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Balance wheel with silicon hairspring © Firehouse Horology
Connoisseur of watches
Why engineers are leading the battle of the balance spring

When all balance springs were metal, Swatch Group's Nivarox enjoyed a virtual monopoly. The most widespread alternative, patented silicon technology, is also the property of a handful of manufacturers. However crucial it may be, mechanically and strategically, the balance spring is about materials science, not horological genius.

Monday, 14 October 2019
4 min read
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The original Monaco from 1969 was considered too unconventional for the era.
Trend Forecaster
A little piece of Elvis, Paul or Jackie on your wrist…

With the vintage trend showing no signs of abating, now is the time to pay tribute to the iconic watches worn by late, great celebrities. Brands happily revisit legends from the past while at auction, watches with celebrity provenance are achieving record amounts.

Friday, 11 October 2019
Flavia Giovannelli
6 min read
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Connoisseur of watches
Gold, written in the stars

Now that science has proven the extra-terrestrial origins of gold, that fragment of space on our wrist is all the more special. On a more down to earth note, gold remains a safe haven when the economy hits rock-bottom.

Wednesday, 13 September 2017
Flavia Giovannelli
6 min read
Sylvester Stallone
Watch Stories
Sylvester Stallone, his life, his dreams, his watches

His pecs moulded by a shirt that must have shrunk in the wash, Sylvester Stallone proves that even at 71, a guy doesn't have to let himself go. But it's not all about the muscles. "Sly" also has a great sense of humour, particularly when talking about his love of watches so beautiful they will knock you out.

Tuesday, 12 September 2017
Frank Rousseau
7 min read
Parmigiani Bugatti Super Sport Saphire
Trend Forecaster
Four wheels on my watch

Whether trackside, in the paddock or on drivers' wrists, the partnership between watch brands and motor racing is at full throttle.

Monday, 11 September 2017
2 min read
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Omega Speedmaster
Connoisseur of watches
In the metal: the Omega 1957 Trilogy
Tuesday, 05 September 2017
3 min watch
Baume & Mercier
Trend Forecaster
Family values

A watch can be passed down as an item that will hold, even gain in value. Some brands have even transformed this notion of heirloom and heritage into an element of their communication.

Wednesday, 30 August 2017
4 min read
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Piaget - Altiplano watch - Rose gold, opal and diamonds
Trend Forecaster
Get me to the church on time!

For every couple about to tie the knot, we wish you nothing but the best. Beginning with a selection of watches and wedding rings that will ensure the happiest day of your life is exactly that.

Monday, 28 August 2017
4 min read
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