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Celebrating Italian Flair with the Panerai Ferrari Granturismo Rattrapante

When it comes to design, the Italians know how to get it right. From high fashion and fast cars to lavish jewels and striking watches, there’s something to be said for the Italian take on design.

The History and Evolution of the Automatic Rolex Daytona

While these days it seems that vintage manual-wound Rolex Daytona chronographs are the stars of the auction world and watch collecting circles, it was only when the Daytona became an automatic watch that it

A Guide to Different A. Lange & Söhne Models

While the Swiss are famous for leading the charge in fine watchmaking, there are other nations that boast a proud history of horology. Take for example the German watchmaker, A. Lange & Söhne. Based

The Rolex Submariner And Other Dive Watch Alternatives

It’s no secret that the Rolex Submariner is immensely popular. In fact, for many, (watch enthusiasts or otherwise) it is the watch to own. It’s a status watch thanks to its Rolex name, yet sporty thanks to its

The Sportier Side of Breguet: The Type XX

While Breguet may be best known for tourbillon timepieces, classically styled watches, and gem-set beauties for women, the Swiss manufacture also produces fantastic aviation-inspired chronographs. Case in point is the Breguet Type XX chronograph, which

Watch Icons: Five Versions of the Omega Speedmaster

In 1957, Omega launched what would go on to become their flagship chronograph. While the Omega Speedmaster was initially developed as a motorsports-inspired watch, in the 1960s, the chronograph later became famous for its connection

September Birthstone Sapphire Jewelry

As we welcome a new month, there’s also a new birthstone to celebrate! For those born in September, the beautiful sapphire is their birthstone. While blue is the color most associated with sapphires, this glorious

Jewelry Trend: The Brooch is Back

According to leading fashion magazines, one jewelry trend that kept popping up on the catwalks at the various fashion weeks this year was an unexpected one–the brooch. From Alexander McQueen to Chanel to Louis

Watch Icons: Four Versions of the Hublot Big Bang

While Hublot is certainly a younger luxury watch brand in the Swiss watchmaking scene with a history that’s less than 40 years old, Hublot watches have become some of the most recognizable in modern

The Buzz Around the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Bumblebee

  Launched in 2009, the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore ref. 26176 quickly picked up the “Bumblebee” nickname for its striking black and yellow color scheme. Keep reading to learn more about this bold and