Posts in Timepieces


Why Jony Ive, Apple's CDO, Still Loves His Patek Philippe Nautilus

Depending on which side of the fence you stand on then, Jony Ive has either saved or destroyed the Swiss watchmaking industry. Ive sees it differently, stating, “Sometimes you’ll wear an Apple Watch for outright utility and other times you’ll wear something else for nostalgia and affection.”. For Ive, the nostalgia and affection are found in his Patek Philippe Nautilus reference 5711/A.  

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Your Favorite Bond Villains and their Watches

James Bond, the mysterious agent from the British Secret Service, wears watches that go from functional timepieces to fanciful weapons. Meanwhile, his cunning enemies often sport some of the most luxurious watches, too.

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5 Reasons We Love Patek Philippe’s 50th Anniversary Golden Ellipse Timepieces

Introduced in 1968 with proportions inspired by the “golden ratio”, the Patek Philippe Golden Ellipse is the second oldest watch in the Patek Philippe collection after the Calatrava (introduced in 1932). Originally offered with a shimmering blue dial framed in yellow gold, the elliptical case of the Golden Ellipse established itself as a symbol of elegance and style.

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Colors of Summer: The Nomos Glashütte Tetra Petit Four

Describing something as a “delicacy” is usually reserved for the finest of culinary creations.  French pastries would fall in this category, and it is from these delicacies that Nomos Glashütte has drawn the inspiration for the Tetra Petit Four watch collection.

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