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Make the World Better while Shopping: Montblanc for UNICEF

May 19, 2017

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Montblanc was founded on a love for writing and a belief in its power to change the world That’s why we partnered with UNICEF in 2004 with the aim of achieving one common goal: to sustain primary education and literacy programs for children all over the world. Montblanc has donated over 10 million USD through […]

Affordable chic watch: The Key Highlight of Maurice Lacroix new 2017 Collection

May 19, 2017

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Maurice Lacroix new 2017 collection is headlined by the head turning Aikon collection. Launched at Baselworld 2017 and itself inspired by the almost 3 decades old Maurice Lacroix Calypso, the new 2017 Aikon is an iconic (albeit quartz) watch which is a hit with fashionistas and those more concerned with design. Maurice Lacroix updated the […]

Golden Age: The Return of Kingsman Style

May 5, 2017

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Following the surprise hit that was Kingsman: The Secret Service, Matthew Vaughn is returning with a sequel titled – Kingsman: The Golden Circle and the 2017 British-American action spy film is still as stylish as ever. Leaving Jason Bourne in the dust and definitely giving James Bond a run for his money, the film heralds the […]

Mens Fashion Icon: David Bowie, Long Live Starman

January 12, 2016

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Mens fashion icon and musical genius, David Bowie may have passed but his lyrical and aesthetic elegance lives on forever. The dandified pop culture iconoclast expressed a myriad of sartorial styles but to The Monsieur, he was arguably best dressed in the late 70s and early 80s; at least from the perspective of people not named […]

Re-Tweed: The Return of Ivy League Style

January 11, 2016

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Tweed commemorates classic Ivy League style and yet when Amory Blaine, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s titular character from This Side of Paradise offers an opinion of the style he aspires to, it’s a pedigree he erroneously tars with a broad stroke. Tweed’s Timeless Elegance “I think of all Harvard men as sissies. All Yale men wear big […]

Is Hublot a Serious Watchmaker?

January 5, 2016

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“It’s a slick, heavily marketed brand!” echos the common refrain from the novice collector looking to impress his veteran betters. Perhaps for a time, it might even have been considered true; But if there was any doubt whether Hublot was a serious watchmaker, the question was definitively answered in 2010. And the answer was, “Yes.” The […]

Italian Watchmaking: Temporanea Manifattura Fiorillo 3882 AUTOMATICO PVD

November 12, 2015

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It all began in 2009, when Federico Fiorillo wanted to realise a small batch of limited production timepieces for a group of friends and fellow collectors. Beginning with the first, the 1895, using new old stock Hamilton movements, it was a collection with planned production of 77 pieces. As an Italian watchmaker, special attention is paid […]