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Patek Philippe's Sportiest Timepiece Yet: The Aquanaut Chronograph 5968A

Twenty-one years ago, Patek Philippe introduced the Aquanaut collection. The 1997 debut marked an entry to the brand for a younger demographic more interested in contemporary touches (and an approachable price point). Over the past two decades, Patek has crowned the Aquanaut its sportiest line of timepieces - characterized by oversized cases and brightly colored bracelets.

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A First Look at the “New” Breitling and It’s First Chronograph

As Georges Kern begins the work of reinventing a major brand in the global watchmaking game, he plans to take his inspiration from the history of the company and the archives of design at Breitling. The result can be seen in the first release of a new chronograph under Kern’s helm.

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Five Watches from A. Lange & Söhne That Changed History

Dedicated to the rule formulated by Walter Lange – “There’s something one should expect not only of a watch but also of oneself: to never stand still”, the watch company which bears his name has become globally renown for excellence in timepieces. Among the multitude of precise complications and clean lines, five watches stand out in the lineage of A. Lange & Söhne.

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Shaping Up in 2018: The New Fleurier Kalpa Collection

Sundials are round, clocks are round, so it only makes sense for watches to be round. At least that seemed to be the rule, until Michel Parmigiani created the first tonneau-shaped movement in 2014 (that calls the Parmigiani Kalpa home). While the shape was certainly unconventional, people were also amazed by the eight-day power reserve and impeccable regularity.

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