Tag: Vacheron Constantin

Expert’s Pick: Exciting Luxury Watches From SIHH 2018

Each year in January, over two dozen top luxury watch makers converge in Geneva at the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie, or SIHH. After having just completed the 2018 installment of the trade fair, I’ve put together a list of some of best new watches for serious timepiece collectors. Piaget Altiplano Ultimate Concept Watch … Continued

Ulysse Nardin Freak Vision

Watch Roundup: Three Sports Elegance Timepieces

Sports elegance. Sporty chic. Sports luxury. The category may seem nebulous, both in nomenclature and definition, but its members are well defined, beginning with the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak that had started it all in 1972. Perhaps the best way to define (and name) this category is to call it the luxury technical performance sports … Continued

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The Best Watches From SIHH 2017

The world’s most prestigious high-end watch trade show, the SIHH in Geneva, was quite different for 2017. It not only grew to represent even more watchmakers, but was also a lot more well-rounded, representing amazing and extremely exclusive ultra-luxury marques to more accessible timepieces meant for daily wear by regular people. Luxury watches by definition … Continued

Girard-Perregaux Laureato

Luxury Sports Watches – Five Modern Icons

In the middle of the 1970s, right when the Swiss watch industry had to face the Quartz Crisis, high-end watchmakers had to find the solution to stay alive. Salvation came from a brand new concept, the paradoxically named luxury sports watch. This era gave birth to some icons, and here are the ones to consider. … Continued

Patek Philippe

Royal Flush – Watchmakers For Blue Bloods

These days, pictures of royals wearing complicated or high jewellery timepieces hardly raise an eyebrow. But turn back the clock a few centuries, and it was an entirely different story. Back then, royals were among the very few who could afford the luxury of a mechanical timepiece. With money being no object, their wealth allowed … Continued

Patek Philippe Ref. 5230G
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