He was one of the most brilliant American comedians of his generation. On August 11, 2014, age 63 and suffering from Parkinson's disease, Robin Williams took his own life. In one of his last interviews, he talks about his passion for watches and his admiration for the people who make them.
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Time's migration from pocket to wrist owes a lot to military watches whose many qualities have earned these honest, well-made timepieces their stripes. Even so, brands prefer to focus on their vintage appeal rather than dwell on their origins in the heat of battle.
IWC Schaffhausen presents the new Portugieser Yacht Club. Novel nautical functions and elegant case proportions together with robustness and water-resistance make this nautical sports watch the perfect companion on deck and ashore.
Sport's great, especially when it involves a dinner party. In which case, you need a timepiece to match. One that plays hard and is elegant in victory. Fortunately, watchmakers are one step ahead.
The tourbillon regulator is high on the agenda of the brands taking part in the watchesandwonders.com online plaform, whether alone, combined with other functions or part of a grande complication. Here's what happens when watchmaking gets in a whirl.
The brands that have taken up sport this year are putting elegance ahead of performance, fashioning every detail of beautifully styled watches that are happy to lead an inactive life. We take a tour of what's on offer from the brands at Watches & Wonders.
Refinement, elegance and timeless appeal define these new men's watches, presented at Watches & Wonders 2020. No fuss, no frills, just pure, classic goodness.
IWC Schaffhausen presents two Portugieser featuring Haute Horlogerie complications: the Portugieser Tourbillon Retrograde Chronograph and the Portugieser Perpetual Calendar Tourbillon.
The online launch of Watches & Wonders 2020 spotlights what will be the first trends in watchmaking this year. Special mention goes to astronomical complications and skeleton watches, while women's collections get into shape with form watches. Sport-luxe is another of the year's big winners.