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Drive De Cartier, Moon Phase and Extra-Flat.

The two newest faces in the collection have the same highly personal codes and exude the Drive de Cartier man’s love of authenticity, free spirit and imagination. Here is all the stunning art de vivre that was showcased by Cartier at this year’s Pitti Uomo trade fair in Florence’s Palazzo Gondi. Moon Phases: This watch […]

SIHH 2017: Swiss Alp Watch Minute Retrograde, a timepiece with an Hautlence surprise

The Swiss Alp Watch Minute Retrograde faithfully employs classic Haute Horlogerie techniques whilst incorporating the ultimate in technological movements. A striking contrast in a mesmerizingly beautiful watch that is compelling from every angle. The Swiss Alp Watch Minute Retrograde stands against the tide of smart watches, as a symbol of traditional Swiss watchmaking. The Swiss […]

SIHH 2017: MB&F HM7 Horological Machine N7, aka HM7 Aquapod

After pushing the boundaries of horological exploration by blasting into outer space (HM2, HM3, HM6), launching into the sky (HM4), and powering down the road and around the track (HM5, HMX, HM8), MB&F plunges into the water with Horological Machine N7, aka HM7 Aquapod. Indications On the MB&F Horological Machine N7 hours and minutes are […]

SIHH 2017: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar Ceramic

Audemars Piguet enriches its line of Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar with a full black version, made of hand-finished black ceramic. Day, date, month, astronomical moon, week of the year displayed on the dial’s outer chapter ring and the essential leap year indication hold pride of place on the “Grande Tapisserie” decorated dial. Housed in an […]

SIHH 2017: Parmigiani Fleurier Ovale Tourbillon

Some shapes are fixed. The circle. The square. Then there is the oval, the outline of which changes to suit its purpose. In both modern architecture and that of the past, the oval is both strong and unusual, subtle yet assertive. In watchmaking, Parmigiani Fleurier is the master of mysteries, designing time-pieces with the power […]

Louis Moinet Metropolis

Louis Moinet Metropolis, a blend of Watchmaking and Urban Architecture Architecture features many of the same attributes as fine watchmaking: a combination of perspective and space, art and technique. Louis Moinet has now blended these components into a timepiece that’s contemporary, modernistic even: Louis Moinet Metropolis, the inaugural piece in a new collection from the […]

SIHH 2017: Introducing the HYT Skull Pocket

With the Skull Pocket, HYT is restating its desire to invent the watches of tomorrow, using the knowledge of the past and the science of today. The pocket watch, one of the most noble legacies of traditional watchmaking, has become a new playground and means of expression for HYT. It exudes an “art de vivre” […]

SIHH 2017: Panerai Lab-ID

The past and the future come together in this extraordinary new demonstration of high quality contemporary watchmaking created by the Panerai Laboratorio di Idee: the Panerai LAB-ID. This new Special Edition, consisting of only 50 units, is notable for the timeless design of the Luminor 1950 collection, but it also presents a series of technological […]

SIHH 2017: Greubel Forsey Grande Sonnerie

Eleven years of research and development. The assembly of no fewer than 935 parts. The filing of two patents. The development of an acoustic resonance cage producing an extremely pure sound. The incorporation of eleven security functions ensuring maximum peace of mind… These few elements alone give an idea of the magnitude of the almost […]

SIHH 2017: Urwerk UR-T8.

Urwerk celebrated its 20th birthday in style. No fireworks, candles nor even congratulations but instead another opportunity to step out of the ordinary, to swim against the current and to amaze. This is the UR-T8. It’s not only a new timepiece but an URWERK that could again transform our concept of the wristwatch. The UR-T8, which […]

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