Fast Focus: Hermes Brings Artistic Dials to the Forefront with ‘Nature at Full Gallop’ Watches

Every year, Hermès  unveils a few unique timepieces that demonstrate the brand’s commitment to top craftsmanship, watchmaking arts and technical prowess and style, of course.  This year was no exception. Inspired by wildlife drawings from the French artist, Robert Dallet, the brand unveiled several nature-inspired watches with exquisite hand-painted and engraved dials. Dallet is best known…

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US Open Tennis Championships Today: Stan Wawrinka vs. Novak Djokovic (or: Audemars Piguet vs. Seiko)

This afternoon,  the finals of the  US Open Tennis Championships promises to be a hot ticket. Today,  Stan Wawrinka battles Novak Djovic for the title.  On his wrist, Stan the Man wears an Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore with specially made dark-pink strap (to match his outfit). Djovoic, meanwhile, does not wear a watch during play.…

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Fast Focus: A Look at One of the Most Affordable Perpetual Calendars — from Frederique Constant

    Frederique Constant, recently purchased by Citizen, has been a family-owned, independent watch brand for decades. In fact, I remember when the brand first launched, and I have been proud to say the founders — Peter and Aletta Stas — have always been committed to offering superb quality and incredible prices. The new Perpetual…

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Introducing the $150,000 Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Chrono Perpetual Calendar

In its unyielding quest for performance and precision, Vacheron Constantin regularly unveils new movements and new timepieces with coveted functions. Today, the brand releases the all-new Traditionnelle Chrono Perpetual Calendar watch, with new in-house-made 1142 QP caliber. The watch holds the Hallmark of Geneva certification. Retailing for $150,000, the 43mm platinum watch deftly blends the…

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