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Articles on the subject: Watch Stories

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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Alain-Dominique Perrin, President of the Cartier Foundation
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Indestructible Cartier

It's hard to imagine Cartier as anything other than a fabulously successful watchmaker and jeweller, but it hasn't all been plain sailing. In the early 1970s, the company was in dire straits, the Cartier family no longer involved with the business, and chances of bouncing back were slim. And yet the company stayed strong in the face of adversity. We met Alain-Dominique Perrin, who helped steer Cartier back to greatness.

Thursday, 05 July 2018
10 min read
Antonio Banderas
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Pablo, watches and Antonio Banderas

The anthology series Genius recently returned to National Geographic, with Antonio Banderas more convincing than ever as Pablo Picasso.

Thursday, 14 June 2018
Frank Rousseau
5 min read
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How the British came up with Indian time

The original 24 time zones, intended to divide the globe into equal parts, were almost immediately altered to suit the needs of this or that country. First to take liberties with time were the British, with an eye on their numerous colonies.

Tuesday, 12 June 2018
3 min read
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Tom Selleck, never without my Rolex GMT Master Pepsi

For 162 episodes, he played one of television's best-loved private investigators... and put Aloha shirts on the fashion radar. We meet the man behind Magnum.

Thursday, 24 May 2018
Frank Rousseau
5 min read
Kirk Douglas
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Kirk Douglas, and why he likes dive watches

He is the last legend of the Golden Age of Hollywood. Issur Danielovitch - or Kirk Douglas as the world knows him best – was born over a century ago. His filmography includes countless great performances in classics such as Paths of Glory, Spartacus, Lust for Life, Is Paris Burning? and many more. Interview.

Tuesday, 08 May 2018
Frank Rousseau
6 min read
Sharon Stone
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Sharon Stone's ideal watch is simple... with a few diamonds

Three years after her last television project, the charismatic Sharon Stone is back in the public eye in Mosaic, a miniseries directed by Steven Soderbergh.

Thursday, 26 April 2018
Frank Rousseau
4 min read
Vintage

The retro resurgence

“Back to the future”
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