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Haute Complication: TAG Heuer Carrera “Tete de Vipere” Chronograph Tourbillon Chronometer

Haute Complication: TAG Heuer Carrera “Tete de Vipere” Chronograph Tourbillon Chronometer

Few watches unite the past with the future the way the TAG Heuer Carrera “Tête de Vipère” Chronograph Tourbillon Chronometer does. Behind this long name is a watch that does not dwell on the past, but embraces what is good and takes it into the future. It is created to celebrate the 55th anniversary of the Heuer Carrera and will be released as a limited edition of 155 pieces. READ MORE

Auction Action: Top Lots of the Past Year

Auction Action: Top Lots of the Past Year

If you’re impressed by the 10% spike in Swiss watch exports for 2012, then the action on the secondary market should really impress you. It should also clear up any question of whether or not timepieces are a lasting investment. Sotheby’s tallied an astounding 83% increase in watch sales in North America last year, blasting its own record for the highest-ever price paid for a watch at Sotheby’s – for a Patek Philippe gold minute repeater made for uber collector Henry Graves Jr., at $2,994,500. Another top Sotheby’s lot was a George Daniels Space Traveller’s Watch, fetching $2,125,737 and setting READ MORE

Ralph Lauren Automotive Model Inspired by Bugatti 57 SC Atlantic 1938

Ralph Lauren Automotive Model Inspired by Bugatti 57 SC Atlantic 1938

Watchmaker Ralph Lauren created a timepiece bringing together the worlds of haute horlogerie and luxury automobiles. Inspired by the designer’s own Bugatti 57 SC Atlantic 1938, the Automotive Model (part of the Ralph Lauren Sporting Collection) features unique touches like a dial inlaid with elm burlwood. The automative world has long been an inspiration for Lauren’s sleek designs – his beloved Bugatti 57 SC Atlantic 1938 was even featured on the designer’s magazine. “I’ve always liked purposeful things, things that are designed not just to be decorative. I like sports and speed, style and beauty,” Lauren said. Well, the Automotive Model is just that; READ MORE

Piaget Unveil Brilliant Limelight Gala Collection

Piaget Unveil Brilliant Limelight Gala Collection

Luxury watchmakers Piaget set female hearts aflutter when they unveiled their Limelight Gala collection at the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie last month. The new collection, presented in Geneva, Switzerland, was inspired by the fanciful aesthetics of the 1960s, with a signature swirl of brilliant cut diamonds around the case. A rounded case is sublimated by two elegantly extended lugs, the feminine curves beautifully accentuated by a bezel set with a row of progressively sized brilliant-cut diamonds. Altogether, the case is set with 62 brilliant-cut diamonds. Simple accents complete the look of this timepiece, with an understated dial, sleek Roman numerals READ MORE

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