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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
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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
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Seamaster Planet Ocean Ultra Deep Professional © Omega
Trend Forecaster
When watches travel to the ends of the Earth

Omega has just claimed, ad aeternam, the record for the deepest ever dive. A few weeks ago, Vacheron Constantin climbed to the roof of the world. After Panerai with its commandos or Richard Mille and Rambo, "extreme watches" have it tough.

Friday, 05 July 2019
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Les Ambassadeurs, Zurich boutique
Trend Forecaster
Les Ambassadeurs joins the pre-owned market

Les Ambassadeurs, one of Switzerland's leading retailers with stores in five Swiss cities, has launched a new service in its boutiques for customers wishing to buy and sell pre-owned watches. All the watches on sale are certified and come with a 15-month guarantee. Customers can also put an existing timepiece towards a new purchase. Interview.

Thursday, 04 July 2019
5 min read
Submersible Marina Militare Carbotech 47mm © Panerai
Trend Forecaster
10 dive watches for a cool, cool summer

Slip on your diving suit, adjust your mask and make a splash with one of these ten new dive watches.

Friday, 28 June 2019
5 min read
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Cory Richards
Trend Forecaster
Vacheron Constantin on Everest

A new Vacheron Constantin prototype watch made it nearly to the top of Everest on the wrist of National Geographic photographer and explorer Cory Richards – who is also an ambassador for the “One Of Not Many” brand campaign. We take you behind the scenes of the making of the watch, the climb, and Richards’ turbulent life.

Thursday, 27 June 2019
7 min read
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Robert Downey Jr.
Watch Stories
Robert Downey Jr, actor and watch collector

Eleven years ago, the American superhero machine launched one of the most profitable movie franchises ever. Twenty-one films and $18.5 billion in box-office takings later, the Avengers are back for a monumental goodbye.

Friday, 21 June 2019
Frank Rousseau
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Tudor-bronze-cover
Trend Forecaster
Top 5 bronze watches on Instagram

As bronze gains in popularity, which watches and which brands are making their mark online?

Thursday, 20 June 2019
4 min read
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Seabed

What's new on the diving watch side?

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