Billy Gray

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Woman of Substance: Jewelry Designer Kara Ross

Woman of Substance: Jewelry Designer Kara Ross

To reach designer Kara Ross’ studio and showroom, you make your way to a nondescript building in the still-pulsing heart of the beleaguered Garment District and ascend to the 15th-floor in an anachronistic manually operated elevator. The lift operators here may be the last of a dying breed, but Ross’ workspace hums with the energy of a fashion line on the rise. Two tables run the length of the loft, exotic skins concealing their surfaces. A small army of employees hovers around Ross, 46, the quiet eye of the storm, who has taken the eponymous brand she founded as a READ MORE

Haute Event: Breguet Brings Exhibition of Vintage Timepieces To The Intrepid

Haute Event: Breguet Brings Exhibition of Vintage Timepieces To The Intrepid

Elite watch brand Breguet christened its new exhibit aboard The Intrepid in Manhattan last night. Fittingly, the unfurling of “Breguet: Watchmaker, Aviator, Innovator” took place on Flag Day, with the collection of 26 Breguet timepieces (10 of them vintage pieces on display in America for the first time) stealing attention from The Intrepid’s fleet of fighter planes and the midtown skyline. Breguet’s military ties are deep: the brand was appointed official watchmaker to the French Royal Navy after A.-L. Breguet developed an early marine chronometer that revolutionized sea travel in 1815. A century later, the company was the first to READ MORE

Haute Event: Breguet Brings Exhibition of Vintage Timepieces To The Intrepid

Haute Event: Breguet Brings Exhibition of Vintage Timepieces To The Intrepid

Elite watch brand Breguet christened its new exhibit aboard The Intrepid in Manhattan last night. Fittingly, the unfurling of “Breguet: Watchmaker, Aviator, Innovator” took place on Flag Day, with the collection of 26 Breguet timepieces (10 of them vintage pieces on display in America for the first time) stealing attention from The Intrepid’s fleet of fighter planes and the midtown skyline. Breguet’s military ties are deep: the brand was appointed official watchmaker to the French Royal Navy after A.-L. Breguet developed an early marine chronometer that revolutionized sea travel in 1815. A century later, the company was the first to READ MORE

Bell & Ross: A well-timed success story

Bell & Ross: A well-timed success story

Carlos Rosillo, C.E.O. of Bell & Ross, has propelled the company to the summit of the luxury watch market in the time it takes most brands to get off the ground. One testament to Bell & Ross’ swift ascent is its headquarters in a five-story townhouse in Paris’ gilded 16th arrondissement, through which Rosillo recently gave Haute Living a tour. READ MORE

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