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There’s something – and perhaps it’s the way the watches echo the burnished metal hue of old-school deep-sea divers’ helmets – that is very (corporate cliché alert) ‘on brand’ about Panerai’s Bronzo portfolio. And, the Panerai Submersible Bronzo – which has just been added to the Italian brand’s core collection, having rapidly garnered iconic status […]
In the annals of modern watchmaking, the drive for innovation has been a constant. From the first tourbillon by Abraham-Louis Breguet in 1801 to the debut of carbon and silicon components more recently, watch brands have jockeyed for position in the field. Since 2001, the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève’s Aiguille d’Or prize has been […]
The eagle has landed. In advance of the 50th anniversary of man’s first touchdown on the moon, Omega has unveiled some big news. The watchmaker has announced that its famous Calibre 321 movement – the one housed inside the Speedmasters worn by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on Apollo 11 – will go back into […]
What could a Swiss watch company founded in the late 19th Century, a more recent addition to that nation’s luxury horological scene and a Bolognese supercar maker all have in common? The answer is the extraordinary looking new timepieces you see before you: a collaboration between Bucherer 1888, Roger Dubuis and Lamborghini. The Excalibur Aventador S is powered by a […]
“I love black,” customisation king George Bamford recent told Robb Report, “because it brings out shades of beauty. With black watches, you can see stuff like a subtle chamfer edge.” It’s a pretty safe bet that Bamford approves of what his Zenith/LVMH colleagues have pulled off with this new black addition to the Defy Classic […]
CODE41 offers mechanical watches for ultra-modern consumers