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Jaeger-LeCoultre

Founded in:
1833
Headquarters:
Le Sentier, Vaud, Switzerland

Antoine LeCoultre founded the prestigious Swiss watch and clock company Jaeger-LeCoultre in 1833. It is headquartered in Le Sentier, Switzerland. The business has been a fully owned subsidiary of the Swiss luxury conglomerate Richemont since 2000, and it is considered as a premier Richemont brand. Its accomplishments include the tiniest movement in the world, one of the most intricate wristwatches in the world (Grande Complication), and a timepiece with nearly perpetual movement (the Atmos clock), in addition to hundreds of innovations, patents, and more than a thousand movements.

Jaeger-LeCoultre
Gradient Dials Are Here to Stay: These 7 Watches Are Proof
Aaron Jacob

Gradient Dials Are Here to Stay: These 7 Watches Are Proof

July 5, 2024

Gradient dials, which display colour gradation effects, are very popular, and not just for dress watches

Understanding Watch Components: Why Is a Hairspring Needed?
Aaron Jacob

Understanding Watch Components: Why Is a Hairspring Needed?

June 27, 2024

The hairspring is a crucial component of a timepiece that, along with the balance wheel, ensures the accuracy of the watch movement

Cult Status: Top 7 Watches with Gold Cases and Black Dials
Aaron Jacob

Cult Status: Top 7 Watches with Gold Cases and Black Dials

June 24, 2024

Black-and-gold is a timeless combination for watches. A gold case adds a touch of luxury, while a black dial ensures a clean, professional look

Bezel World: Why this Watch Tool Is Extremely Useful for Us
Aaron Jacob

Bezel World: Why this Watch Tool Is Extremely Useful for Us

June 18, 2024

From slide rule to tachymeter, GMT India explains how the markings or scales on a bezel can be interpreted to carry out various tasks

Father's Day Gift Guide: Which of These Watches Is Ideal for Your Dad?
Aaron Jacob

Father's Day Gift Guide: Which of These Watches Is Ideal for Your Dad?

June 10, 2024

This year, honour your father with a gift that is as timeless as his love showered on you ― an exceptional watch

Jaeger-LeCoultre Adds Three New Novelties to Its Polaris Collection
Aaron Jacob

Jaeger-LeCoultre Adds Three New Novelties to Its Polaris Collection

May 22, 2024

Jaeger-Lecoultre's iconic complexities are now available on board the sporty Polaris collection

A Tête-à-Tête with Chef Himanshu Saini and Catherine Rénier of Jaeger-LeCoultre on the Brand’s Precision Atelier
Aakriti Jadwani

A Tête-à-Tête with Chef Himanshu Saini and Catherine Rénier of Jaeger-LeCoultre on the Brand’s Precision Atelier

May 16, 2024

The two-Michelin-starred chef shares the details of his collaboration with JLC. On a global tour, the Precision Atelier is currently being held in Dubai

Jaeger-LeCoultre’s The Precision Pioneer Exhibition in Dubai Dives Deep into the Art of Watchmaking
Aaron Jacob

Jaeger-LeCoultre’s The Precision Pioneer Exhibition in Dubai Dives Deep into the Art of Watchmaking

May 14, 2024

Visitors to the exhibition can learn about the history of precision through a series of seminars, debates, and in-person exhibits

Jaeger-LeCoultre Introduces Three Reverso One Precious Flowers Models
Amrita Lall

Jaeger-LeCoultre Introduces Three Reverso One Precious Flowers Models

May 13, 2024

The limited-edition references celebrate the beauty of hibiscus and birds of paradise while honouring the brand’s craftsmanship heritage

Top 6 Monochromatic Watches to Die for
Aaron Jacob

Top 6 Monochromatic Watches to Die for

May 9, 2024

These watches offer minimalist aesthetics and often come with a minimum number of complications or decorations to keep the focus on the colour theme

Luxury Watches for Mother’s Day: Top 9
Aaron Jacob

Luxury Watches for Mother’s Day: Top 9

May 9, 2024

Moms make the world go round, so why not give the Superwoman in your life an outstanding present this year?

