Watches: Harry Winston, Patek Philippe & More



It’s ComplicatedAmong watch aficionados, the term complication refers not to a problem or an unexpected difficulty, but to features that allow a watch to do more than simply tell time. For centuries, watchmakers have strived to outdo themselves in this realm by creating timepieces boasting ever more eccentric functions—displaying phases and orbits of the moon, for example, or the hours and minutes of mean solar time. At the recent Baselworld fair, however, one brand took the concept of complexity in a brand new direction. Enter the Opus Eleven, the latest model in Harry Winston’s Opus series, which began in 2000 as a collaboration between the brand—eager to establish its chops in haute horlogerie—and a guest watchmaker. What distinguishes the 2011 edition—designed by Denis Giguet, the watchmaker behind the boutique brand MCT—from its complicated cohorts is the sheer number
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