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In honor of the brand’s origins as a travel-trunk manufacturer, the new Louis Vuitton Tambour Heures du Monde is equipped with a GMT function that lets a traveler track the time in two separate time...
Bell & Ross’ Vintage collection hearkens to the 1940s, when watches were key instruments for pilots. The retro aviation spirit infuses the entire range, including two recent arrivals to the line...
Wine writers have hailed 2005 as one of the best vintages of French Bordeaux in decades, if not longer. After maturing such exceptional wine, the 200-year-old oak casks used to age Château Latour...
Set with diamonds and gemstones, the Dior Christal Tourbillon transforms what was a fashion design into one of the most balanced jeweled complications made in years.
In 2005, Parisian jewelry house Van Cleef & Arpels presented its Midsummer Night’s Dream high-jewelry collection depicting impish fairies rendered in sparkling gems. A year later, the brand...
According to Hélène Poulit-Duquesne, Cartier International’s watch marketing director, the original idea for the Cirque Animalier de Cartier emerged from an exercise in creative free sketching by the...
The Van Cleef Arpels Jour/Nuit does not display hours and minutes in a conventional way. Rather, its dial—a rotating disk surfaced in aventurine—depicts a sun in yellow sapphires resting opposite a...
Bell & Ross's diver's watch is one of the company's most ergonomic designs with wrist-hugging curves that still maintain the aggressive character of a military timepiece.