Californian sports watch brand Nixon will unveil a 10-ATM water resistant smartwatch on October 10. The Mission watch runs on Google’s Android Wear platform and firmware from Qualcomm. The brand, which markets itself primarily to outdoors types ranging from surfers to skiers, says The Mission is the world’s first ultra-rugged smartwatch, built to withstand an […]

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— Montblanc breaks new ground with the TimeWalker Pythagore Ultra-Light Concept Watch. After encroaching on the territory of other brands with its recent shift towards aggressively priced models, Montblanc now changes tack and heads off in a completely different direction with the presentation of the new Time Walker Pythagore Ultra-Light Concept Watch. Unusually for a […]

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Jerome Lambert, the CEO of Montblanc, is fond of referring to his family of products – its 110-year-old range of writing instruments which has long since been joined by timepieces and leather goods ­– as “companions for life”. It’s a shrewd description, uniting, on paper at least (and yes, stationery is available, too) what might otherwise […]

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Huge Jackman has agreed to be Montblanc’s ambassador in North America, the final link to becoming the worldwide spokesman for the luxury brand. Those living outside North America and familiar with Montblanc would be forgiven if they thought the film star already was the global ambassador. That’s because for the past two years Jackman was the […]

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The only privately-owned Bulova chronograph watch to be worn on the moon—by Apollo 15’s Colonel Dave Scott in 1971—was snapped up for a record $1.625m (£1.16m) at a recent auction. Fear not, though, the company has moved to ensure customers can get their hands on one just like it by producing a special edition moon […]

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Montblanc has just unveiled a new global concept for its stores, created by renowned French designer Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance. Starting with a few boutiques in the Far East, the German brand will take the concept home, refitting its Hamburg boutique with the new design before gradually rolling it out to Montblanc’s 500-plus worldwide retail points. Sophisticated […]

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