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Oris Williams 40th anniversary limited edition

Oris Williams 40th anniversary limited edition

Oris marks the 40th anniversary of Williams’ Formula One team with a limited edition Chronoris Sir Frank Williams There are few more remarkable figures in motorsport, and indeed in sport, than Sir Frank Williams. The legendary founder of Williams is a force […]

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Breaking news: Georges Kern resigns.

Breaking news: Georges Kern resigns.

Richemont regrets to announce the resignation with immediate effect of Mr Georges Kern. Mr Kern was Head of Watchmaking, Marketing and Digital. He has stepped down from the Senior Executive Committee and the Group Management Committee and will no longer be standing […]

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Hublot MP-09 Tourbillon Bi-Axis photo report

Hublot MP-09 Tourbillon Bi-Axis photo report

Although not many get to wear watches like this in daily life we still like to have a closer look at highly complicated watches. And assuming most of you know about complications we are going to show you the beauty of it. In this […]

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Omega Seamaster 300M Commander’s Watch presented

Omega Seamaster 300M Commander’s Watch presented

We are currently in London with Omega Watches and EON Productions for the launch of a new James Bond inspired timepiece, the Omega Seamaster 300M Commander’s Watch. We’ll update this press release soon with live photos. July 5th 2017, London, UK: At […]

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Blancpain Tribute to Fifty Fathoms MIL-SPEC

Blancpain Tribute to Fifty Fathoms MIL-SPEC

Here’s a classic diver to take into consideration, the Blancpain Fifty Fathoms. First launched in the early 50’s just like the Rolex Submariner and still available in a design that remained close to that original. However they made the Fifty Fathoms models available in […]

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Selected Superlatives available Now for Pre-Order

Selected Superlatives available Now for Pre-Order

Selected Superlatives: The New Watchstars Book, Available Now for Pre-Order Selected Superlatives: The Best Watches of the World, from the team that brings you the Watchstars awards, is a new, high-format hardcover book that you should not miss. Here are five reasons why: […]

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Parmigiani Fleurier for artists Montreux Jazz Festival 2017

Parmigiani Fleurier for artists Montreux Jazz Festival 2017

With the upcoming Montreux Jazz Festival, their watch partner Parmigiani Fleurier announced their special edition of the Tonda Métrographe. Just a limited number of these watches will be presented to performing artists during the event. Only ten of these special editions will be […]

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Reimagine watch design with Singer Track 1

Reimagine watch design with Singer Track 1

We all know Singer from the amazing work they do on bespoke Porsche design. With their motto being ‘restored, reimagined, reborn’, they do some stunning work on Porsches from the late 80’s and early 90’s. Fully customising them with modern techniques yet leaving […]

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Anonimo Nautilo Nato Hands-on

Anonimo Nautilo Nato Hands-on

The new Anonimo Nautilo Nato was recently announced by Anonimo and we had the opportunity to give them a try during an event in the southern part of France. We found our way to the Côte d’Azur for a sailing adventure and […]

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Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda 1950 steel

Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda 1950 steel

Parmigiani is a brand you don’t spot that much in the wild, at least where we live, and we wonder why. Some of their models are simply spot-on when it comes to design and looks. Especially the timeless and classic looking Tonda 1950 models. These […]

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Sign-up For Exclusive Grand Seiko Experience with Fratello Watches

Sign-up For Exclusive Grand Seiko Experience with Fratello Watches

Ever wondered why watch connoisseurs are praising Grand Seiko? Always wanted to know what it feels like to be a watch journalist going behind doors that normally stay closed? Or perhaps you are already a Grand Seiko fan and want to learn […]

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Blancpain manufacture visit photo report

Blancpain manufacture visit photo report

Recently we went on a trip to Switzerland for a Blancpain Manufacture visit at both their production sites. Precision is key at Blancpain Manufacture Beginning at the Les Sentier workshops we start of at the beginning of the watches. Having a strict […]

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Colourful Anonimo Nautilo watch collection unveiled

Colourful Anonimo Nautilo watch collection unveiled

More than 10 years after the first edition was created by the naval engineer Dino Zei, the Anonimo Nautilo now comes in a range of bold colors. The famous diving watch glows either blue, yellow or green. Recognizable with its cushion case […]

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H. Moser & Cie Swiss Alp Watch ZZZZ

H. Moser & Cie Swiss Alp Watch ZZZZ

A watch with a rectangular case, with rounded corners, featuring a glossy black dial. At first glance, it could be mistaken for a smartwatch on standby. But look a little closer, and it reveals itself to be a living watch, with a […]

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Ulysse Nardin Executive Skeleton Tourbillon

Ulysse Nardin Executive Skeleton Tourbillon

Prepare to be seduced by this new edition of Ulysse Nardin Executive Skeleton Tourbillon that expresses its characteristic technical performance and bold design in blue ceramic and ultra-light titanium. Executive Skeleton Tourbillon At the heart of the refined architecture of the Executive […]

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Bell & Ross Black Camo BR 03-92

