Introducing Chopard L.U.C XP Urushi Year Of The Ox Watch

Chopard L.U.C XP Urushi Year of the Ox watch.

With next month marking the Chinese New Year, certain luxury watch brands are celebrating the event with specially made watches that honor the Chinese zodiac symbol. For Chopard, creating the L. U. C XP Urushi Year of the Ox watch was a particularly intriguing feat. That is because Chopard  turns to the ancient Asian craft…

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Why The Partnership Between Chopard And Kiton Works

Chopard, Kiton watch

Sartorially crafted straps are always a good thing, especially when a top Swiss watch brand teams with a top Italian suit maker. Recently, Chopard joined forces with Italian sartorial brand Kiton to create a limited edition watch that underscore the values of both luxury brands. Created in a limited edition of 100 pieces, the L.U.C…

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Chopard Releases Alpine Eagle Chronograph, Bridges Generation Gap

Chopard Alpine Eagle XL Chronograph

Today, as independent Swiss watch brand Chopard unveils its newest Alpine Eagle XL Chronograph — with in-house-made COSC-certified chronometer movements —  we are witnessing the next realm of the brand’s leadership and of its pioneering spirit when it comes to sustainability. Family Growth At Chopard I have been highly familiar with Chopard and its owners,…

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GPHG 2020 Finalists: Full List, 84 Nominees

GPHG 202

This year’s Grand Prix d’ Horlogerie de Geneve (GPHG)  — what some refer to as the Academy Awards of watchmaking – has announced the 84watch nominees for the 2020 edition. The nominations have been selected by more than 350 members of the watchmaking community, from brand executives, to watchmakers, watch educators and leaders and journalists…

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Top 10 Chinese Zodiac Year Of The Rat Watches

Vacheron Constantin Zodiac Chinese Year of the Rat 2020 Metiers d'Art watch.

For us here in America, the thought of a rat is mostly affiliated with big cities, garbage dumps and all things ugly. We conjour sayings like “you dirty rat” or movies like Ben with rats trained to kill.  However, in other cultures, the rat is a revered animal. In China, for instance, the rat is…

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Chopard Continues In 2020 With Sustainability Efforts, Especially With Alpine Eagle Collection

Chopard Alpine Eagle watch

It’s a known fact that Swiss watch and jewelry brand Chopard has been a leader in the field of sustainability, especially when it comes to fair-mined and ethical gold, and now even more. With the brand’s recent unveiling of the all-new Alpine Eagle collection of watches (a line that that recalls the much-loved 1980 St.…

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