S.U.F Helsinki Vetehinen by Sarpaneva

Give Me Five! Bright Colors Are So Passé: Here Are 5 (+1) Gray-Dialed Wristwatches For 2017 From Greubel Forsey, Hermès, Zenith, Carl F. Bucherer, Ressence And Sarpaneva

Each year has its own color trend, and while black and white are the “evergreen” classics, it is the myriad elegantly understated dark shades of gray that seem to be setting the tone in 2017.

View from Neuchâtel over the lake

Happy Birthday, WOSTEP: The Watchmaker’s Training Ground Turns 50

Many passionate fans of high watchmaking have likely heard of WOSTEP, however few know what this cryptic acronym really means. The answer is “Watchmakers of Switzerland Training and Education Program.” WOSTEP was born in 1966 and therefore turns 50 this year. Happy birthday to this great institution!

The author’s Bucherer Chronometer

A Watch Collection Begins: GaryG And His Bucherer Chronometer

Just as the journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step, a collection, no matter its eventual size or value, begins with a single watch. This is the story of the first watch that I bought for myself, one that I still own and wear 45 years later: a chronometer bearing the Bucherer name.

Carl F. Bucherer Manero Peripheral in pink gold

Carl F. Bucherer Manero Peripheral: A Well-Rounded Gentleman

Carl F. Bucherer proved once again at Baselworld 2016 that the brand certainly knows how to pack a punch. One of those punches was delivered by the Manero Peripheral, which looks like the manifestation of a classic dress watch . . . until you turn it over and realize you don’t immediately see a rotor winding the automatic movement.