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Porsche Design 1919 Datetimer 70Y Sports Car Limited Edition

Seventy years ago, Porsche launched the iconic 356, its very first sports car. The 356 was an immediate success, putting the German manufacturer on the map as a leader in the sports car segment. The car was produced until 1965, two years after Porsche introduced its successor, the legendary 911. To celebrate the 70th anniversary […]

Stoic World – Affordable watch brand by Peter Speake-Marin

Born in Essex, England in 1968, Peter Speake-Marin is a watchmaker and founder of the Speake-Marin brand. He founded the company in 2002 and was their driving force until 2017 when he resigned to pursue other projects. With the help of two friends (who wish to remain anonymous) from Paris and Hong Kong, he is […]

Jaeger-LeCoultre Rendez-Vous Night & Day Medium Tribute to Cinema

In 2018, renowned luxury watchmaker Jaeger-LeCoultre is celebrating eight years of partnership with the Shanghai International Film Festival. During the opening of this year’s edition (16 to 25 June), the Swiss brand will host a gala dinner at which a fundraising auction will be held to help in the restoration of classic Chinese films. The […]

Presenting: Bremont Waterman limited edition

Founded in 2002, renowned British watchmaker Bremont is well known for its tough and rugged watches. Immensely precise, reliable and durable, these timepieces have been tested by numerous explorers, adventurers, and extreme divers. The latest such watch is simply called the Waterman. In developing and testing this diving piece, the British brand has worked closely […]

Latest from Blancpain – the Fifty Fathoms Ocean Commitment III

Since 1953 and the introduction of the iconic Fifty Fathoms diving watch, Blancpain has had a strong connection with the world of diving. For more than 60 years now, the Swiss watchmaker has been helping to raise awareness through ocean exploration. The brand strongly supports major scientific expeditions such as the Gombessa Project and the […]

Longines Conquest V.H.P. Stefanie Graf & Andre Agassi Foundations watches

For the past 10 years, Longines has been partners with legendary tennis players Andre Agassi and Stefanie Graf. The watchmaker has been closely involved with the couple, helping them with their respective charities Children for Tomorrow and The Andre Agassi Foundation for Education. To celebrate this anniversary, the Swiss brand has created ten special watch […]

Hublot Big Bang Unico Teak Italia Independent

Hublot and Italia Independent have once again joined forces to create a new collaborative watch – the Big Bang Unico Teak Italia Independent (ref. 411.OQ.1189.NR.ITI18). Limited to 100 pieces, this special edition pays tribute to Lapo Elkann, the founder of the fashion brand, and his passion and love for the sea. As a kid, Lapo […]

Introducing: Bell & Ross BR 01 Laughing Skull limited edition

With the introduction of BR 01 Skull in 2009, Bell & Ross became one of the first watchmakers to start the trend of skull watches. The timepiece was an immediate success and inspired the French brand to produce more such models, including the 2011 BR-01 Tourbillon Skull, and the BR 01 Skull Bronze and BR […]

Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean Deep Black “Volvo Ocean Race” Limited Edition

In September 2017, Omega announced it will become the Official Timekeeper of the Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18. The sailing has race began in Alicante, Spain last year in October and will conclude in The Hague, Netherlands in the end of June 2018. In addition to the trophy, the winning crew will also be awarded with […]

Baume – A new affordable watch brand from Richemont

Richemont, the Swiss giant behind brands like A. Lange & Söhne, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Vacheron Constantin and Piaget, has recently announced the launching of a new entry-level watch brand called Baume. A subsidiary of Baume & Mercier, Baume will operate independently as an e-commerce only company. Drawing experience from Richemont Group’s horological expertise, the company produces innovative, […]