Ralph Lauren channels love of classic cars into watch collection

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Fashion designer Ralph Lauren’s love affair with classic cars is well documented. He has one of the most impressive collections in the world, including classics such as a 1938 Bugatti 57SC Atlantic Coupe. It’s this vehicle that was the inspiration for his 2015 … Read More

Chopard introduces Superfast Chrono Porsche 919 Jacky Ickx Edition

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The Superfast Chrono Porsche 919 Jacky Ickx Edition watch in steel pays homage to the legendary race car driver and ambassador of Chopard and Porsche. Jacky Ickx’s impressive list of achievements includes six 24 Hours of Le Mans titles, four of which were won with Porsche. The silvered … Read More

Van Cleef & Arpels targets travelers with two-for-one watch

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French jeweler Van Cleef & Arpels is emphasizing its international appeal in a pair of short videos to promote the Pierre Arpels Heure d’ici & Heure d’ailleurs watch. The watch is designed to display two time zones simultaneously, making it the … Read More

This year’s Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève is going to rock

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Eric Singer, drummer for the rock band Kiss, has been named to the jury of watchmaking’s highest awards, the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG). He is a well-known collector of eclectic timepieces and will join the rotating group of 26 jurors in … Read More

Will Smartwatches Kill the Swiss Luxury Watch Industry?

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Watches, which first evolved in the 17th century from spring-powered clocks, were strictly mechanical devices that operated by controlling the speed of the watch. As technology progressed, vibrating quartz crystals were adopted to improve the accuracy of telling time. In 1970, … Read More

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