Tag: Girard-Perregaux

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

Girard-Perregaux

The Rebirth Of The Retro Luxury Sports Watch

Today, almost every luxury watch brand has some form of a high-end sports watch in its collection, but not so long ago the very notion of a luxury sports watch was unfathomable. One could say that the luxury sports watch category was born out of necessity more than anything. It’s no coincidence that they first … Continued

Hublot Classic Fusion Racing Grey

The Best Watches From SIHH 2017

The world’s most prestigious high-end watch trade show, the SIHH in Geneva, was quite different for 2017. It not only grew to represent even more watchmakers, but was also a lot more well-rounded, representing amazing and extremely exclusive ultra-luxury marques to more accessible timepieces meant for daily wear by regular people. Luxury watches by definition … Continued

Girard-Perregaux Laureato
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