Bell & Ross Black Camo BR 03-92

Watchmaker Bell & Ross has, over time, become a reference in the instrument watch field. Since its inception, the brand has produced exceptional models in its dedicated pursuit of superior perfor- mance. As part of this quest, it has forged links with […]

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Romain Jerome Tourbillon Pokémon unique piece

Romain Jerome Tourbillon Pokémon unique piece

Being born and raised in the golden age of video games I’ve played a lot of them. Looking back I remember the time we got to play Pong for the first time. Before I turned 10 years old we had a Commodore 64 at home […]

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Zenith Pilot Type 20 GMT Rolling Stones Tribute

Zenith Pilot Type 20 GMT Rolling Stones Tribute

Ever since Zenith has teamed up with the Rolling Stones back in 2014 they have made several special ‘Rolling Stones Tribute’ editions starting off with an El Primero Chronomaster 1969. Now adding the latest  ‘tribute to the Rolling Stones’ watch in the shape of […]

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New IWC Portugieser Chronograph Classic Edition

New IWC Portugieser Chronograph Classic Edition

For almost 80 years, the Portugieser has been synonymous with timeless design and watchmaking perfection. The Reference 3904, third Chronograph in the Portugieser family, was presented for the first time in 2013. Still remaining the unmistakable character of the original from the 1930’s. IWC […]

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Presenting HYT Skull Vida: Viva la vida!

Presenting HYT Skull Vida: Viva la vida!

Never before has an HYT creation been so exclusive. Never before has one gone so far in playing with the codes of life and death to celebrate the passing of time and to seize the day. Never before has a timepiece used […]

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Girard-Perregaux Laureato Skeleton

Girard-Perregaux Laureato Skeleton

Designed by a Milan-based architect in the 1970’s, the Laureato is an icon for Girard-Perregaux. They relaunched the modern version of the Laureato in 2016 during the celebration of their 225th anniversary.  The spirit of the original model remained intact and was enhanced […]

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Moritz Grossmann Benu Power Reserve Dynamo Dresden edition

Moritz Grossmann Benu Power Reserve Dynamo Dresden edition

For the kick-off with Dynamo Dresden, Moritz Grossmann presents the “Black/Yellow”. This is a special version of the BENU Power Reserve watch line. Having a presence at many international events they still keep emphasis on their traditional roots. And also showing commitment to numerous regional activities. Moritz Grossmann have […]

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MB&F Legacy Machine Final Edition

MB&F Legacy Machine Final Edition

One of our favourite watches of MB&F is the Legacy Machine. We have a thing for their creative designs and stunning timepieces however the wearability of the LM makes it stand out. Sadly we just learned that they are launching their last version which brings […]

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Arnold & Son Opens its First Flagship Boutique

Arnold & Son Opens its First Flagship Boutique

TOKYO, Japan, April 18, 2017 – Arnold & Son, a part of Citizen Watch Group, is pleased to announce the grand opening of the “CITIZEN FLAGSHIP STORE TOKYO,“ the world’s first flagship store from the Citizen Watch Group, in the newly launched […]

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Julien Tornare new CEO Zenith

Julien Tornare new CEO Zenith

Jean-Claude Biver, President of the Watches Division and Ceo ad interim of Zenith, announces the appointment of Julien Tornare as CEO of Zenith, effective May 1st, 2017. Julien Tornare will report to Jean-Claude Biver. In this role, Julien will be focusing on […]

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Sjöö Sandström Royal Steel Worldtimer

Sjöö Sandström Royal Steel Worldtimer

Sjöö Sandström is an upcoming brand. Some of you might not have heard about them yet as they are still mainly sold in Scandinavia, but that is something likely to change. These guys from Sweden are make some impressive watches. They date […]

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Presenting the HYT H4 Neo with led light

Presenting the HYT H4 Neo with led light

Innovation within tradition, the DNA of haute horlogerie, the movement heritage, and so on: forget it all. Need a known quantity to hang on to? Good news: the HYT H4 Neo tells the time like no other. HYT H4 Neo The H4 […]

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Atelier Reverso brings 3 new dials

Atelier Reverso brings 3 new dials

Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Atelier Reverso makes the relationship between a man and his watch even more exclusive. By personalising the reverse side of this iconic model and choosing one or several interchangeable straps allowing for a number of variations. In 2017 the Grande Maison introduces […]

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Time Machines of Swiss artisan Florian Schlumpf

Time Machines of Swiss artisan Florian Schlumpf

Presenting the “Time Machines” of Swiss artisan Florian Schlumpf by the MB&F M.A.D.Gallery in Geneva. MB&F are are always good for some out of the ordinary designs. In their M.A.D. Gallery you will always find some interesting items, no matter what your interests […]

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Arnold & Son unveils DBG Skeleton

Arnold & Son unveils DBG Skeleton

DBG Skeleton Arnold & Son unveils a new rendition of its unique DBG dual-time (GMT) timepiece, the DBG Skeleton. An acronym for “double balance” and “GMT”. The DBG Skeleton, part of the Instrument Collection, references the precise chronometers built by John Arnold […]

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