In-Depth – Living with the A. Lange & Söhne Odysseus Steel

On 24 October 2019, A. Lange & Söhne introduced something entirely new, an important step for this usually rather conservative high-end watch brand; it was a sports watch, made in stainless steel, with a bracelet – three unprecedented features for ALS that made this very watch, the Odysseus, a hot topic of conversation. During the […]

2 weeks ago

Review – A. Lange and Söhne Zeitwerk Date – Making Something Good Even Better

If you thought the original Zeitwerk was a wonderful time machine with no room for improvement, you haven’t met Anthony de Haas, Director of Product Development for A. Lange & Söhne. The incorporation of a date complication might not sound like a very big deal, but when you discover the mind-bending solutions inside the newly […]

1 month ago

Video – Review of the A. Lange & Söhne Zeitwerk Date

It is often said that in watchmaking the entry-level complication – understand here any additional indication that isn’t the hours, minutes or seconds – is the date function. While this is true for most of the watches, when it comes to a masterpiece of engineering such as the A. Lange & Söhne Zeitwerk, adding a […]

4 months ago

Retrospective – 20 years of GPHG – Looking Back at the 19 Winning Watches To Date

This year will be the 20th anniversary of the Oscars of watchmaking, the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève. As such it is an exceptional year: a year of change and of celebration. This year, the GPHG is launching its international watch industry Academy. The initiative will invite several hundred stakeholders in the sector to take […]

5 months ago

Spotted – Strong Wrist Game in Davos for the 2020 World Economic Forum

The 2020 World Economic Forum (WEF) is currently underway in Davos, Switzerland. Davos has hosted the WEF since its inception in 1971. The mission of the WEF is “committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic, and other leaders of society to shape global, regional, and industry agendas“. Guests at […]

6 months ago

Recap – 2019 Behind the Lens – Our Best Videos of the Year

Our videos, which we’d prefer to call “in-depth movies”, are something we’re very proud of, here at MONOCHROME. We take a lot of time and energy to produce them since we believe that seeing a watch or a concept in video and not in photo dramatically helps to understand the beauty that is hidden in […]

6 months ago