N°6 Scented Pencils

Inspired by Swiss fragrance and candlemaker Mizensir’s “Bois du Tibet” aroma, Caran D’Ache’s N°6 Scented Pencils offer elegant patchouli, incense and tonka bean notes. The carefully selected, high-quality wood is both FSC- and OLB-certified. Even the pencil lead has been manufactured from 100% natural products. This isn’t an average pencil set, but then again nothing from this Swiss brand is average.

Brathwait’s Inexpensive Automatic Watches

Founder Henrik Torp on keeping made-to-order Swiss timepieces accessible

With their two-style Swiss Automatic timepiece line, watchmaker Brathwait has succeeded where few can. As the collection title implies, these watches are both Swiss-made and automatic. Remarkably, however, they’re also under $600. Quality components haven’t been sacrificed; there’s a top-grade Sellita Swiss Calibre SW 260 movement, domed sapphire crystal, genuine Italian leather strap, and luminous markers. It’s a 38mm stainless steel case (in either rose …

Pilot Automatic Tasman Blue

The Pilot Automatic watch designed by Australia’s luxury timepiece brand Bausele captures attention for two reasons: a hyper-modern face and an off-center dial. Both of these attributes are drawn from aviation pilot watches of old and the latter observation makes it an ideal driving watch. With one’s hands at 10 and two on a steering wheel, the dial appears perfectly aligned. This 44mm piece, made …