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Chrono24 Magazine

From Luxury Brand to Watch Brand

Jorg Weppelink
Jan 17, 2020
The world of luxury goods is crowded these days. There are countless brands in the luxury industry already, and numbers are constantly rising. Generally speaking, there are two types of luxury brands: specialist brands and multi-category brands.

Glashütte: Home of German Luxury Watchmaking

Jorg Weppelink
Jan 15, 2020
Le Brassus, Geneva, Biel, Neuchâtel, and Plan-les-Ouates: These Swiss towns are well known among watch enthusiasts as home to some of the most iconic Swiss watch brands. Switzerland is certainly at the heart of the luxury watch industry, but there are also locations beyond the Swiss borders with impressive watchmaking traditions. The most famous is probably the town of Glashütte in Saxony, Germany.

Development of a Classic: The Breitling Ref. 806

Tom Mulraney
Jan 14, 2020
Collecting vintage watches can be a fantastic hobby, but it can also be an all-consuming and extremely expensive one, particularly if your interest lies in historically significant models. With the crazy sums being paid for sought-after pieces recently, you would be forgiven for thinking you have to have impossibly deep pockets to play this game. There’s definitely some truth in that, but if you’re willing to cast your net a little wider, there are still tons of great vintage options out there at relatively accessible prices.

Make a Big Statement: 4 Watches for Larger Wrists

Pascal Gehrlein
Jan 13, 2020
Along with vintage-style models like the Breitling Navitimer and the ongoing bronze trend, it's clear that cases are shrinking once again – something that's actually been going on for a few years now. But just as there's a yin to every yang, there's a counter-trend to every trend.

Richard Mille, Omega, and Grand Seiko: 3 Watches Worth Showing Off

Pascal Gehrlein
Jan 09, 2020
Let's be honest, every now and again we all enjoy a little extra attention. This is certainly the case when you're wearing a new watch on your wrist, which likely cost you a fair amount of time and money to purchase. It always feels like a bit of a disappointment if no one notices your new timepiece. But does that mean watches are purely status symbols?

Editor’s Picks of the Week – Hublot, Audemars Piguet & Vacheron Constantin

Balazs Ferenczi
Jan 08, 2020
The authors of the Chrono24 Magazine hand-pick the best watch offers on Chrono24. Iconic timepieces from the history books of the watch industry are among the selection, just like affordable daily wearers and special watches for watch aficionados. We hope that everyone will find a timepiece that fits their style. This week’s offers: Editor’s Picks of the Week - Hublot, Audemars Piguet & Vacheron Constantin.

The Magic of Skeleton Watches

Jorg Weppelink
Jan 07, 2020
Just as human attraction often starts with the face, a watch's beauty usually comes from its dial. However, what if we could remove the dial and look straight into the heart of the watch? As it turns out, we can! Many brands create so-called skeleton watches. So, do these timepieces forgo looks for inner character? Let’s find out.

The World of Hybrid Luxury Watches

Tom Mulraney
Jan 03, 2020
We're constantly being told that technology makes our lives better. The luxury watch industry isn't even immune to this claim. As a result, there are now several hybrid options available. But what does this actually mean in practice? Is anyone buying these smart luxury watches? Read on and make up your own mind.

Highlights

  • Editor’s Picks of the Week – Audemars Piguet Week Special

    Balazs Ferenczi
    Sep 25, 2019
  • Editor’s Picks of the Week – Zenith, Hermès and Rolex

    Balazs Ferenczi
    Feb 13, 2019
  • The Watches of Team Chrono24: Pascal

    Chrono24
    Feb 11, 2019
  • What trends, watches, and brands played an important role in 2018?

    Chrono24
    Jan 18, 2019

Editor’s Picks of the Week – Audemars Piguet Week Special

Balazs Ferenczi
Sep 25, 2019

Editor’s Picks of the Week – Zenith, Hermès and Rolex

Balazs Ferenczi
Feb 13, 2019

The Watches of Team Chrono24: Pascal

Chrono24
Feb 11, 2019

What trends, watches, and brands played an important role in 2018?

Chrono24
Jan 18, 2019

Selected articles

  • Diving Watches: From Sports Watches to Certified Icons

    Jorg Weppelink
    Jun 17, 2019
  • Top 5 Extreme Expedition Watches

    Jorg Weppelink
    Dec 13, 2018
  • Rolex Daytona vs. Omega Speedmaster vs. TAG Heuer Carrera

    Christopher Beccan
    May 27, 2016

Diving Watches: From Sports Watches to Certified Icons

Jorg Weppelink
Jun 17, 2019

Top 5 Extreme Expedition Watches

Jorg Weppelink
Dec 13, 2018

Rolex Daytona vs. Omega Speedmaster vs. TAG Heuer Carrera

Christopher Beccan
May 27, 2016