La D de Dior Satine: a reinterpretation by Victoire de Castellane

Dior announced the launch of La D de Dior Satine, a subtle, yet sophisticated interpretation of the iconic women's watch La D de Dior.

The watch was imagined by French jewelry designer Victoire de Castellane and aims to establish a delicate bridge between haute couture and horology.

The artist developed a bracelet in Milanese mesh inspired by passementerie that wraps around the wrist, as once suggested by Christian Dior.

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Hugh Jackman is the new Montblanc ambassador for North America

Australian actor Hugh Jackman has been announced as Montblanc's North American ambassador.

The 47-year-old award-winning actor represents the German brand since 2014 as a global ambassador of international markets, and his new responsibilities will put him in the spotlight in the USA and Canada.

Montblanc is celebrating its 100th anniversary, and Hugh Jackman will play a major role in promoting the luxury writing instruments, jewelry, and watches produced by the company.

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The Astronomia Sky features a three-dimensional sidereal display

Jacob & Co. announced the launch of the Astronomia Sky Celestial Panorama Gravitational Triple Axis Tourbillon.

The extremely complicated timepiece features a sidereal display in three dimensions combined with an oval sky indicator and a 24-hour day and night display.

The Astronomia Sky is an 18-piece limited edition inspired by the astronomical town clocks. The watch indicates the 12 months on the side of the celestial dial.

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Why are Swiss watches so good?

Everyone grew up hearing that if you're buying an high-end watch, then it should be made in Switzerland. So why have Swiss watchmakers kept their credibility intact through time?

Why do Swiss watchmakers produce the best watches in the world? What have they learned? Why are Swiss timepieces so accurate? Why has the Swiss watchmaking industry been so active since the 16th century?

Specialization is one of the strongest reasons for why men from the Jura mountains began building high-quality wrist watches. Even if their popularity only gained wings in the early 20th century. For the Swiss, timekeepers are an art form. And it is easy to understand why.

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Gwyneth Paltrow teams up with Frederique Constant

Gwyneth Paltrow is the new face of the luxury watchmaker Frederique Constant.

The Hollywood actress and philanthropist has been named the global charity ambassadress of the Swiss brand, and she will support the educational projects of "DonorsChoose," a nonprofit organization that allows people to donate directly to high-need public schools.

Paltrow is the star of the new charity advertising campaign shot by Tom Munro. Since 2004, Frederique Constant has been donating $50 for each Ladies collection watch sold to multiple charities.

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