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Articles on the subject: Watch Stories

Robert Redford
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Robert Redford, a natural star

His jeans may be faded but his blue eyes have that same intense sparkle. Robert Redford still radiates the natural authority that distinguishes one of cinema's greats. Interview.

Friday, 02 November 2018
Frank Rousseau
7 min read
Dwayne Johnson
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Why watches are a "tool" for Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne Johnson has become Hollywood's biggest (in every sense) action-movie star, with a will to match his impressive physique and bone-crushing handshake. Needless to say, only the most "virile" watches make the grade.

Friday, 05 October 2018
Frank Rousseau
7 min read
Michael Douglas
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Michael Douglas on collecting and knowing when to stop

At 73, Michael Douglas is delighted to go back to the lab as Dr. Henry "Hank" Pym, the creator of the world's tiniest superhero, in "Ant-Man and the Wasp".

Friday, 07 September 2018
Frank Rousseau
7 min read
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The 500 days of decimal time

The Egyptians used it. So did the Chinese, and the post-Revolution French when in 1793 the First Republic decreed the use of decimal time – which was given the chop less than two years later. These days, decimal time survives only as Swatch Group's Internet time, measured in beats.

Thursday, 30 August 2018
3 min read
Annual Calendar School Piece © Laurent Ferrier
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Laurent Ferrier’s customers look for exclusivity

When Laurent Ferrier and the eponymous brand’s CEO Vanessa Monestel come to town, you can be sure collectors will be out in number to see them. So imagine the crowd inside Antoine de Macedo’s store in Paris, where the new Galet Annual Calendar School Piece was presented to the French market.

Tuesday, 31 July 2018
Victoria Townsend
5 min read
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Deepsea (2018) © Rolex
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Rolex Deepsea − how low can you go?

The Rolex Deepsea was first launched in 2008. Ten years later at Baselworld 2018, Rolex introduced us to the upgraded Deepsea model. While it boasts a similar look to years past, it comes with a significant upgrade: the new caliber 3235. Boasting an impressive 70-hour power reserve and several new patents, this powerhouse takes the Deepsea one step further, proving that Rolex is constantly determined to push the boundaries.

Friday, 27 July 2018
Ashton Tracy
4 min read
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Sandra Bullock
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Sandra Bullock has Cartier in her sights

She may have girl-next-door looks, the zesty brunette has proven her ability to play any kind of role, including an Oscar-winning performance in The Blind Side in 2010. Like diamond, the 53-year-old actress has both strength and sparkle... which is just as well as in Ocean's 8, her latest film, she recruits Cate Blanchett, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson and Rihanna to help her steal a priceless piece of jewellery. Meet an irrepressible lady with a solid-gold sense of humour.

Friday, 13 July 2018
Frank Rousseau
6 min read
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World Cup 2018: how luxury watches became part of sport culture

With the World Cup in full swing, and Hublot in the role of official timekeeper for the tournament, we look at the relationship between watch brands and sport.

Tuesday, 10 July 2018
7 min read
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