Interview: Isotope Watches Founder José Miranda

An independent British wristwatch brand introduces its latest innovative timepiece

To be a well-priced independent watch brand in an industry defined by luxury holding companies requires vision, passion and patience. José Miranda, founder of Isotope Watches, possesses all three. His portfolio of innovative designs—which began with the visceral Rider Jumping Hour, continued with the sporty but refined Goutte d’Eau Compressor Diver and now advances with the GMT 0º—doesn’t look like that of others. There are elements, of course, drawn …

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 …

Tudor Black Bay Bronze Bucherer Blue’s Exclusive US Debut at Tourneau

A special edition collaboration with a story to tell

From Lucerne, Switzerland, renowned luxury retailer Bucherer has become a premier collaborator with several of the high-end watch brands it stocks throughout its network of boutiques. This series, known as Bucherer BLUE, has amassed a substantial following since it launched in 2016, and the highlights from these limited edition partnerships are plentiful. This January, longtime CH favorite Tudor‘s highly sought-after special edition model with the retailer, known …