Introducing – Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde Skelet-One, Now with Colourful Accents and Straps (Live Pics)

Jaquet Droz ventured down the path of skeletonisation with its sophisticated Grande Seconde model in 2018. Marking a bold new design language for the brand, the elegant figure-eight configuration of the Grande Seconde was reinterpreted in diaphanous materials, and the supporting architecture stripped back to reveal the movement. For 2021, Jaquet Droz proposes three new ceramic […]

Introducing – The Chronoswiss Opus Chronograph Flag

Chronoswiss is best known for its vast portfolio of regulators, a style pioneered by the brand with the first serially produced wristwatch launched in 1987 – the Régulateur. While I’m a big fan and even went in-depth with the evolution of Chronoswiss regulators, there’s another pioneering style that helps define the brand. In 1995, Chronoswiss […]

Introducing – The William Wood Triumph Chronograph Collection

I’m definitely a fan of themed watches such as Hamilton’s Jazzmaster Regulator Cinema or Raymond Weil’s Freelancer AC/DC Limited Edition, and William Wood collections have an intriguing, ongoing British firefighter theme. We looked at the William Wood Valiant Collection last year and the attention to detail was impressive with a host of firefighting elements throughout […]

Introducing – The Cool New NOMOS Club Automatic Limited Editions

Fine watchmaking has been part of the history of Glashütte, a small village from Germany, for 175 years now. And while NOMOS is one of the youngest brands to operate in this charming town, they are fully part of the watchmaking tradition and, last year, they celebrated this by releasing several limited editions, such as […]

Hands-on – The New Frederique Constant Classics Index Automatic

If there’s one thing (among others) that Frederique Constant is good at, it is to create classic and elegant watches at fair prices. Of course, the brand also knows how to bring complex watches to a wider audience – think about its in-house perpetual calendar – or even recently to design a watch that can […]

Introducing – The Grand Seiko Sports Spring Drive Chronograph GMT SBGC240

Last year Grand Seiko celebrated the 60th anniversary of its foundation. This year, the entire Seiko Corporation, founded in 1881 by Kintaro Hattori, celebrates its 140th anniversary. As you would expect, multiple commemorative watches have been and will be launched as a tribute to the brand’s founder. Next in line for the 140th-anniversary collection is […]

Introducing – Grand Seiko Masterpiece Spring Drive 8-Day Jewelry Watch SBGD207

Yesterday, Grand Seiko unveiled a jewellery timepiece during the Seiko summit that officially kicked off the 140th-anniversary celebrations of the brand’s foundation. Housed in a platinum case and powered by the brand’s hyper-precise Spring Drive calibre, the green garnets, diamonds and mother-of-pearl capture the natural beauty of the Mishaka pond in Shiojiri. Limited to just […]

Introducing – Maurice Lacroix Aikon Venturer GMT (Live Pics & Price)

The Aikon is Maurice Lacroix’s interpretation of the luxury sports watch, a collection of watches with a solid build, a distinctive style and refreshingly competitive prices. Introduced in 2016 with quartz movements, in 2018, an automatic Aikon model appeared, followed by a bolder and sportier iteration known as the Aikon Venturer. With its 43mm case, […]