18 Time-Telling Highlights from Watches & Wonders 2021

Solar power from Cartier, cotton candy divers from Oris, collaborations with Marvel, Tadao Ando and Felipe Pantone, and a UFO table clock

Rarely (if ever before) does one of our highlight stories rise to a whopping 18 selections. Quality over quantity underpins our editorial drive. And yet, after one week of appointments, online for hours on end, gazing at the novelties from some 35 brands in the Watches & Wonders 2021 trade show (a digital iteration of what was once the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie), many …

Three Industry-Advancing Timepieces from LVMH Watch Week 2021

Hublot's artist collaboration, Zenith's innovative evolution and Bulgari's audacious addition

In concise briefings—with wristwatches as the rightful centerpiece—LVMH Watch Week took place online last week. As with the inaugural iteration in 2020, three of the luxury conglomerate’s brands presented novelties (a term used to reference new or updated timepieces for the current year). Though there was much to love for fans of Hublot, Zenith and Bulgari, the three models we selected stand apart for their uncompromising …

Collective Horology + H. Moser & Cie’s Pioneer Center Seconds Rotating Bezel C.02

A group of watch-lovers collaborate with a Swiss industry darling on a limited edition travel timepiece

To glance upon independent Swiss watch manufacturer H. Moser & Cie‘s special edition Pioneer Center Seconds Rotating Bezel C.02, designed with US-based collector group Collective Horology, is to become transfixed by its vibrant green fumé dial. Those familiar with Moser understand the power of their shimmering dials—and the metaphoric electricity they exude. The special edition’s textured green palette with griffé (or high satin) finish is unique to …