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How Goat sneaker marketplace founders went from roommates to global footwear industry disrupters

Footlocker just invested US$100m into the booming online company. In an industry filled with fake goods, Goat prides itself in being the middleman, ensuring buyers are sent authentic shoes.

12 Feb 2019 - 8:00AM
How Goat sneaker marketplace founders went from roommates to global footwear industry disrupters

Footlocker just invested US$100m into the booming online company. In an industry filled with fake goods, Goat prides itself in being the middleman, ensuring buyers are sent authentic shoes.

Three Year of the Pig watches from Chopard, Jaquet Droz, Vacheron Constantin

This Lunar New Year, go the whole hog with a timepiece befitting the new zodiac animal

30 Jan 2019 - 11:49AM
Three Year of the Pig watches from Chopard, Jaquet Droz, Vacheron Constantin

This Lunar New Year, go the whole hog with a timepiece befitting the new zodiac animal

Three wallet-friendly watches for US$350 or less that look great on the wrist

Spinnaker delivers a ‘desk diver’ you can actually get wet, Auteur goes conceptual with a celestial delight, while D1 Milano pays homage to the past

23 Jan 2019 - 10:28AM
Three wallet-friendly watches for US$350 or less that look great on the wrist

Spinnaker delivers a ‘desk diver’ you can actually get wet, Auteur goes conceptual with a celestial delight, while D1 Milano pays homage to the past

Three winning watches heading to SIHH 2019 from Girard-Perregaux, IWC and Audemars Piguet

Striking timepieces that are bound to impress at the upcoming

Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie Genève

9 Jan 2019 - 8:30PM
Three winning watches heading to SIHH 2019 from Girard-Perregaux, IWC and Audemars Piguet

Striking timepieces that are bound to impress at the upcoming

Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie Genève

Christmas gift ideas: eight watches to suit different people and budgets this holiday season

Thinking of what to buy people is always stressful, but a watch, in our humble opinion, is one of those things that is sure to be received warmly.

17 Dec 2018 - 7:08PM
Christmas gift ideas: eight watches to suit different people and budgets this holiday season

Thinking of what to buy people is always stressful, but a watch, in our humble opinion, is one of those things that is sure to be received warmly.

In honour of Olivia Colman’s Oscar-worthy performance as Queen Anne, three jewellery watches fit for royal wrists

Diamonds galore from Backes & Strauss, Chaumet and Bulgari, oh, and they tell the time too

13 Dec 2018 - 11:50AM
In honour of Olivia Colman’s Oscar-worthy performance as Queen Anne, three jewellery watches fit for royal wrists

Diamonds galore from Backes & Strauss, Chaumet and Bulgari, oh, and they tell the time too

Watches from Gucci, Armani Exchange and Fragment Design show not all fashion timepieces are made equal

Watches by the big fashion brands are often awful, but not these ones

28 Nov 2018 - 8:31PM
Watches from Gucci, Armani Exchange and Fragment Design show not all fashion timepieces are made equal

Watches by the big fashion brands are often awful, but not these ones

Three of the best new smartwatches from Montblanc, Samsung and Fossil – it is time to get technological
Three of the best classic car-inspired watches from Chopard, Breitling and Montblanc

Cars and timepieces have long gone hand-in-hand, here are some of the best automotive-influenced watches around

14 Nov 2018 - 8:00PM
Three of the best classic car-inspired watches from Chopard, Breitling and Montblanc

Cars and timepieces have long gone hand-in-hand, here are some of the best automotive-influenced watches around

Tom Hardy’s Venom watch and other famous wrists of the flicks, as seen in First Man, The Meg and many of Marvel’s movies

The eccentric actor insisted on nerding up his arm candy with an all-black Bremont while Cumberbatch’s Dr Strange makes his timepiece part of the action

1 Nov 2018 - 8:18PM
Tom Hardy’s Venom watch and other famous wrists of the flicks, as seen in First Man, The Meg and many of Marvel’s movies

