Reading Time: 5 minutes 1 October 2021 marks 20 years since Günter Blümlein died at the age of just 58. On his untimely death, A. Lange & Söhne lost its visionary co-founder and the world lost a charismatic businessman and strategist, who played a crucial role in driving the renaissance of the watchmaking industry
Reading Time: 3 minutes MR PORTER and NET-A-PORTER are pleased to continue their partnership with Watches and Wonders, a global concept that celebrates watchmaking excellence with the major event taking place in Geneva. As the world’s premier online destinations for watches, the campaign will seek to provide inspiration, showcase expertise, and give unparalleled access
Reading Time: 6 minutes TAG Heuer selects the finest materials and combines the timeless elegance of black with golden chic to create an incredibly stylish special edition of its smartwatch: the TAG Heuer Connected Bright Black Edition. A watch with an exclusive design, whose digital interface comes with exciting updates.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Today, a new series of six watches inspired by the Speedtimer and Seiko’s rich and continuing tradition of sports timing join the Prospex collection: Seiko Prospex Speedtimer Chronograph. A limited-edition watch with a new automatic chronograph movement pays faithful tribute to the design of the 1964 stopwatch, while a second
Reading Time: 12 minutes A project first undertaken in 2013, the Les Cabinotiers Westminster Sonnerie – Tribute to Johannes Vermeer pocket watch is a bespoke creation brilliantly combining the watchmaking and artisanal skills of Vacheron Constantin. It is equipped with a new in-house movement, Calibre 3761 with Grande Sonnerie and tourbillon, specially developed by the team of
Reading Time: 4 minutes Start your engines for the new Roger Dubuis Excalibur Spider Huracán. Redressed in Ceramic Composite Fibre (CCF), racing style just reached next level with the debut of this striking frosty white case. For an exclusive tribe of adrenaline-chasers who have come to expect the unexpected, the new Excalibur Spider Huracán brings raging mechanics, super-sleek aesthetics and horological craftsmanship together in one place. It’s time to shift to a higher gear.
Reading Time: 2 minutes The word Chronoscope blends two traditional Greek expressions. “Chronos” meaning time and “Scope” meaning to observe. The tool typically measures the duration between two points or events. OMEGA’s astonishing new 43 mm Chronoscope performs this function beautifully – and on multiple levels. For fans of OMEGA’s legendary watch family, there
Reading Time: 5 minutes In June 2021, Blancpain announced its partnership with Oceanographic Magazine and its Ocean Photography Awards (OPA). To mark the occasion, the Manufacture de Haute Horlogerie created the special Female Fifty Fathoms (FFF) Award to encourage more women to share their vision of the oceans. The competition organisers and Blancpain revealed