Bronzed Beauty: Panerai Most Elegant Submersible To Date

There’s something – and perhaps it’s the way the watches echo the burnished metal hue of old-school deep-sea divers’ helmets – that is very (corporate cliché alert) ‘on brand’ about Panerai’s Bronzo portfolio. And, the Panerai Submersible Bronzo – which has just been added to the Italian brand’s core collection, having rapidly garnered iconic status […]

Twelve Key Horological Innovations This Century

In the annals of modern watchmaking, the drive for innovation has been a constant. From the first tourbillon by Abraham-Louis Breguet in 1801 to the debut of carbon and silicon components more recently, watch brands have jockeyed for position in the field. Since 2001, the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève’s Aiguille d’Or prize has been […]

A Terrific Trio: Bucherer 1888, Roger Dubuis and Lamborghini team up

What could a Swiss watch company founded in the late 19th Century, a more recent addition to that nation’s luxury horological scene and a Bolognese supercar maker all have in common? The answer is the extraordinary looking new timepieces you see before you: a collaboration between Bucherer 1888, Roger Dubuis and Lamborghini. The Excalibur Aventador S is powered by a […]

Dusk ‘Til Dawn: Zenith’s DEFY Classic Black Ceramic

“I love black,” customisation king George Bamford recent told Robb Report, “because it brings out shades of beauty. With black watches, you can see stuff like a subtle chamfer edge.” It’s a pretty safe bet that Bamford approves of what his Zenith/LVMH colleagues have pulled off with this new black addition to the Defy Classic […]

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