Designer Alain Silberstein + Ressence Collaborate on “Carpe Diem” Type 1 REV Wristwatch

An artistic automatic timepiece exclusive to independent watchmaker platform Grail Watches

Few wristwatches can boast the technical and artistic merit of the limited edition Carpe Diem Ressence Type 1 REV, also known as the Grail Watch 1 because it was launched by Revolution founder Wei Koh’s Grail Watch, a new platform for unique, collaborative and substantive releases from independent or artisan-backed brands. Anyone familiar with the wonders of Ressence will recognize that the basis of this colorful, geometric release is …

Watches and Wonders 2022: Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Atmos Hybris Mechanica Calibre 590

An accurate depiction of the cycles of the Earth, Sun and Moon—all powered by air

Falling under the parameters of the second category represented in the very title of the prestigious Geneva trade show Watches and Wonders, Jaeger-LeCoultre‘s Atmos Hybris Mechanica Calibre 590 is a most wondrous and accurate depiction of the moon’s daily trek around Earth, and our home planet’s annual jaunt around the sun. Once set, this “tellurium” (a title that nods to historic astronomical time-telling devices) won’t need adjustment until …

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 …