Piaget’s New Sporty, Stainless Steel Polo S Wristwatch

An iconic piece from '79 gets a substantial refresh inside and out

Many brands look to the past for inspiration. Few, however, have as iconic a back catalogue as Swiss luxury watch and jewelry designer Piaget. The Polo S isn’t a standard reissue—it now features the brand new in house Piaget 1110P movement and the chronograph model sports the new in house Piaget 1160P movement, designed and manufactured exclusively by the brand. The 42mm timepieces are crafted …

Six New Timepieces Pushing Innovation in Watchmaking

Impressive, complex pieces from brands seen at SIHH 2016

Innovation in mechanical watchmaking is alive and well—bursting at the springs in fact—as we saw at this year’s Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (often referred to as SIHH). Few people “need” a fine mechanical timepiece, though the desire to own a mechanical work of art is something that no digital smartwatch can satisfy. The artisans at the top of their game continue to create …