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Vacheron Constantin Tribute to Great Civilizations Collection with the Louvre

Standing inside the world famous Louvre in Paris, it’s nearly impossible to take in the depth,  breadth and scope of the art within these walls. From the Greek and Roman sculptures to Leonardo da Vinci‘s Mona Lisa and other famed paintings as well as the Egyptian, Asian and Islamic art, we are immediately reminded of…

New Cartier Love Book Shines Light On Aldo Cipullo, 1970’s And Love

Cartier Cipullo book

So many lovers of jewelry are familiar with the now iconic Love bracelet from Cartier, with its screw setting and simple message that was released in the early 1970’s. So, too, are they  familiar with the other legendary 1970’s line, “Nail,” that Cartier relaunched in 2012 under the Just un Clous name (French for “just…

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A Closer Look At Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde Skelet-Ones

Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde Skelet-Ones

By Nancy Olson If you’re looking for a shot of spring in your choice of timepiece, the new Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde Skelet-Ones will fill the bill. These limited edition timepieces—in three variations comprising just 28 pieces each—have all the gravitas we’ve come to expect from this La Chaux-de-Fonds maison, but with a touch of…

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Meet The New Grand Seiko ‘Nature Of Time’ Heritage Watches

Grand Seiko Heritage Collection Seiko 140th Anniversary Limited Edition

By Nancy Olson Two new Grand Seiko Heritage models have recently been introduced and while their looks are quite different, they share a spiritual connection that speaks to nature, the essence of time and the vision of Seiko founder Kintaro Hattori. Both are driven by the Hi-Beat automatic Caliber 9SA5, and both feature the distinctive…

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Jaeger-LeCoultre Celebrates 90 Years Of Reverso With New Book

Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso book

Late last year, Jaeger-LeCoultre unveiled the very first of its Tribute watches designed to celebrate the 90th anniversary of one of the most iconic watches of all time: Reverso. Now, just before it kicks off the year with a host of incredibly exciting Reverso watches, the brand releases a tribute book: Reverso. Published by Assouline,…

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A Closer Look At The IWC Flieger Chronograph Tribute To 3705 Watch

IWC Pilot Watch Tribute to 3705

IWC Schaffhausen is perhaps best known to the world for its pilot watches. Since the 1930’s, it has introduced a host of Flieger and Mark watches that have earned the brand a great distinction. Now, IWC unveils the Pilot’s Watch Chronograph Edition “Tribute to 3705” watch that pays homage to the 1994 iconic black Flieger…

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Masterpiece of Sound: A Closer Look At The $259,000 Bulgari Octo Roma Carillon Tourbillon

Bulgari Octo Roma Carillon Tourbillon

By Nancy Olson It is no easy feat to produce a chiming watch, whose aural delights add further intrigue to its timekeeping capabilities. A case is no longer just a case, for example, when it is also a vehicle to enhance sound. So, too, a movement steps up its commitment by offering not only precise…

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Watch Review: Patek Philippe’s Newest Twenty~4  For Women

Patek Philippe Twenty-4 Automatic

By Nancy Olson I’ve been a fan of the Patek Philippe Twenty~4 since it was first introduced in 1999. So it’s been satisfying for me to watch this inimitable ladies collection mature so elegantly over the decades, while still maintaining its status as the go-to watch for modern, active women. Now, the timeless Twenty-4 is…

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Why Hodinkee’s Purchase Of Crown & Caliber Makes Sense

Crown & Caliber, Hodinkee

It’s onward and upward for the leading watch destination Hodinkee. It wasn’t too long ago that the brand announced a new round of  Series B Funding. That investment of $40 million pushed the company to a valuation of more than $100 million. Now, Hodinkee announces its acquisition of one of the leading online pre-owned luxury…

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Richard Mille Joins Forces With Scuderia Ferrari

Richard Mille, Ferrari

This year is shaping up to be an exciting one from a cars-and-watches perspective. Earlier this month we announced the new relationship between Girard-Perregaux and Aston Martin, and before that TAG Heuer announced its partnership with Porsche — both with racing team involvements. Now, independent watch brand Richard Mille has announced a multi-year agreement with…

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Ulysse Nardin Unveils $225,000 Sparkling Free Wheel Watch

Ulysse Nardin Sparkling Free Wheel watch

Ulysse Nardin has long been a master at technical prowess in watchmaking. This 175-year-old brand specializes in highly complicated watches, marine chronometers and high-tech masterpieces that  will blow your mind. Now, though, the brand brings scintillating diamond work to the forefront, as well, with the release of just eight pieces of the Sparkling Free  Wheel…

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