The eccentric actor insisted on nerding up his arm candy with an all-black Bremont while Cumberbatch’s Dr Strange makes his timepiece part of the action

Three of the best bronze watches – a retro trend we are happy to see continue

Watchmakers Spinnaker, Tudor and Zenith release three prime examples

17 Oct 2018 - 8:46PM
Three of the best bronze watches – a retro trend we are happy to see continue

Watchmakers Spinnaker, Tudor and Zenith release three prime examples

Watches for Crazy Middle Class Asians – three affordable timepieces everyone can covet

Timepieces that won’t break the bank from Baume, AVI-8 and Luminox

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM
Watches for Crazy Middle Class Asians – three affordable timepieces everyone can covet

Timepieces that won’t break the bank from Baume, AVI-8 and Luminox

Times have changed: three luxury watches available online at Mr Porter

Four years ago, legacy watchmakers dismissed the idea of peddling their wares online via high-end retailers. Mr Porter now sells several top-tier brands, including the likes of Cartier, Breitling and Vacheron Constantin

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM
Times have changed: three luxury watches available online at Mr Porter

Four years ago, legacy watchmakers dismissed the idea of peddling their wares online via high-end retailers. Mr Porter now sells several top-tier brands, including the likes of Cartier, Breitling and Vacheron Constantin

A US$150,000 Blancpain watch, and two other eye-wateringly expensive timepieces

Three heavy hitters that stood out at the Hong Kong Watch & Clock Fair

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM
A US$150,000 Blancpain watch, and two other eye-wateringly expensive timepieces

Three heavy hitters that stood out at the Hong Kong Watch & Clock Fair

Three of the best women’s watches, and why it’s time to drop ‘lady’ for feminine timepieces

Fusty watchmakers have long ignored – and poorly marketed – feminine timepieces but Omega, Montblanc and Tag Heuer are resetting the balance

29 Aug 2018 - 8:33PM
Three of the best women’s watches, and why it’s time to drop ‘lady’ for feminine timepieces

Fusty watchmakers have long ignored – and poorly marketed – feminine timepieces but Omega, Montblanc and Tag Heuer are resetting the balance

Three watches from Dior, Gucci and Ralph Lauren that prove not all fashion watches are bad

Watches by designer brands often get a bad rap but these timepieces from Dior, Gucci and Ralph Lauren prove that there are exceptions

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM
Three watches from Dior, Gucci and Ralph Lauren that prove not all fashion watches are bad

Watches by designer brands often get a bad rap but these timepieces from Dior, Gucci and Ralph Lauren prove that there are exceptions

Lunar ticks: three of the best moon-phase watches from A. Lange & Söhne, IWC and Louis Vuitton

Our intrepid watch columnist briefly stops taking credit where it definitely isn’t due to review timepieces cobbled together under the vague theme of ‘moon’

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM
Lunar ticks: three of the best moon-phase watches from A. Lange & Söhne, IWC and Louis Vuitton

Our intrepid watch columnist briefly stops taking credit where it definitely isn’t due to review timepieces cobbled together under the vague theme of ‘moon’

Three hybrid watches: all the benefits of a smartwatch without the superfluous tech

Three of the best hybrid smartwatches from Fossil, Alpina and Emporio Armani

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM
Three hybrid watches: all the benefits of a smartwatch without the superfluous tech

Three of the best hybrid smartwatches from Fossil, Alpina and Emporio Armani

Three of the best tourbillon watches, even if the function is completely pointless

Gravity-defying tourbillons may no longer serve much of a purpose in timekeeping, but they look great

25 Jul 2018 - 8:31PM
Three of the best tourbillon watches, even if the function is completely pointless

Gravity-defying tourbillons may no longer serve much of a purpose in timekeeping, but they look great

‘Missing out on the World Cup hurts’: Italy’s Claudio Marchisio

The Juventus midfielder nicknamed The Little Prince talks about his three passions – football, food and fashion, and says the Italian and English players are snappy dressers but the South Americans not so much

9 Jul 2018 - 10:00AM
‘Missing out on the World Cup hurts’: Italy’s Claudio Marchisio

The Juventus midfielder nicknamed The Little Prince talks about his three passions – football, food and fashion, and says the Italian and English players are snappy dressers but the South Americans not so much

Three watches that dare to be different - Arnold Schwarzenegger, anyone?

