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Articles on the subject: Connoisseur of watches

Defy Classic © Zenith
Connoisseur of watches
Only Time Will Tell: Zenith Defy Classic

When it comes to getting a feel for a watch, nothing compares to spending a few days with it on the wrist. Proportion, design, comfort, functions… Here’s our verdict on the Zenith Defy Classic.

Friday, 31 August 2018
2 min watch
Noémie Balmat, founder of Futur404
Connoisseur of watches
Is luxury's reluctance to embrace the internet a handicap?

Noémie Balmat and Allan Joseph are the founders of Futur404, an online media that explores the future of fashion in the context of society. Is Fine Watchmaking a special case in the luxury segment? Here's what they think.

Friday, 17 August 2018
4 min read
Top plate removed from module exposing all the wheels, lever and pinions
Connoisseur of watches
The Dubois Dépraz chronograph module: Switzerland’s best-kept secret

Love them or hate them, the one thing you can’t do is ignore them. Dubois Dépraz chronograph modules are possibly watchmaking's best-kept secret. Or worst, depending who you ask.

Wednesday, 15 August 2018
Ashton Tracy
4 min read
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Connoisseur of watches
Only Time Will Tell: Hautlence HL Vagabonde 02
Thursday, 26 July 2018
3 min watch
Connoisseur of watches
Only Time Will Tell: Panerai Luminor Due 3 Days Automatic Acciaio
Friday, 08 June 2018
2 min watch
Metro Night © HYT
Connoisseur of watches
Bright ideas!

Imagine a watch suffused with light, as if by magic. At HYT as well as Van Cleef & Arpels, the simple press of a pusher has an electrifying effect on the dial.

Thursday, 31 May 2018
3 min read
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The independent watchmaker waited 20 years for the right idea: a jumping tourbillon.
Connoisseur of watches
Putting a new spin on the tourbillon

Not much has been seen of the "king of complications" these past couple of years. Now it's back with a vengeance, courtesy of Andreas Strehler, Blancpain and Carl F. Bucherer.

Monday, 21 May 2018
3 min read
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Photo by Seth Macey on Unsplash
Connoisseur of watches
The Panerai Astronomo and its polarizing crystals

A Panerai looks great with a pair of stylish shades (preferably on the deck of a yacht). But the Astronomo has more in common with sunglasses than Italian chic: both use an optical phenomenon known as polarization.

Thursday, 03 May 2018
4 min read
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