Piaget: Modern Classic

Piaget: Modern Classic

December 21, 2016
By Stephen Pulvirent The Piaget Polo S breaks with tradition, but maintains the bold style that makes Piaget watches so iconic. Some watch brands try to do a little bit of everything. One year it’s all about dive watches, the next it’s nothing but chronographs. The year after that, it’s tuxedo-level dress watches or bust. It might sound obvious, but...
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Jaeger-LeCoultre: Watching History Unfold

Jaeger-LeCoultre: Watching History Unfold

December 20, 2016
By Michael Thompson  Get ready to flip for the Reverso once again as Jaeger-LeCoultre celebrates 85 years of its legendary creation. This year, Jaeger-LeCoultre celebrates the 85th anniversary of the Reverso — the rectangular, dual-sided collection identified most with this famed Le Sentier-based watchmaker. One of the very few watch designs worthy of the overused term “iconic,” the Reverso was...
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Laurent Ferrier: A Force of Nature

Laurent Ferrier: A Force of Nature

December 19, 2016
By Jonathan Bues Inspired by vintage automobiles and the relentless power of nature, Laurent Ferrier watches are some of Geneva’s best designed, inside and out. If you ask the tastemakers who select, critique and sell the best new timepieces about what’s new and exciting in the world of watches, you can count on one name coming up over and over...
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Clerc: Aquatic Treasure

Clerc: Aquatic Treasure

December 18, 2016
By James Lamdin Clerc watches are steeped in family tradition, but not anchored to convention. These days, it seems like every brand worth its salt (water) is offering a dive watch. Even so, none are anything like Clerc. To say that the Geneva-based company manufactures tool watches is only partly correct. The association is certainly a positive one, and brands...
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Cartier: Flight of Imagination

Cartier: Flight of Imagination

December 15, 2016
By Scott Hickey Everyone loves a good mystery, and this year Cartier has crafted one for the ages. For more than a century, the legendary maison has fascinated the public with an irresistible spell that combines the power of machines and magic. The tradition began in 1912 with the first mystery clock, an ingenious invention in which the hands appeared...
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Girard-Perregaux: Precision Motors

Girard-Perregaux: Precision Motors

December 15, 2016
By Victoria Gomelsky For its 225th anniversary, Girard-Perregaux creates timepieces that honor its technical achievements and sophisticated style. The most rarefied realm of the luxury watchmaking universe is home to a mere handful of firms. Girard-Perregaux is squarely among them. Founded in 1791 in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland, the watchmaker celebrates its 225th anniversary this year with a slew of models...
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