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Big Bang Unico Paraíba King Gold © Hublot
Trend Forecaster
Any colour you like (not just black)

"See red", "Feel blue", "Green with envy"... expressions such as these reflect how colour impacts our mood and behaviour. Watch brands also use colour to appeal to our subconscious. Is the owner of that blue chrono buying into their desire for distant horizons? Is the lady with the scarlet automatic a femme fatale? Read on and see what the colour of your watch says about you.

Friday, 01 November 2019
4 min read
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The 1969 Quartz Astron 50th Anniversary Limited Edition © Seiko
Watch Stories
1969, Switzerland vs. Japan

In a year marked by Woodstock, Concorde's first scheduled flight and the moon landing, Swiss watchmakers battled it out to present the first automatic chronograph. It would be Seiko that took the honours with its Calibre 6139, before striking an almost fatal blow with the Astron.

Thursday, 31 October 2019
4 min read
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Montblanc-Gala-Dinner
Trend Forecaster
Celebrities and watches: A complete guide

Watches and celebrities go hand in hand. We've created this complete guide to show how the relationship works, and what makes it so important to Fine Watchmaking.

Thursday, 19 October 2017
8 min read
Femmes 1
Connoisseur of watches
Women and Watches

End of September in New York City, Luxury Daily hosted an all-day event focusing on the role of women in the luxury business. Titled "Women in Luxury", the conference, attended by more than 100 businesswomen and men, witnessed some impressive speakers in a host of luxury fields including automobiles, finance and timepieces.

Thursday, 12 October 2017
5 min read
Bulgari Octo Maserati
Trend Forecaster
Speed, Precision and Style: Watches and Italian Car Brands

The history and future of cars and watches seem to be inextricably linked. Both wristwatches and automobiles had their start in the early part of the 20th century, and both were about innovation, convenience and precision. Throughout the decades, many top watch brands have aligned themselves with the luxurious world of cars, from vintage to classic, muscle, sports and racers.

Tuesday, 10 October 2017
5 min read
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Georges Kern, CEO of Breitling
Connoisseur of watches
New horizons for Breitling

“Navigating my way to new horizons. Contrary to popular belief, the sky is NOT the limit; it is merely the beginning of something bigger.” This quote was posted by Georges Kern on July 18 to announce his arrival as CEO of Breitling. Bigger?

Friday, 06 October 2017
Victoria Townsend
5 min read
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Cartier Tank Solo
Trend Forecaster
The art of nostalgia

By revisiting their past, watch brands are treading safe ground and add a layer of authenticity to their image.

Tuesday, 03 October 2017
4 min read
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Colin Firth and his wife, Livia Giuggioli
Watch Stories
Colin Firth, superspy

His remarkable performance in "The King's Speech" left us in awe. Now Colin Firth returns in the "Kingsman" sequel, a connected watch on his wrist.

Monday, 02 October 2017
Frank Rousseau
5 min read
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