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Edox Curling Timepieces 2016

Abelard Apr 4, 2016 0 Comments Posted in: News

Sliding a 40-pound "stone" down a narrow channel of ice and aiming to be centimetre-perfect takes skill, tactical savvy and precision timing. And with all players in a team helping guide the shot to its target, known as the "house", curling is the ultimate team sport on ice - and one of the world’s oldest, with the forerunner of the modern game datin »

Jaeger Le-Coultre Reverso

Abelard Jan 12, 2016 Jaeger Le-Coultre 0 Comments Posted in: Hot Trends

There are not that many watches on the market that can truly be considered timeless classics. One of these rare and beautiful luxury timepieces is the Jaeger Le-Coultre Reverso, a model with an 80 years tradition. The best thing about the Reverse is that even if it is such an old design it still looks like a fresh and modern looking watch. You can’t gro »

Bulgari Octo Gerald Genta

Abelard Dec 1, 2015 Bulgari 0 Comments Posted in: Hot Trends

The Bvlgari Gerald Genta Octo watch has an impressively rich legacy. Starting with its beginnings, the watch has fascinated countless watch fans with its wide range of intricate movements and sophisticated aesthetics. The “Octo” name is a symbol for its uniquely designed eight-sided case that has a distinctive look on the wrist. Even though the timepie »

Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean

Abelard Nov 4, 2015 Omega Planet Ocean Seamaster 0 Comments Posted in: Hot Trends

Omega has no match. When it comes to Swiss craftsmanship, attention to detail, quality, design versatility, price and attitude, there are not that many brands on the market that can come close to its reputation. The brand itself has the unique ability of reinventing its image and classic models in a very modern and unique way. It is a very unpredictable wa »

Chopard Mille Miglia

Abelard Nov 3, 2015 Chopard 0 Comments Posted in: Hot Trends

Chopard is one of the very famous watches brands that have designed a special edition luxury sports timepiece to commemorate its partnership with one of the world’s most popular classic car race, the Mille Miglia. This unique and well-known design has become over the years a very iconic and sought after watch. Since 1988, Chopard is the official timek »

Patek Phillipe Nautilus

Abelard Nov 3, 2015 Patek Phillipe 0 Comments Posted in: Hot Trends

Even though the Patek Philippe Nautilus was not the first timepiece created by Gerald Genta, not the first automatic chnornograph, not even the most complicated or advanced chronograph, it is one of the most popular and iconic watches within the industry. The famous Patek Philippe Nautilus was redesigned and re-introduced in 2006, but the original version »

Omega Speedmaster Professional

Abelard Nov 3, 2015 Omega Speedmaster 0 Comments Posted in: Hot Trends

The Omega Speedmaster Professional is also known as the first watch in space. Due to its remarkable performances and durability it was the only choice of the first astronauts that set foot on the moon. Since that moment, its popularity has increased rapidly and now it is considered one of the most iconic watches on the planet. Everyone knows that Neil Arm »

Breitling Navitimer

Abelard Oct 30, 2015 Breitling 0 Comments Posted in: Hot Trends

The reason why the Breitling Navitimer 01 is so special is because it is the first Navitimer ever that was powered by the new in-house Breitling B01 movement. Also, the Navitimer is one of the most famous and iconic traditional aviator watches, the only chronograph model that has been produced contentiously for over 50 years. The Breitling Navitimer was l »

Bell&Ross BR01

Abelard Oct 25, 2015 Bell&Ross 0 Comments Posted in: Hot Trends

The initial Bell & Ross BR01 was launched over a decade ago and at that time it was intended as a unique and distinctive manly dress watch. There was no other timepiece like this on the market. The alternatives were rather very luxurious models that were too keen on being different than the usual 46 mm wide wrist watches. What Bell&Ross decided to »

Grand Lange Moon Phase

Abelard Oct 18, 2015 A. Lange & Söhne 0 Comments Posted in: Hot Trends

Luxury timepieces with a moon phase indicator are considered to be some of the classiest, most poetic and exquisite watches around. Every watch aficionado adores the idea of having its very own moon phase watch. This is the most sophisticated complication that modern horology has to offer. The A.Lange & Söhne Grand Lange 1 is one of the most iconic ex »

Montblanc Star

Abelard Oct 14, 2015 Montblanc 0 Comments Posted in: New Trends

Montblanc Star Classique Automatic is an incredible example of haute horology. This timepiece is designed as the perfect example of flawless craftsmanship, elegant aesthetics and intricate mechanism. It is a watch destined for greatness, one that is meant for those stylish men who adore complementing their charming personality with a stunningly refined tim »

