Tag: Vacheron Constantin

Awesome Open-Working – 5 Of The Best Skeleton Watches

By Aaron de Silva Skeletonising a watch’s movement is by no means an easy task. The watchmaker has to ensure that structural integrity and shock resistance is maintained, despite the skeletal framework. He also has to warrant that the architecture is aesthetically pleasing, which involves careful consideration of how the components are laid out as … Continued

Hublot Classic Fusion Ultra-Thin Skeleton Titanium

5 Slim Watches For Gents

By Low Ka Wei A month back we discussed some of the best slim tourbillons – Thin is in, five slimmest tourbillon watches for gents. We reckon though that not every occasion calls for such an extravagance. So without further ado, here are five choicely slim three-hand watches for gentlemen: Extra-flat Ballon Bleu de Cartier … Continued

Patek Philippe Calatrava Ref. 5227G-010

Travel Watches: Looking For (Simple) Perfection

Traveling abroad can be fun, but setting your watch can be…a nightmare! There was a time when watches only had a single hour hand and things were simple: without a dual time watch, no need to wonder about the day, the time zone, the day/night indicator, and so on. However, watch manufactures have made significant … Continued

The Patek Philippe Ref. 5130 World Time is one of the most simple travel watch to set: all it takes is a few actuations of the push piece at 10 o’clock.

Ladies First

AT BASELWORLD THIS YEAR, the unexpected happened. And it was the work of a brand not known for its surprises. In the midst of this annual event, during which watchmakers reveal their latest creations, Rolex snubbed tradition. It announced a mechanical first — but not one housed within a men’s watch. Instead, the new part debuted in a watch … Continued

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