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  1. Evoking the british fighting spirit

    Posted May 18th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Graham The history of Graham London dates back to the 18th century, but its timepieces display none of the aesthetics one might associate with a brand of such long standing. The classic dial, the refined case and conservative leather strap so familiar in the catalogues of traditional watchmakers are absent. Graham is a 'British brand made by Swiss' and its design ...

  2. Best of British

    Posted May 07th 2010, 12:00am by Jacqueline Tsang

    ... The Links of London novelties this year stay true to the brand's British elegance, with clean lines and classic dials. Inspired by British buildings, the design for the new Sidescape model features a sleek square case and a grooved dial, paired with a leather strap. The two stainless steel versions come with a black strap in either a black or white dial, while the rose gold ...

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    Growth in mainland Chinese interest in premium Swiss watches surges

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 10:26am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... the global average of 5.7 per cent. The report, published by market-monitoring firm Digital Luxury, analysed the performance of 62 luxury watch brands across 20 markets from more than one billion ... movement- on the mainland, Baidu data showed. Richemont, a Swiss luxury goods firm that owns a portfolio of fine watch brands, generated the fastest growth in online interest, at 13 per cent, ...

  4. It takes two

    Posted Sep 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to Ducati's iconic red and black. Priced at HK$50,000, the Tudor Fastrider comes with a steel or leather bracelet. Another successful cross-branding partnership is Breitling and British luxury car ... right). A union of two venerable British brands, the Bremont Norton is pleasingly bursting with stylistic nods to Norton's heritage. The watch has a dial that pays tribute to the old-school ...

  5. Minimal effort

    Posted Jun 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... that's found the austere times we live in a hard sell for its particular brand of brashness; it appears we might have entered an entirely new era, one of restraint, prudence and minimalism. Less ... Rado, famous for its technically innovative watches, has teamed up with British designer Jasper Morrison to create the r5.5 range. The Rado r5.5 Chrono (left) is one of the highlights ...

  6. Partners in chime

    Posted Aug 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to nearest 1/8th of a second. For those who prefer two wheels over four, few brands get the juices flowing as much as Norton. The venerable British marque has had a troubled few years but finally ... to a production run of 200 bikes and evokes Norton's classic styling with modern engineering and performance. To mark the return of Norton, British watchmaker Bremont has created a range of watches ...

  7. Making moves Breitling

    Posted May 08th 2009, 12:00am by Elizabeth Turner

    ... was the culmination of a long-running quest for performance, finds its new home in the Chronomat B01. The brand's role in the history of the chronograph is well documented. The founder's son, Gaston ... aperture calendar. Other design details on this model include a knurled bezel and a five-spoke motif on the case back inspired by the design of the wheel rims on British cars. The watch ...

  8. Different strokes

    Posted Nov 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... at a select group of multitaskers who put Michael Jordan to shame. Victorinox is synonymous with Swiss Army knives. Indeed, it is the only brand allowed to use the term as it owns former rival knifemaker Wenger. Victorinox has taken its strong brand name and heritage and moved into other product areas, achieving great success in luggage manufacturing, in particular. Being a Swiss company, ...

  9. Familiar aces

    Posted Dec 11th 2009, 12:00am by Daniel Jeffreys

    ... and 15 minutes later she landed on the British coast after surviving hours of pain and exhaustion. Her trainer, G.H. Allan, had fed her grapes, honey, strong tea and cocoa from a support boat ... after the swim. Unlike more contemporary sporting heroes who have been associated with Rolex, like Roger Federer whom the brand poached from Maurice Lacroix in 2006, Gleitze did not see her ...

  10. Brand that dares to win

    Posted May 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Hublot has never been a company to follow conventional wisdom. While other brands are making more sedate, elegant and classic watches to target a newer market, Hublot continues to make ... with this Italian icon have never done well historically for high-end watch brands, but Hublot will take care of all horological collaboration with the exception of inexpensive watches available in fan ...




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