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WHAT IF… The quartz crisis never happened?
The Quartz Crisis wasn’t solely to blame for the industry downfall, real trouble was brewing for years
VIDEO: How Audemars Piguet used the quartz crisis to refine their brand vision
Coronavirus projected to wipe out 60 ‘Swiss Made’ watch brands, while downturn surpasses Quartz Crisis and GFC
Is this evidence of the next Quartz Crisis?
10 of the best American watch brands from least to most expensive
The underrated Girard-Perregaux Laureato versus the understated Urban Jürgensen One
The enthusiast-minded Zodiac x RedBar Super Sea Wolf Pro-Diver hits on an interesting point in Zodiac’s modern history
A guide to every Seiko brand
The curious case of the Rolex Chameleon and its many variants
Furlan Marri co-founder Andrea Furlan shares brand misconceptions, milestones, and more
The best Audemars Piguet Royal Oak from every decade
Everything you need to know about COSC
John Mayer joins forces with Audemars Piguet for a dazzling Royal Oak QP
Is the future of neo-vintage collecting luxury quartz?
Vacheron Constantin’s new Les Collectionneurs programme curates vintage VC models
What is mechaquartz?
The biggest lies about watch collecting, according to you
Nineties nostalgia – 9 of the greatest watches from the 1990s
Timewarp treasures – 8 totally tubular watches from the 1980s
Three heavy hitters and sleepers from Sotheby’s Important Watches Auction in Geneva November 5
10 important firsts in watchmaking
How to be a watch enthusiast with $0
Our favourite pieces from Vacheron Constantin’s must-see Less’Ential exhibition
How chronometers went from ships to wrists
Longines Spirit Zulu Time
Swatch x Blancpain Bioceramic Scuba Fifty Fathoms
FRIDAY WIND DOWN: The full down-low on the Time+Tide Watch Discovery Studio
Why have colourful watches only recently become the norm?
Gal Gadot arms herself with a Hublot Big Bang E Black Magic in Netflix’s Heart of Stone
The new Swatch Bioceramic What If? collection reimagines their round 1983 debut as square
From emperors to astronauts — the colourful history of Raketa
Grand Seiko Manufacture Tour Part 2: The Seiko Museum in Ginza
The 5 most collectible quartz watches to annoy the snobs
How Zodiac started the funky colour trend
How Australia fell in love with TAG Heuer
WHAT IF… Universal Genève was revived?
How time shaped the Type 20 chronograph, and the brands that keep the legend alive
The 10 best Japanese watch brands
My favourite Micro Mondays from the last 12 months
The 10 best French watch brands from Baltic to Z.R.C.
The storied history of the Seiko mechanical chronograph
FRIDAY WIND DOWN: Naoya Hida teases new releases, Vulcain goes salmon fishing
How Junghans went from making straw hats to become a global power
Chopard L.U.C and the challenges of outgrowing a household name
The history of Landeron, the legendary manufacturer that never gets the recognition it deserves
10 signs you’re becoming a watch snob
The Ulysse Nardin Blast Tourbillon Blue & Gold offers exemplary in-house machined mastery
MICRO MONDAYS: The triumphant story of the Fears Brunswick
HANDS-ON: The TAG Heuer Solargraph may just be the perfect luxury adventure watch
TAG Heuer is still in the driving seat when it comes to their racing sponsorship outreach
HANDS-ON: The new IWC Portofino collection delivers classical sophistication in spades
Time+Tide Weekend Watch Crossword 2022 recap part two (#15-28)
The Immortals – The Zenith El Primero is the near-ideal chrono (for my tastes, anyway)
IN-DEPTH: The history of stone dials
FRIDAY WIND DOWN: A week of awards with Hamilton’s BTCA and the GPHGs
HANDS-ON: The Delma Montego is a bold chronograph with plenty of macho swagger
The astounding history of Waldan Watches unfolds like a Hollywood movie
The crazy drinking stories about Peter O’Toole that’ll make you want to buy his watches
MICRO MONDAYS: The Orator Sportsman Diver is the resurrection of a forgotten ’60s gem
Six of the best watch brands that use Vaucher-based calibres
Time+Tide Weekend Watch Crossword: #17 “American Watch Brands”
IN-DEPTH: The Titoni Seascoper 600 is a dive watch from a brand you should know more about
Homage or honest? 4 watches that look like rip-offs that are actually legitimate
To exhibit, or not exhibit, quartz movements? Your answers to the question
INTRODUCING: The Delma Montego is a classic, sporty chronograph
MICRO MONDAYS: The timeless design and affordability of the Waldan Heritage Collection
What does Jean-Claude Biver joining the Norqain board of advisers really mean?
How the Patek Philippe Nautilus became the ultimate flex watch
INTRODUCING: Le Diptyque Louis Erard x Alain Silberstein collab is colourful, playful and fun
Omega x Swatch blast off together on the BioCeramic MoonSwatch collection
“This is about as rare as it gets.” The Omega Speedmaster that wowed the Antiques Roadshow
Taking a hot lap around the history of the Heuer Carrera
Five of the best modern LED watches
THE TOP WATCH REVIEWS OF 2021 – The Cartier Tank Must Collection (#11)
Why the Heuer Monaco is still the watch world’s ultimate square deal
OPINION: The second-hand watch boom and the elephant in the room
Hands On: Cartier’s Must have new coloured Tanks
HANDS-ON: The Cartier Tank Must Collection offers classic design at an accessible price
EDITOR’S PICK: 4 watches that look like rip-offs that are actually legitimate
Shades of blue: How Zenith conquered an entire colour by stealth
“A big chunk of the industry is somewhat screwed.” An interview with Fears MD, Nicholas Bowman-Scargill
OPINION: Why watch brands are brought back from the dead and what it says about us
EDITOR’S PICK: The best his & hers watches, including Audemars Piguet, Omega and TAG Heuer
Why the Vulcain Cricket is the real President’s watch and offers killer value for vintage hunters
HANDS-ON: The Zenith Chronomaster Revival A385 is the return of a sepia-toned legend
11 classic ’80s watches that will give ’80s kids shocking flashbacks
Why I bought the 42mm Girard-Perregaux Laureato Chronograph with blue dial (and drank my own Kool-Aid)
4 watches that look like rip-offs that are actually legitimate
NEWS: Hublot launch an ecommerce site with a big bang, huge number of references available for purchase now
His & Hers: 4 of the best couples watches money can buy, including Audemars Piguet, Omega and TAG Heuer
INTRODUCING: The TAG Heuer Connected Golf Edition, pre-loaded with 40,000 golf courses
INTERVIEW: Australian watchmaker Reuben Schoots is the first of his kind
Quartz, the killer – A history of quartz watches, Part 2
Quartz, the killer – A history of quartz watches, Part 1
Long read: Omega De Ville Co-Axial Escapement Limited Edition, a piece of watchmaking history
What Sealed The Deal: Colin’s Sinn 903 Chronograph
A guide to microbrand watches with big-box quality under $6000
Letter from the Deputy Editor: 2019 in review