Kobold's Skeletonized Pandemonium Watch
Recently, we were lucky enough to get our hands on Kobold Watch Company's Pandemonium watch—the first completely skeletonized chronograph assembled entirely in the US, from parts both domestic and international. An automatic winding chronograph movement...
Freitag R521 Coolidge
Durability, function, style and sustainability are not mutually exclusive as Zurich-based bag-maker Freitag continues to prove. The brand's latest offering, the R521 Coolidge, is a continuation of that tradition; this rugged commuting and travel...
Tyndall PVD Black Carbon Fiber LTD
Modern, complex and exquisite, this limited edition watch is a spin on Xetum's Tyndall line, designed in LA, but containing a Swiss automatic movement. Defined by Xetum’s signature lugless case, an exhibition back and a carbon fiber dial with a recessed...
This handsome, Swiss-made leather cube stores and rotates your watch to keep it wound when you're not wearing it, something anyone with a fine timepiece will appreciate. One set of batteries keeps it going for three years.
MB&F Legacy Machine No. 2
Max Büsser knows watches better than most but isn't a trained watchmaker. He instead serves as a muse of sorts, the Johnny Knoxville of modern horology, tempting the friends he collaborates with to dare to dream as big as he does. The latest result...
Jules Audemars Minute Repeater
As the oldest luxury watch maker to have remained in the hands of its founding families, Audemars Piguet follows their own unique vision. They list an impressive array of breakthroughs in their field, having created their first minute repeater watch...
Graphic designer, Mike Joyce combines his love of music with Swiss modernism in this series of redesigned vintage punk, hardcore, new wave, and indie rock show flyers that delightfully play with type and color.
One of the most innovative Swiss chronographs at an accessible price point, the sporty CS20102 is complete with Ronda movement, a stop-watch function and a clean black and red Nato strap.
Les Univers Infinis
Vacheron Constantine’s Métiers d’Art collection celebrates the outstanding master craftsmanship of the Geneva-based luxury brand, which adorned the wrists of Napoleon Bonaparte and Harry Truman, among others. Their Univers Infinis Fish model comes...
The model W 56 S is activated by movements of the wrist, this digital watch harnesses the power of kinetic energy, making batteries a thing of the past. The Swiss design features an open display allowing you to see its momentum-powered micro generator...
Tourneau for (RED)
Advertorial content: Tourneau has proven its unparalleled prowess over the past century, producing impeccably crafted timepieces that will keep ticking for ages. The esteemed watch retailer provides its international fan base with its own Swiss...
Zai and Loro Piana
On a recent trip to Gstaad with Bentley (more on that next week), I had the pleasure of meeting the team from Zai, the high end, handmade Swiss ski manufacturer. Patrick, Daniela and Thomas (pictured here) all happened to be wearing incredible ski...
Designed by master guitar-builder Jeanmichel Capt with the exceptional creativity and skill he employs to sculpt musical instruments, the JMC Soundboard creates a beautifully encased sound system that blends seamlessly into most any environment...
Freitag Reference Limited Edition
Favored by element-exposed bike messengers, Freitag's sustainable products stand up to the rigors of rugged travel and look sleek in the process. The Swiss brand recently caught our eye when they turned their standard recycled-tarpaulin wares into...
Founded in 2006, VandM (Vintage and Modern) is a membership-based online sales site with a passion for treasures from the past, specializing in unique and original furniture, household goods, jewelry and textiles. VandM provides insightful editorial...
MB&F Legacy Machine No. 1
Maximilian Büsser always keeps the watch world and his fans guessing about his next creation and its inspiration. (Previous models took whimsical cues from his childhood robot toys, jet fighters and Star Wars.) Speculation on his next numbered...
A simple concept with an equally simple name, "Chair" has an extended backrest, designed so you can easily throw your arm over it and relax. Easily stackable and with a straightforward geometric form, on first take Chair looks like it might be one...
Kathrin Kiener practically grew up in her uncle's timber yard, sweeping floors and in the process falling in love with all things wood—so much so that she founded Kiener Toys. Today, the 30-year-strong Swiss company handcrafts clever wooden...
by Meehna Goldsmith The brainchild of French yachtsman Alain Thébault, L'Hydroptère is the fastest sailboat on the planet, breaking world sailing records in 2009 for its ability to reach 50.17 knots over one nautical mile a well as 50.17...