Jaeger-LeCoultre: Reverso Book

Coinciding with this year’s 90th anniversary of the iconic Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso, Assouline’s 200-page hardcover tome celebrates the wristwatch’s origins, distinct design development, global reception and cultural influence. Author and historian Nicholas Foulkes penned the text, which accompanies 150 images—both archival and original—that highlight more than 50 Reverso calibers (with several hundred dial variations, too). Fans of the timepiece, and horology, will delight.

Design Precision in Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Iconic Watches

A new collection of watches draws inspiration from one of the brand's milestone timepieces

Sponsored by Jaeger-LeCoultre

From its heritage—and many records—to the proprietary components that beat in the heart of each handmade watch today, Jaeger-LeCoultre represents the best of the luxury watch world. There’s personality, history and a finesse that can only come from an item made with precise attention to detail. Visiting their manufacture (where watch parts are produced and assembled) in Le Sentier, Switzerland—as we have—underscores these facts. Here, …

Four Otherworldly Time-Telling Machines

A desk clock, sculptural bangle, automaton and aquapod from this year's Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie Genève

The art of clock- and watch-making continues to see substantial developments as technical skill-sets are passed from generation to generation and new ideas come to light. This year’s Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie Genève (SIHH) luxury watch fair saw the unveiling of many extraordinary timepieces from brands, both well-known and emerging. Beyond wristwatches, however, several curious time-telling machines were presented. The following four continue …