Catherine Bishop

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A Cartier Classic: A Fresh Face For The Tank Française

From Claudia Schiffer to Cartier’s ambassador Rami Malek, Cartier’s Tank Française has long been a staple for many a fan of the Tank. Nevertheless, after peacefully existing at the company for the past 20 years, Cartier is now giving a…

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Remarkable Times: Jaeger-LeCoultre Launches The Collectibles

Surely no horology house has ever entered into the vintage watch business in such a charming way: Jaeger-LeCoultre is introducing The Collectibles, a watch ‘Bible’ featuring its 17 most important models, dedicated primarily to the manufacture’s collectors. But that’s not…

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Richard Mille RM 66 Flying Tourbillon

Richard Mille is introducing a brand new limited edition – and it’s like nothing we have seen before. Taking its inspiration from the rock ‘n roll lifestyle of the 1960s, the RM 66 Flying Tourbillon from Richard Mille is surely…

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LVMH Watch Week 2023: Zenith Highlights

Launching an array of new pieces at LVMH Watch Week, Swiss manufacture Zenith is getting creative this year as it extends its DEFY Skyline watch options. The horology house also introduces the world to its very first 41 mm DEFY…

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Blancpain Fifty Fathoms 70th Anniversary Act 1

Blancpain graced the world with the first modern diver’s watch back in 1953. While Rolex paved the way with the first water-resistant Oyster Perpetual watch as far back as 1926, the Fifty Fathoms used the wisdom of amateur diver and…

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Vacheron Constantin: The Ethereal New Traditionnelle and Patrimony Models

Horology house Vacheron Constantin is reaching new heights of femininity with its introduction of several ethereal new Traditionnelle and Patrimony models. The Traditionnelle Perpetual Calendar Ultra-thin is available in a powdery blue or pink colour scheme, accompanied by a diamond-set…

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In The Metal: Panerai Luminor Due Luna

Editor Catherine Bishop takes the new Panerai Luminor Due Luna editions for a spin. The watches mark the first time that the Luminor Due has integrated a complication – and what better way to start than with a moonphase? New…

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Switching It Up: Breguet Classique Dame 8068

Breguet is mixing things up in its Classique Dame collection, introducing the 8068 with a quick strap-change feature for the first time. The Breguet Classique Dame 8068, which comes in either a white- or rose-gold case, allows its wearers to…

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Fit For Royalty: Breguet Reine de Naples 9835 and 9838

Breguet’s two new ladies’ models, the Reine de Naples 9835 and 9838, take their inspiration from the first-ever wristwatch, delivered to the Queen of Naples (Napoleon’s sister) in 1812. Interestingly, the minute hands on these latest additions to the Reine…

Omega’s Pivotal New Pieces: Making its Mark as an Haute Horlogerie Watchmaker

Omega is known for its moonwalking Speedmaster, deep-diving Seamaster and sporty, elegant Aqua Terra. Stylish, historic, reliable: that’s the best way to sum up Omega. But the brand is also known for having produced several significant technologies in the watch industry. With the industrial…

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Castles, Diamonds, and Sustainability: Breitling’s Super Chronomat Automatic 38

Editor Catherine Bishop discovers the timepieces setting new standards for the Swiss watch industry; gains insights from Breitling’s Global Head of Sustainability into the company’s lab-grown diamonds; and recounts a trip to a castle with new Breitling envoy, Hereditary Princess…

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Louis Vuitton’s Ascension From High Fashion to Horological Heaven

In order to understand this article as a watch enthusiast or a collector: forget the Louis Vuitton stereotype. Forget the queues going round the corner and burly bouncers at the door. Forget the logo. We are here to understand the…