Posts Categorized: Hublot Review

Living Time: 5 Watches Created With Natural Materials

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We live in an era of cool, digital timekeeping. Our workdays are defined by electronic objects made from metal and plastic. Asphalt, glass, steel, and concrete surround us in our cities. No wonder we yearn for something different — for warm colors, materials from living sources, wood grain, textured leather and textiles; for the look of […]

Faces of Time: 8 Watches with Unusual Time Displays

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Many watches show “only” the time. But there’s plenty of latitude for creativity, as we can see on display in this selection of eight unconventionally designed timepieces from eight innovative watch brands. 1. Andersen Genève Montre à Tact Andersen Genève Montre à Tact “Tactful” watches enable their wearers to discreetly check the time, e.g., while […]

Time in the Clear: 6 Watches with Sapphire Cases

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Sapphire crystals are a common element in luxury watches, but entire cases made of sapphire have been and remain a rarity in the watch world due to the extreme difficulty in making them (and thus, not coincidentally, their prohibitively expensive price tags). However, recent years have seen several brands join the sapphire-case party, each in their […]

Progress Through Technology: 10 Tourbillon Watches with High-Tech Designs

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Audi’s “progress through technology” motto also applies to the importance of the tourbillon for watch design, because this eye-catching complication greatly enhances a timepiece’s visual appeal. A new trend contributes its fair share, too: many recent models are styled with such a strong emphasis on high tech that their tourbillons fit harmoniously into their overall […]

It’s Tourbillon Day! Check Out These 12 Intriguing Tourbillon Watches Launched This Year

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On this date in 1801, watchmaking pioneer (and namesake of today’s Breguet watch company) Abraham-Louis Breguet obtained a patent for his most famous horological invention, the tourbillon. Today, numerous watchmakers have taken up the challenge of not only producing tourbillons for wristwatches, but also taking them to the next level in terms of materials, design technology, […]

Need for Speed: 15 Watches Inspired by Auto Racing

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The worlds of watchmaking and automobile racing have shared a strong connection for decades, with racing and high-performance cars often serving as a direct inspiration for watches, including classic models like the Rolex Daytona and TAG Heuer Carrera, which both turned 50 in 2013. Below we take a look at 15 currently available watches with […]

Time in the Clear: 5 Watches with Sapphire Cases

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Sapphire crystals are a common element in luxury watches, but entire cases made of sapphire have been and remain a rarity in the watch world due to the extreme difficulty in making them (and thus, not coincidentally, their prohibitively expensive price tags). However, recent years have seen several brands join the sapphire-case party, each in their […]

3 New TAG Heuer Limited Editions Pay Tribute to Racing Legend Ayrton Senna

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Thirty years ago, in 1987, Brazilian Formula 1 racing driver Ayrton Senna won his first Monaco Grand Prix. Afterward, he would go on to become one of the greatest drivers the world had ever seen, winning 41 Grand Prix victories and three world championship titles before his untimely death in 1994. This year, to commemorate this racing […]