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BRUTALISM FOR THE WRIST? THAT’S HUBLOT’S CONCRETE THINKING

When, earlier this year, Italian designer Giuliano Mazzuoli introduced the Cemento, the world’s first wristwatch with a case made entirely from concrete, I figured ‘Cool, but surely a cul-de-sac?’ It followed Girard-Perregaux’s watchesof 2012 and 2015 honouring Le Corbusier, with concrete dials. Now, as Hublot launches the Classic Fusion Aerofusion Chronograph Concrete Jungle, it begs the […]

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SPEED DIAL: HOW THE POST-WAR UTAH SALT FLAT RACES INSPIRED A NEW BELL & ROSS VINTAGE DESIGN

THAT BELL & ROSS IS SHARPLY FOCUSED ON PUSHING TECHNOLOGICAL POSSIBILITIES, DEVELOPING COMPLEX MECHANISMS AND PIONEERING NEW MATERIALS IS A GIVEN. THAT ITS FOCUS IS BORN OUT OF A DEEP PASSION FOR THE PURSUIT OF SPEED IS A LESSER KNOWN ASPECT OF THE FRENCH WATCH MARQUE’S HERITAGE That creative vision is inspired as much by […]

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DARK ARTS: GEORGE BAMFORD’S TAKE ON THE BENTLEY MULLINER MULSANNE SPEED IS FULL OF HIDDEN DELIGHTS

George Bamford made his name – and his company – by applying a touch of polychromatic wizardry to recognisable horological classics. The Bamford Watch Department gives collectible brands limited-edition makeovers, working alongside artists and designers to create playful collector’s pieces that signal discretion or delight. Now Bamford has turned his attention to cars. Inspired by his […]

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HUBLOT

HUBLOT Presented by Hublot, the “US$ 5 MILLION” watch is a unique piece, an exceptional and incredibly rare feat. And a completely different approach was used for its creation. Unlike an Haute Joaillerie piece, where the design and technical construction are created to “emphasise and serve” stones which have already been selected, the opposite approach […]

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DEVOTION TO TRADITION

DEVOTION TO TRADITION Based in Saint-Imier since 1832, the famous Swiss watchmaker celebrated its 180th anniversary last year and took the opportunity to present commemorative models which are worthy of the brand’s watchmaking expertise. One of the models included The Longines Column-Wheel Single Push-Piece Chronograph in rose-gold and limited to 180 pieces worldwide. For collectors […]

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FINE TIME

FINE TIME This year’s new watch collections push the limits of design, style and time. From fashion pieces to complicated timepieces, haute horology gets all dialled up. Once simply a stylish timepiece and now a horological icon, the Koppel watch enjoys a reputation of timeless class and is truly a distinctive example of Scandinavian design at […]

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HAUTE HORLOGERIE

Officine Panerai prides themselves as consseisours for masterful watch craftsmanship and latest collection lives up to their acclaimed designs. Dedicated to the lovers of Haute Horlogerie are the two brand-new special editions for their exclusive clientele to indulge in. The Radiomir 1940 Chrono Monopulsante 8 Days GMT Oro Rosso and the Radiomir 1940 Monopulsante 8 […]

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IWC RACING

IWC RACING The Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing partnership became the first Arab-flagged entry in the global IWC race from its first 2011-2012 edition. This partnership opened up an considerable amount of marketing and engagement opportunities from the global community. The inter nation race spans over ten cities across four continents starting in Alicante, Spain in […]

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GMT-MASTER II

The GMT-Master was introduced to the world in 1955 and was developed to meet the needs of international pilots. The GMT-Master II was unveiled in 2005 and has proved to be even more invaluable to distinguished gentlemen whose business involves long-distance travel and always being on the go. The beautiful centerpiece features a rotatable 24-hour graduated bezel […]

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RAYMOND WEIL FREELANCER

Once again, RAYMOND WEIL is playing with colours and materials in offering us a completely new interpretation of its Freelancer. The Freelancer Visible Balance Wheel, as its name indicates, reveals the balance of its mechanical movement at 12 o’clock. The collection’s first piece in two-tone steel and rose gold, the Freelancer Visible Balance Wheel has its place […]

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