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The farm and Atelier from Greubel Forsey during the afternoon
Sculptors of Time: Greubel Forsey Atelier

Back in 2004, Robert Greubel and Stephen Forsey founded the Greubel Forsey watch brand. In 2007, the two watchmakers bought an old 17th-century farmhouse and converted it into an atelier, where they now combine traditional craftsmanship with modern Haute Horlogerie…

Men Of Steel: Blue Dial Sports Watches With Integrated Steel Bracelets

In 1972, Audemars Piguet launched its Royal Oak, which is considered the first luxury sports watch to have been made of steel. In 1976, Patek Philippe followed suit by introducing its first Nautilus. Over the years, the hype surrounding both…

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First Look: The Unshakeable Richard Mille RM 27-04 Tourbillon Rafael Nadal

Anyone who is interested in tennis and has ever watched a match by Spanish superstar Rafael Nadal will have noticed something extraordinary: the intimidating brutality inherent in the sportsman’s body language, which is expressed through several characteristics; the intense moaning…

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The First To Create An 100% Recycled Mechanical Watch? Panerai CEO Jean-Marc Pontroué On His Goals For 2021

It was exactly 70 years ago that Panerai first presented its watches equipped with a tritium-based luminous material. “Luminor” was the name of this innovative substance of the hour, and it then promptly appeared in Panerai’s collection of the same…

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Patek Philippe Calatrava Pilot Travel Time – Ref. 5524 & 7234

When Patek Philippe created a pilot’s watch with the Reference 5524G back in 2015, the watch world was in for a surprise. For such a classic manufacture, such a striking watch seemed somewhat unusual. But the surprising new piece did…

Avant-garde – Breguet’s new Tradition Quantième Rétrograde 7597

Every fan of Breguet will be well aware of the background to the horology house’s Tradition line. After all, it’s a story that has been shared extensively across the years. Meanwhile, for all those who are new and unaware, it…

Carl F. Bucherer Novelties Geneva Watch Days 2020

If you wanted to put a positive spin on the current crisis, you could point out the new-found desire we have to be impulsive. Ever since the first crisis management was put in place, the time came for us all…

Carl F. Bucherer Manero Flyback In Blue With A New Steel Bracelet Or Textile Strap

The last couple of years have been quiet for Carl F. Bucherer’s Manero Flyback. Now, the chronograph is back, and, it seems, better than ever. It was in 2016 that the Manero collection first introduced a new series of watches…

Jaeger-LeCoultre CEO Catherine Rénier on the Melodious Sounds of the Vallée de Joux

Amidst the sound of birds chattering and water splashing comes the sound of soft chimes, sounding repeatedly – almost as though someone was soulfully playing percussion, while wandering through tranquil surroundings. But it’s not a musical instrument we can hear…

NORQAIN Freedom 60 Chrono Steel Limited Edition

What makes the young Swiss brand and its new chrono so special? It was almost two years ago that I first stumbled across NORQAIN watches, while skiing in Switzerland – whether on posters in the winter sports resort, or on…

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The Evolution of TUDOR’s Submariner to the Black Bay

How the Black Bay lives on through its most popular diver’s watch If he were alive today, Rolex founder Hans Wilsdorf would be tremendously proud to see the legacy of his life’s work in the 21st century. Temporarily removing Rolex…

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Zenith CEO Julien Tornare on 2020 Novelties and The Blessings and Curses of Digitalisation

On this afternoon, Julien Tornare, CEO of Zenith, is treating himself to a glass of rosé. Not because it is part of his daily routine, but because he wants to propose a toast with his guests in the small digital…