Four Fantastic Floral-Inspired Women’s Jeweled and Complicated Watches

 |  May 18th, 2017

This year women’s watches are again all the rage, with some of the finest watch brands offering beautiful gemstone-adorned pieces and complex watches with artistic dials or complex calibers.  Here we take a look at four fantastic women’s watches that hold hefty (but well worth it) price tags. MasterGraff Floral Tourbillon A magnificent work of art and technology, the MasterGraff Floral Tourbillon watch is 38mm of amazing elegance. Offered in several color ways, the watch features elaborate diamond  settings and beautifully…

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Valentin Piaget, Who Led the Piaget Ultra-Thin Watch Development and Advanced Women’s Watches, Dies

 |  April 30th, 2017

Valentin Piaget, the grandson of Piaget founder Georges-Edouard Piaget, has passed away at the age of 94. This third-generation visionary in the watch world is the man responsible for pursuing the making of ultra-thin movements — an arena Piaget pioneered in the 1950’s and in which it has held a leadership role ever since. Brothers Valentin and Gerald worked at Piaget from 1942 onwards , when it was still a family owned and operated company. Gerald was CEO and Valentin…

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Piaget has Starring Role in New ‘Jackie’ Movie with Natalie Portman

 |  December 13th, 2016

In the new film about the Jackie Kennedy — the last four days before President John F. Kennedy was assassinated — Natalie Portman, who plays Jackie, wears the original Piaget watch with jade dial that Jackie wore. Jackie Kennedy was one of the most popular and most photographed First Ladies of the 20th century and owning an outstanding green jade dial Piaget watch was indicative of her personal statement. She was known for her elegant fashions and accessories that bred…

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GPHG 2016 Winners Gallery (and Why I Feel this is a Not-so-All-Inclusive Event)

 |  November 11th, 2016

Last night — as watch lovers know — the annual Grand Prix de Horlogerie de Geneve — GPHG — awards were held. The awards (which this year were given to 14 category watch winners and one Special Jury Prize) are often acclaimed by many in the industry as the watch world’s Red Carpet or Academy awards. Sorry, world, I beg to differ. At the risk of upsetting the organizers of the GPHG — a 15-year-long event thus far — and at…

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Philippe Leopold-Metzger, CEO of Piaget, Talks About the Significance and Design of the Piaget Polo S Line

 |  July 28th, 2016

Recently Piaget unveiled its newest Piaget Polo S watch in New York, where we also had the opportunity to talk to global CEO, Philippe Leopold Metzger about the launch of the new line that is created only in stainless steel and that represents a new opening price point for the brand. Consisting of five models, including three-hand automatics and chronographs, the Piaget Polo S marks the first time the brand has introduced a collection that will be built only in…

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