Triarrows Affordable Luxury Watches

Elegant touches and thoughtful design at an unexpectedly low cost

In the age of smartwatches and wearable tech, there’s also been a global resurgence in attention to and love for the classic wristwatch. It’s more than just nostalgia, the value is evident: the watch is an accessory that conveys style while being entirely functional. And, with their already successful Kickstarter debut—where they’ve already been selected as a Staff Pick Project—TRIARROWS will be delivering luxury watches …

Montblanc’s Vasco da Gama-Inspired Timepiece Collection

Exploring the pieces with Director of Watches, Alexander Schmiedt

Inspiration strikes in many ways, but for an explorer at heart, there’s nothing quite like hearing the tales of early adventurers. This can certainly be said of the tales surrounding Vasco da Gama, who sailed from Lisbon in 1497 and found the first southern seaway to India. He also did so with the most rudimentary tools—guided primarily by the stars. While there’s nothing rudimentary about …

Baselworld 2015: Moon Phase Watches

Masterful interpretations of the classic watch complication

A rather popular complication in luxury watchmaking, a moon phase indicator is often a nice design touch rather than a useful tool—unless one looks to the stars for more than inspiration. At this year’s Baselworld, many brands presented stellar updates to the moon phase feature. The following five selections bring the power of the lunar orb to the wrist—visually stunning to the eye and reflecting …