Editorial

Our In the Metal editorials share first-hand experiences with watches that have been tried and tested by our editors. By contrast, our Point of View articles provide fresh and unique viewpoints regarding certain timepieces, collections or certain developments inside the watch industry. Meanwhile, First Look editorials will give you the facts, as well as points to consider, regarding brand new pieces. Finally, A Closer Look will take things a step further, diving deeper into the details.
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OMEGA Trilogy 60th Anniversary collection

In 1957 the Soviet Union launches the Sputnik-Satellite, the fashion icon Christian Dior dies, Ai…

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Aerodynamics on the wrist – Richard Mille RM 61-01 Yohan Blake Limited Edition

An interesting thing about the Richard Mille brand is their incredible thirst for technical innovative…

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Here is why Breguet’s Classique Tourbillon Quantième Perpétuel 3797 breaks out into the Third Dimension

The clear readability of all functions on the dial of his watches has always been…

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Ressence Type 2 e-Crown Concept – making mechanical timekeeping more accurate

In the past years we have noticed a growing impact of smartwatch technologies amongst the…

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Montblanc 1858 Collection – Montblanc takes us up to the mountains

At SIHH watch fair 2018 Montblanc has introduced a whole new range of exciting watches…

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Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar – a short story about its unique design

Form follows function. This basic principle coming from product-design and architecture might have been the…

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Vacheron Constantin holds on to classical watchmaking with its new FIFTYSIX collection

Whereas many brands of traditional mechanical watchmaking try to adopt new smart technology approaches, the…

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Breguet, Vienna and Napoleon Bonaparte

We recently set out to a journey to Vienna, the capital of Austria, which is…

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The new Porsche Design Flyback Chronograph: a watch that only comes with a super sportscar

They are probably the only watches that you can buy at a car dealer, and…

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Swisswatches Magazine on Tour – on track to the roots of Montblanc

Swisswatches Magazine is always on the go. But in August we started an adventurous journey…

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Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Compressor Extreme Lab 2 – one of the most complicated Chronographs

The past 100 years have without doubt brought along many technical changes. Looking at classical…

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Here is why Seahorses and Venice play an important role for OMEGAs Seamaster Aqua Terra

In 2017, OMEGA introduced a series of new watches from their popular Seamaster Aqua Terra…