A Glimpse at the Future of Watchmaking Through LVMH Watch Week 2022

Inspiring releases from four brands defining the way we tell and wear time

This year, the third annual LVMH Watch Week took place over a series of hybrid presentations, both virtual and in-person—allowing some journalists to view the 2022 models from the luxury holding company’s four time-telling brands up close. We got hands-on with these wristwatches to understand their material, finishes, legibility and weight; to scour them for details that separate them from past editions and nostalgic inspirations. Once …

Historic Paris Department Store La Samaritaine Reopens

After 16 years closed to the public due to necessary renovation and restoration, landmark Paris department store La Samaritaine reopens. Its historic Art Nouveau and Art Deco attributes are now interwoven with dazzling contemporary enhancements, including an undulating glass intervention by SANAA and interiors from Yabu Pushelberg. La Samaritaine, which is owned by LVMH, rises in the heart of Paris (its iconic Art Nouveau façade …

TAG Heuer’s Collaborative Carrera Porsche Chronograph

A partnership between two storied legacy brands with motorsport in their background

It’s not often that two storied legacy brands join forces to create an item that succeeds in seamlessly blending the values of both. This is what has happened with the new TAG Heuer Porsche Carrera Chronograph wristwatch—a special edition 44mm timepiece powered by the in-house Calibre Heuer 02 Automatic movement. Its design ethos weaves attributes from the two brands each known for their precision, performance …