To kick off the new year, our editors flew out to spend a week scouring the show floor in Geneva at the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie, or SIHH, one of the world’s premier luxury watch shows. In addition to getting first looks and hands-on with yet to be released watches, our team has been spotting trends and getting to sit down with the watchmakers themselves. Whether you’re an obsessive like us, or just a casual follower of the world of watch making, you’ll find everything you could want to know about SIHH 2019 below.

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.

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.

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.

IWC’s Newly Expanded Pilot’s Watch Line Has Our Head in the Clouds

Several new additions to the IWC pilot’s watch offer something for everybody, including complicated movements, bronze cases and more.

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.

The IWC Pilot’s Watch Line Gets a Complicated Addition

IWC’s Pilot’s Watch line continues to expand into ever-more-complicated territory with the addition of the Perpetual Calendar Chronograph.

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

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

Like the IWC Automatic Spitfire? You’ll Love it With an In-House Movement

Available in bronze and in steel, the new Spitfire Automatics feature the IWC-manufactured 32110 calibre and vintage aesthetics.

The A. Lange & Sohne Langematik, One of Our Favorite Watches, Just Got a Major Update

A. Lange & Söhne’s Langematik Perpetual has been updated with a Honeygold case — a material built for longevity.

A. Lange & Sohnë Brightens Up One of its Most Complicated Models

A Lange & Sohnë’s new rose-gold Datograph Perpetual Tourbillon is one of the smartest updates to an existing model we’ve seen in some time.

Meet the Zeitwerk Date, One of A. Lange & Sohne’s Most Exciting New Watches

The Zeitwerk Date celebrates the 10th anniversary of A. Lange & Söhne’s stunning “digital” mechanical watch and adds a beautiful date ring.

Montblanc’s 1858 Watches Get a Handsome Bronze and Green Makeover

The Swiss manufacturer expands its lineup with new 1858 Automatic, Automatic Chronograph and Geosphere models in bronze and steel.

This Is Why You’ll Love Laurent Ferrier’s Bridge One as Your Next Formal Watch

Laurent Ferrier’s new Bridge One timepiece features an inspired case design, an all-new caliber and, of course, incredible finishing in every sense.

What You Need to Know About the Incredible Technology Inside the New Vacheron Constantin Pereptual Calendar

Vacheron Constantin’s newest complicated creation features a user-controlled, dual-frequency movement for an extended power reserve.

A Classic Design from Vacheron Constantin Gets a Sharp Looking Midnight Blue Dial Treatment

One of Vacheron Constantin’s cleanest, most elegant watch lines gets a reboot with beautiful new midnight blue dials.

Smart Use of Colors and Materials Makes This Complicated Vacheron Constantin a Total Winner

A pink gold case with striking blue dial and numerous strap and options make for an attractive, eye-grabbing watch.

A Tourbillon in Steel? It’s a Baller Move for Vacheron Constantin and We Dig it

Taking an incredibly complicated mechanism and placing it front-and-center in a watch such as the Overseas isn’t something you see every day.

One of Our Favorite New Watches from Vacheron Constantin’s Fiftysix Collection Gets a Cool Blue New Look

Vacheron’s entry-level Fiftysix Collection gets an upgrade with the addition of a new Self-Winding and Complete Calendar in blue.

This is the Smaller, Achievably Priced Panerai Submersible You’ve Been Waiting For

As it breaks the Submersible line off away from the Luminor collection, Panerai introduces a 42mm diver with decidedly modern touches.

Montblanc’s New Watch Draws Design Inspiration from Minerva’s Irresistible Watchmaking Heritage

Montblanc drew heavy inspiration from Minerva’s watchmaking heritage to craft several beautiful new models, including a perpetual calendar.

The Royal Oak “Jumbo” Ultra-Thin Looks So Damn Good in This Combination of Gold

Slim proportions and a pink gold-toned dial make this iteration of the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak “Jumbo” Extra-Thin an instant hit.

This is the New Baume and Mercier (Relatively) Affordable Perpetual Calendar

Baume & Mercier’s new Clifton Baumatic Perpetual Calendar is a refreshing take on a hard-to-get watch.

Laurent Ferrier’s Annual Calendar Watch Is an Instant Heirloom

Powered by a new movement and presented in rich blue color, Laurent Ferrier’s new annual calendar is a dream of a timepiece.

This Swiss Watch Maker’s Newest Release Has Us Falling for an Obscure New Material

The Galet Traveller features a dual-time aperture, a gorgeous opaline dial, a small-seconds subdial and enough smooth style to sink a boat.

This is the New Baume and Mercier (Relatively) Affordable Perpetual Calendar

Baume & Mercier’s new Clifton Baumatic Perpetual Calendar is a refreshing take on a hard-to-get watch.

This Is One of the Most Elegant Executions of a Moon Phase Watch That We’ve Seen in Quite a While

This guilloché enamel-dialed beauty takes the charm and sophistication of a moon phase complication to the next level.

The Most Stylish New Watches of 2019 Have This One Fishy Thing in Common

From Montblanc to Audemars Piguet to A. Lange & Söhne, a lot of watch brands are thinking pink.

The Open Secret Behind Bronze and Green Watches That You Didn’t Know

At SIHH 2019 we’ve seen a number of watches updated with bronze cases. It’s part of an industry-wide process you may not know about.

This IWC Chronograph Fuses Military Cool and Serious Watchmaking

We’ve seen ceramic watches before, but this new sand-colored special from IWC takes the cake for its killer, mil-spec looks.

We Had to Look Hard, but Here Are Some of The Best Value Watches We Found at SIHH 2019

Greubel Forsey Fit an Incredible Amount of Engineering Into This 39.6mm Watch

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