Rolex has announced two Goldfinger versions of its GMT Master II model, which will appeal to everyone who loves the current craze for gold cars, gold trainers, leisurewear and more. After years in the wilderness, it looks like yellow gold has come into fashion, which will make old ladies living in static homes and wearing clown pendants very happy indeed. So the range topper solid … Continue reading Watches and Wonders: Rolex GMT Master II, With Goldfinger Bling
Jaeger LeCoultre has joined the pre-owned party, by launching its own Collectibles series of watches, sold via their website. Refurbished and restored to concours classic car standard these are vintage watches with that factory fresh feel. Beautiful to look at, hand crafted too. For now there are just 12 pieces on sale and we love the Master Mariner from the late 60s, but at 24,000 … Continue reading JLC Just Launched a Mad Money Pre-Owned Section
It’s Chinese New Year soon and most Swiss watch brands still have a strong focus on China, which is a country where communist theories of equality only apply in certain bizarre cases. Fact is, since dominating the global economy about 15 years ago, the wealthy Chinese love to own stuff; cars, houses, clothes, power companies, University departments, CCTV systems, large chunks of land in Africa … Continue reading JLC Master Ultra Thin Tourbillon, With Extra Gold Bling
You know Jaeger le Coultre is a bit like Jeff Bridges; been in a few hit movies a long time ago, did the Dude cult character thing very well, but ultimately never got mega big like Clint Eastwood, Sly Stallone or Tom Cruise. JLC struggles to be really big time and in all honesty I can see a mass extinction of Swiss brands approaching. The … Continue reading Can JLC Ever Rival the Big Swiss Cheeses?
There is a place in the world of watches for statement pieces, crazy-ass blingy timepieces that scream to the populace, `Hey dudes, I’m so rich I have no idea what to spend all this cash on, so check this out.’ It could be a Roger Dubois Excalibur complete with Knights of Ye Rounde Table. Maybe a Richard Mille, or perhaps an MB&F HM10 Bulldog, which … Continue reading We Need To Talk About The Rolex Yachtmaster 40
Jaeger LeCoultre has refreshed its Master Control range for this year. Here’s the details from the press office. With its 40-millimetre diameter, outwardly sloping bezel and dynamically curved lugs, the Master Control case exudes a relaxed and understated elegance. On the dials, Jaeger‑LeCoultre’s designers have reinterpreted the Maison’s classical codes in a streamlined and modern style, in order to highlight each model’s complications. The applied … Continue reading JLC Refreshes Its Master Control Range
The Kingsman movie franchise has proved fairly successful, although your writer finds it a bit too comic book. But there’s no denying that the Kingsman ballet-level fights are enlivened by some dashing fashion details. Jaeger-LeCoultre have teamed up with the studio to create a watch that is very much old school, Savile Row suit. The sort of timepiece that Colin Firth would recommend you purchase … Continue reading Jaeger le Coultre Master Ultra Thin – Kingsman Edition
We always have time here for genius engineering in watchmaking. That’s why we can’t stop looking at the detail photos of the latest Jaeger le Coultre. Complications, are like mountains – they’re just there. Here’s the word from JLC; The new Master Grande Tradition Calibre 945 embodies Jaeger‑LeCoultre’s mastery of astronomical complications in its celestial vault complication. In order to depicts a stunning sky-chart of the … Continue reading JLC Master Grande Tradition Cal 945 is The Sky At Night