Archive for: February, 2012

Oscar Winner Jean Dujardin Opted For A Jaeger-LeCoultre For The Big Night

Oscar Winner Jean Dujardin Opted For A Jaeger-LeCoultre For The Big Night

The Oscar for Best Actor for his role in the film “The Artist” at the 84th Annual Academy Awards was won by French actor Jean Dujardin. For this memorable evening, the star wore a Jaeger-LeCoultre Memovox Tribute to Deep Sea watch, an elegant re-edition of the world’s initial diver’s watch featuring an alarm function. Jean Dujardin and his wife French actress Alexandra Lamy enjoyed their final fitting at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills before attending the ceremony. Alexandra complimented her red carpet look with a classic Jaeger-LeCoultre Joaillerie diamond watch circa 1960, highlighted with 106 diamonds set in READ MORE

5 Questions With Breitling USA President, Thierry Prissert

5 Questions With Breitling USA President, Thierry Prissert

1. Tell us some of the most exciting developments at Breitling today?  There are a lot of exciting developments at Breitling today. One of our most significant developments has been the creation and enhancement of our own in-house movement. In 2009, prior to the restrictions of Swatch sourcing watch movement to various vendors, we produced our first 100% in-house developed movement, after years of private research and development. To this date, Breitling has expanded the number of timepieces that house the movement to 5 pieces and introduced the Chronomat  GMT in 2011 with the new Caliber 04. This year at READ MORE

Rolex Tops List Of Brits’ Favorite Brands

Rolex Tops List Of Brits’ Favorite Brands

As reported by Reuters, when close to 2,000 patrons in the U.K. were asked to name their top brands, Swiss watch maker and David Beckham adorner Rolex came out on top, followed by Coca-Cola and search king Google. Past No. 1 Mercedes-Benz held on to the fourth position. BBC came in a No. 5, making it six years in a row the media giant managed to pop up in the survey’s top five. Backing up England’s status as a country of car nuts, Jaguar and BMW joined Mercedes in the top 10. Apple and Microsoft — previously in the top 10 READ MORE

El Primero Flyback Stratos Survives the Pole2Pole Adventure with Johan Ernst Nilson

El Primero Flyback Stratos Survives the Pole2Pole Adventure with Johan Ernst Nilson

The Pole2Pole voyage, headed by environmentalist explorer Johan Ernst Nilson, begun in April 2011, has just reached the South Pole after 10 months in extremely tricky conditions and crossing some of the world’s most hostile regions. His journey almost came to an early end after an accident on the icecap: diagnosis, cracked ribs. It would take more than that to stop this dedicated adventurer. Johan E. Nilson experienced severe conditions and impressive temperature fluctuations. Freezing cold in the Far North and Antarctica, then extremely high temperatures over 50 ° C in the Mexican desert, where he was taken back by READ MORE

Maîtres du Temps ‘Chapter Two’ Diamond Watch

Maîtres du Temps ‘Chapter Two’ Diamond Watch

In the recent past, Maitres du Temps watchmakers have become known for raising the bar with each and every timepiece they offer. The Chapter Two diamond watch has done it again, combining 2 functions – big date and triple calendar – along with pleasing aesthetics highlighted with diamonds. Housed in an 18K gold casing, the lining is embellished with 205 white diamonds and goes perfectly well with the Rose Gold and white leather strapping or the White Gold with the chocolate brown option. The main dial features a white base with a black circular path that is marked with prominent READ MORE

Snow White Princess Diamond Watch Showcased At The Doha Jewelry and Watch Exhibition

Snow White Princess Diamond Watch Showcased At The Doha Jewelry and Watch Exhibition

The legendary jewelry and watchmaker, Mouawad chose Qatar as the location for the first unveiling of the exclusive creation, the Snow White Princess Diamond Watch. The women’s watch, valued at $68 million, made it’s appearance at the Doha Jewelry and Watch Exhibition (DJWE) and was on display at the Mouawad booth throughout the show that ran until February 26th. The diamond-studded watch was created from 18K white gold and layered with 223 colorless diamonds that vary in size. With an outstanding 106.93 carats, the Snow White Princess is another amazing example of the exquisite attention to detail and artistry that READ MORE

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