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The slightest whiff of rarity is enough to create a considerable stir among Rolex collectors and...
Photograph by Jeff Harris Styling by Sharon Ryan
Among the lesser-known facets of the famous rivalry between 1920s-era industrialists James Ward...
It may have the look of De Bethune’s first completely original watch, the DB 15 perpetual calendar...
In 18th-century Europe, stylish aristocrats taught their pet canaries to sing tunes with a device...
There are conservative engravers, and there are crazy engravers like me who try to find the edge of...
For those who like to track discrete historical patterns, the last few years in watchmaking have...
Taking a seat at the bench in the workshop of Bunter SA, one of the watch industry’s most renowned...
After a top-to-bottom reorganization, Arnold & Son has explosively relaunched a range of new...
Those who have purchased Arceau Le Temps Suspendu ($19,400), Hermès’ eccentric time-stopping watch...
If you had lived in the Swiss town of Les Bois in the year 1900, you or your neighbors would...
If you look at the hand-painted scene on the dial of Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Master Grand Tourbillon...
There is never a shortage of theories as to why watch designers make the choices they do in...
Breguet has had a significant head start on the postmodernist watchmaking movement; the broad and...
The clarity of purpose with which the Germans like to construct their watches is a prime reason why...
Spurred by the success of its Golden Bridge design, which was revived from its archives almost 10...
Photo by Cécil Mathieu
THE GIFT A five-piece collection of three furnishings and two light fixtures, designed exclusively...
For soccer fans, the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil will undoubtedly be the sporting event of the year...
Photo by De Agostini/Getty Images
Not all gifts are appreciated. Such was the case with the surprise that Galeazzo Maria Sforza, the...
Photo by Blair Getz Mezibov; Styling by Christopher Campbell
These are glorious days for the suit. The boxy, floppy jackets and loose, pleated trousers of...
Illustration by Bruce Morser
By the time she was 19, Maria Sharapova had won her first of four Grand Slam singles titles and was...

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