Vainqueur du Red Dot: Best of Best 2017

Hublot – Winner of the Red Dot: Best of Best 2017

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After having examined the 5,500 creations of participants from 54 different countries, a jury of 40 professors, journalists and independent designers chose to give the highest distinction of the Red Dot Awards: Product Design, “the Red Dot: Best of Best 2017” to the Hublot Big Bang Meca-10 Magic Gold watch. This particular reference 411. CI.1190. […]

Unique creation for Only Watch

Hublot – Big Bang Unico Sapphire Usain Bolt for Only Watch

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Times, muscles and hope against disease “It is our hope that this watch, along with what Usain Bolt and ourselves are offering the Monegasque Association against Muscular Dystrophy, will symbolise this notion, the desire and the ambition to see “the strongest muscles – those of Usain Bolt – helping to support the weakest muscles – […]

Showing at WatchTime New York 2017: Grand Seiko Hi-Beat 36000 Professional 600m Diver’s

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America’s largest luxury watch show, WatchTime New York, returns to Manhattan’s Gotham Hall on October 13-14 (Click here for event details and to purchase tickets). Japan’s Grand Seiko — which this year became independent of the larger Seiko brand — will be in attendance for the third year in a row, and will have among its showcase […]

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 […]

7 Modern Watches Inspired by Historical Pieces

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The vintage-look trend that has been so prevalent in the watch world in recent years has showed no signs of abating. Modern re-editions of historical pieces continue to emerge from some of the most venerable watch brands. Here are seven notable examples of “vintage-inspired” watches launched in recent years. 1. Omega Globemaster Omega Globemaster The Omega […]

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 […]