino collection. These included 17 new “midsize” models, all adorned with diamonds, and three new versions of the 40-mm Portofino Automatic, now in new 18K rose gold or white gold cases and 72 diamonds set...

Nomos Orion 1989 Celebrates 25 Years of Freedom

November, 2014 will mark the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Nomos celebrates this historic event with a special-edition watch, the Nomos Orion 1989, which features a manufacture movement with an interesting special feature.

Blancpain Villeret Chronographe Pulsomètre

Doctors and other medical professionals will appreciate the newest watch in Blancpain’s elegant Villeret collection. The Blancpain Villeret Chronographe Pulsomètre is not only equipped with a flyback chronograph function but also includes, for the first time in a Blancpain watch, a pulsometer display for checking heart rates.

Frédérique Constant Runabout Chronograph Automatic

Frédérique Constant has sponsored the Lake Tahoe Concours d’Elegance, one of the world’s most prestigious showcase events for vintage wooden boats, since 2010. This year, the Geneva-based watch company salutes the event with a new limited-edition watch in its sailing-inspired Runabout collection, the Frédérique Constant Runabout Chronograph Automatic, available in two distinct versions.

Promotion: TUDOR Heritage Ranger

Imbued with the pioneering spirit of the far North and epic tales of sled dogs braving solitary frozen lands, and infused with the exploits of unsung adventurers daily defying their hostile environment to explore new frontiers, the TUDOR Heritage Ranger brings the conquests of the last century into the present. A concentrate of heroic deeds,...

Audemars Piguet Announces New, Ultramodern Museum

Audemars Piguet, the oldest luxury watch company still owned by its founding families, has announced plans to extend its historic headquarters building to incorporate a new museum called the Maison des Fondateurs, a “radically contemporary” new structure that will be naturally integrated into the surrounding Vallée de Joux landscape.

Promotion: TUDOR Heritage Black Bay

An open book on decades of deep-water adventures, steeped in the mysterious aura of a hidden bay that gradually reveals its secrets to those who venture there, the TUDOR Heritage Black Bay is a long-lost treasure, returning to the light of day. First presented in 2012 in an appealing version with warm colors, it was...

Hamilton Khaki Pilot Pioneer Aluminum

Hamilton watches have long been associated with aviation, and this year the Swiss watch brand with American roots introduces its first pilots’ watch with a case made from aluminum, a material used in the aerospace industry for everything from airplanes to space shuttles to rocket fuel. The Hamilton Khaki Pilot Pioneer Aluminum is available in...

Fratello Friday: Buying New vs. Vintage Rolex, Part 2

In last week’s Fratello Friday, the first of this two-part article on buying and collecting Rolex watches, I offered my thoughts on the pros and cons of vintage Rolex watches. This week, we shift the focus to the other side of the spectrum, discussing the merits and pitfalls of new and modern Rolexes.

New from Baselworld 2014: Hublot Classic Fusion Tourbillon Skull

Hublot, the watch brand known for its “fusion” of materials, unveils another new case material — and some very eye-catching design elements in the movement— with its Hublot Classic Fusion Tourbillon Skull, the latest in its series of “skull” watches, introduced at the recent Baselworld 2014 watch fair.

Baselworld 2014: Hermès Dressage L’Heure Masquée

Many of us wondered what Hermès would do for an encore to its innovative Le Temps Suspendu watch from a few years ago. The brand answered our question this year with its introduction of the Hermès Dressage L’Heure Masquée, which boasts a new proprietary movement with a clever “hidden hours” complication.

Baselworld 2014: The Doors Open

Wednesday March 26 was press day at Baselworld. Only exhibitors and journalists were allowed in. Thursday, the show opened to retailers and general public, and the crowd waiting to get in was large. Once inside, visitors were greeted by  beautiful booths the size of small buildings. Here are some quick shots taken in the minutes...