Catherine Bishop

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Sustainability in the Swiss Watch Industry: Part 1 – Mining and Materials

The subject of sustainability remains a difficult – and even taboo – topic in the world of luxury goods. Despite arguably being inherently sustainable due to their longevity, Swiss watches do fall into this category of premium products. Therefore, it…

Collector’s Choice: A Day In The Life of Kristian Haagen

Kristian Haagen is a self-described “Barbour-wearing, ’67 Series 2A owning, middle-aged watch collector” with eight published books under his belt to date. To the rest of the watch community, Haagen is a renowned Danish photojournalist, collector and auction house consultant.…

All You Need To Know About The Rolex Cosmograph Daytona

The Rolex Daytona is one of the most revered models in the world, but why? We are here to answer all of the questions you ever had when it comes to the most famous chronograph of all time. Where it…

Summer Feeling: The Breitling SuperOcean Heritage ’57 Pastel Paradise Capsule Collection

Popping pastels and vacation vibes; Breitling’s new SuperOcean Heritage ’57 Pastel Paradise Capsule Collection for women actually stems from a 1950s diver’s watch for men. Now, however, it has transformed into a high quality, incredibly fashionable new timepiece. With the introduction…

OMEGA Speedmaster Moonwatch – The All-Important Question: Hesalite Or Sapphire Crystal?

It’s a topic that every OMEGA Speedmaster fan must have an opinion on – when it comes to protecting the dial, which is better: hesalite or sapphire crystal? In this article, we will be arguing the case for keeping it…

In The Metal: Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda Tondagraph GT

Whatever their shape or form, all watches tell us the time. But aside from this highly handy function, which two complications prove the most useful in everyday life? According to Parmigiani Fleurier, the answer is: an annual calendar and a…

In The Metal: Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Models 2021 (And How to Wear Them)

This year, 188-year-old Jaeger-LeCoultre is celebrating 90 years of its most iconic model, the Reverso. We want to take you on a journey to discover the watch’s fascinating history, before introducing you to the bold and beautiful new watches themselves.…

Five Incredible New Bicompax Chronographs For Under 10,000 Euros

What establishes a bicompax chronograph from a “normal” one? Principally, a bicompax chronograph (as the name suggests) has not three, but rather only two subdial counters. Along with this year’s trend for green dial watches, the horology world is also…

George Glasgow Jr: Gentlemen’s Style

Respected as a man, gentleman, and businessman, George Glasgow Junior is the mastermind behind George Cleverley, the renowned shoemaker of Old Bond Street’s Royal Arcade. But George’s style extends far beyond bespoke shoes; he is also the proud and passionate…

In The Metal: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Selfwinding Flying Tourbillon Titanium

It’s safe to say that the watch community knows Audemars Piguet’s Royal Oak pretty well. From its octagonal bezel, exposed hexagonal screws, and diver’s helmet inspiration to the tapisserie dial, we know the design code inside out. Except the latter…

OMEGA CEO and President Raynald Aeschlimann On Novelties 2021

OMEGA has just introduced us to its latest novelties across a range of collections. Swisswatches Magazine had the opportunity to get OMEGA CEO and President Raynald Aeschlimann’s take on OMEGA’s brand new pieces, plans for the future, and how the…

Rolex Sub Date vs No Date
Rolex Submariner: Date or No Date – The Ultimate Question

This is not a story about every tiny technical detail of every Submariner reference. This is a story that tells the tale of one of most famous watches on the planet. Whether the wearer is a diver or data analyst,…