Hands On with Cartier’s Newest Skeletonized Watches: Cle’ de Cartier Skeleton and Crash Skeleton (Pre-SIHH 2016)

Recently in New York City, I got first-hand looks at some of the most exciting new timepieces destined to make their way to the US market next year. I’m speaking about the new Cartier watches that were shown as a sneak peek at the upcoming SIHH 2016 in Geneva. While there are some spectacular new…

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Introducing New Jaeger-LeCoultre Watches to Celebrate 85 Years (Pre-SIHH 2016/Slideshow)

Anniversaries in the watch world are common. Sometimes brands celebrate their founding, or the birth of their founder, or the birth of a specific collection. Sometimes those anniversaries are big ones: 50, 75, 100. However, 2016 marks the 85th anniversary of the first famed Reverso from Jaeger-LeCoultre, and in anticipation of that anniversary, the brand…

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PRE-SIHH: Introducing New Roger Dubuis Velvet Watches

At the risk of sounding redundant — this is the third year in a row that we can expect great things in women’s watches at the SIHH in Geneva in January. Women’s watches have been the highlighted focus for many brands for the past three years, with some brands unveiling entirely new, specially-created women’s lines.…

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Fast Focus: Baume & Mercier Promises Great Year for Women in 2016 with Promesse Watches (Pre-SIHH 2016)

Just a couple of years ago, Baume & Mercier unveiled the Promesse Collection for women. Designed expressly for ladies, the line is a refreshing mix of elegance and affordability. It captures the spirit of a promise, of love, of special moments. It has also quickly won the hearts of women around the world and has…

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Parmigiani Unveils the Tonda Me’trographe Chicago — Pre- SIHH 2016 (prices)

In the unveiling of its Metro collection in 2014, Parmigiani Fleurier took a decidedly modern stance. Of course the brand continues to build its watch movements, dials and cases according to strong traditional standards, but the line (consisting of Me’trographe and Me’tropolitaine versions) captures a very current and even visionary stance. Now, for 2016, the…

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Introducing the A. Lange & Sohne 1815 Tourbillon Handwerkskunst 2015 (Pre-SIHH 2016, prices,past versions)

Today in Dresden, A. Lange & Sohne unveiled the all-new 1815 Tourbillon Handwerkskunst at the jubilee celebration of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Ferdinand A. Lange, founder of the Saxony brand. The new 1815 Tourbillon Handwerkskunst (the fifth in the series started in 2011) embraces two patents from the Saxony brand: Zero-Reset (first launched…

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