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Achieving Excellence: The New Chopard L.U.C Full Strike Tourbillon

When Chopard commits to developing the achievements of its brand, there is no stopping at the minimum. In 2016, the brand launched its very first repeating wristwatch, the Full Strike, to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its manufacture. The celebration became even more festive when the Full Strike won the coveted best-in-show award at the...

Edge of Tomorrow: Building the Bulgari Octo Finnissimo Collection

For 2021, Bulgari has introduced three new versions within its Octo Finissimo range, the highly anticipated Chronograph GMT in stainless steel (S), the Octo Finissimo S in a new monochrome style with a silvered dial, and the Octo Finissimo Chronograph GMT Titanium with a new black dial and rubber strap. Bulgari’s Octo Finissimo immediately had...

The Power of Platinum: Five Limited-Edition Timepieces in Platinum Cases

Platinum is regarded as the most precious of all the precious metals used in watchmaking, which is why its use is relatively scarce in all but the most exclusive of timepieces. Here are five that made their debut within the last year. ARMIN STROM ZEITGEIST Armin Strom celebrates five years since its most substantial horological...

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Horological Homecoming: Tracing the Creation of the Parmigiani Toric Hémisphères Rétrograde

“Success has many fathers,” the old saying goes, “while failure is an orphan.” The Parmigiani Toric Hémisphères Rétrograde, which took home the prize for Best Travel Time Watch at the 2017 GPHG, can certainly be deemed a success, and the “many fathers” concept is a truism considering the diverse artisans involved. In this feature from our August 2019 issue, we trace the origins of the watch through each of the five workshops within the Parmigiani Manufacture.

Highlights from WatchTime’s January-February 2022 Issue, On Sale Now

The January-February 2022 issue of WatchTime is available at retailers now. Among the highlights of the issue are our cover story, a hands-on review of the new Blancpain Air Command Flyback Chronograph in titanium; a comprehensive history of the dive watch and how it has evolved with the times; and in-depth tests of new models,...

Black Friday Special: 26 Ladies’ Watches for the Holidays

Women today have more options than ever when it comes to choosing their favorite watch. These new models designed for women have a sparkle and appeal all their own and are a perfect holiday gift. BELL & ROSSThe new Bell & Ross BR 05 Diamonds brings a shimmering look to the modern architectural lines of...

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Il Dolce Orologio: Exploring the Eclectic Watch Families of Eberhard & Co.

While Italian watch enthusiasts have embraced the timepieces of Eberhard & Co. for well over a century, only a relative handful of American collectors are aware of the brand’s rich history and diverse offerings. Now, buoyed by a surprise Geneva Grand Prix win for its most historically significant model, Eberhard is making the U.S. sit up and take notice.

A New Shark in Town: Introducing the Ulysse Nardin Diver Chronograph 44mm Limited Edition “Great White”

Ulysse Nardin has been quite busy in its 175th-anniversary year in terms of new releases, and that trend continues with the recent launch of the Diver Chronograph 44mm Limited Edition “Great White,” a creative take on a divers’ chronograph, executed in titanium and featuring an unusual white-and-gray colorway. The watch celebrates the Swiss brand’s latest...

Introducing the Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda PF, A New “Purist” Collection Celebrating 25 Years

In 1996, master watchmaker Michel Parmigiani’s dedication to horology resulted in the launch of a new watch brand with a new credo and new aesthetics. The new Tonda PF collection is both an homage to Parmigiani Fleurier’s design aesthetics, and also the maison’s most forward-looking collection to date. Unveiled during Geneva Watch Days, the Tonda...

Meet the 84 Shortlisted Watches in the 2021 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève

The 2021 edition of the Grand Prix d’Horologerie de Geneve (GPHG) has just announced the shortlisted (pre-selected) watches that will be competing for an award in one of the 14 categories (as well as for the “Aiguille d’Or” award, which recognizes the overall best watch among all the entrants). “Building on the contribution of over 500 significant...

Stop, Reset, Start: Five Noteworthy Chronographs to Reboot Life in 2021

Let’s face it: 2020 was a challenging year in just about every regard. Now that 2021 appears to be finally bringing positive trends and a slow return to some type of normalcy for most of us, what better time to celebrate a “restart” to life with five new and distinctive chronographs? PARMIGIANI FLEURIER TONDAGRAPH GT...

Mountain Time: Seiko Heads for the Hills with New Prospex 1959 Alpinist Series

Japanese watchmaker Seiko has commanded serious attention in recent years for its growing roster of vintage-inspired watches. From the GPHG-Winning Prospex 1968 Diver’s Re-Creation SLA025J1, to the Re-Creation of King Seiko KSK, to the Prospex SRQ029 Limited Edition — to name just a few among many — the brand has demonstrated admirable expertise in creating...

Island Inspired: Seiko Introduces Trio of 140th Anniversary Prospex Divers

Amidst all the heavy coverage of last week’s LVMH Watch Week, Seiko quietly introduced a trio of anniversary timepieces in celebration of the Japanese brand’s founding in 1881. All three limited-edition 140th Anniversary Prospex Divers are based on Seiko’s classic 1968 Hi-Beat Diver: the Seiko Prospex SLA047, Seiko Prospex SPB207, and Seiko Prospex SSC807. Each...

Highlights from WatchTime’s January-February Issue, On Sale Now

The January-February issue of WatchTime is available at retailers today. Among the highlights of the issue are an in-depth exploration of Patek Philippe’s ultra-complicated 6301P model; a review of the Omega Seamaster Diver 300M made specially for the upcoming James Bond movie; a comprehensive profile of A. Lange & Söhne and how it revitalized watchmaking...

2020, The Watch Year in Review: 10 Captivating Chronographs

It goes without saying: 2020 was far from an ideal year for most of us. Looking back, however, it was also a year that brought many noteworthy watch launches despite the huge obstacles posed by the pandemic and its effects on the world economy. As we look ahead hopefully to 2021, it’s time for our...