• IWC Pilot’s Watch Spitfire Chronograph Edition ‘BFI London Film Festival 2016’

    From Searchlights to Floodlights IWC has marked its relationship with the British Film Institute (BFI) by releasing a new, limited edition timepiece for 2016, the Pilot’s Watch Spitfire Chronograph Edition ‘BFI London Film Festival 2016’.     It’s funny what you think of when lying in the bath. Last night, while pondering the meaning of life,…

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  • IWC Portugiesier Chronograph Reference 3714

    A welcome familiarity Angus Davies reviews the IWC Portugiesier Chronograph, a watch he has admired for many years. Its styling has not changed since its launch in 1998 and it remains a design icon that proffers lasting eye-appeal.     I adore travelling overseas and visiting places I have never seen before. The notion of…

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  • IWC Big Pilot’s Watch Perpetual Calendar manufactured exclusively for the IWC London Boutique

    Being individual IWC recently opened a new boutique in Mayfair, London and marked the occasion with the release of a new limited edition watch based on the IWC Big Pilot’s Watch Perpetual Calendar. Angus Davies reviews the rare limited series of 38 pieces.     Vast swathes of the population seem resolved to conform. They…

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  • IWC Portugieser Annual Calendar Ref IW503502

    Sibling rivalry Angus Davies reviews the new IWC Portugieser Annual Calendar, the first watch from the brand to feature this complication. A recent trip to the IWC ‘Iconic’ Exhibition at Harrods showcased this handsome timepiece, along with other delights from this year’s Portugieser collection.     I am an only child. There has never been…

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  • IWC Portuguieser – a few highlights from the 2015 collection

    Don’t worry  The IWC Portugieser is a legendary watch, famed for its drop-dead gorgeous looks. This year, the luxury watch brand from Schaffhausen took the brave step to revisit its famous collection.   IWC Portugieser Perpertual Calendar – Ref IW503404    When I heard that IWC Schaffhausen was to update its Portuguieser collection I was…

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  • IWC share a secret with ESCAPEMENT readers

    Are you up to the challenge? IWC Schaffhausen knows all about competition. The Swiss watch brand was highly visible on the racing gloves of Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton as they battled it out during the final grand prix race of the Formula One 2014 season in Abu Dhabi. Now the watch company from Schaffhausen…

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