IWC Portofino Perpetual Calendar Boasts Moonphase That’s Accurate For 577.5 Years

IWC Portofino Perpetual Calendar

  I’ve been in the watch industry a very long time. In fact, I started my journey in late 1984 and my first full year in timepieces was in 1985. That was the same year that IWC unveiled its revolutionary DaVinci Perpetual Calendar watch that had been developed over the course of several years by…

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IWC’s Pilot’s Watch Chronograph Edition Polaris Dawn Ventures Into Space And Beyond

IWC, Polaris Dawn

(This article by Roberta Naas first appeared in her column on Forbes.) For nearly 100 years, Swiss watch brand IWC Schaffhausen has been known for its ingenious, highly functional pilot’s watches. The brand was first to create a soft inner iron case back in the 1930’s that rendered its pilot watches anti-magnetic. Now, IWC soars…

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IWC Is Making Strides In Saving the Planet One MiraTex Watch Strap At A Time

IWC MiraTex straps, Gisele Bundchen

  By Nancy Olson   Corporate sustainability is such an important concept, but too-often used as a “buzz phrase” for half-hearted endeavors that motivate little real change. Not so with IWC Schaffhausen, who began its sustainability journey over a decade ago, more recently setting several consequential goals to accomplish by 2022.   “Sustainability permeates our…

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Blue Pandas? Absolutely, And IWC Does Them Right With The Portugieser

IWC Portugieser Automatic Blue Panda.

  Watch collectors around the world are familiar with the term Panda when it comes to chronograph watches. It typically defines a white background with black subsidiary dials (panda eyes)  and the reverse Panda is just what it sounds like: black dial, white subsidiary dials. Now, though, IWC Schaffhausen brings one of the watch  world’s…

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Supermodel Gisele Bündchen Launches New IWC Portofino Watches

Gisele Bundchen and IWC

By Nancy Olson Known since 1984 for its clean lines and classic style, IWC’s Portofino is a mainstay among the brand’s collections, ever-expanding to include updated styles and functional features. In keeping with this decades-long creative flow, new models are just making their debut, each with technical tweaks and thoughtful embellishments. Now, supermodel and environmentalist…

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IWC X Toto Wolff Watch Fetches More Than $190,000 For Charity At Bonhams Auction

IWC Big Pilot’s Watch Perpetual Calendar “Toto Wolff x Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One™ Team”

Last week, we let you in on the fact that there was a last chance to bid on the last IWC Big Pilot’s Watch Perpetual Calendar Edition Toto Wolff x Merceds-AMG Petronas Formula One(TM) Team timepiece that was being auctioned by Bonhams for charity. Initially just 100 of this tribute watch were made and this…

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