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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A new star in the realm of collectors? Interview With Nicolas Baretzki, CEO of Montblanc

Upon hearing the word Montblanc, not everyone automatically first thinks of its high quality wristwatches.…

Collector Brands On The Rise – Series 1: Montblanc’s Mechanical Watches And a Well-Kept Secret Named Minerva

Let’s be honest. Hand on heart, who just looked at this headline and immediately thought,…

In The Metal: Why The Tissot Seastar 2000 Professional Is A Must For Every Diver’s Watch Fan

This story begins with a personal anecdote, which at first doesn’t appear to have anything…

ONLY WATCH 2021: The Highlights

Switzerland’s watch manufactures have presented their unique pieces for the Only Watch Auction 2021. The…

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…

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…

In The Metal: Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda Tondagraph GT

Whatever their shape or form, all watches tell us the time. But aside from this…

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.…

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…

Panerai CEO Jean-Marc Pontroué: Introducing The World’s First Recycled Mechanical Watch & Novelties 2021

During our last conversation about six months ago, Panerai CEO Jean-Marc Pontroué surprised us with…

A Bold Step Into The Future: Audemars Piguet Code 11.59 Selfwinding Chronograph Gold & Ceramic

Code 11.59 by Audemars Piguet is one of those models whose true character only comes…

Fast Forward: The Richard Mille RM 40-01 Automatic Tourbillon McLaren Speedtail

The world of hypercars is characterised by superlatives disguised as numbers. The McLaren Speedtail is…