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FrontRunners November 2014: WATCHES AND JEWELRY

     A modern, minimalist look characterizes the pieces in the Tiffany & Co. T collection (tiffany.com), the first line of jewelry that the 177-year-old company has released since Francesca Amfitheatrof became its first-ever female design director earlier this year. The design of each of the collection’s more than 50 pieces incorporates—subtly or obviously—the letter T. […]

Retro Rockets

Bell & Ross’s new wristwatches are fueled by a fast-paced past. Bell & Ross’s new B-Rocket watches debuted just after their namesake, a one-of-a-kind concept motorcycle developed in collaboration with the noted English custom-bike builder Shaw Harley-Davidson. Not surprisingly, given the watch company’s predilection for aviation-influenced design, the motorcycle is loaded with airplane-related design cues; however, […]

Laurent Ferrier Sets a New Tone for Galet Micro-Rotor Watch

With two models presented at Baselworld 2014, Laurent Ferrier has paid a further tribute to traditional watchmaking by setting a new tone for the Galet Micro-Rotor line. Laurent Ferrier has decided to offer a new interpretation of the dial with gold appliques typical of the Micro-Rotor models. A minute track runs around these new dials, […]

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