In an era of smartwatches, both men and women are drawn to bolder dials and mechanics, and many brands are producing larger timepieces.
The Swiss watchmaker marked its 175th year with the unveiling of six new pieces, including the Grandmaster Chime, which was seven years in the making.
Montres L. Leroy, a watchmaker to the royal courts of Europe, and Manufacture Royale, which has ties to Voltaire, are among companies that are reviving old names.
Ryan Raffaelli, a Harvard Business School professor, recently argued that the Apple device could bolster the watch industry rather than threaten it.
Designs for the carré scarf — drawn from the company’s classic origins as a maker of saddles and other equestrian tackle — are being used for new watch models.
In a market dominated by industrial-scale brands such as Seiko, Citizen and Casio, niche businesses are fighting to keep artisan trades alive.
Early explorers relied on mechanical timepieces for navigation; modern-day adventurers are carrying on the tradition.
Atelier le Brézéguet, a small French company, is among the first in the sector to use the new technology to create unique dials for its wristwatches.
The 23rd annual Print Fair brings together works from masters old and new, from Mary Cassatt to Damien Hirst
The Royal Institute of British Architects’ headquarters houses a world-class collection in an exquisitely preserved building