Girard-Perregaux 2017 Laureato 38 in pink gold on the wrist

Girard-Perregaux Returns To SIHH With 2017 Laureato Models, Including Elegant Editions For Women

On the heels of Girard-Perregaux’s 225th anniversary in 2016, the brand expands the Laureato collection at SIHH 2017 by catering to women’s wrists with the release of the surprising Laureato 34 and mid-sized 38 mm models.

Ulysse Nardin InnoVision 2

SIHH 2017 Round Table: What We Liked And What We Didn’t Like (Warning: Modem-Burning Photo Fest!)

Please join our Quill & Pad round table discussion, where we talk about what we did and didn’t like at the 2017 SIHH (Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie). And get ready for a cornucopia of beautiful photos and colorful opinions!

Ulysse Nardin Marine Aqua Perpetual Limited Edition

A Cautionary Tale On Buying New Watches Online

Though this cautionary example of buying a new watch online is not new, with the current influx (or perhaps “flood” is a better word) of grey market watches to mainstream channels it’s perhaps more poignant today than ever before. Read how you can protect yourself when buying pre-owned timepieces from unknown online sources.

Diagram of the black box gear train of a Greubel Forsey Mechanical Nano watch movement

Black Box Theory: The Greubel Forsey Mechanical Nano Movement Explained With A Wild Guess And Live Video

Last week from the calm air that often precedes the SIHH storm, Greubel Forsey released a single thunderclap that rumbled across the horological community. And even more impressively, what created the loud bang was so minuscule as to be invisible to the naked eye. Welcome to our musings on the Mechanical Nano!

Manufacture Royale 1770 Micromégas Revolution in titanium with blue movement

The Manufacture Royale 1770 Micromégas Revolution & Voltaire’s Interstellar Exploration (Live Photos + Videos)

Manufacture Royale doesn’t seek to be a small brand that does small things or a big brand that does all and knows all, but a brand that makes its own meaning and direction. The new 1770 Micromégas Revolution is a clear example of this thinking.

Christophe Claret Maestro in titanium

The Maestro Christophe Claret Presents The Christophe Claret Maestro

It has now become quite common for high-end mechanicals to reduce the dial to indications around the bezel. However, Christophe Claret’s quirky Maestro, launched at SIHH 2017, has most of the movement on display instead. And the Maestro is a watch with a substantial “wow” factor.

IWC Da Vinci Automatic Moon Phase 36 on the wrist overlooking Florence

IWC Da Vinci 2017: The Ultimate In Masculine Watches Finds A Female Side With Automatic 36 + Automatic Moon Phase 36

In an interesting turn of events in 2017, IWC not only goes back to the original round (though updated) Da Vinci case, the brand also puts the emphasis squarely on women.

Close up look dial side of the Cartier Rotonde de Cartier Repeater Mysterious Double Tourbillon

Cartier Minute Repeater Mysterious Double Tourbillon Is The Cat’s, Er, Panther’s Meow

Carole Forestier-Kasapi and her team really got carried away with the new Minute Repeater Mysterious Double Tourbillon. The result is a mechanical behemoth that doesn’t hide its horological prowess, but rather grabs the attention of the senses of those fortunate enough to behold it.

TimeWalker Chronograph Rally Timer Counter Limited Edition 100

Montblanc’s 2017 TimeWalker And Bronze 1858 Watches: Sporty And Automotive With A Healthy Side Of Nostalgia

Lovers of vintage good looks, clean and clear dials, and sensational manufacture movements will love Montblanc’s new for 2017 1858 Chronograph Tachymeter in bronze as well as the TimeWalker Chronograph Rally Timer Counter Limited Edition 100. These two new lines also include reasonably priced timepieces.

Ulysse Nardin Innovision2

A Closer Look At The Ulysse Nardin InnoVision 2’s 10 Amazing New Innovations

Based on the research and development propelled by Ulysse Nardin’s InnoVision technologies, the InnoVision2 making its debut at SIHH 2017 is outfitted with yet another set of ten innovations. And here they are.