17.09 MING + Massena LAB Limited Edition Wristwatch

A honeycombed collaboration with nuanced finishing

More than a comfortably sized automatic timepiece with an elegant honeycomb dial, the 17.09 MING + Massena LAB Limited Edition wristwatch is a collaboration between two great watch industry minds—photographer and watchmaker Ming Thein and collector and creative consultant William Massena. It also marks the first-ever collaboration for Thein’s Kuala Lumpur-designed, Swiss-made horological collective and plays upon the brand’s successful (and sold out) 17.09 style. Nuanced finishing and unique design …

Interview: Waldan Watches President, Andrew Waldan

"These watches are only the beginning," he says of the American-made line he launched to commemorate his father's legacy

Oscar Waldan, the namesake behind Waldan Watches, was a Polish watchmaker trained by a man named Manek, a fellow prisoner at the Buchenwald Concentration Camp during WWII. Oscar, in between apprenticing for Manek, endured unthinkable conditions and torture under the Nazis, until liberated, when he fled to Switzerland. While there, he furthered his passion for watchmaking and maintenance, and formulated a plan to relocate to …

At 100 Years Old, Bentley Still Has a Bright Future

Celebrating the centenary of the British luxury automaker, from the Mediterranean to Manhattan

For any brand to remain in business for a century is impressive, but a small British luxury automaker headquartered in the countryside doing so proves even more so. In their 100th year of existence, Bentley shows no signs of slowing. It’s seemingly been nonstop for the team based in Crewe, England this year: launching new generations of the Continental GT and Flying Spur, showing off the …