Luxury Timepieces

50 YEARS OF EL PRIMERO

The legendary El Primero high-frequency chronograph celebrates half a century of avant-garde and precision. In tribute to its legendary destiny, Zenith is offering aficionados an anniversary boxed set containing three chronographs with emblematic tricolour counters. A reissue faithful to the first El Primero model of 1969; a Chronomaster El Primero with optimized movement; and a Defy El Primero 21 to 1/100th of a second: the 50-piece limited-edition trilogy ‘conjugates’ high frequency in several …



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A new frontier in watchmaking by TAG Heuer

WHAT IS ISOGRAPH TECHNOLOGY AND WHY IT’S SO REVOLUTIONARY THAT IT’S BECOME A WATCHMAKING FIRST?     Isograph technology explained Magnetism, shock and gravity have virtually no effect on TAG Heuer’s revolutionary new oscillator, which features a tailor-made balance wheel and a hairspring made of a new material developed in-house by the innovative Swiss watchmaker. KEY BENEFITS OF TAG Heuer’s ISOGRAPH TECHNOLOGY: The lightweight hairspring is virtually unaffected by gravity and shock du …



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Alpine Eagle, Rebirth of an icon

Contemporary, refined and assertive, the new Alpine Eagle sports chic timepiece collection is a state-of-the-art reinterpretation of the St. Moritz, the first watch created in 1980 by Karl-Friedrich Scheufele, now co-president of Chopard. Imagined and personally designed by him, Alpine Eagle is driven by his passion for the Alps and by the lofty power of the eagle that reigns supreme there. Crafted from an exclusive, ultra-resistant and light-reflecting metal named Lucent Steel A223, it beats to …



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Chopard at the Mille Miglia 2019

Patrick van der Heijden, Martin van Kampen, Porsche 356 1500 SpeedsterMille Miglia 2018, Brescia©Alexandra Pauli for Chopard Chopard was back on the start-line at the most beautiful race in the world Chopard returned to the Mille Miglia in 2019 for the 31st time both as historic partner and official timekeeper. This year, the Maison’s Co-president Karl-Friedrich Scheufele, a true car aficionado, will compete at the wheel of a Mercedes-Benz 300SL “Gull Wing”.  For the first time, he will be accom …



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COVID 19 GLOBAL LOCKDOWN – WHAT SOME LUXURY BRANDS AND PHILANTHROPISTS ARE DOING

On March 11th 2020, World Health Organisation declared COVID-19 a global pandemic. The virus still continues to wreak havoc globally however, there has been overwhelming unity to fight this war against humanity. With many international airports and most cities deserted, normal life is has been disrupted.  The common goal right now and the only business is COVID-19 and how to help flatten the curve. This is what some brands in the luxury industry and some philanthropists are doing to help fight C …



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DIOR The Art of Watchmaking

Dior brings its precious timepieces to life by combining creativity, colour, and craftsmanship with the world’s most magnificent materials. Discover the world of savoir faire.                   Designed in the studios at 30, Avenue Montaigne and developed by a team of horological experts in the cradle of the worldwide Swiss watch-making industry at La Chaux-de-Fonds, Dior timepieces are fully in keeping with the House of Dior’s logic of excellence. Tr …



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EBEL | The new launch

Swiss luxury watch brand EBEL is excited to announce that it will add a touch of shine to the EBEL Sport Classic collection with three new models. The EBEL Sport Classic collection stands for iconic glamour, featuring unique and perfect integration between the case with its five signature screws and the distinctive wave links of the bracelet. The watches from this collection are true statement pieces that reflect a new twist for this iconic line – a luxurious, sport-chic inspired addition to any …



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Frederique Constant introduces a new dark grey Classic Worldtimer Manufacture variation

The Worldtimer timepiece is a must-have for many watch aficionados allowing them to keep track of time everywhere in the world at once. After the first Frederique Constant Worldtimer launch in 2012, the watch stood proudly as one of the brand’s best-selling Manufacture watches. Since then, the Worldtimer has come in a range of 11 models featuring a wide colour palette. In 2019, yet another colour variation of this elegant and sophisticated traveling watch is unveiled: a dark grey design of the w …



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Frederique Constant reinvents the Smart Classic

These two new Horological Smartwatch additions are made for men who want more than to just be able to consult the time on their wrist with a quartz watch. It is meant for customers that look for exciting user’s experience such as dynamic coaching, sleep monitoring, Worldtimer function, activity tracking, get-active alerts, always-on time & date function giving plenty of information to aid self-improvement through features that can be individually adjusted. Design is also the primary strength …



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Hermés and the new Double Strap

Heure H is adorned with an interchangeable double tour strap featuring a perforated decoration in apricot, vermilion, black or etoupe colours.



