James Bond’s Greatest Watches
From seminal mechanical watches to innovative digitals, The Rake examines 007’s finest timepieces.
A. Lange & Söhne Lead the Field in Florence
A. Lange & Söhne launches the sixth model in the Handwerkskunst series with an in-depth exploration of Florentine craftsmanship.
Huitcinq 1988’s Time-Honoured Designs
Federico De Peppo of Huitcinq 1988 takes a transparent approach to craftsmanship and luxury, exhibited in the quality of his leather goods and his workshop’s open-door policy.
Pocket Guide: Hodinkee’s Benjamin Clymer
Benjamin Clymer might be the founder of the horology website Hodinkee, but his style game doesn’t end with a watch – or even 50 of them.
Richard Mille Watches: The Billionaire’s Masonic Handshake
With reverence for heritage tempered by a healthy disdain for the outmoded and unique, this maverick watchmaker has achieved a standing among the gods of horology by working in almost total opposition of the craft’s traditions.
Invest: The New Rolex Cellini Moonphase
Earlier this year, Rolex revealed its much-anticipated moonphase complication, resulting in arguably the most elegant timepiece in the Cellini collection.
Grey Pride: Sir Ian McKellen
Almost a decade and a half after Ian McKellen hung up Gandalf’s staff, the British actor has no plans to give up the craft that has made him a cultural icon.
Past Times: Andy Warhol & his Collaboration with Movado
Andy Warhol’s foray into watch design began and ended with Movado in 1988, resulting in a unique timepiece befitting of the iconic artist.