Nine Exciting New Watches Between $100 to $100,000

From inspired collaborations to limited edition pieces and even a translucent watch from recycled materials

As time passes, watch brands continue to release new models and styles to appease collectors and appeal to new consumers. The value of a wristwatch remains unchanged: more than a vessel for timekeeping; it’s also an expression of taste. In many cases, it’s also an investment. The following watches posses something extra—a flourish of color, an intonation from texture, a partnership of aesthetics. They also …

MB&F Unveils Horological Machine Nº 9 Flow

We return to outer space with the ingenious Swiss watchmakers

MB&F—short for Maximilian Büsser and Friends—is no stranger to combining high-end functionality with playful, yet intricate, design. Their timepieces rest between art and science-fiction, looking more like something that darts across the night sky than something that fits snugly on a wrist or wrests elegantly on a mantle, like the Starfleet Machine table clock which looks like something from the mind of George Lucas. Their just released …

MB&F + L’Epée 1839’s “The Fifth Element” Weather Station

An entirely mechanical UFO featuring a thermometer, a barometer, and a hygrometer

No one in the world of horlogerie understands the dual-force effect of science fiction with purpose quite like MB&F. On a broader level, every release from the imaginative design house emphasizes the power of artistic and technical exploration, and consumers have appreciated the eccentric yet useful benefits of this. The brand’s name—short for Maximilian Büsser and Friends—calls to attention the fact that their pieces are …