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IWC Schaffhausen’s Pilot’s Watches are already legendary, but in case you needed more convincing, Stanislas Rambaud, managing director of IWC Southeast Asia, gave us his take.
True to the jet-setting nature of his brand, IWC managing director for Southeast Asia Stanislas Rambaud has been whizzing around nonstop since touching down in Manila. On the day of this interview, he’d just flown in from the brand’s HQ in Singapore ...
 
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House IWC has staked a claim for the throne.
For the Emmys, the Game of Thrones cast reunited for what may well be their final fling. Winter is over. Sansa smashed the glass ceiling up North. Jon Snow retreated into the woods forever more. But, before Kit Harington bid farewell entirely ...
 
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Pilots Steve Boultbee Brooks and Matt Jones are taking an 80-year-old Spitfire fighter plane on a 27,000-mile journey with the help of IWC's Pilot’s Watch Timezoner Spitfire The Longest Flight.
When the single-seat Supermarine Spitfire fighter was at the peak of its operations during World War II, it had a maximum operating radius of some 450 miles. Today, from the aérodrome at the center of the Goodwood Estate, a rebuilt Spit from ...
 
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The Pilot Watch Mark XVIII features stripped-down good looks and a case made of an entirely new material.
Another intriguing Hodinkee watch collab hits the web this week, and it’s a good one: a limited-edition pilot's watch from IWC that combines the house's legendary propensity for robust and functional tool watches with cutting edge metallurgy. Pilot's Watch Mark XVIII 'Hodinkee' Edition ...
 
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The metal of kings is in the spotlight.
Does strapping on a gold beater transmit an inelegant greasiness? Too brash? Too much? But what’s wrong with that? A shiny ticker hewn from the metal of kings can be an emblem of a hard-won triumph or memento from a sentimental father. ...
 
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A true watch fan will be able to tell the timepiece you’re wearing (and measure your net worth) with little more than a passing glance at your wrist. Here is a rundown of the telltale giveaways that distinguish an essential watch from the pack.
After a few drinks at a 50th Anniversary Homecoming Reunion (you know how we love those), a man who was easily 20 years younger suddenly trailed off midsentence as he fixed a stare at my left wrist. I thought he was just ...
 
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Rowan Atkinson as Johnny English prefers the Le Petit Prince version of the IWC Pilot's Watch.
You probably know British actor Rowan Atkinson as the bumbling spy Johnny English or the bumbling (and silent!) man-child Mr. Bean, but do you know that he has good taste?In the official poster for Johnny English Strikes Again, the James Bond satire ...
 
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The Goldilocks principle of proper haute horlogerie.
Forget shoes: a watch says the most about a man. Is he flashy? Is he classic? Is he sitting on top of a Rothschild fortune and a vineyard in the Dordogne? Oftentimes, the wrist will provide the answer. Following that principle, we can ...
 
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Plus the best-dressed men on the TIFF red carpet.
Today's exercise is called Ogling Expensive Swiss Watches in the Wild. While it's always a treat to see images of a luxury timepiece bathed in the incandensent light of your Macbook or even fondling the thing itself at the store, it's so much ...
 
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IWC's new Pallweber Edition timekeepers recall the form of its historic pocket watch.
How do you celebrate your 150th birthday? If you are Swiss luxury watchmaker IWC, you shake up the ocassion by giving the gifts.To well-wishers, watch watchers, and the rest of the world, it presents a slew of shiny new things to play ...
 
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The Swiss watchmaker pioneered several watchmaking technologies.
This year marks International Watch Company (IWC)’s 150th anniversary. The Switzerland-based manufacturer was founded by American engineer and watchmaker Florentine Ariosto Jones in 1868. Ever since, the brand has fluidly combined Swiss craftsmanship with American manufacturing technology. As a horological innovator, IWC ...
 
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A yachting watch and handsome fabric strap options are for any season.
What to make of summer styles arriving in stores (because warm weather has just begun in other parts of the world), but may not exactly be in tune with what is happening here and now, which is rain?Well, if it is an ...
 
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The Portofino Hand-Wound Eight Days creates visual contrast with a mix of materials.
It's not so hard to believe that this is the first time IWC has employed a suede band on a watch. The Swiss watchmaker is associated with ultra fine materials such as the highly nuanced alligator leather or calfskin straps made exclusively ...
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