Jaeger-LeCoultre Showcases the New Master Grande Tradition Calibre 948 with a Green Enamel Dial
Aaron Jacob

Jaeger-LeCoultre Showcases the New Master Grande Tradition Calibre 948 with a Green Enamel Dial

May 7, 2024

The user-friendly world time display of the just-launched timepiece is powered by an orbital flying tourbillon

First Steps: Top 8 Luxury Watches to Start Your Collection with
Aaron Jacob

First Steps: Top 8 Luxury Watches to Start Your Collection with

April 26, 2024

Here’s a comprehensive guide to starting a collection of dependable, lifelong companions for your wrist, reflecting your personal style and interests

Jaeger-LeCoultre's Journey of Precision at Watches and Wonders 2024
Rajrupa Biswas

Jaeger-LeCoultre's Journey of Precision at Watches and Wonders 2024

April 13, 2024

The brand’s booth narrates the intriguing story of JLC’s pursuit of precision, while its Precision Atelier showcases Chef Himanshu Saini’s haute cuisine

Jaeger-LeCoultre Unveils New Duometre Models at Watches and Wonders 2024
Amrita Lall

Jaeger-LeCoultre Unveils New Duometre Models at Watches and Wonders 2024

April 9, 2024

The pursuit of precision remains the thematic heart of each of the Maison’s novelties including the Duometre Heliotourbillon Perpetual

The Timepieces that Shone Brighter than Ever on the Oscars 2024 Red Carpet
Aakriti Jadwani

The Timepieces that Shone Brighter than Ever on the Oscars 2024 Red Carpet

March 29, 2024

Ryan Gosling, Robert Downey Jr., Anya Taylor-Joy and other celebs were spotted wearing these stunning luxury watches at the Oscars this year

Celebrating International Women’s Day 2024: 9 Exceptional Timepieces for the Women of Today
Aaron Jacob

Celebrating International Women’s Day 2024: 9 Exceptional Timepieces for the Women of Today

March 8, 2024

Unique in every conceivable way, these watches have become trusted wrist companions for the twenty-first century woman.

7 Watch Certificates You Should Know About
Aaron Jacob

7 Watch Certificates You Should Know About

February 16, 2024

Among other things, these certificates seek to verify the authenticity of a watch by examining its quality, performance, and even origin

The Ultimate Valentine’s Day 2024 Gifting Guide: Ultra Luxe Watches for Him and Her
Aakriti Jadwani

The Ultimate Valentine’s Day 2024 Gifting Guide: Ultra Luxe Watches for Him and Her

February 9, 2024

From understated aesthetics to bejewelled marvels, this curated gift guide will help you select the perfect Valentine’s Day present for your SO

Celebrities Flaunt the Hottest Timepieces on the Red Carpet
Aakriti Jadwani

Celebrities Flaunt the Hottest Timepieces on the Red Carpet

January 23, 2024

Check out these striking wrist candies on Robert Downey Jr, Ryan Gosling, Cillian Murphy, Selena Gomez and other Hollywood stars

Jaeger-LeCoultre Shows its Design Prowess with Two New Master Ultra Thin Timepieces
Aaron Jacob

Jaeger-LeCoultre Shows its Design Prowess with Two New Master Ultra Thin Timepieces

January 12, 2024

Thin, visually refined and balanced, the latest novelties have new complications to make the Master Ultra Thin collection even more appealing

The Ultimate Christmas Gift Guide for Watch Lovers
Aakriti Jadwani

The Ultimate Christmas Gift Guide for Watch Lovers

December 21, 2023

Still looking for those perfect wrist candies for your nearest and dearest this Christmas? GMT India has got you covered

The New Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Watch Heralds the Year of the Dragon
Aaron Jacob

The New Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Watch Heralds the Year of the Dragon

December 8, 2023

Dedicated to the forthcoming Lunar New Year, the 45.5 mm pink gold ‘made to order’ Reverso is a sparkling product of intricate enamelling processes

Style Guide: How to Stack Your Watches with Bracelets and More this Festive Season
Aakriti Jadwani

Style Guide: How to Stack Your Watches with Bracelets and More this Festive Season

November 11, 2023

To stack or not to stack — that’s the debate that has been raging on since at least the early 20th century. If you’re still undecided, read on

