Richard Mille’s Sweets-Inspired Bonbon Wristwatch Collection

Lollipops, licorice, kiwis and strawberries atop a line of playful, hand-painted timepieces

Behind the kaleidoscopic colors of Richard Mille‘s candy- and fruit-inspired Bonbon Collection shines the technical mastery for which the Swiss luxury watch brand has become known. Those cotton-candy pinks hail from explorations of enamel and acrylics, the polished candy-cane swirls are possible thanks to hand-painting and the frame-like cases (which cast the artworks into relief) are produced by the expert layering of Carbon TPT and Quartz TPT. Glimpses of Willy …

Why Richard Mille’s RMS05 Fountain Pen Costs $105,000

A mechanical movement at its core makes for an unusual collectible

Fans of luxury Swiss watchmaker Richard Mille would not hesitate when reaching for their wallet for a timepiece with a price tag over $100,000. What happens, then, when the brand’s artisan watchmakers take their mechanical know-how and apply it to another functional, heirloom collectible? This is what they’ve done with the new RMS05 fountain pen. A complex, visible movement within the pen’s barrel allows for …

Richard Mille’s RM 07-02 Pink Lady Sapphire Watch

A technically advanced, hand-decorated timepiece inspired by a cocktail

One might not be surprised to learn that most technical advancements in watchmaking (and their subsequent application) occur regarding men’s pieces. This is true of many brands, including Swiss innovator Richard Mille—and yet, with their brand new RM 07-02 Pink Lady Sapphire Watch they’ve taken a technical advancement they introduced to men’s watches in 2012 and applied it in a grand, updated form for a …