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Hermès Takes The Porcelain Dial To New Heights

For Hermès, the dial of their watches is often the perfect canvas to express their creativity and craftsmanship. This is also the case with the new Arceau Harnais français remix. The brand got inspired by one of their vintage scarfs, which was designed by Hugo Grygkar, who served as Hermès in-house designer between the 1940s and 1959. He based his design in turn on a painting which was part of the private collection of Émile Hermès, which showed a team of horses in colorful harnesses with feathers. READ MORE
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Omega Takes Its Central Tourbillon To New Heights

The central tourbillon has been a hallmark complication of Omega ever since it was introduced in 1994. What makes these watches so exceptional is that the tourbillon can literally take center stage. As Omega opted for a one-minute rotation of the tourbillon cage, it can conveniently double as a seconds indicator as well. Aesthetically, this has resulted in some stunning watches, but Omega is now taking it to new heights with the De Ville Tourbillon Numbered Edition. READ MORE
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Nodus Duality Watch Review: A Microbrand Takes a Multi-Layered Approach

It seemed like almost overnight, Nodus watches were everywhere. It went from being a brand that operated on the fringes of social media to one that you see every time you open Instagram. I have a tendency to be skeptical when things like that happen. Nodus, however, deserves attention. Debuting back in 2017 with its Trieste diver, the brand has put forth a concerted effort to make uniqu, high-quality, affordable timepieces that stand on their own merits. Nodus makes an effort to explore different aspects of watch design with its releases. The Duality, Nodus’ most recent release, examines depth and dimension on its dial by combining sandwich dials with applied elements.

Nodus Duality Case The Duality comes in a 40mm 316L stainless steel case. This is pretty straightforward for a watch of this caliber, although when you get it on the wrist, you notice that the Duality has a luster unfamiliar at this price point. I think this is due primarily to the polished bezel, polished handset, and..

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55 Years Of Seiko Prospex Excellence: Four New Takes On The Classics

The name Prospex carries a significant amount of gravitas in the watch community. It literally means Pro Specs or Professional Specifications. Seiko used this moniker to delineate watches in its catalog that were meant to do a job or meant to perform in the harshest conditions. Five-and-a-half decades ago, Seiko released Japan’s first dive watch, the 6217-8001 (62MAS). It proved itself by accompanying the Japanese Antarctic Research Expedition while they were drilling ice cores from the Antarctic. The 62MAS paved the way for more diving watches to come from Seiko. For the 55th anniversary of this accomplishment, Seiko has decided to release three new and updated versions of its pivotal dive watches.

Each of these three models will be released in limited editions of 1100 pieces. All three are modernizations of pivotal Prospex dive watches from the 1960s and 1970s, starting with the 39.9mm SLA037, which commemorates the 62MAS, and followed by the 44.8mm SLA039 based on the 1968 Hi-Beat..

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Hublot Takes Over Wynwood Partitions For Personal Lunch With Shepard Fairey To Rejoice Hublot Galerie MDD

To celebrate the fifth anniversary of its Hublot Galerie in Miami, luxury watch manufacturer Hublot celebrated with friend of the brand, globally renowned contemporary street artist Shepard Fairey, during Art Basel Miami Beach. The Swiss-based brand exclusively revealed the revamped boutique, in conjunction with Fairey revealing his latest large-scale work, both in the heart of the Design District.

“We are excited to have brand ambassador and friend, Shepard Fairey, join us in celebrating this momentous day for Hublot Galerie,” began Ricardo Guadalupe, CEO of Hublot. “Hublot is always trying to tell a story with not only our watches, but also with our boutiques. The reopened Design District location is a refined approached to bringing together the best of Miami and its culture, and what better artist is there to tell this story with than Shepard Fairey?”

The gallery-style boutique celebrates the brand’s continued “Hublot Loves Art” motto, as it touts a rotation of artwork on its wall..

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Hublot Takes Over Wynwood Walls For Private Lunch With Shepard Fairey To Celebrate Hublot Galerie MDD

To celebrate the fifth anniversary of its Hublot Galerie in Miami, luxury watch manufacturer Hublot celebrated with friend of the brand, globally renowned contemporary street artist Shepard Fairey, during Art Basel Miami Beach. The Swiss-based brand exclusively revealed the revamped boutique, in conjunction with Fairey revealing his latest large-scale work, both in the heart of the Design District.

“We are excited to have brand ambassador and friend, Shepard Fairey, join us in celebrating this momentous day for Hublot Galerie,” began Ricardo Guadalupe, CEO of Hublot. “Hublot is always trying to tell a story with not only our watches, but also with our boutiques. The reopened Design District location is a refined approached to bringing together the best of Miami and its culture, and what better artist is there to tell this story with than Shepard Fairey?”

The gallery-style boutique celebrates the brand’s continued “Hublot Loves Art” motto, as it touts a rotation of artwork on its wall..