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Top 50 Watches of 2018

From astrological wonders that take you to the moon and back, to intricate high jewelry masterpieces that make a statement on your wrist, we present our pick of the top 50 watches of 2018.

AUDEMARS PIGUET ROYAL OAK RD#2

This year, Audemars Piguet once again went above and beyond and unveiled its second significant concept watch: the Royal Oak RD#2 perpetual calendar ultra-thin concept watch. Aptly named, the new self-winding caliber 5133 took five years to develop and combines two important complications. In addition to measuring just 2.89mm in thickness, the 256-part caliber boasts a perpetual calendar with day, […]

BREGUET CLASSIQUE TOURBILLON EXTRA-PLAT AUTOMATIQUE 5367

This new addition to the much-coveted Breguet Classique Grande Complications collection houses the extra-thin self-winding caliber 581, which measures 3mm in thickness. The complex movement features a one-minute tourbillon, whose bar is hand-beveled for added allure, and a silicon balance spring. Thanks to a high-energy barrel with patented construction, the watch is endowed with 80 hours of power reserve. As […]

PIAGET ALTIPLANO ULTIMATE AUTOMATIC 910P

For more than half a century, Piaget has been a leader in ultra-thin movements. This year is no exception, as it demonstrates its mastery with the Altiplano Ultimate Automatic 910P watch; measuring just 4.30mm thick when cased, it is one of the thinnest mechanical automatic watches in the world. Taking its design cue from caliber 900P (unveiled in 2014) that […]

BULGARI OCTO FINISSIMO TOURBILLON AUTOMATIC

Once again, Bulgari set a world record, this time with the Octo Finissimo Tourbillon Automatic. Measuring an incredible 3.95mm in thickness, it is the thinnest automatic tourbillon wristwatch in production. Built entirely in-house at Bulgari’s manufacture, it is Bulgari’s fourth world-record-setting watch for thinness. Powered by the new caliber BVL 288 with automatic winding, it has a gold peripheral rotor […]

VACHERON CONSTANTIN OVERSEAS ULTRA-THIN PERPETUAL CALENDAR

Carrying the Hallmark of Geneva certification, the 18K rose gold Overseas Ultra-Thin Perpetual Calendar measures 8.1mm in thickness. This is a watchmaking feat, given that the complicated 276-part movement has hours, minutes, moonphase, date, day of the week, month and leap year indications, without needing a correction until the year 2100. One of the slimmest perpetual calendar watches on the […]