Anything but boring watches from FP Journe, Girard-Perregaux and Breguet

4 Jul 2018 - 8:15PM
Three watches that dare to be different - Arnold Schwarzenegger, anyone?

Anything but boring watches from FP Journe, Girard-Perregaux and Breguet

Three mechanical watches rocking the retro remake trend

Zenith, Longines and Montblanc show that not all sequels are bad with vintage-inspired but thoroughly modern timepieces

28 Jun 2018 - 7:19PM
Three mechanical watches rocking the retro remake trend

Zenith, Longines and Montblanc show that not all sequels are bad with vintage-inspired but thoroughly modern timepieces

Facing change: square watches that work around the clock

Forget classic but boring round timepieces, opt for a square face instead

24 Jun 2018 - 5:01PM
Facing change: square watches that work around the clock

Forget classic but boring round timepieces, opt for a square face instead

Forget smartwatches, these three timepieces show what you can get with shrewd spending

As technological advances render your super-luxe smartwatch obsolete, why not invest in a timeless mechanical piece instead?

17 Jun 2018 - 5:01PM
Forget smartwatches, these three timepieces show what you can get with shrewd spending

As technological advances render your super-luxe smartwatch obsolete, why not invest in a timeless mechanical piece instead?

Ten stylish World Cup fashion items and accessories to show your love for the beautiful game

With World Cup fever heating up, it’s time to demonstrate your love for the game, whether with a shirt, your national colours, a fine watch or a bag. Here are 10 ideas to inspire your next match outfit.

17 Jun 2018 - 8:41PM
Ten stylish World Cup fashion items and accessories to show your love for the beautiful game

With World Cup fever heating up, it’s time to demonstrate your love for the game, whether with a shirt, your national colours, a fine watch or a bag. Here are 10 ideas to inspire your next match outfit.

Five most stylish World Cup soccer stars: Neymar and Ronaldo score on the fashion front

Neymar, Ronaldo, Paul Pogba, Mesut Özil and Keisuke Honda are following a trail blazed by England star David Beckham and Japan midfielder Hidetoshi Nakata. So which are their favourite fashion labels?

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM
Five most stylish World Cup soccer stars: Neymar and Ronaldo score on the fashion front

Neymar, Ronaldo, Paul Pogba, Mesut Özil and Keisuke Honda are following a trail blazed by England star David Beckham and Japan midfielder Hidetoshi Nakata. So which are their favourite fashion labels?

Three panda dial watches that bear resemblance to China’s national treasure

Montblanc, Vacheron Constantin and Bell & Ross offer some of the best takes on the bear-faced timepiece

30 May 2018 - 6:36PM
Three panda dial watches that bear resemblance to China’s national treasure

Montblanc, Vacheron Constantin and Bell & Ross offer some of the best takes on the bear-faced timepiece

Big blue: three watches that exemplify the season’s coolest hue

IWC, Bremont and Chopard show they are masters of colour and style

28 May 2018 - 12:14PM
Big blue: three watches that exemplify the season’s coolest hue

IWC, Bremont and Chopard show they are masters of colour and style

Three smartwatches to get before the robots take over

These Tag Heuer, Suunto and Alpina timepieces are technically advanced to combine function and form

16 May 2018 - 7:35PM
Three smartwatches to get before the robots take over

These Tag Heuer, Suunto and Alpina timepieces are technically advanced to combine function and form

Three steel watches within the financial reach of mortals

Omega, Cartier and Vacheron Constantin’s more affordable steel timepieces appeal to a younger clientele

9 May 2018 - 7:33PM
Three steel watches within the financial reach of mortals

Omega, Cartier and Vacheron Constantin’s more affordable steel timepieces appeal to a younger clientele

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