Some watch brands thrive on their past, and Louis Moinet could have very well been such a brand. The inventor of the world’s first chronograph could have used this fact to make homage after homage. Yet for brand-owner Jean-Marie Schaller, it is merely a departing point to achieve new heights. READ MORE
Brand: Louis Moinet
Will people ever grow bored of tourbillons? Probably not, as they are still the preferred complication of many collectors. However, it is not only the complication itself that keeps the attention, but it is also the seemingly never-ending creativity of the watch brands who continue to dream up enticing new versions of it. READ MORE
If there is one type of complications that is most popular, it has to be the chronograph. Nearly all brands have one (or more) in their collection, and there are only few watch connoisseurs and collectors that don’t have one as well. READ MORE
BY Roberta Naas
The sky has enthralled man since the dawn of time. From the starts to the moon and sun, it is a never-ending source of mystery and inspiration. Some watch brands have found a way, though, to bring the sky to the wrist, unveiling watches with rare meteorite dials on them. Here we bring you seven fine examples of celestial beauty.
With Father’s Day around the corner, we went out on a limb to find some unusual timepieces just right for dad. Just like we brought “lace and fabric” watches to the forefront for Mother’s Day, now we bring you a close up, comprehensive look at some wonderful luxury watches with wooden dials and bezels. READ MORE
In a couple of weeks we’ll be walking the 36 miles of aisles at Baselworld, the world’s largest watch fair in Basel, Switzerland, gathering info on all of the exciting new watch introductions. For now, we bring you a sneak preview of five new pieces about to make their debut: The Louis Moinet Qatar Tourbillon (pictured above) features a dial made of fragments from a meteorite found in Qatar after a 10-day hunt in the desert. The hand-engraved applique around the periphery of the dial depicts two bent swords and sand dunes, a tribute to the state of Qatar. With the READ MORE