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Rolex, Pebble Beach Concours d' Elegance 2019

From August 15 until this past Sunday, the Monterey Classic Car Week took place in the scenic Pacific coastal town of Monterey. The week consists of a host of events, including racing of vintage cars at the Rolex Monterey Motor Sports Reunion, the Pebble Beach Tour d’ Elegance presented by Rolex, the famed Pebble Beach…

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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Omega Hits the Movies in Dunkirk, Starring Tom Hardy and Omega CK2129

Omega CK2129 watch worn by Tom Hardy in Dunkirk.

As the movie “Dunkirk” — directed by Christopher Nolan — is being screened in cinemas  across the country we see an Omega CK2129 watch on the wrist of Tom Hardy’s RAF character.  The concept for this movie, which portrays the allied soldiers who risked their lives at Dunkirk and throughout the war,  is not just…

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Ulysse Nardin’s Innovision 2 Watch, Unveiled Earlier This Year, Demonstrates Brand’s Innovation

Ulysse Nardin Innovision 2 concept watch

We have been witnessing Ulysse Nardin making pioneering strides in watchmaking for decades — always surprising and delighting watch lovers. A key example of this is the concept  timepiece it unveiled earlier this year that we are certain has inventions in it that will be making their  way to Ulysse Nardin watches very soon. The …

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Interview: Henrik Lundqvist, Hockey Star and TAG Heuer Brand Ambassador

Henrik Lundqvist is a brand ambassador for TAG Heuer and part of the brand's "Don't Crack Under Pressure" campaign. (Photo courtesy of TAG Heuer)

 Recently,  I had the good fortune of interviewing NHL hockey player Henrik Lundqvist for Watch Journal Magazine. You can read the interview in its entirety there. However, here we bring you a quick excerpt for a little taste of time, TAG Heuer and sports. Olympic record setter, multi-award winning star NHL hockey player, Henrik Lundqvist…

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Tutima Racing Yacht and Tutima M2 SevenSeas Watches Sail Northern Europe

Tutima M2 Seven Seas watches with Kevlar strap or titanium bracelet.

It’s been a wild and wonderful summer for Tutima, a brand committed to several sports, including sailing. In fact, the brand has had its own Tutima  racing yacht since 2009. What’s even cooler about that is the fact that the DK46 racing cruiser is manned by an all-female crew headed by a Hamburg, Germany-based skipper. This past couple of weeks…

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