IN launching new models this year, Panerai hasn't gone all the way in following the steps of many big names in the luxury watch industry. To play it safe in a soft market, many have simply...

FOR a collection that's started barely five years ago, Bulgari's Octo has come far in making its presence felt in the luxury watch world. Just two years after it kicked off, the Octo...

ON a chilly day typical of Geneva's winter in November 2015, Phillips set the world record for the most expensive wristwatch ever sold at auction when the hammer came down on the Patek Philippe...

CHOPARD is celebrating two birthdays this year: the 40th anniversary of its Happy Diamonds collection, and the 20th anniversary of the brand's LUC line...

ROLEX'S steel Daytona chronograph finally got its ceramic bezel this year - nearly a decade after the brand introduced it. All of Rolex's sports and professional models have already gone...

Paving the way for the watch of today: 90 years of Oyster innovations

THE year before it had the breakthrough Globemaster, which featured Omega's most advanced mechanical movement. The frontman in Omega's new watch collections this year is Master Chronometer...

OMEGA has continued to be the official timekeeper for the Olympic Games for the 27th time in Rio de Janerio, Brazil. As the official timekeeper of the world's greatest sports event, a role it...

HAUTLENCE says the first two editions of its HL2 line are sold out. The new HL2.6 (S$329,000) reinterprets the earlier models in a new red gold base. But the things that define the collection stay -...

EVERY mechanical watch has a balance wheel and a balance spring, but there's often confusion between the two. The balance wheel is the timekeeping device in the mechanical watch, like the...