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If you’re not the type to wear a watch every day, or you’ve got a collection of timepieces we ask: do you have a good watch winder? Having a quality watch winder operating at the proper setting is one of the best ways to maintain a watch’s accuracy for a long time. Ideally, you want your watch running at the top 3/4 of its mainspring all the time, whether it’s on your wrist or in the winder in order to prevent wear on the clutch. In an automatic watch, that mainspring requires about 80% to 90% tension to be considered fully wound. Normal activity only winds the mainspring 50% to 60%. A watch winder will keep your watch wound at around 80%. Here are some tips and tricks to pick the right watch winder and keep your watches at peak performance: The Optimal TPD TPD stands for turns per day, or,…

A bevy of floral beauties to adorn the wrist, timepieces created in honor of the flower, a feminine expression of jewelry, technology and artistry. Selection of watches featured, from Breguet. PETIT FLEUR An elegant array of diamonds arranged like flower petals surround the watch face, coated in diamonds. Petite Fleur is a wristwatch presented in 18-carat white gold. Caseband is set with 43 petals of diamond baguette on a mobile setting, totaling approx. 12.60 cts. The Dial flange is set with 48 diamonds, approx. 0.10 ct. Balance spring in silicon. The Dial is paved with 141 diamonds, approx. 0.52 ct. Movement: Self-winding. Sapphire caseback. Diameter: 17mm. Also available in yellow gold. SECRET DE LA REINE White gold ropes form a twisted bracelet, adorned with a floral shaped face covered in diamonds, and over the center, an elegant sculpted flower atop a sliding cover to the watch below. The Case of…

The new Manero Peripheral models not only impress by a bezel paved with 60 diamonds and their mother-of-pearl dials in snow white or velvet brown – they also shine on the inside, with the in-house manufacture caliber CFB A2050. With this first-class driving force, the Manero Peripheral is clearly the ideal choice for ladies with high standards. Having launched the CFB A2000 caliber family in 2016, Carl F. Bucher has affirmed its reputation as an innovative manufacture brand. The watch movements entirely designed and produced in the watchmaker’s own development laboratory are now available in the current ladies’ models of the Manero collection. Superior driving force The modern manufacture caliber offers a central hour and minute display, accompanied by small seconds at 6 o’clock as well as the date at 3 o’clock. The automatic movement draws its energy from a double-sided self-winding mechanism with peripheral rotor. An innovation which Carl…

Devoted to showcasing the Brand’s rich history, the new Heritage Gallery extends across more than 500 m2 at its Manufacture in the Vallée de Joux, in Switzerland. The space has been considerably enlarged to bring together the Maison’s finest pieces through the ages, its historical archives, and a restoration workshop. Discover a Wealth of Jaeger-LeCoultre Heritage The journey through the wealth of Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Heritage begins with an exhibition of the Maison’s outstanding historical archives, followed by the “Reflections of History and Great Inventions” area. The visit then leads into an elegant room bathed in light, displaying the Maison’s iconic pieces with modern-day creations basking in the glory of past masterpieces. An accompanying guide leads visitors on a journey through the wealth of the Maison’s Heritage, leaving plenty of opportunity for independent discovery, thanks to various interactive features. Right from the start, it is fun for visitors: they select a year…

JAEGER-LECOULTRE YEARBOOK 10 In fine fashion once again, Jaeger-LeCoultre creates a feast for the eyes on the page melding photographic art and the beautiful expression of their fine timepieces. Revealing the unexpected. This theme at the heart of the history and creation by Jaeger-LeCoultre is highlighted with a blend of subtlety and emotion through the stories featured in the tenth year of the Yearbook. A Decade of Art Photography & 85 Years of Reverso This edition celebrates a double anniversary: ten years of the publication and 85 years of the Reverso, the iconic watch from the Grande Maison. A volume packed with surprises in which photos and words enable us to view reality from a new angle. For the past ten years, Jaeger-LeCoultre has been highlighting the art of photography in its Yearbook. For this special edition, the articles follow a guiding theme: revealing that which is not immediately apparent,…