Jaeger-LeCoultre Unveils All New Polaris Collection At SIHH 2018, With Polaris Memovox, Polaris Chronograph And More

 |  January 16th, 2018

In a bold move, Jaeger-LeCoultre this year unveils an all-new watch collection, Polaris, that is inspired by the Memovox Polaris line from 1968,  but that offers a contemporary appeal. Taking distinctive design cues from that 50-year-old icon, Jaeger-LeCoultre incorporates them into a full range of watches that Include a Polaris Memovox, Polaris Chronograph, Polaris Chronograph World Time watch, a Polaris Automatic three-hand watch and a Polaris Date watch. These five key models comprise the initial release of this all-new line. There…

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Montblanc Takes To The Mountains And We Go Hands On With The Montblanc 1858 Pocket Watch LE 100 (SIHH 2018, Prices)

 |  January 15th, 2018

Once you have spent a few days in the Grand Tetons of Wyoming, you come to appreciate beauty in a new way. Exposure to the cold temperatures – as well as to the scenery and mountain ranges that date back thousands of years — gives one time to appreciate durability and function as well as elegance. As such, I was very happy to spend a few days in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, with Montblanc, wherein I (along with other select watch…

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Singer LP Rocks With Girard-Perregaux And The Laureato

 |  January 14th, 2018

Just to whet your appetite of what is to come this week at SIHH. Among other great reveals and announcements, American singer and songwriter  LP (Laura Pergolizzi) will make an appearance at the Girard-Perregaux booth.  This year the brand will continue its focus on the legendary Laureato collection, and LP helps ring it in. Here, LP wears a Laureato in this performance of Tightrope.

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SIHH 2018: Richemont Group, Baume & Mercier Unveil New Technology: Four Reasons Why You Need The New Baume & Mercier Clifton Baumatic Watch

 |  January 12th, 2018

Today, just a few days before the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) opens its doors in Geneva, the Richemont Group and Baume & Mercier unveil what is the result of more than four years of research and development by the Richemont Group’s Research and Innovation Team: The Baumatic™ caliber. One of the factors making this high-technology announcement so unusual is that the Richemont Group has given its use – first and foremost – to Baume & Mercier. It…

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Author Mary Shelley Turns Over In Her Grave Thanks To H. Moser & Cie’s Unveiling Of Frankenstein Homage Watch (Swiss Icons Series)

 |  January 11th, 2018

This article was amended on January 12, with a new statement by the brand being issued about this timepiece. That statement is at the end of this article. Well, ok, Mary Shelley, the original author of what may well have been the first science-fiction book,Frankenstein, might not be rolling over in her grave with the introduction of the new H. Moser & Cie Frankenstein Homage Watch that is the third in the brand’s Swiss Icons series (which began with Moser’s…

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