Franck Muller Giga Tourbillon

Abelard Oct 14, 2015 0 Comments Posted in: New Trends

The Franck Muller Giga Tourbillon is an exceptionally intricate timepiece with an impressive functionality and unique design. It represents, almost, everything a watch passionate person could ever desire. The newest version of the Franck Muller Giga Tourbillon is an amazing novelty within the industry, the result of the extensive work of a skilled team of »

Vacheron Constantin Overseas

Abelard Oct 9, 2015 Chronograph Vacheron Constantin 0 Comments Posted in: New Trends

The Vacheron Constantin Overseas is a beautiful and exquisitely crafted invitation to travel. The sporty and elegant Overseas collection is dedicated to all those who adore magnificent complications that enrich our everyday life. What are the essential qualities of the ideal contemporary watch? Should it have an intricate mechanical chronograph movement, »

Tag Heuer Carrera

Abelard Sep 28, 2015 Carrera Tag Heuer 0 Comments Posted in: New Trends

There are not that many watches out there that have such a rich history as the Tag Heuer Carrera does. This iconic design has just turned 50 years and throughout time it has suffered numerous aesthetic and functional changes. But one thing has stayed the same- the fame and the exquisite design that define this much sought after timepiece. The first Tag He »

Rolex Oyster Perpetual

Abelard Sep 28, 2015 Oyster Perpetual Rolex 0 Comments Posted in: Hot Trends

The Rolex Oyster Perpetual is one of the most iconic watches within the luxury watches industry. Due to its hermetically sealed case, the timepiece is recognized as the world’s first waterproof watch. This classic design has been worn by numerous personalities throughout time and it a true symbol of extreme performances and unmatched elegance. It all st »

Cartier Tank

Abelard Sep 28, 2015 Cartier Tank 0 Comments Posted in: Hot Trends, New Trends

The well-known luxury French jeweler Cartier launched in 1917 one of the most iconic and successful watch designs of all time. This extraordinary timepiece is called the Tank and it is a real symbol for luxury, style and sophistication. A quick look throughout its history will reveal that this is one of the most desired wristwatches on the planet, worn by »

Panerai Luminor

Abelard Sep 28, 2015 0 Comments Posted in: Hot Trends

Panerai Luminor is a very iconic watch. It is the timepiece that changed fashion. Initially, the Panerai Luminor was designed to serve as a diver’s watch for the Italian navy, but over the years bulky watches have become more and more popular. A Panerai Luminor isn’t just a useful mechanical masterpiece, but also a style symbol. The Panerai Luminor ha »

Paul Newman Daytona

Abelard Sep 27, 2015 Daytona Rolex 0 Comments Posted in: Hot Trends

Rolex Daytona has a pretty complex and interesting history as this timepiece has evolved along parallel collections to the well-known Submariner. Originally, these two iconic lines were developed for “working men” and each one featured a very distinctive function. While Daytona, carrying the name of the famous racetrack in Florida, was constructed just »

IWC Ingenieur

Abelard Sep 27, 2015 Ingenieur IWC 0 Comments Posted in: Hot Trends, New Trends

A couple of years ago, IWC introduced its new Ingeniuer collection that included about a dozen fresh versions that were a modern reinterpretation of the classic design. The launch took place at the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie. These fresh IWC models are available in a 40 mm and a 46 mm case diameter, and offered multiple casing materials, in »

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak

Abelard Sep 27, 2015 0 Comments Posted in: Hot Trends

The Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Chronograph is a truly unique and beautiful watch that has countless fans across the globe. The brand is one of the oldest manufacturers within the watchmaking industry. The first AP watch was designed over 175 years ago. Its extended tradition and excellent tastes for timeless designs have made the company what it is today- a »

Rolex Submariner

Abelard Sep 27, 2015 Rolex Submariner 0 Comments Posted in: Hot Trends, New Trends

Rolex Submariner is without a doubt one of the most popular and iconic watches on the planet. I do not think there is even one single person who doesn’t know how this watch looks like and what it symbolizes. One of the main advantages of owning a Rolex Submariner is that it instantly gets everyone’s attention. This extremely famous design suggests luxu »

Cartier Santos Dumont

Abelard Sep 26, 2015 Cartier Santos 0 Comments Posted in: Hot Trends, New Trends

Pilots’ watches are among the most important niches within the watchmaking industry. This style has defined the history and evolution of modern timepieces as we know them. This is why it is important for all watches fans to know a few main details about the first pilot watch ever made and how it shaped the functional and aesthetic standards of those time »

Omega Seamaster Skyfall

Abelard Sep 26, 2015 Omega Planet Ocean 0 Comments Posted in: Hot Trends

Once the James Bond „Skyfall” movie was launched in theaters in 2012, Omega took advantage of this invaluable marketing opportunity and introduced a new limited edition 007 watch to mark the 23rd installment in the franchise. This move was very different than the announcement of the Omega James Bond 007 50th anniversary timepiece. The purpose of this b »

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