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TAG-Heuer MikrotourbillonS

Whether you consider tourbillons to be the ultimate in haute horlogerie, or – like me – you think they belong in pocket watches, Breguet’s anti-gravity device remains the yardstick by which watch houses are judged. It should therefore be no … Continue reading

Baselworld 2012

 HYT H1 As much as the annual watch industry event called “Baselworld” is a shrine to the new, it’s also a wonderful showcase for continuity. By its very definition, a trend should be something transient, with its own sell-by date, … Continue reading

Ralph Lauren Automobile Watch

Ralph Lauren’s new Automobile Watch was presented to the watch community as a by-product of his love for cars. As is well-known, he owns around 70 magnificent vehicles, which inspire him through their details and their execution. Such is their … Continue reading

Parmigiani Fleurier’s Bugatti Watches

(photo by Ken Kessler)   With its radical Type 370 wristwatch for Bugatti soon to end production, Parmigiani Fleurier has produced the final two as pair of engine-turned one-offs to bid farewell to the model. In a flurry of productivity, … Continue reading