This search is sponsored by Rebellion

Search in :

WorldTempus Newsletter Subscribe to our weekly newsletter to get all the watch news right in your mail box.

Newsletter - White – fashion that never goes out of fashion

Newsletter White – fashion that never goes out of fashion

Our watch reviews had a decidedly white theme last week, but we also sought to define true legends and true reliability.

Many thanks to David Chokron, who helped to maintain our weekly Worldtempus news summary in my absence and tackle the subject of white dials. “Fashion that never goes out of fashion” is how Marie de Pimodan-Bugnon referred to the colour in her article on white ladies’ watches as part of our Summer Watches series. The special features continue this week with my look at the latest crop of diver’s watches – a time piece category that enjoys widespread appeal far beyond the confines of the diving community. In his second article for Worldtempus, Aurel Bacs cuts through thick layers of marketing to answer an interesting question: When does a watch or timepiece deserve to be called “legendary” or “iconic”? He believes he has found the answer in the Bulgari Serpenti jewellery watch. Read his full appraisal to find out why.

At the height of summer you are probably thinking more about your holidays than servicing your car, but Willy Schweizer’s article on service might give you some food for thought. While you may take several years to clock up the equivalent of 1,000 hours of operation in your car, your self-winding watch is subject to the same wear in just seven weeks and if you have your watch serviced every few years, then it will have been running for well over 20,000 hours!


Subscribe to our weekly newsletter to get all the watch news right in your mail box.


Watch Finder

Search by:

Find your watch


Bovet 1822

The Bovet Manufacture upholds the tradition of decorative art applied to finely cut and hand-painted dials, thus passing on the unrivalled knowhow that has been gracing the Firm’s collections and...

Find out more

Corum takes aesthetic daring to the heights of technical perfection. Through a number of collections, drawing on the fundamentals of traditional watchmaking, the manufacture continues to pursue its...

Find out more

Zino Davidoff created an empire in keeping with his ideals. His motto was “Getting the most out of every minute”. According to Davidoff, true luxury is a case of living with passion and...

Find out more
Patek Philippe

Patek Philippe enjoys outstanding renown and rare prestige, due to the constancy with which the Manufacture has applied its philosophy of excellence ever since it was founded.

Find out more

After pioneering beginnings, followed by a traditional period, Perrelet is now avant-garde – and has successfully fitted into the scene in each century.

Find out more
Richard Mille

Richard Mille did not simply try to find his place in the watchmaking world – he carved one out for himself, constantly striving not to take anything for granted, and to make innovation and extreme...

Find out more
Vacheron Constantin

An exploration of the history of Vacheron Constantin is a voyage of discovery, revealing the excellence of age-old watchmaking. Each timepiece is the result of the creative inspiration of the...

Find out more