For the 100th anniversary of the American 1921, Vacheron Constantin has recreated the original watch using only techniques and tools from a century ago. The fifteen-month project began with a deep dive into the Manufacture’s archives and its stock of period components.
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The son of a diplomat, born in Great Neck, New York, Christopher Lambert (and his kilt) charmed the world with Highlander, a tale of immortals that’s now a cult classic.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The anthology series Genius recently returned to National Geographic, with Antonio Banderas more convincing than ever as Pablo Picasso.
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.