The 5 Best New Watches We Saw at SIHH 2019: Day One

SIHH gives us a glimpse of some of the watch world’s hottest releases for the year — follow along with us as pick our faves from each day.


This week, the Palexpo facility in Geneva, Switzerland, will become the center of the watch world for the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie, or SIHH, a luxury watch show rivaled only by BaselWorld in relevance and prestige. We’ve got a team on the ground, there to bring you the most exciting releases. Follow our coverage here, and also be sure to check out Instagram. We’ll be posting to our feed throughout the week.

SIHH 2019 started with a bang yesterday, with watch brands like A. Lange & Söhne, IWC, Audemars Piguet and a long list of others releasing innovative new timepieces — and stunning updates to existing models. There was a lot to like, but these models (from IWC’s Timezoner Spitfire Edition “Longest Flight” to Lange & Söhne’s Richard Lange Jumping Seconds) are the ones we’re still thinking about.

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IWC’s Timezoner Spitfire Edition “Longest Flight” Is a True Purpose-Built Pilot’s Watch

Developed for a trip around the world in a vintage aircraft, the Timezoner Spitfire Edition features a unique new movement and feature set.

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The Military-Grade Cool IWC TOP GUN Watches Receive Their Very Own Movements, Here’s What to Know

Over a decade after first releasing the TOP GUN line, IWC's famed pilot's watches are finally getting all in-house movements.

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Everything You Need to Know About the New Richard Lange Jumping Seconds in a Not-So-Basic Black

The new Richard Lange Jumping Seconds from A. Lange & Söhne looks lovely with a darker dial.

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There Are Only 2 of These Ultra-Complicated Vacheron Constantin Watches

A gorgeous new reference combines both minute repeater and perpetual calendar, but the watch is only available in one pink and one white gold piece.

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Get the Lowdown on the Release That Broke the Watch World’s Collective Brain

Audemars Piguet's new line of watches is controversial, but a best effort so far at creating something distinctly new.

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