Dressing Tips

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Keepers of the Flame

The fact that smoking has become all but extinct in polite society is the perfect opportunity to show that for a true gentleman it’s in fact yet another opportunity to show off one’s skills as a preux chevalier or valiant knight, as Bertie Wooster would say...
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McQueen’s Other Watch

One of the important aspects of Steve McQueen’s longevity as an icon of rugged elegance is that he was born with style; long before he had the cash to buy up Rolexes and Ferraris he was into functional, good-looking clothes and accessories...
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Rally Reward: The Austin-Healey Rolex

We love cool vintage watches as much as cool vintage cars. So when the two come together we feel it’s worth a squib. To wit: the rare 1930s Rolex Striped Prince wristwatch owned by the great Donald Healey...
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Snake Charmer

Earlier this year Swiss watch brand Baume & Mercier announced a partnership with Carroll Shelby International Inc., the company founded by the motorsports legend whose name adorns some of the world’s most coveted cars.
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Breguet: Watchmaker to Napoleon and Balzac 

Legendary Swiss watchmaker Breguet, established in Paris in 1775, is credited with creating the first wristwatch, the first self-winding watch, the repeating mechanism and the tourbillon...
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The Spy & the Submariner

As the latest Bond film Spectre is about to be released, 007 fans have a chance to snap up something pretty special: the one-of-a-kind Rolex “Buzz Saw Bezel” Submariner Ref. 5513
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Still Going in Style

At age 82 the indomitable, inimitable Sir Michael Caine is in the midst of filming a new action film, Going In Style, in NYC. The title of the bank heist flick couldn’t be more appropriate as an encomium for Caine’s colorful life in pictures.
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Swiss Time

Patrick Dempsey Drops In On TAG Heuer: Some prefer Patrick Dempsey’s driving to his acting. The Grey’s Anatomy star has morphed into the new Steve McQueen, doing some very serious racing around the world at the wheel of Aston Martins and Porsches.
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Time to Get Tough

Why Navy SEALs Turn to Luminox: Since 1994 Luminox, the all-American brand of Swiss-made tactical watches, has supplied timepieces to the Navy SEALs after they requested a tough-as-nails dive watch for night missions.