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FIONA KRÜGER Celebration Skull

Unlike the Day of the Dead festivities which pay tribute to the dearly departed, the talented Fiona Krüger celebrates life Read more
LAURENT FERRIER Galet Square

In his 1874 book, Le carnaval du dictionnaire, the French journalist, author and poet Pierre Véron (1831-1900) gave his own Read more
GLASHÜTTE ORIGINAL Iconic Sixties

“Shebam! Pow! Blop! Wizzz!” The onomatopoeic lyrics from “Comic Strip” performed by Serge Gainsbourg in 1967 epitomise the imaginative and Read more
EBERHARD & CO. Extra-Fort Automatic

Founded in 1887 by Georges-Emile Eberhard, the watch manufacturer of the same name has stood the test of time, remaining Read more
GIRARD-PERREGAUX 1966 Acier

1966 is an important date in the history of Girard-Perregaux. It’s the date when the super Gyromatic calibre with its Read more
MONTBLANC Heritage Spirit Perpetual Calendar Sapphire

Heritage is “property that is or may be inherited” (Oxford dictionary). The sense of legacy integral to watchmaking, as watches Read more
HERMÈS Faubourg Manchette

In a world teeming with large pieces, Hermès surprised us all in 2014 by turning the trend on its head Read more
POIRAY Ma Première broderie fleur Carven

“The Carven brand is a bit like a heritage site for French fashion,” said the then French Minister for Culture, Read more
BELL & ROSS BR-X1 Chronograph Tourbillon

Reminiscent of a fighter jet with its square cabin in grade 5 titanium (transition metal popular in aeronautics and aerospace Read more
HAUTLENCE Tourbillon 01

It may not be the first time but it’s always a bit of a surprise to see a round watch Read more