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Articles on the subject: Watch Stories

Historiques Cornes de Vache 1955 © Vacheron Constantin
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Vacheron Constantin's bovine beauty

In September this year Vacheron Constantin introduced a stainless steel version of a 1955 chronograph that no end of collectors would love to own. And for good reason, as the Cornes de Vache is the only watch by Vacheron Constantin to feature distinctive "cow horn" lugs.

Thursday, 24 October 2019
3 min read
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TAG Heuer Connected Modular 45
Watch Stories
A brief history of quartz (2)

The quartz revolution traumatised the Swiss watch industry to such a degree it is rarely documented. No longer, thanks to this short read. Part two: from electromechanical watches to smartwatches.

Wednesday, 23 October 2019
4 min read
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Matthew McConaughey
Watch Stories
Matthew McConaughey's adventures in watchland

He returns to the screen in Gold, directed by Stephen Gaghan, as a luckless businessman searching for gold in the Indonesian jungle. We catch up with Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey, a man who has never set store in appearances, beginning with in-your-face watches!

Tuesday, 10 January 2017
Frank Rousseau
5 min read
Tom Ford
Watch Stories
Tom Ford: "A watch should be discreet."

With his immaculate suit and impeccably groomed beard, Tom Ford continues to conjugate fashion in multiple forms. The Texan designer is also an all-round artist for whom film-making is a new means to express himself.

Monday, 26 December 2016
Frank Rousseau
4 min read
Ryan Reynolds Piaget Altiplano
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Altiplano, love me slender

Sixty years ago, Piaget revolutionised extra-thin with a movement a mere 2mm in height. Since then, wafer-thinness has become a hallmark of the firm, and was even given its own collection in 1998. Synonymous with excellence, refinement and expertise, the Altiplano continues to push the boundaries of barely-there.

Monday, 19 December 2016
4 min read
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Garrick Hoxton Gold
Watch Stories
Then there were three…

Robert Loomes, Roger Smith and Simon Michlmayr form an uncommon trio.

Thursday, 01 December 2016
2 min read
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Robert Loomes Stamford
Watch Stories
The quest for British-made

SalonQP had several surprises in store, including Robert Loomes and his Stamford watch.

Wednesday, 30 November 2016
2 min read
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Big ben
Watch Stories
Best of British (II)

With sales taking off as the value of sterling falls, and with local talent staking their claim on even the most selective markets, in the space of a few months Britain has become a horological hot spot.

Friday, 25 November 2016
6 min read
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Seabed

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