Archive for the ‘Watches’ Category

Watchmaker Girard-Perregaux’s Le Corbusier Trilogy

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Swiss luxury watchmaker Girard-Perregaux has recently unveiled a trilogy of limited-edition timepieces commemorating the career of legendary architect Le Corbusier. A pioneer of modern design, Le Corbusier was as renowned for his revolutionary theories on urbanism as he was for the unusual materials he used. The collection, limited to five watches per design and based […]

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Rizzoli’s New Book on the Cartier Tank Watch

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Created by Louis Cartier in 1917, the iconic Tank watch has always been one of the Parisian jewelry house’s most venerable and glamorous designs. The rectangular face, fashioned in gold or platinum and often decorated with gemstones, has adorned the wrists of some of the century’s most luminous celebrities, from Clark Gable and Andy Warhol to […]

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A Rainbow of Color From Boccia Watches

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  For summer, we love the new Boccia id. watches. The classic timepiece manufacturer has added a panoply of hues to an award-winning style that used to be available only in black. Now, these titanium gems are sold in colors ranging from vibrant yellow to hunter green to fiery red. And that’s not all—you can […]

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1920s-Inspired Feather Watches From Harry Winston and Dior

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    Designer timepieces are going to the birds. With the recent resurgence of Jazz Age favorites such as art deco, fringe and now feathers—not to mention the highly anticipated remake of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Carey Mulligan—it seems the Roaring ’20’s feathery accents are also making a comeback on watches, adding a bit […]

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Graff’s Dazzling Duo

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Luxury jewelry brand Graff Diamonds recently made two new additions to their notable timepiece collection. With a stunning premiere at the internationally renowned watch fair Baselworld 2012, the Gyograff and Mastergraff Diamond Skeleton retain elements of classic Graff pieces while adding a fresh, innovative touch. The rose-gold Gyrograff, with a black crocodile strap, features a […]

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Harry Winston’s Magnificent New Watch: the HdT3

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The name Harry Winston is usually synonymous with huge diamonds, but in recent years, their men’s watch collection has received almost as much attention. The company’s newest horological wonder is the $622,600 HdT3, the third in Winston’s Histoire de Toubillon series, and it’s as much an 18k-white-gold time machine as a watch.  

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