HYT is already known as a brand that likes to push the envelope, not only with their unique way of telling time through ‘fluid technology,’ but also in terms of design. The shape of the case provides HYT with the perfect canvas to take things to the next level in a way that no other watch manufacture can, and the new SOONOW is a perfect example of this. Continue reading HYT Launches Captivating SOONOW
American jewellery house Jacob & Co has unveiled its newest Astronomia Flawless watch. The timepiece is based on the unmistakable Astronomia Gravitational Triple Axis Tourbillon watch and is fitted with sun, moon, Earth globes and intricate movement that are visible from all sides through a monobloc sapphire case. The flamboyant watch features a sapphire barrel bridge in the movement, a blue sapphire dial and a sapphire buckle on the blue strap.
A digital watch is one where the time is displayed numerically without hands. We might term “pure digital” those in which the relevant numbers appear in an aperture either by jumping or continuous movement. Although technically more demanding, jumping numbers – where a small spring is primed within the mechanism to change the digit instantaneously – give a much more pleasing display. Continuous progression means that the numbers are rarely aligned with the aperture or pointer and can make the display look very untidy.
Swiss complications specialist Christophe Claret brings his eponymous brand to the SIHH watch salon for the second year in a row next week, and we’ve had a chance to preview one of the new timepieces he will unveil there: the Christophe Claret Maestro, which features a clever new “reminder” function. Here’s a closer look.
TAG Heuer launched the Carrera Heuer-01, a modern reinterpretation of its classic Carrera chronograph watch, at Baselworld 2015. The watch, now a flagship of the brand as well as its current best seller, will soon be available for the first time in a matte black ceramic version. Here’s a sneak peek at the new Heuer-01, which officially launches later this month in Geneva during the SIHH watch fair.
America’s largest luxury watch show is returning to the Big Apple this fall. The second edition of WatchTime New York will be held at Gotham Hall on October 14-15 (clickhere for event details and to purchase tickets) and will feature an array of luxury watch brands, from large, world-famous manufacturers to innovative independents. Among the latter is MB&F, whose horological highlights will include its most ambitious “Horlogical Machine” to date, the MB&F Horological Machine No. 6 SV.
Greubel Forsey, launched in 2004 by Robert Greubel and Stephen Forsey in La Chaux-de-Fonds, isn’t the most famous Swiss luxury watch brand, but it’s starting to do some really incredible work.