Montblanc Creative Director Zaim Kamal on the Meisterstück Le Petit Prince Collection

Translating Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's magical tale into writing implements and more

It’s the 75th anniversary of “Le Petit Prince” and one can expect many brands to honor the magical novella and its acclaimed author (and aviator) Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. None will come as close to the majesty as Montblanc, who’ve actually already been crafting Saint-Exupéry pieces for some time. With their just-released Meisterstück Le Petit Prince Collection, however, they’ve crafted an inspired series of writing instruments …

Montblanc’s Google-Powered Summit Smartwatch

Android Wear 2.0 custom designed inside the luxury brand's 1858 collection case

The wearable technology boom began with many pieces foregoing traditional watch design aesthetics. Since, however, Samsung and Apple (and many more tech companies) have adopted attributes belonging to horological language, hoping to lure in the traditional watch wearer. And yet, one can easily differentiate these attempts from the centuries of wristwatch development. Yesterday, Montblanc announced their foray down a different route. Within cases referencing their …

Montblanc’s New Bronze 1858 Collection Watches

Vintage-inspired timepieces employing the metal for the first time in the brand's history

Beyond the vintage aesthetics of Montblanc‘s new bronze 1858 Collection pieces, two related attributes shine: the visual warmth of the metal, both dressy and casual, and an understanding that with age these watches will acquire their own unique patina. Bronze has found success across a few watch brands of late, but Montblanc hit a sweet spot here with these three additions. The Montblanc 1858 Chronograph …