20 Jan
Radiomir chronograph-based watches limited to 50 timepieces

Italian watchmaker Panerai adapts its Radiomir chronograph from a wristwatch into a pocket watch as part of their 2014 collection. The simple but handsome “3 Days” pocket watch is available in a 50mm case made of either 18-carat polished white gold (above) or red gold (below), with sapphire crystal and matching chain. Just like the Radiomir on which it’s based, the 3 Days […]


9 Aug
Timeless design inspired by World War I military aviators

Inspired by wristwatches worn by the military aviators during World War I, Bell & Ross have introduced their rendition: the Vintage WW1 Chronographe Monopoussoir. The wristwatch pairs a 45 mm polished steel case, matching horns and leather strap. The Chronographe Monopoussoir features Swiss-constructed automatic la Joux-Perret movement and a domed, anti-reflective sapphire crystal cover, single button […]


6 Apr
Only 396 Swiss-made watches will be made for $44,000

In the last 2 weeks we’ve been in four different timezones, heading off last week for a super secret mission to the Arctic Circle (no joke, story coming soon), two days in Germany, back to HQ at the secret Meadows complex under the Venice Pier, and now in New York for the auto show and […]


6 Feb
One of the world's thinnest mechanical self-winding movements

Founded by Jules-Louis Audemars and Edward-Auguste Piguet, Swiss watchmaker Audemars Piguet is currently celebrating the 40th anniversary of the release of their Royal Oak model. The updated commemorative luxury watch is the Royal Oak Openworked Extra-Thin Tourbillon, and will be limited to only a 40-piece release. Comprised of premium platinum, the Openworked Extra-Thin Tourbillon wristwatch boasts […]


23 Sep
A Q&A with jewelry designer/humanitarian Kali Arulpragasam

Kali Arulpragasam is a UK-based jewelry designer and creative force behind the avant garde line SUPERFERTILE. Her controversial, often violence-plagued work — which includes jewelry emulations of gunshot wounds, slashed flesh and head trauma — has been heavily influenced by issues involving environmental decay, geopolitics and human rights. Much like the work of her little […]


29 Jun
$88,000 limited edition concept watch is only right twice a day

“Time is of the essence” is not only a wellworn maxim but also increasingly relevant to how we live our lives every day: fast, on the go and unable to relish in the little pleasures. The increasing demand to measure time more closely has led Swiss watchmaker Bell & Ross to move in the opposite […]


22 Jun
Zafirro Iridium's tool to bleed oil tycoons of boatloads of cash

There are so many ingenious ways of bilking the obscenely rich of their money, you have to give props anytime someone has the savvy — and straight up balls — to create something so outlandishly expensive that you just want to give one of those dramatic, end-of-movie climactic speech slow claps. You could, I don’t […]


5 May
A classic Swiss watch re-created to restore an aviation legend

Breitling puts its money where its aviation heritage mouth is by recently vowing to restore the legendary “Super Constellation” aircraft, one of the last three “Super Connies” left in the world. To pay for the restoration, the esteemed Swiss watchmaker announced it will release a limited edition model of its classic Navitimer Aviation Chronograph watch […]