Watchreport

A curated selection of watches covering a century of expertise, as well as the latest insider developments and creations in the watch world.

Poetry In Form: Rado True Square Balances Art and Design

With these two new timepieces from the Rado True Square series, Rado opens the doors to a world of magical suggestions balanced between tradition and dream in the hi-tech ceramic frame of the cases and bracelets.

Cartier Tank Must: The Icon Returns, and It’s Even Greener

The Maison Cartier announces several new editions for the next September, from the most important such as the Tank Louis, to the more accessible, like the new Tank Must versions, including one offering an innovative solar-winding mechanism, and eco-friendly straps.

Watchmakers Alain Silberstein & Philippe Lebru In Our Interview about Collaboration, Inspiration, and Kontwaz Bauhaus 2

In a long-awaited collaboration, French avant-garde watchmakers Alain Silberstein and Philippe Lebru have introduced the limited-edition Kontwaz Bauhaus 2, presented by visionary watch brand MB&F, an imaginative fusion of Alain’s bold Bauhaus-inspired design and Philippe’s award-winning pendulum movement. We spoke with the pair about the exciting piece, their collaborative process, and their thoughts on the current state of watchmaking.

The New OMEGA Seamaster Aqua Terra Tokyo 2020: A Symphony in Gold and Blue

With the new OMEGA Seamaster Aqua Terra Tokyo 2020, the Swiss brand is once again striving for gold. Presented by none other than 28-time medallist Michael Phelps.

Tudor Black Bay Fifty-Eight 18k

Two major firsts debut with the 2021 Tudor Black Bay Fifty-Eight 18k: the first Tudor watch with a case crafted from solid 18ct yellow gold combined with a so-called open case back.

Vacheron Constantin Overseas Tourbillon

The appeal of the Vacheron Constantin Overseas Tourbillon comes from its fantastic combination of a sporty case and bracelet design, placed over a microscopic world of mechanical perfection.

IWC Pilot’s Watch Chronograph 41

A more compact, 41-millimetre case diameter shows a new, albeit deeply likeable face of the IWC Pilot’s Watch Chronograph.

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona

Rolex has mastered the art of watch dial manufacturing in-house, as examplified by the new meteorite dial option for the 18ct gold variations of the Rolex Daytona.

The new Rolex Lady Datejust

At its proprietary Chêne-Bourg facility, every aspect of gem-setting is practiced at the highest level by Rolex: the new Lady-Datejust for 2021 is the latest high jewellery timepiece of the Crown to enforce this fact.

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Explorer II

The Rolex Explorer II received nuanced, yet all-encompassing updates for 2021, including updates to the case and bracelet proportions, as well as a new-generation movement.