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HANDS-ON: The Hublot Classic Fusion Ferrari GT

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The Ferrari–Hublot collaboration has produced a stream of watches since 2011, each time with a different look and feel: from Big Bang variations to the outstanding MP-05 LaFerrari and, two years ago, the Techframe. But where the Techframe is all straight lines and strong angles, this new Classic Fusion piece …

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How much should you spend on a Luxury Watch

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There are two questions that, as a watch critic, I hate being asked. The first comes with alarming frequency, and is this: “What’s your favourite watch?” Often, before my hand can hit my face, it’s caveated by, “I’m sure you get that question all the time…” Or, “you probably don’t …

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Swatch Unveils the New Flymagic with an Unexpected Twist

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The new Flymagic is also the first to feature the Nivachron hairspring, introduced in collaboration between Swatch Group and Audemars Piguet  Back in 2013, Swatch proved itself to be at the forefront of innovation when it announced the Sistem51, a robotically-produced Swiss mechanical watch positioned at a low price point. This …

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The Maison unveils its selection of original creations for Valentine’s Day

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Through everything that the Maison creates and embodies, Chopard infuses the act of giving with authentic grandeur and nobility: gifts become links conveying emotions and shared values. Valentine’s Day provides the watchmaker-jeweller with a renewed opportunity to express its creative genius and its alchemist’s touch. By transforming matter into precious …

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Omega embraces Atelier Manufacture with reintroduction of New Calibre 321

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The New Omega Calibre 321 harkens back to an era of atelier style manufacture and when horology’s biggest names shared the same base Lemania calibre from which the movement descended The original Omega Calibre 321 from 1957 Omega has reintroduced the Calibre 321. To most watch connoisseurs, its a nice …

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REC Watches – The story

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Petrolheads and watch lovers to the core, a trait shared by most of the international distributors, the founders of REC Watches decided to incorporate the two serious passions – with a twist. Every watch tells a story Every single REC timepiece incorporates salvaged and recycled parts from iconic vehicles or …

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Watches as Investment and other Surprising Findings in Knight Frank Luxury Report 2018

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With the recent lacklustre performance in cryptocurrencies and poor interest rates, investors are looking for new asset classes. Property, wine and art have become popular investment assets of late and the 2018 Knight Frank Luxury Index shows surprising growth potential in watches and classic cars. In 2017, art was almost …

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Nigeria’s foremost one-stop luxury lifestyle brand

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Lagos is the Los Angeles of Africa. Home to a plethora of the continent’s rich and famous, gated communities, a thriving film industry nicknamed Nollywood, and the Motherland’s biggest consumers of champagne. A city where designer labels matter, the car you drive (or get chauffeured in) affects your social rank, and …

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