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IWC Portofino Hand-Wound Tourbillon Rétrograde Watch

IWC has recently and quietly bolstered its Portofino collection with the new Portofino Hand-Wound Tourbillon Rétrograde watch.The article IWC …

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IWC puts women first with Da Vinci

Not long ago, people would agree that high-end watches were made exclusively for men.<p>A wide range of Hollywood movies, from the <i>James Bond</i> series and …

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BEST FROM: aBlogtoWatch & Friends August 4, 2017

From this round-up forth, we are shaking things up a little by presenting the top read posts on aBlogtoWatch for the month, as well as interesting …

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Watchmakers Are Betting Big Bucks on Green This Year

“Color is back in a big way,” says Matthias Breschan, chief executive officer of innovative Swiss watchmaker Rado. After a few years of pushing blue …

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Editorial: How to Give Breitling Wings

The recent departure of Richemont watch boss Georges Kern was a surprise, as was the fact that he was leaving to run Breitling, recently acquired by …

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IWC Pilot’s Watch Mark XVIII by Ape to Gentleman

Watches are such a personal preference- what looks good to me, might not to you. There’s no right or wrong. Sure there are better materials, more …

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International Newswire: Christopher Nolan’s ‘Dunkirk’ Drives Back Opposition in France

<i>In today’s roundup, Christopher Nolan’s “Dunkirk” drives back the opposition in an early sortie into mainland Europe, fresh research points to a</i> …

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IWC Pilot’s Watch Chronograph Watch Review

Like many luxury watchmakers these days, the goal of IWC isn't so much about novelty as it is about refinement. Many of the classic watch models and …

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IWC Pilot's Watch Chronograph Watch Review | Page 2 of 2

While IWC is a luxury product company, items like the Pilot's Watch Chronograph captures the non-pretentious factor of a serious tool item made with …

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Georges Kern, Richemont Head of Watchmaking, Leaves, Said To Head To Breitling

Luxury brand group Richemont, which owns more than a dozen top luxury watch brands including Cartier, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Montblanc, IWC Schaffhausen, Vacheron Constantin, and others has announced that long-time Richemont veteran Georges Kern has resigned. Word has it that he is planning to head up …

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Fin24.com | Rupert's luxury watch chief quits Richemont, buys stake in rival Breitling

Richemont’s head of watchmaking, once seen as a candidate to lead the entire company, is leaving after a management reorganisation put him in control …

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Richemont Executive Once Seen as Future Chief Exits

Georges Kern, a 17-year Richemont veteran who was head of watchmaking, marketing and digital, has resigned with immediate effect.<p><b>GENEVA, Switzerland</b> — Swiss luxury-goods maker Richemont’s head of watchmaking, once seen as a candidate to lead the entire company, is leaving less than four months …

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Richemont watch chief Georges Kern departs for rival Breitling

A top executive at Richemont has resigned unexpectedly to join rival Swiss watchmaker Breitling in a blow to the luxury group’s efforts to weather …

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Breitling Is Said to Poach Richemont's Watch Chief as CEO

Swiss watchmaker Breitling has hired a top manager from rival Richemont as chief executive officer, infusing the aviation-themed brand with fresh …

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BREAKING NEWS: Georges Kern Resigns from Richemont

Georges Kern resigns as Head Of Watchmaking, Marketing and Digital of Richemont.The post BREAKING NEWS: Georges Kern Resigns from Richemont appeared …

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IWC Portugieser Chronograph Rattrapante Genève Watch

Created to celebrate the opening of their new store in Geneva, the IWC Portugieser Chronograph Rattrapante Genève Watch is a highly exclusive …

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IWC releases a Portugieser Chronograph Rattrapante for its new store in Geneva

Some of the best looking IWCs are the ones that have been released as geographic exclusives across their international stores. Their latest is a …

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IWC Aquatimer Special Edition Watch

When diving with compressed air, divers must always keep an eye on the time to make sure they don’t put themselves in danger by returning to the …

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Watch These Gorgeous Vintage Whips Race at the 75th Goodwood Members’ Meeting

Luxury Swiss watchmaker IWC Schaffhausen unveiled a completely overhauled line of Ingenieur watches earlier this year at the world’s premier vintage …

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IWC Introduces Its Thinnest Deep-Sea Diver’s Watch

Meet the Aquatimer Automatic 2000 Edition “35 Years Ocean 2000.”<p>Schaffhausen-based watchmaker IWC has over 50 years of experience in the development and production of professional diver’s watches for enthusiasts interested in exploring the ocean’s depths. The prototype was originally built in 1982 …

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5 Things Luxury Brands Need to Know about IWC's New Website

5 Reasons Why Luxury Brands Should Pay Attention to IWC’s New Website<p>by <b>Genna Meredith</b> | 10 Jul 2017<p><b>Luxury Society has joined forces with DLG (Luxury</b> …

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Introducing: The IWC Aquatimer Automatic 2000 Edition '35 Years Ocean 2000'

While IWC's pilot's watches get most of the attention, don't forget that the brand makes some pretty serious dive watches too. The Aquatimer models …

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IWC Schaffhausen – Mark XVIII Vintage Style Watch

In a reference to the year in which the first ever Mark XI was produced, IWC Schaffhausen have released 1,948 special edition Mark XVIII Pilot’s …

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The Best Watches To Wear At Sea

Whether you’re climbing aboard a yacht or diving into the deep blue, here are MR PORTER’s most seaworthy timepieces<p>Waterproof watches hit the …

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Black And White Pricing Reveals A Grey Area for Watch Manufacturers

In 2011 IWC Schaffhausen CEO Georges Kern said the brand would never use e-commerce to sell their products, citing a need to protect the boutique …

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IWC Made Buying a Luxury Watch from Your Couch Easier

Luxury watch companies have, perhaps unsurprisingly, been slow to adapt to the internet, with an overall lack of e-commerce being a particularly …

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Business News: IWC Launches New Website Complete With E-Commerce Platform

It's no secret that the watch industry is moving in the direction of a much expanded Internet presence, with a number of luxury brands (such as …

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Vintage ladies’ watches inspired by Da Vinci on exhibit in Bangkok

IWC Schaffhausen ambassador Karolina Kurkova answers questions at the press conference. —PHOTO BY RAOUL J. CHEE KEE<p>BANGKOK—The Da Vinci collection …

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How To Create Buzz

In the first of our Meet The Makers series, co-owner of La Esquina in New York, Mr Derek Sanders, explains the secret to his Mexican restaurant’s …

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IWC adds a moon phase to its Portofino collection

One of IWC's most elegant watches is getting the moon phase treatment with a new model that adds the watchmaker's 59800 caliber. The movement is a …

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