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Ebel X-1

EBEL X-1 Black Ceramic Ladies Luxury Watch Review

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I have been eagerly anticipating the arrival of this timepiece, wanting to experience it in all its glory. Unzipping the circular leather box I find it inside on show beaming back at me.

The EBEL X-1 is a supremely modern watch crafted from stainless steel and polished black ceramic, which provides it with a satisfyingly luxurious weight. In hand, it feels like the perfect handshake which I am reluctant to release, which can only bode well for my wrist.

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Clive Owen & Jaeger-LeCoultre are firm friends in film release

Watch Clive Owen’s new film release

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British actor and friend of Jaeger-LeCoultre, Clive Owen narrates and stars in a short film titled ‘Clive Owen presents 180 Years of Inventions by Jaeger-LeCoultre,’ highlighting some of the stunning inventions by the iconic watch brand. In celebration of its 180th anniversary this year, the last 12 months has seen the watchmaker release a series of films and partnerships with its friends.

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ONLYWATCHPatekPhilippe

Patek sells for €2.95m at charity auction

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The ONLY WATCH auction raised over €5 million for charity, making it the most successful of the bi-annual events to date. The one-off completely titanium Patek Philippe 5004 stole the show selling for an extortionate €2,950,000 or £2.5m! Thirty-three unique watches from the likes Chopard, Girard-Perregaux, Breguet, Vacheron Constantin, Van Cleef & Arpels and Zenith, to rattle off a few names, plus a collection of 14 vintage magnum bottles of champagne were sold under the hammer for the grand total. What a crazy night to remember and all for a good cause!

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Rolex voted one of the UK’s coolest brands

Rolex voted one of the UK’s coolest brands

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Sitting comfortably in 3rd place behind Apple and Aston Martin, luxury watchmaker Rolex has been voted one of the coolest brands in the UK. The annual survey from CoolBrands is assembled by a panel of 37 experts including Kelly Hoppen and model Daisy Lowe. Other names featured on the list are Chanel, Prada and Alexander McQueen, but Rolex is the only watch brand to make the cool list!

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Zenith Pops-up with Charles Fish

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Did you know it takes 9 months of work, more than 2,500 operations, 200 expert hands and 18 types of metal to make a single El Primero Zenith Watch. If you are interested in discovering more and taking a glimpse of Zenith’s exciting new timepieces then Zenith’s and luxury jeweller Charles Fish’s exclusive pop-up boutique is the only place to be next week.

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Dior Grand Bal VIII Plume & Rotary Jura Watch

What Do Women Really Want from a Watch?

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What do women really want from a watch? If it is just to tell the time they only have to glance at their phone or computer. Yet most still own a watch and, as style magazines tell us, many increasingly have a watch ‘wardrobe’, ie a selection to wear for different events. Yet conventional wisdom has it that men pay more attention to watches because a) they are more techie and b) they have relatively few ways to express their personality through accessories.

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Selfridges’ Fine Watches Boutique goes live!

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Selfridges goes live with its new online Fine Watches Boutique, bringing you up close and personal to 200 luxury timepieces. Following the trend of women investing in elegance and exceptional craftsmanship, the visit-our-store only domain of its boutique has finally been given online status to satisfy our growing desire for luxury wristwatches and heirloom timepieces. Although a limited choice of brands, with only TAG Heuer, Frederique Constant and Gucci showing collections, we are sure there will be more to follow soon! The boys have a slightly wider range to choose from, with the likes of British brand Bremont, Bell & Ross, Baume & Mercier, Gucci, Montblanc, Dreyfuss and U-Boat showcasing their collections.

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Longines DolceVita Classic Ladies Luxury Watch Review

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Contemporary elegance is the by-line for this spectacular timepiece presented by Longines, and it wears it well.  You know when you see the familiar wing span motif that you are dealing with a serious contender and DolceVita does not disappoint.  On the contrary, the longer I dwell on its finery the greater my appreciation, which far exceeds any expectation.  It truly is an exquisite offering.

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Haute Joaillerie – Top Ten Luxury Watches

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Fashioned by the skilled hands of true craftsmen (and women), encrusted with the finest gems, blended with the beauty and precision of complex setting techniques – be it a cuff or the delicate embroidery of a bracelet – these brilliant illuminations for the wrist are spell-binding. Be inspired by these miniature works of art that make time-telling a real fairy tale.

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