La Royal Oak Offshore fête ses 25 ans

Audemars Piguet – 25 years of the Royal Oak Offshore

May 22, 2018

Summarising the new models presented by Audemars Piguet at this year’s SIHH is no easy task. Even with the terse prose used by the company’s copywriters, the full press kit runs to a whopping 85 pages! I will attempt here to summarise just the Royal Oak Offshore models in the customary 500 words of a […]

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Royal Oak Offshore 25th anniversary models

Audemars Piguet – Royal Oak Offshore 25th anniversary models

May 22, 2018

Since the introduction of the original Royal Oak Offshore in 1993, more than 120 references of this 42 mm model have been launched in various materials such as stainless steel, titanium, gold and platinum. To celebrate the collection’s 25th anniversary in 2018, Audemars Piguet presents three new versions of the Royal Oak Offshore: a re-edition of the […]

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Audemars Piguet – Royal Oak Concept Flying Tourbillon GMT

May 22, 2018

The new generation Royal Oak Concept Flying Tourbillon GMT has the asymmetric look of contemporary architecture with its redesigned bridges and fully revealed flying tourbillon at 9 o’clock. A powerful mix of sandblasted titanium and black ceramic – with 10 days’ power reserve. Like the Diamond Outrage watch prior to it, this is the kind […]

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Three Haute Horlogerie World Traveller’s Timepieces — Patek Philippe, De Bethune along with Glash??tte Original

April 5, 2018

World Traveller’s Watches Some call it the best time ever, others hate it. Travelling around the world comes in many flavours, be it for work, leisure or perhaps even both. If you are a regular world traveller, you might want to have a world traveller’s watch to accompany you on these trips. They help you to […]

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Chaumet – High Jewellery pieces showcase

March 6, 2018

For Breguet, this period of uncertainty has been complicated by a change in possession in 1970, once the manufacture was obtained by Jacques and Pierre Chaumet. For a while, Breguet’s reputation was tied to the of the Parisian jeweler. Watches were created in small series and sold via Chaumet‘s distribution system. The solution was not […]

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Chaumet - Coffret Assouline, collection « Mémoire »

Chaumet – Box set by Assouline, « Mémoire »

March 6, 2018

Vendôme, birthplace of a legend by Alexis Gregory tells of the Maison’s first establishment on the famous square in 1812, marking the beginning of more than two centuries of Chaumet’s unique style; a combination of elegance and grace. The Nature of Chaumet by Fabienne Reybaud reveals the theme of naturalism, a cornerstone of the brand’s […]

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Bracelet – A close meshed story

March 6, 2018

Capable of withstanding perspiration, water and wear, a metal bracelet is a key feature in the design of a watch. It is so complex and so inseparably bound up with the identity of a brand that quite a few of them simply don’t have their own bracelet… Many are indeed put off from making their […]

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Round Table: Ladies' High Mech Watches

GPHG 2015 – Round Table: Ladies’ High Mech Watches

March 6, 2018

Anita  Khatri Any kind of watch if meant for a woman cannot sacrifice on its aesthetic appeal. With this category of nomination in GPHG we salute all the qualifying brands shortlisted under this category. The piece which certainly deserves a standing ovation is Fabergé’s Lady Compliquée Peacock. This piece has craftmanship, innovation, elegance and beauty. […]

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March 6, 2018

Since this is the High-Mech category, the time only, hours (middle) and moments (revolving) seem nearly basic in comparison to a few of the other finalists, and even though the self winding movement has proven to be a versatile mechanical stage for Chaumet to contribute to life its inventions, you will find more complicated and […]

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Chaumet – Video. Joséphine collection

March 6, 2018

The black dial is difficult to appreciate in images. It has various shades of black out of the stripes into the subdials. The polished steel sections on the dial including the hands are hour markers are eye-pleasing and calming. There are a variety of special, however simple shapes all over the watch that aid for […]

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