Watches on the Red Carpet at the 86th Academy Awards

The Oscars. The presentations, the celebs, the fanfare – all timed to the tee. Usually, it is all about what the female celebs are wearing – the dresses, the jewelry, the accessories. Well, let’s not forget the men! Last night a few super timepieces walked the Red Carpet on the wrists of some strong actors. …

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Introducing the Artful Saga of the Unique Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Grande Tradition a QP 8 Jours SQ (video)

Blending the arts of watchmaking, engraving, enameling and more – all in a timepiece that not only reflects history but houses the visionary forethought of today and tomorrow- is no easy feat. But somehow, Jaeger-LeCoultre makes it seem like it is. This is especially the case with the brand’s Master Grande Tradition a Quantieme Perpetual…

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Three World Records Set in Watches at SIHH 2014

Ok so let’s just get right to it. There were three world records that were set at the recent SIHH 2014. 1)      The World’s Thinnest Mechanical watch. The record breaker:  PIAGET Altiplano 900 P. The 38mm wide case with 900P movement measures an amazing 3.65mm thin. (read about it here) 2)      The World’s Thinnest Minute Repeater.…

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Would You Wear a Half-Dollar on Your Wrist? SIHH 2014: Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra Thin

This year’s SIHH was a little like war. The fight was on for the thinnest timepiece on record and many achieved a great new slim. We’ve mentioned a few of them already since SIHH started, but today- we bring you the Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra Thin. This not-so-simple hours and minutes watch is created in two…

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How Many Patents Can One Watch Hold? Introducing the Jaeger-LeCoultre Hybris Mechanical Eleven

The new Jaeger-LeCoultre Hybris Mechanical Eleven has been unveiled here at SIHH 2014 and it is a masterpiece of complexity and innovation. The ultra-thin watch is deemed to be the thinnest minute repeating watch on the market—making it a stunningly sophisticated beauty in and of itself. Add to that the fact that the minute repeater…

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Does 18-karat Rose Gold Really Make a Difference? Judge for Yourself with the new Jaeger-LeCoultre Duomètre Unique Travel Time

You’ve already seen one of the coolest, most capable GMT watches posted on A Timely Perspective for last year’s SIHH, and maybe it made you want to go buy one for yourself — whether it was the looks, or the mechanical capabilities of the Jaeger-LeCoultre Duomètre Unique Travel Time. Now, this watch just got cooler.…

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