Zenith’s Ultra-Light All-Carbon Defy Classic Wristwatch

65 grams of layered carbon fiber compose an entire watch case—and its bracelet

From its geometric, open-worked dial (which reveals the mechanisms at the heart of the watch underneath) to its sci-fi camouflage aesthetic, Zenith‘s new DEFY Classic Carbon wristwatch sets a new standard for the brand. It’s the Swiss luxury manufacture’s debut carbon watch with an integrated carbon bracelet—an attribute composed of more than 50 individual carbon fiber components itself. This means that the timepiece weighs a mere 65 grams …

10 Technical Masterpieces From Watches & Wonders 2020

More than eye-pleasing inventions, timepieces that advance expectations of an industry

Formerly known as Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) and widely regarded as Switzerland’s most illustrious watch event, Watches & Wonders 2020 intended to open its doors this week to a select few. Instead, what was once an elegant in-person experience in Geneva for collectors, buyers and media has become online viewing rooms housing the latest milestone releases from Richemont‘s brands and select independent …

Eight Stunning New Timepieces Ranging from the Accessible to the Aspirational

Recently released, impeccably designed watches, priced between $95 and $39,900

Our wrists remain a place for design, despite the tech world’s attempts to take over the area. The following eight watches reflect their brand’s meticulous design vision and technical capabilities. There’s plenty of diversity—from a retro-futuristic digital update to an affordable, bright and bold quartz, and an even ultra-thin and monochrome wonder. Prices commence under $100 and rise to well over $30,000. Regardless of cost, …