I’m Back … I Braved the Great Wave and Entered Hyperbaric Chambers for this SIHH 2014 Review

So I survived Geneva.  Thanks to sheer determination to bring my loyal readers the best coverage possible,  I endured the following:   descending into shark infested waters (sort of ) with IWC; entering into a hyperbaric chamber (for real) with Breva ; being transported back in time to the late 19th century (sort of ) with…

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Dive Right In with the Calibre de Cartier Dive Watch

Ok, we admit it. There is a lot of thrashing going on here at SIHH, while so many brands vie for top position when it comes to the ultimate high-tech, haute-horology timepiece. But honestly, sometimes it’s nice just to look at reality. From Cartier, that reality comes in the form of its newest stainless steel…

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One Must-See Exhibition in Paris Right Now: Cartier Style and History – Will Take your Breath Away

Called an “achingly beautiful delight” by Maria Doulton of The Telegraph, The Cartier: Style and History exhibition at the Grand Palais in Paris is exactly that – achingly beautiful. With more than 600 historical pieces (displayed chronologically), Cartier chronicles 160 years of taste making – from tiaras to objects of art, jewels of Hollywood divas…

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We’re Off to See the Wizards! The Wonderful Wizards of SIHH 2014

You may have noticed that this week we brought you a lot of cool new watches just arriving in retail stores.  That’s because we wanted to temper next week’s coverage of hot new watches being unveiled at the SIHH Show—to which we now embark on our annual journey. The watches introduced at the SIHH –…

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Exactly what is the Poincon de Genève? And is the same as the Geneva Seal?

We get asked the question a lot from readers: What are the Geneva Seal and the Poincon de Genève? Are they the same? And how does a brand get the Geneva Seal? Well the answer to all of these questions – which for some are confusing – is simple. The Geneva Seal and the Poincon…

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Pre- SIHH 2014: Unveiling the Rotonde de Cartier Earth and Moon Watch

Packing a punch – a technical, aesthetic and watchmaking prowess punch– is what this newest Rotonde de Cartier Earth and Moon timepiece is all about. The alluring blue dialed beauty is set to be officially unveiled in the January 2014 SIHH- but we bring you a sneak peek here. The simply dazzling dial is created…

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