Urwerk Starts a Revolution

Urwerk Starts a Revolution

January 24, 2017
Urwerk celebrates its 20th birthday in 2017 in style. No fireworks, candles or even congratulations but instead another opportunity to step out of the ordinary, to swim against the current and to amaze. Urwerk, the independent watchmaking company, today presents the UR-T8. It’s not only a new timepiece but an Urwerk that could again transform our concept of the wristwatch....
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Ulysse Nardin: High Seas Meets High Horology

Ulysse Nardin: High Seas Meets High Horology

December 24, 2016
By Jason Heaton A long history of nautical timekeeping inspires three new Ulysse Nardin watches. Despite its land-locked headquarters in the Swiss Alps, Ulysse Nardin has always had a strong tie to the sea. In 1846, after finishing his apprenticeship, the company’s namesake founded his own manufacture in Le Locle, and concentrated his efforts on building marine chronometers. Part of...
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Parmigiani Fleurier: Haute Pursuit

Parmigiani Fleurier: Haute Pursuit

December 23, 2016
By Victoria Gomelsky As Parmigiani Fleurier celebrates 20 years, it continues to uphold the highest standards of Swiss craftsmanship. Michel Parmigiani, a master watchmaker with a gift for restoring antique watches and clocks, founded his eponymous firm in the Swiss village of Fleurier in 1996. Over the past two decades, the brand has risen to become a respected player on...
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H. Moser & Cie: Subversively Subtle

H. Moser & Cie: Subversively Subtle

December 22, 2016
By Stephen Pulvirent Moser & Cie. pushes the boundaries of traditional watchmaking with throughly modern timepieces. The world of Swiss watchmaking can sometimes obsess a little too much over the past at the expense of the future. The same can’t be said of H. Moser, which breaks the mold by making watches that are rooted in the fundamentals of fine...
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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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