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Audemars Piguet Needs No Introduction

Audemars Piguet dates back to the late 1800s, and has been known as a major innovator in luxury timepieces since. The brand created the first jumping-hour wristwatch in 1921, the first ultra-thin self-winding tourbillon in 1986, and continues to be one of the most sought after and desirable luxury watch brands today. AP is more […]

Interesting Facts: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak

    THE BIRTH OF ROYAL OAK. One day before 1971 Basel Fair Audemars Piguet’s managing director, Georges Golay recruited watch designer Gerald Genta who is already made a name for himself designing iconic watches for Omega and Patek Philippe. Georges Golay had less than 24-hours to sketch the design of an “unprecedented steel watch”. […]

Hands On: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Chronograph

  Before 1972 luxury timepieces were usually small and made out of gold. Until Audemars Piguet broke the rules with the Royal Oak model. That was a luxury, sporty avant-garde style watch made out of steel with octagonal bezel, and integrated bracelet. This powerful look style continues today, becoming a modern chronological icon that upholds […]

The 5 Secrets About Omega Watches You Didn’t Know About

Omega Watches are synonymous with class and timeless elegance. This brand, founded in 1848, has been appearing on the wrists of celebrities, sportsmen, and political figures for over a century. Read on to find out the role Omega Watches have had in both Western history and pop culture. Omega Watches and the World Wars WWI […]

The Holy Trinity Of Luxury Watches

You may have heard of the Holy Trinity of Luxury Watches before, but if you’re a watch enthusiast you know that this isn’t what you traditionally think. This Big Three or Holy Trinity refers to the three top, most luxurious Swiss watchmakers: Audemars Piguet, Patek Philippe, and Vacheron Constantin. These three have all earned their […]

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