Festive Picks: Luxury Watches That Will Light Up Your Diwali
Aakriti Jadwani

Festive Picks: Luxury Watches That Will Light Up Your Diwali

November 7, 2023

If you are looking for the perfect wrist candy for your Diwali celebrations, here’s a curated list that can come in handy

 Jaeger-LeCoultre Decorates Two New Reversos with Miniature Reproductions of Hokusai ‘Waterfalls’
Aaron Jacob

Jaeger-LeCoultre Decorates Two New Reversos with Miniature Reproductions of Hokusai ‘Waterfalls’

November 2, 2023

The two new Reversos, each limited to 10 pieces, showcase the expertise of the Manufacturer's Métiers Rares™ atelier

Spotted: Extraordinary Timepieces Worn by Indian Celebrities
Syed Shiraz from The Indian Horology

Spotted: Extraordinary Timepieces Worn by Indian Celebrities

October 26, 2023

Shah Rukh Khan, KL Rahul, Sara Ali Khan and other Indian celebrities were seen wearing these ultra-luxe timepieces

Jaeger-LeCoultre & Michelangelo Foundation’s Homo Faber Fellowship Will Benefit 20 Master Artisan-Young Craftsperson Duos
Aaron Jacob

Jaeger-LeCoultre & Michelangelo Foundation’s Homo Faber Fellowship Will Benefit 20 Master Artisan-Young Craftsperson Duos

October 6, 2023

The seven-month programme began in Portugal in September 2023. Starting in late October, the six-month residential placement will focus on honing practical skills

Jaeger-LeCoultre Presents the Latest Master Ultra Thin Moon Timepiece
Aakriti Jadwani

Jaeger-LeCoultre Presents the Latest Master Ultra Thin Moon Timepiece

October 5, 2023

The quintessential dress watch now sports a contemporary look with a gradient midnight blue dial and a pink gold case

 Jaeger-LeCoultre Presents the Polaris Chronograph with Two New Lacquer Dials
Aaron Jacob

Jaeger-LeCoultre Presents the Polaris Chronograph with Two New Lacquer Dials

September 4, 2023

The two new chronographs come with twin counters and refined finishes, and deliver a power reserve of 65 hours

5 Ultra-Thin Luxury Timepieces that Will Simply Take Your Breath Away
Aakriti Jadwani

5 Ultra-Thin Luxury Timepieces that Will Simply Take Your Breath Away

August 22, 2023

The race to make the world’s thinnest watch has always been exciting. Here are the timepieces that set and broke records to earn the coveted title

The Latest Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso One Watches Are Stunning High Jewellery Pieces
Aakriti Jadwani

The Latest Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso One Watches Are Stunning High Jewellery Pieces

August 8, 2023

These gem-set versions of the iconic Reverso One Duetto Jewellery showcase the back-to-back dial concept in a new setting that is rare and precious

Shine Bright Like a Diamond: Presenting Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Latest Rendez-Vous Dazzling Night & Day Models
Amrita Lall

Shine Bright Like a Diamond: Presenting Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Latest Rendez-Vous Dazzling Night & Day Models

July 28, 2023

In a first for the Rendez-Vous Dazzling collection, JLC unveils two new models with diamond-set dials

 Jaeger-LeCoultre Goes Old School with its Master Control Chronograph Calendar
Aaron Jacob

Jaeger-LeCoultre Goes Old School with its Master Control Chronograph Calendar

June 20, 2023

Sporting a pink gold case, the latest JLC Master Control Chronograph Calendar is a timepiece that showcases the beauty of the colour, black

Watches and Wonders Heads to Shanghai, Hosting the Salon in September 2023
Aakriti Jadwani

Watches and Wonders Heads to Shanghai, Hosting the Salon in September 2023

June 16, 2023

The Shanghai chapter of Watches and Wonders will take place at the city’s West Bund Art Center from September 13 to 17 and will feature 14 Maisons

Jaeger-LeCoultre Names Lenny Kravitz as its New Global Brand Ambassador
Aaron Jacob

