WELL-known and proven for its reliability, it is little wonder why the Swiss lever escapement is the de facto industry standard for mechanical watches and clocks today. However, as pointed out by...

THE design of the watch - defined by the pie-pan dial that collectors favour and a "fluted" bezel - has stood the test of time, inspired by Omega's Constellation models up to over...

IN the Lady 8 Flower, the brand known by its twin stars brings to life a blossoming lotus flower. A product of all Jaquet Droz's arts and crafts skills, The Lady 8 Flower is made up of two...

THIS is the new version of an observation watch that Glashutte Original first launched in 2012 to remember Julius Assman, one of the finest makers of such "deck" timepieces....

N OTHING felt more incongruous than experiencing a slice of Silicon Valley at Switzerland's largest watch exposition. Upon arrival at BaselWorld 2015 in March, the annual watch fair where...

AN antidote to the stifling uniformity of mainstream luxury brands, niche independent watch brands - the top-rated ones, at least - offer fresh perspectives and emotive creations. This is usually...

THE first watch model to put its logo on the bezel and turn it into a design statement was created in 1975 to be given away to Bulgari's 100 best customers. The Bulgari Roma became such a big...

ORIS has lost no time in putting its first in-house movement in almost 35 years into new models. The latest watch to be equipped with the hand-wound movement - a new Big Crown ProPilot timepiece...

CHOPARD is still at it: making watches with gold mined responsibly and the miners fairly compensated. Fairmined gold, in other words.

PIAGET proves once again that it's the master of ultra-thin timepieces....