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Hermès is Moonstruck

Cosmic and dreamlike. Setting foot on the moon and losing one’s sense of time and space. The new Arceau L’heure de la lune watch offers a unique vision of Earth’s satellite with the simultaneous display of moon phases in both northern and southern hemispheres. Two mobile counters gravitate on a meteorite or aventurine dial, revealing mother-of-pearl moons in step with an exclusive module, coupled with a Manufacture Hermès movement. An offbeat expression of a classic horological complication, the …



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TAG Heuer and Porsche take racing to the next level

TAG Heuer and Porsche enter a long-term agreement for their Formula E engagement, as the Swiss luxury watchmaker becomes Title and Timing Partner. The Porsche works entry into the ABB FIA Formula E Championship 2019/2020 will be under the name of TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team. Both brands can look back on many shared achievements throughout their history of involvement in motor racing. For Porsche, a noteworthy highlight is the “TAG-Turbo made by Porsche” which powered Formula 1 cars in the 1 …



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TAG HEUER CELEBRATES THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ICONIC MONACO WATCH WITH A STAR STUDDED YACHT PARTY

TAG Heuer continued its 50th anniversary celebrations of the Monaco timepiece at the Monaco Formula 1 Grand Prix, the legendary event that gave the watch its name in 1969, with an exclusive party on Saturday evening. Hosted on the TAG Heuer Yacht, moored in the bay of the Principality, the party was attended by Patrick Dempsey, Bella Hadid, Winnie Harlow, Jourdan Dunn, Kai Lenny and Jean-Eric Vergne. Guests enjoyed cocktails, evening dinner and a live performance by DJ Bob Sinclair. Earlier in t …



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TAG Heuer honours the South African national rugby team with the Springboks Limited Edition Aquaracer

Combining advanced watchmaking technology with a longstanding commitment to rugby, the avant-garde Swiss watchmaker introduces a new piece dedicated to the Springboks Ever the pioneer, in 1892 Edouard Heuer filed the first patent for a watertight case in the history of watchmaking. It was an immediate success. Since that time the Aquaracer, a collection created in 2003, has continued to evolve, becoming a sports watch beloved by men and women alike. Also cherished by TAG Heuer, this highly techn …



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TAG HEUER SHIFTS INTO HIGH GEAR

TAG HEUER SHIFTS INTO HIGH GEAR WITH REVAMPED CARRERA LADY TIMEPIECES Cara Delevigne The refined and feminine Carrera Lady watches have been emboldened with an elegant design, while staying true to the Carrera line’s daring personality and iconic heritage.   Elegant and enduring, the Carrera Lady timepiece features a new design that enhances the entire 36 mm collection. From bold colours to the improved readability of the dial, the revamped Carrera Lady timepieces, available with a quartz o …



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Technical & True

Ready for anything, anytime, anywhere, I.N.O.X. Titanium is a timepiece that’s built to withstand extremes. Comfort and resistance Its hypoallergenic titanium case makes this watch extremely comfortable and lightweight to wear, and this is attached to a strap of either genuine rubber. The whole? A perfect balance of material comfort and resistance. Technical Soul in a Confident Exterior A high-tech spec and directional craftsmanship mean the I.N.O.X. Titanium 43 mm is a future horological icon i …



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The Moon that escaped from the Scarf in Arceau Petite Lune

Within its elegant 38 mm steel case, polished or set with 70 diamonds, the Arceau Petite Lune watch conceals various playful and singular details. The sparkling white dial sprinkled with pearl grey numerals features a mischievous Moon that appears to have escaped from a Hermès silk scarf. Classicism tinged with whimsical fancy that naturally draws the gaze. Since its creation by Henri d’Origny in 1978,  the Arceau watch has effectively mingled  understated elegance with distinctive touches.  Its …



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THE SEARCH FOR SA’S MOST ENTERPRISING WOMEN IS ON! 

  Entries now open for the SANTAM Women of the Future Awards 2020 in association with FAIRLADY & TRUE LOVE Santam, FAIRLADY and, for the first time this year, TRUELOVE Magazine, have partnered up in the search to find the best female entrepreneurs in the country! If you have just started out or have been running your own business for a while, now is the time to enter this prestigious competition. Also new to the awards this year is our co-sponsor, Lulalend, who are all about providing f …



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ULYSSE NARDIN XPLORES DARING MATERIALS TO ADORN ITS FOUR NEW EXECUTIVE FREE WHEEL LIMITED EDITIONS

STRAW MARQUETRY, AVENTURINE, OSMIUM AND CARBONIUM® GOLD: THE GRAVITY-DEFYING FREE WHEEL’S STRUCTURE IS A DELIGHT TO THE EYE. The Ulysse Nardin’s Executive Tourbillon Free Wheel is a poem of mechanical mastery, a symphony of aesthetic artistry and a highly functional work of art. A tour de force in mechanical watchmaking, the Free Wheel has a fantastically futuristic movement that makes it the Swiss watch manufacture’s most refined and audacious timepiece to date. Today, Ulysse Nardin gives a new …



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