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Polaris Mariner © Jaeger-LeCoultre
Culture
Deep dive with Jaeger-LeCoultre

The face of the new Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Mariner is none other than Benedict Cumberbatch, star of In a Breath, a short promotional film shot on Rakino Island in New Zealand. In it, we see him meditating before plunging with his watch into the ocean.

Friday, 16 October 2020
3 min read
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Hilary Shwank
Watch Stories
Hilary Swank: "I look for quality in a watch"

A double Oscar winner, for Boys Don’t Cry in 2000 and Million Dollar Baby in 2005, Hilary Swank now stars in Away as an astronaut heading a three-year mission to Mars, handling family and mission crises from millions of miles into space.

Friday, 25 September 2020
Frank Rousseau
7 min read
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Paris Hilton
Watch Stories
On time with Paris Hilton

Paris Hilton, who has an impressive collection of purses as well as watches, launched her own collection of timepieces in 2007. Like her, they are "made to sparkle".

Friday, 04 September 2020
Frank Rousseau
7 min read
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Kevin Costner in “Yellowstone”
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Kevin Costner on watches and Wolves

Thirty years ago, a determined actor embarked on one of Hollywood's greatest ever epics: Dances With Wolves, a magnificent portrayal of the American West and its heroes.

Thursday, 30 July 2020
Frank Rousseau
7 min read
Alessia Zecchini © Ulysse Nardin
Lifestyle
The new faces of watchmaking

A freediving champion, an explorer and film-maker, a Haute Couture designer, surfers, skippers, actors... brands choose them not for who they are but for what they do. Introducing the new faces of watchmaking.

Friday, 10 July 2020
6 min read
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Jackie Chan
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Jackie Chan, from stuntman to superstar - Part two

From humble beginnings, Jackie Chan has reached the height of fame. An international star, he is disarmingly modest, although this hasn't always been the case. As a younger man, he would spend, spend, spend – including on watches.

Friday, 26 June 2020
Frank Rousseau
8 min read
Jackie Chan
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Jackie Chan, from stuntman to superstar - Part one

From humble beginnings, Jackie Chan has reached the height of fame. An international star, he is disarmingly modest, although this hasn't always been the case. As a younger man, he would spend, spend, spend – including on watches.

Thursday, 25 June 2020
Frank Rousseau
8 min read
Robin Williams
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Robin Williams, watch guy

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.

Friday, 29 May 2020
Frank Rousseau
8 min read
Harrison Ford playing in “The Call of the Wild”
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Harrison Ford, actor and watch designer

Newly adapted from Jack London's literary classic, "The Call of the Wild" transports us to the snowy expanses of Alaska in the 1890s, with Harrison Ford as prospector John Thornton. The actor talks about climate activism, technology and why mechanical watches beat smartwatches every time.

Friday, 13 March 2020
Frank Rousseau
7 min read
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