Jaeger-LeCoultre Names Lenny Kravitz as its New Global Brand Ambassador

April 28, 2023

JLC is known for appointing international celebs, such as Benedict Cumberbatch, as its ambassadors. Kravitz is the latest celeb to join the club

Jaeger-LeCoultre Introduces Four New Reverso Models at Watches and Wonders 2023
Amrita Lall

Jaeger-LeCoultre Introduces Four New Reverso Models at Watches and Wonders 2023

March 29, 2023

The Golden Ratio remains at the heart of Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Watches and Wonders novelties

Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Watches and Wonders Novelties Transform the Iconic Reverso into High Jewellery Pieces
Amrita Lall

Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Watches and Wonders Novelties Transform the Iconic Reverso into High Jewellery Pieces

March 29, 2023

The Reverso One Precious Colours and the Reverse Secret Necklace offer a bold, feminine reinterpretation of the iconic Reverso

Patek Philippe Sky Moon Tourbillon Fetches Record-Breaking $5.8 million at Christie's Online Auction
Rajrupa Biswas

Patek Philippe Sky Moon Tourbillon Fetches Record-Breaking $5.8 million at Christie's Online Auction

March 23, 2023

The record sale of the rare Patek Philippe watch in Hong Kong is a testament to the popularity of watches as collectibles

The Collectibles Revisits Jaeger-LeCoultre Heritage
Aaron Jacob

The Collectibles Revisits Jaeger-LeCoultre Heritage

February 14, 2023

Take a walk down memory lane with The Collectibles, a Jaeger-LeCoultre reference book showcasing 17 timepieces from the Golden Age of watchmaking

Valentine’s Day 2023: The Best Luxury Watches for Him and Her
Rajrupa Biswas

Valentine’s Day 2023: The Best Luxury Watches for Him and Her

February 13, 2023

Make his or her wildest horological fantasy come true with any of these masterpieces from top luxe watchmakers

Born to Dazzle: Jaeger-LeCoultre Unveils  a New Rendez-Vous
Aaron Jacob

Born to Dazzle: Jaeger-LeCoultre Unveils a New Rendez-Vous

February 10, 2023

After presenting stunning timepieces at the 2022 Watches and Wonders in Geneva, Jaeger-LeCoultre is back with a new Rendez-Vous Dazzling Star avatar

TimeVallée Opens its First Middle East Flagship Store in Qatar Duty Free
Aakriti Jadwani

TimeVallée Opens its First Middle East Flagship Store in Qatar Duty Free

February 8, 2023

The luxury multi-brand store at the airport seeks to align its retail goals with Qatar Duty Free’s objective of offering a magical shopping experience

Jaeger-LeCoultre’s The Stellar Odyssey Exhibition set to dazzle Dubai in February 2023
Aaron Jacob

Jaeger-LeCoultre’s The Stellar Odyssey Exhibition set to dazzle Dubai in February 2023

February 4, 2023

Dubai is the first stop on Jaeger-LeCoultre’s world tour of its celestially-themed collection, The Stellar Odyssey

GMT India’s Picks for the Best Watches of 2022
Aakriti Jadwani

GMT India’s Picks for the Best Watches of 2022

December 30, 2022

From grand collabs to artistic watches, here are some of our hottest picks from 2022 — they impressed even the most fastidious watch connoisseurs

 From IWC to Patek Philippe: Top Dress Watches of 2022
Aakriti Jadwani

From IWC to Patek Philippe: Top Dress Watches of 2022

December 28, 2022

A dress watch can be your perfect accessory for a black-tie event. Here are the most exquisite dress watches of 2022 that we loved

From Vacheron Constantin to Bovet: Top Métiers d'Art Watches of 2022
Aakriti Jadwani

From Vacheron Constantin to Bovet: Top Métiers d'Art Watches of 2022

December 27, 2022

Here are some exquisite pieces of art that can adorn your wrist — presenting to you the best Métiers d’Art watches of 2022

Jaeger-LeCoultre Unveils Reverso Tribute Duoface Calendar
Rajrupa Biswas

Jaeger-LeCoultre Unveils Reverso Tribute Duoface Calendar

October 16, 2022

The 2022 models of the revered Reverso, now available in gleaming stainless steel and radiant pink gold, carry forward the brand legacy