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White watches

Fashion that never goes out of fashion

— Seasons come and go but white remains invariably on-trend. This summer, the chic, refined and most luminous of “colours” once again makes its timeless nature an absolute must-have.
JULY 16, 2014
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cadran blanc

Colour

Gazing into the whites of the hours

— After years of chromatic variations, the white dial is back with a vengeance and has never been quite so pure and intense.
JULY 14, 2014
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Colour

Ladies’ watches in technicolour

— The arrival of the sun removes some of our inhibitions about what accessories to wear. And women’s watches don’t escape the rush of colour. A look at the unmissable details for the summer.
JULY 09, 2014
montres vertes

Colour

It’s not easy being green

— Green has now found its place on the wrist. But of all colours, this is the most ambivalent. The proof? Watchmakers handle it with particular care.
JUNE 18, 2014
Peinture de Trish Biddle

Ladies’ watches

Ladies’ games

— Whether a regressive trend or a simple need for lightness, feminine watchmaking is treating itself to a facelift with fun, poetic and even somewhat frivolous models. Christophe Claret, Chaumet and Piaget pull out all the stops.
JUNE 16, 2014
Moonphase

Ladies’ watches

The moon and the stars

— Luxury watch brands such as Corum, Harry Winston and Patek Philippe are bringing the fascination of the moon and the stars back to Earth for women who want romance on the wrist.
JUNE 10, 2014
Piaget limelight Couture, de Grisogono Allegra, DeLaneau Grace, Cartier Ballon Blanc

Ladies’ watches

Cuff designs are back!

— Working a definite 1970s groove, cuff watches are part of the current craze for oversize jewellery. DeLaneau, de Grisogono, Cartier and Piaget all dress the wrist in style.
JUNE 02, 2014
Van Cleef&Arpels Charms , Hermès Faubourg, Chaumet Josephine, Dior Mini D

Ladies' watches

The return of the mini-watch

— Long neglected in favour of bigger diameters, small jewellery watches are making a comeback at Hermès, Chaumet, Dior and Van Cleef & Arpels. Elegant yet discreet, they cut straight to the chase!
MAY 26, 2014
Fleurs de printemps

Floral motif

Spring watches

— Spring is officially back this week! Blossoming flowers and fluttering insects are an inexhaustible source of inspiration that Bedat & Co, Chaumet and DeLaneau never tire of exploring.
MARCH 18, 2014
Pocket watch

Trends

Pocket Watch Powers

— With more watch brands looking to their roots for inspiration, we see a new spate of pocket watches on the market but in modern, updated styles. Let’s have a look on Bovet, Bell & Ross and Chopard.
MARCH 11, 2014
Squares

Square watches

Time square!

— A little air of the Seventies, a subtly offbeat retro effect… The square watch often cuts an isolated figure in watchmaking collections. However, it remains an absolute classic that is held in high esteem by certain watchmaking enthusiasts. A closer look at some fine examples of this trend with Bell & Ross, Cartier and Longines.
MARCH 04, 2014
Gris

Trends

The stealthy yet unstoppable ascent of grey dials

— Alongside “best-seller” colours such as black, blue or more recently, chocolate brown, the use of grey on dials is asserting itself, albeit progressively and almost imperceptibly, as a lasting trend.
FEBRUARY 27, 2014
Bleu

Blue watches

Cerulean rules

— There’s no getting away from it: blue is simply everywhere. On dials and straps, in the shimmering depths of sapphires… A brief dive into the world of the ‘it’ colour with de Grisogono, Glashütte and Harry Winston.
FEBRUARY 18, 2014
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    Secret watches

    The Secrets of Time

    — A century or so ago, it was thought women did not necessarily need to know the time. Hence, the concept of secret or hidden watches came to light. Today, these...
    FEBRUARY 11, 2014
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    Chopard

    Valentine's Day

    — Valentine's Day is the perfect opportunity to celebrate love. For this very special occasion, Chopard selected two precious and romantic Happy Sport...
    FEBRUARY 07, 2014
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    Valentine’s Day watches

    Red Velvet

    — With Valentine’s Day upon us, wearing red has never been so special. Top watch brands make it easier now than ever before.
    FEBRUARY 04, 2014
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    Straps

    Hugging the wrist

    — Whether stunningly elaborate or discreetly understated, a strap moulds the wrist with inimitable elegance. More than just an accessory, it reveals the very...
    JANUARY 05, 2014
  • Thumbnail de Grisogono Sugar, Hublot Big Bang Caviar diamonds, Chaumet Attrape-moi si tu m'aimes, Mini D de Dior, Harry Winston Glacier

    Trend

    Delectable !

    — Irresistible eye candy featuring tangy colours and spicy stones, these watches combine good looks and great flavours. While their avowed aim is to feed foodies...
    JANUARY 04, 2014
  • Thumbnail Harry Winston, Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, Bulgari, Chanel

    Bestiary

    Beautiful creatures

    — What have Chanel, Cartier, Harry Winston, Van Cleef & Arpels and Bulgari in common? Jewellery and watchmaking creations starring precious animals!
    JANUARY 03, 2014
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    Selection

    Pilot's watches

    — Ranging from Bell & Ross to Zenith, and including Breitling and Rolex, we made a selection of the most iconic pilot's watches.
    JANUARY 03, 2014
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    Selection

    Chronographs

    — Because they give more than just time without great and expensive complications, the chronographs meet a big success. Our selection.
    DECEMBER 31, 2013
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    Selection

    Iconic watches

    — These are must-have watches that have sometimes made the reputation of a brand by themselves, whether it is Audemars Piguet, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Rolex or Zenith...
    DECEMBER 30, 2013
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    Christmas gift

    Men's "car" watches

    — The tick tock often answers the humming of engines. Our selection of watches inspired by the motor car world.
    DECEMBER 20, 2013
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    Women's Gems

    Colors of the Season

    — This season, with so many festive colors surrounding us for the holidays, it’s a nice time to indulge in the scintillating hues of winter.
    DECEMBER 17, 2013
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    Christmas gift

    Ladies' floral watches

    — Flowers, a symbol of felinity... From Boucheron to Van Cleef & Arpels, and including Chaumet and Piaget, we made a selection of floral watches for ladies.
    DECEMBER 16, 2013

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Definition of the day

Tooth,

A projection on the edge of toothed gear trains, gears, escapement wheels, ratchet wheels etc.