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News // Events // Tuesday, 7 July 2015

Audemars Piguet launches new Millenary collection and advertising campaign for women

Audemars Piguet has been crafting complicated watches for women for over 130 years and has proved to be the exception to the rule when combining watchmaking excellence with aesthetics. For 2015, the new Audemars Piguet Millenary collection celebrates 20 years of this unique oval women’s watch design. Three years in the making, its elegant shape is a salute to the balance achieved when...

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Know How // Best picks // Monday, 6 July 2015

Every second counts

During the night of June 30th, a "leap second" was added to time. The twenty-sixth since 1972, its purpose is to make up for the slowing of Earth's rotation, which is partly due to warming oceans. While this "jump" in time may be small compared with Marty McFly's fast forward in Back to the Future, it shouldn't be underestimated. During the night of June 30th to July 1st, a...

Christophe Roulet

 
News // News models // Monday, 6 July 2015

Luminor Special Edition for the 15th Anniversary of Paneristi.com

For 15 years the forum of the site www.paneristi.com has been the place where the most loyal and passionate admirers of Officine Panerai come together. A new special edition watch pays tribute to the community and celebrates this important anniversary. Passion. There is no better term to define the link between Officine Panerai and its most loyal collectors and clients, who for 15 years have...

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News // News models // Friday, 3 July 2015

Bovet Amadeo Fleurier Virtuoso IV

Unveiled at the 2013 Bovet Salon, the Tourbillon Virtuoso made a lasting impression with its original functions, innovative architecture and expression of decorative watchmaking arts, which unanimously won over the most eminent specialists and collectors of fine watchmaking. Two years later, Pascal Raffy and the artisans of the Dimier 1738 Manufactures are revealing the Amadeo® Fleurier...

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News // News models // Thursday, 2 July 2015

Vacheron Constantin renews its support for Only Watch 2015

At the occasion of the charity event Only Watch 2015 that will take place on November 7th in Geneva, Vacheron Constantin renews its support with a unique Métiers d’Art Mécaniques Ajourées timepiece, beautified by an enamelled red ring. This creation links two worlds that evolved in similar ways in the late 19th century: architecture and watchmaking. Based on one of the stellar in- house...

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News // News models // Wednesday, 1 July 2015

New colours for two iconic A. Lange & Söhne

The Saxony-based watch brand has expanded its range of colours for its chronograph collection: Two highly attractive models in pink gold/black (Datograph Up/Down) and white gold/grey (Datograph Perpetual) are now available. Industry experts regard the Datograph from A. Lange & Söhne as one of the most popular chronographs. In 1999, the world’s first ever column-wheel chronograph with a...

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Know How // Collection // Wednesday, 1 July 2015

Jaeger-LeCoultre - When the stars come out

Jaeger-LeCoultre's new models for 2015 celebrate astronomy, the science that gave rise to horology. They include several high-precision timepieces, including many with very special moon-phase displays. Jaeger-LeCoultre has looked to the stars for this year's collection, and furnished the majority of its new models with complications or specific features relating to the heavenly bodies and...

Louis Nardin

 
News // News models // Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Marguerite, the new floral wonder by Christophe Claret

A new flower is blooming in the Christophe Claret watch garden. The romantic and subtly poetic Marguerite watch embodies the essence of feminine watchmaking as conceived by Christophe Claret. The watchmaker combines a bold, unique aesthetic that captures the imagination with mechanical virtuosity. The transience of time meets loving passion, as both delicately alight on the wrist with the kind of...

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Point of view // Interview // Monday, 29 June 2015

The subtle charm of Jaeger-LeCoultre

Chief Executive Daniel Riedo announces growth above 5%, a new collection this autumn, and a forthcoming increase in production capacity. Jaeger-LeCoultre, which has been designing and producing watch movements since 1833, employs 1,350 people on-site. Already the biggest watchmaker in the discreet Vallée de Joux by far, it is preparing to increase its workforce again. Appointed Chief Executive...

Louis Nardin