Vacheron Constantin’s mechanical movements have long been combined with extraordinary dials, and this new luxury watch is no exception. This single-piece edition boasts a delicate guilloché dial and a diamond-set bezel. Powered by the self-winding Calibre 2460 RQP, this piece is unique and special because of its regulator-type display, identifiable by its single layout: one large hand indicates the minutes, while the hours and seconds are measured on smaller sub-dials of their own.
In 1960, Piaget created its first luxury watch and saw its pieces worn by countless style icons, including Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Elizabeth Taylor, Sophia Loren, Andy Warhol, and Salvador Dalí. Crafted from white gold, this new Limelight Gala offers an exquisite dial made using black opal from Australia.
Rolex never goes out of fashion, right? The watchmaker’s classic Oyster Perpetual Datejust 36 gets an update with a silver palm-motif dial and jubilee bracelet, which was specifically designed for the Datejust collection in celebration of Rolex’s 40th anniversary in 1945. Oystersteel is combined with warm 18-karat Everose gold, which is a mixture of pure gold mixed with copper and platinum, this stunning timepiece is fitted with a fluted bezel.
The NBA superstar Jimmy Butler is Tag Heuer’s latest brand ambassador. A gold medal winner for the US Olympic Men’s Basketball team, Butler said of the partnership: “I strongly believe in the brand’s values of high performance, precision, and passion for action, and I’m committed to these standards throughout each game and in my everyday life. Above all, everyone knows how much I love watches, and I’m thrilled to be part of a brand with deep history and a trailblazing spirit.”
Black-and-white chevron-like patterns were painted onto battleships by the British and US Navy during the First World War, to disorient the enemy. The military called this pattern “Razzle Dazzle”, and now that same design has been used by Ulysee Nardin to decorate the dial of its new Freak X model.
This year marks the Cuban brand, Zenith, 55th anniversary, and the luxury brand has launched its sixth special-edition Cohiba watch. Limited to 55 pieces worldwide, the new Chronomaster Open Cohiba 55th Anniversary Edition will be available from this month at Zenith boutiques.
The storied tale of King Arthur pulling the magic Excalibur sword from a stone, making him the future king of England, has inspired Swiss watch brand Roger Dubuis since 2013 when it unveiled its first Excalibur Knight of the Round Table watch. This month, the third edition joins them, complete with a three-dimensional dial created using 12 translucent blue enamel and 12 solid rose-gold segments, each representing one of King Arthur’s 12 loyal knights.
Bulgari revealed the world’s slimmest automatic watch with a perpetual calendar, which is a function that allows luxury watches to correctly display the month, date, and day, with some even featuring a leap year indicator. This year, Bulgari has taken one of the most useful grand complications in watchmaking and fit it into a case that’s just 40mm in diameter and 5.80mm thick. A sandblasted titanium case and dial or a satin-brushed platinum case with a blue lacquered dial can be chosen.