From the advent of the luxury sport watch in the 1970s to the birth of the smartwatch in the new millennium, a number of factors have influenced the trajectory of the sport watch. One of the most significant is the increasingly competitive world of professional sports and the growing numbers of watches worn during play.
"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.
From June 10th to July 10th, the planet will live and breathe football as Euro 2016 brings together dyed-in-the-wool supporters and new fans won over by the spirit of the game, especially now football has shaken off its downmarket image and is considered a culture in its own right. And who are watchmakers to disagree?
To mark World Oceans Day on Wednesday June 8th, Jaeger-LeCoultre presents an exhibition about its Tides of Time partnership with UNESCO in Geneva, Shanghai, Singapore, Moscow Miami, and Sao Paulo.
There is a sweet spot where the world of Swiss watches merges with the culture and craft of motorcycling. Both share a feel for precision engineering and quality mechanics. Throw in some biker cool and here are watches ready to tear up the road.
Whether you’re a dandy-type, dressing for a special occasion or simply fancy mixing your look up, the pocket watch offers a sense of sophisticated style, allowing you to stand out from the crowd whilst showing off your fashion credentials.
Chanel, Dior, Louis Vuitton and Hermès. These prevailing names in Parisian haute couture and culture have all transitioned into the world of watchmaking.
From the red-carpet glamour to the on-screen action, there is so much to say about Cannes. However, the true festival-goer knows that the real excitement is the race against time.