Borrowed Time: Breitling Chronomat 44 Blacksteel

share  tweet  share  Breitling introduced its first “Blacksteel” watches in 2012, and in the years since the brand renowned for its aviation roots has launched a veritable fleet of such timepieces. Nearly every one of its watch families now offers at least one model with the Blacksteel treatment, including versions…

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5 Watch Brands We’ve Seen on “Mad Men”

share  tweet  share  AMC’s hit period drama series “Mad Men” wrapped up its award-winning run in 2015, but some people are still discovering the show and the array of vintage timepieces that its characters were wearing across the show’s seven seasons. Here are five iconic watch brands that we’ve identified on…

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share  tweet  share  Hublot began its partnership with the Fuente cigar company — maker of the Fuente Fuente OpusX, one of the world’s most rare and prized premium cigars — in 2012, releasing the limited-edition King Power Arturo Fuente. The Swiss brand famous for its pioneering use of unusual materials…

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Vintage Eye for the Modern Guy: Bulgari Bulgari Solotempo

share  tweet  share  Of all the classic watches designed by Gérald Genta, the Bulgari Bulgari is, to me, the most interesting. It isn’t necessarily the piece I adore the most, but it’s the one I find most unique among his other famous designs. In contrast to the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak, Omega Constellation,…

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share  tweet  share  On this date in 1801, watchmaking pioneer (and namesake of today’s Breguet watch company) Abraham-Louis Breguet obtained a patent for his most famous horological invention, the tourbillon. Today, numerous watchmakers have taken up the challenge of not only producing tourbillons for wristwatches, but also taking them to the…

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Thanks to a 75% “Fresh” rating on Rotten Tomatoes, the acclaimed comic book film adaptation Kingsman, The Secret Service is back for another stylish and violent secret agent romp: Kingsman: The Golden Circle. And while Taron Egerton and Colin Firth will be reprising their roles from the first film as agents…

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