Tag: Girard-Perregaux

Expert’s Pick: Exciting Luxury Watches From SIHH 2018

Each year in January, over two dozen top luxury watch makers converge in Geneva at the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie, or SIHH. After having just completed the 2018 installment of the trade fair, I’ve put together a list of some of best new watches for serious timepiece collectors. Piaget Altiplano Ultimate Concept Watch … Continued

Ulysse Nardin Freak Vision

Modern Haute Horlogerie At Girard-Perregaux

Last year, Girard-Perregaux celebrated its 225th anniversary – two centuries of rich history that has become the brand’s modern DNA. But respecting traditions doesn’t mean neglecting the future. While manufacturing watches with a great respect for haute horlogerie, Girard-Perregaux has been an innovator, synthesizing cutting edge technology as well as age-old watchmaking techniques. Girard-Perregaux was founded … Continued

Girard Perregaux Laureato

How We Came To Tell Time Around The World

There has never been as wide a variety of complicated timepieces as there is today. From perpetual calendars to column wheel chronographs, all the way to exotic multi-axis tourbillons, watchmakers go all out to prove their prowess while pleasing ever more demanding clientele. However, there is one complication that may be more useful today than … Continued

Patek Philippe Ref 5130

Watch Roundup: Three Sports Elegance Timepieces

Sports elegance. Sporty chic. Sports luxury. The category may seem nebulous, both in nomenclature and definition, but its members are well defined, beginning with the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak that had started it all in 1972. Perhaps the best way to define (and name) this category is to call it the luxury technical performance sports … Continued

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The Girard-Perregaux Laureato returns as a complete collection

First introduced in 1975, the Laureato was among the bellwethers of the sports elegance watch: timepieces that place a premium on versatility, and express this value both aesthetically and technically. The watch’s design codes were firmly established from the get-go and, as proof of their timelessness, remain largely unchanged today. For a start, there’s the … Continued

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