Interview: Honoring TAG Heuer’s Monaco with Heritage Director Catherine Eberle-Devaux

Five limited edition commemorative versions are debuting around the world

Few wristwatches come close to the global recognition of the Monaco, which was created by TAG Heuer in 1969 to commemorate one of history’s quintessential Grand Prix races—held in its namesake location. Some 50 years later, the famed watch still makes a splash, not just in the world of horology, but also in the racing world that inspired it. With a distinct blue face, square …

A. Lange & Söhne’s Limited Edition Platinum Datograph Up/Down “Lumen”

Luminosity and legibility from the German watch brand's latest chronography

Setting eyes upon A. Lange & Söhne‘s new, limited edition Datograph Up/Down—well before holding it in one’s hands, feeling the valuable weight of the platinum—activates a desire to decipher its visual codes. The Chronograph, referred to as the “Lumen,” carries so much inside the 41mm case. There’s the meticulous semi-transparent dial—easily intelligible despite all of the information conveyed on top if it—which features stunning guilloché finishing, …

Oak & Oscar’s The Jackson Flyback Chronograph Wristwatches

A hand-wound piece of exceptional merit from the Chicago-based brand

In the watch world, brands like Oak & Oscar make it easy to be excited about boutique horological designers. Their latest piece, The Jackson, represents both ambition and cohesion. This limited edition 40mm flyback chronograph carries plenty of technical complications—many of which pose big challenges for smaller watchmakers. This was alluring to the brand’s founder Chase Fancher. But beyond the chrono function, stacked hands and …