Watches and Wonders 2022: Futuristic Skeletonized Timepieces

Observe the inner-workings of seven remarkable releases

Inside Geneva, Switzerland’s prestigious Watches and Wonders trade show—where dozens of luxury watchmakers present their annual “novelties,” an industry term that means new releases—VIP collectors and journalists (COOL HUNTING among them) had numerous opportunities to peer at the exposed inner-workings of skeletonized timepieces. The skeletonized classification refers to a technical and aesthetic style, wherein the mechanical components that power a watch are visible through the …

Watches and Wonders 2022: Timepieces With Extraordinary Visual Texture

Seven wristwatches with surprising surfaces crafted from ultra-luxuriant materials

A coalition of watch collectors, brand representatives and journalists descended upon Geneva, Switzerland to attend this year’s Watches and Wonders trade show, one of the most exclusive industry events worldwide. The return to an in-person experience allowed those present to touch extraordinary wristwatches and observe their nuance, complexity and finishing. At this level of watchmaking, the visual texture of timepiece is always carefully considered, but what …

Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Astronomical Reimagining of The Reverso Wristwatch

A first glimpse at the milestone Hybris Mechanica Caliber 185 Quadriptyque

Sponsored by Jaeger-LeCoultre

Today, to honor the 90th anniversary of the iconic Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso—an acclaimed and coveted wristwatch—the brand’s CEO, Catherine Rénier, announced the most complicated addition to the collection to date. Known as the Hybris Mechanica Calibre 185 Quadriptyque, debuting at the trade show Watches and Wonders Geneva, this limited edition timepiece features four functional display faces integrated into the iconic rectangular shape. The name Reverso is …