Interview: Racing Legend Jacky Ickx Reflects on Driving, Timing and Chopard

Legendary racecar drive Jacky Ickx. (Photo: R. Naas)

Being a car lover, I was thrilled when the opportunity arose not too long ago to interview the legendary Jacky Ickx. The 72-year-old racer is  one of the finest drivers of all time. In addition to winning the 24 Hours of Le Mans six times, he also achieved eight wins and 25 podium finishes in…

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Armin Strom Sailing Team Flies Out of the Water in GC32 Racing Tours

Armin Strom Sailing Team in GC32 Tour (photo: courtesy of Armin Strom Sailing)

Independent Swiss watch brand Armin Strom has been making great strides over the past few years. Known for its incredible art of skeletonizing watches, the brand also offers new and unusual movement architecture to showcase this art, and has even offered incredible customization through the Armin Strom Configurator program—where customers can pick a host of different…

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The Galaxy on the Wrist: Vacheron Constantin Metiers d’Art Copernicus Celestial Spheres 2460RT (prices)

The dial of this version of the Vacheron Constantin Metiers d'Arts Celestial Spheres 2460RT is created using hand- and laser-engraving on a sapphire disk. It is the least expensive of the three watches at $93,500.

Earlier this year at SIHH, Swiss watch brand Vacheron Constantin unveiled a watch that surprised and delighted us thanks to the celestial complexity and beauty of the piece: Metiers d’Art Copernicus Celestial Spheres 2460RT. We covered it here, however, this particular Metiers d’Arts collection warrants a closer look now that it has finally made its way…

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Hublot Big Bang One-Click Cuddly Cuff Watches Perfect for a Summer’s Night

Hublot Big Bang “One Click” Cuddly cuff watch makes a colorful and bold summer-night statement.

  Earlier this year, Hublot unveiled a creative new collection for women that offers versatilely and whimsy.  Now, we take a closer look at it again, because the watch is a perfect accompaniment for a fun summer night.  In the Hublot Big Bang One Click Cuddly Cuff the emphasis is, once again, on the strap.  The…

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Anonymous Bidder Buys Jacob & Co. Astronomia Sky Watch With Leonardo DiCaprio Signature

Leonardo DiCaprio at the LDF Event in St. Tropez where the Jacob & Co. Astronomia Sky watch (with DiCaprio's signature engraved on it) was auctioned.

Just a couple of nights ago, at the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation event in St. Tropez, a  bidder who wishes to remain anonymous paid several hundred thousand dollars more than the $580,000 retail price of a regular Jacob & Co. Astronomia Sky watch for one that has Leonardo DiCaprio’s signature engraved on it. To be fair,…

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