Word of Mouth: Zermatt, Switzerland

Within sight of the iconic Matterhorn, hikes, huts, hotels and more

No matter where you look, there it is. It punctuates the cul-de-sac of Bahnhofstrasse, lurks around the corner of every serpentine trail, peeks above centuries-old, rock-roofed barns. It silhouettes iridescent paragliders. And it’s the reason photographers get up before dawn to catch its mirror reflection in glacier lakes. The iconic Matterhorn mountain. With the legendary peak as a backdrop, we spend a week with hiking …

Swiss Running Brand On’s Sustainable Mountain Hut

A temporary, self-contained escape found on the "roof of Europe"

Public art installations in unexpected places are nothing new: 104-year-old Cuban painter Carmen Herrera’s large-scale, monochromatic sculptures just popped up in a downtown NYC park, Sterling Ruby’s fluorescent orange monolith “Spectre” sat within Mount San Jacinto State Park until recently. But Swiss running brand On’s sustainable mountain hut, situated in the Piz Lunghin (also known as “The Roof of Europe”), isn’t an art installation—though it …

Twelve Spectacular New Wristwatches

Complex, eye-catching and cutting-edge timepieces

Be they circles, rectangles or squares, the cases for the 12 watches below contain extraordinary advancements in watchmaking. Each of these selections made their debut during this year’s luxury trade show Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie Genève (SIHH) and they barely scrape the surface of innovation in an industry often thought of as antiquated in comparison to an ever-expanding smartwatch market. This year, the 18 historic …