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The Perfect Vintage Watches To Wear This Spring/Summer

Traditionally, a watch is something that’s built for purpose: to coordinate an attack, help navigate a plane, support a dive, plan an expedition, etc. They’re practical pieces of equipment that served the wearer as and when they were required. In the 21st century, unless you’re in the forces, it doesn’t matter so much when and...
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5 Vintage Timepieces With A Contemporary Feel

For better or for worse, genuine pieces of watchmaking history don’t often keep up with the latest style trends as well as they keep time. But there are a handful of exceptions; a few masters of style that are so well built and designed, they look just as good today as they did when they...
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Our Top 5 Watch Trends From SIHH 2018

With nearly three decades and hundreds of exhibitors under its belt, the 2018 Salon Internationale de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) was set to be one of the year’s greatest watch fairs — and it certainly didn’t disappoint. As the first few weeks of the year got underway, watch retailers, journalists, and enthusiasts from across the...
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How to Pick The Right Watch For Your Profession

A watch tells the time, but don’t be fooled; it also says more about what you than any other piece of clothing. It makes sense. Unlike your favourite shirt or checkered tie, a watch accompanies throughout the whole journey. It there’s when you drag yourself out of bed at the crack of dawn, there when...
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5 Reasons Why Smartwatches Will Never Replace Vintage Timepieces

As soon as we started using our phones to tell the time, many people thought the wristwatch was dead. But having been around for more than 500 years, such a flash-in-the-pan innovation isn’t going to get rid of it that easily. Granted, we may have to get used to the idea that our wrists may...
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4 of The Most Unusual Watches Ever Made

In the world of vintage watches, it’s not uncommon to come across the rare and unique. Spend a little time looking, and you’ll come across limited edition models, one-off complications, and feats of innovation that all, in one way or another, seem to exemplify the craft of watchmaking. More difficult is to find the unusual...
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A brief history of the modern day wristwatch

The history of the modern wristwatch spans almost 150 years and is almost as complex as a Vacheron Constantin Reference 57260. But the fact is, its origin couldn’t be simpler. As you can imagine, wrist jewellery was commonplace long before the introduction of the portable clock face. Particularly in royal and aristocratic circles where it...
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5 Gifts For The Watch Lover In Your Life

Christmas is approaching. And you’re desperately wondering what you can buy the watch enthusiast in your life that’s different enough from last year, and the year before that, but that still honours their first love. They already have enough straps and tools and wraps to last them several lifetimes. And you really don’t want to...
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3 Luxury Smartwatches for The Stylish and Connected

Some watch aficionados may see smartwatches as poor excuses for timepieces, built to please the iPhone generation and make amateur athletes feel better when on their morning jogs. And for a long time, that’s exactly what they were. One of the first modern smartwatches, IBM’s Linux watch, is a perfect example of this. Released in...
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Sportspeople And Their Limited Edition Luxury Timepieces

You know you’ve made it as a sportsperson when someone creates a watch in your name. Often it will be to commemorate a particular achievement, like a record amount of wins or games played. Or, on some occasions, it may be to celebrate a broader contribution to the world of sport or athleticism as a...
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