By Roberta Naas Vacheron Constantin is delighting watch lovers around the world this year with its vast array of new timepieces in a host of collections. One such specialty is the Traditionnelle Chrono Perpetual Calendar with new movement and Geneva READ MORE
The GRAND LANGE 1 MOON PHASE “Lumen” features a dial display that can be charged with light energy to uniformly glow in the dark for several hours. This year’s model, as its name indicates, shows off a beautiful luminous moon-phase display and a brilliant outsize date. READ MORE
By Roberta Naas Celebrating its long-standing relationship with aviation, Zenith watches unveils two new limited-edition series of its more famed watches: the Pilot Type 20 GMT and the Pilot Type 20 Extra Special. Each watch is being offered in a run of just 50 pieces, and each is available only in the American and Canadian markets. Even better, just in time for the Fourth of July, these watches sport deep blue dials that are incredibly appealing to the American watch lover. While these watches were first shown at the Couture Time show in Las Vegas READ MORE
Vacheron Constantin’s Historiques collection is the line that is dedicated to the brand’s rich heritage. It consists of watch designs that are resurrected, from the brand’s 261 years of archives, but with slight updated modifications. Now Vacheron Constantin unveils three Historiques models, offered for the first time in either gold or platinum. All of the watches bear the Hallmark of Geneva certification. READ MORE
Those familiar with Formula One racing know the name Max Chilton and Team Marussia, which is now defunct. British racecar driver, Max Chilton, however, has started a new life … this time with the American counterpart to F1: IndyCar. He has joined the Gallagher/Chip Ganassi Racing Team, donned the blue, white and silver team colors and embarked on a new direction in time with independent watchmaker, Armin Strom. The driver, already familiar with the Armin Strom brand since his F1 days, approached Armin Strom when he moved to IndyCar and the brand quickly got behind him again as a sponsor. Now, the two take their partnership to a new level, unveiling the Armin Strom Max Chilton Edge Double Barrel Watch. READ MORE
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
No fewer than twelve new Panerai timepieces were presented at the “Panerai: Dive Into Time” exhibition at the Marino Marini Museum in Florence last month. Among them was the outstanding made on order Radiomir 1940 Minute Repeater Carillon Tourbillon GMT already detailed for you by Haute Time.
Happily, not all of these new timepieces are made on order, and some have already started to arrive in stores. Here are six from the Luminor Marina family, updated with the new in-house automatic P.9010 movement redesigned for lighter, thinner watches. READ MORE