In 2016, Vacheron Constantin released a needed refresh of its only sport watch collection, the Overseas. This included a slew of new members of the Overseas family ranging from an ultra-thin two-hand model, a perpetual calendar, the Overseas Simple Date, and the Overseas Chronograph. These latter two models each introduced new, modern
The Vacheron Constantin Les Cabinotiers Celestia Astronomical Grand Complication 3600 watch is a watch that cannot help but be defined by its numbers. 5 years of development, 23 complications, 6 barrels offering 3 weeks of power reserve, 514 components, a caliber that's just 8.7mm thick, and to round it all
It’s no secret that the Chinese market’s insatiable appetite for luxury watches has long been crucial to maintaining the general growth and health of the Swiss watch industry. But in 2016, when the Chinese government enacted anti-corruption policies designed to bolster local purchasing and dramatically reign in duty and tax
When learning about the new Vacheron Constantin Traditionelle Chronograph Perpetual Calendar, the first question on my mind was: "just how new is it, really?" In other words, after we saw the manufacture release a number of rather lust-worthy pieces in recent years, how excited will the world of watch enthusiasts and
The highly anticipated SIHH watch industry trade show in January 2017 actually begins with releases months prior, and this annual cycle starts right now with the Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Minute Repeater Tourbillon. I was rather tough on the Traditionnelle Chronograph Perpetual that Vacheron debuted just a few weeks ago – even
At Watches & Wonders 2015, Vacheron Constantin released this new limited edition blue version of the Overseas - a high-end sport watch collection that I love to cover from time to time. Earlier in 2015, I spent some time revisiting the Vacheron Constantin Overseas Chronograph collection (also in blue) here.
Despite the tough economic climate, Asia, specifically Hong Kong and China, remain two of the biggest markets for Swiss watch brands. And to celebrate the Chinese New Year, which will be in late January, 2017, Vacheron Constantin is introducing two new and extremely limited watches. Ladies and gentlemen, may we
For SIHH 2017, Vacheron Constantin have released one of their most complicated pieces ever, and most likely their most complicated wristwatch. Last year, we saw the Vacheron Constantin Reference 57260 Pocket Watch, aka the most complicated watch ever created, with 57 complications. The new one-of-a-kind Vacheron Constantin Les Cabinotiers Celestia Astronomical