A review of Tom Standage’s “A Brief History of Motion” and David Rooney’s “About Time” delves into our concern with moving faster and checking our clocks.
Lots of competitors are paid as brand ambassadors, but sometimes the connection to a timepiece goes beyond just a paycheck.
An exhibition in London is to include four pieces of Seiko technology used at the Games.
Christopher A. Marinello, who has recovered more than $515 million worth of art and artifacts, is increasingly being called upon to recover luxury timepieces.
The advent of wearable devices that monitor our heart rhythms both excites and worries doctors.
Growing pressure for accountability has convinced a few brands that it is time to reveal where they obtain some of their raw materials. Will more follow?
The detailed restoration of England’s most famous clock and tower should be finished next year.
Even though the pandemic continues to disrupt live events in Europe, Swiss brands roll out their new designs.
Rahul Kadakia of Christie’s has sold the most expensive wristwatch, the priciest blue diamond and even, early on, a salad.
The British watchmaker Roger W. Smith considers the future.
Furlan Marri intends to honor Swiss horology, but at affordable prices.
Production has increased sharply in recent years, yet just two new timepieces include the gems.
It took luxury brands years to get used to the internet — but just months to start talking on the audio chat site. Are they a fit?
A group of wealthy friends and some specialty artisans turn out one over-the-top design each year.
The value of collectibles — like coffee tables, whiskey, Air Jordans and Pokémon cards — has soared.
They are frustrated with the industry’s reliance on outdated gender classifications and sexist marketing campaigns.
Female students may be outnumbered, but they are confident in class and convinced of ultimate success. After all, one said, both sexes “have the same ability to make a watch work.”
The days of flying celebrities around the world for gigantic events may be over, but brands are pivoting to more strategic uses of all that star power.
Recent presidents not named Trump have tended to wear Everyman timepieces such as Timex and Shinola.
Our critics and writers have selected noteworthy cultural events to experience virtually.
The retail giant claims that its health product is extremely precise at scanning body fat. I found otherwise.
An encounter at a clock-repair shop offered a lesson about life in 2020.
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The pandemic disrupted the training of some of the world’s best swimmers, but a new competition has offered a rare treat: a chance to ignore the ticking clock.
Come 2021, travelers will no longer be reimbursed for most of the 20 percent VAT they paid on a Rolex or many other souvenirs.
From sports tie-ins to online coverage, the Swiss industry has benefited from its marketing skill.
Owners say the #BuyBlack movement and digital strengths have spurred sales.
“I love the mechanics,” Eric Coudray said, “but the watch itself as an object, it doesn’t really touch me.”
Design often catches a curator’s eye.
Bespoke options now exist in almost every price range.
Up to 90,000 in pre-K as well as students with advanced disabilities streamed into about 700 school buildings for in-person classes.
Blood oxygen readings can be a useful indicator of wellness, but context is important — and so is medical advice from a doctor.
Skeleton-style timepieces that are by turns sporty and genteel.
Wristwatches and fast cars: precision machines that have grown together for a century, drawing crowds and connoisseurs.
A simple circle, similar to the sundial, connects us to a time when the sky told humans how to live.
Sales have plunged, but brands are getting ready for re-entry. After all, this isn’t the industry’s first calamity.