Tag: Chopard

Chopard L.U.C Chrono One Flyback Watch: A High Bar For Luxury Chronographs

The Chopard L.U.C Chrono One Flyback watch is one of the world’s finest high luxury chronographs with an automatic movement. A worthy rival to such prestigious competition as the Patek Philippe Ref. 5960P or Glashutte Original’s PanoMaticChrono, the Chrono One Flyback fully bolsters the reputation for watchmaking excellence that Chopard’s L.U.C collection has become noted

Spike Lee Does the Right Thing – Buys a Chopard Gran Turismo XL

Spike Lee is no doubt a gifted filmmaker making some of America’s most controversial films such as Malcolm X, Do the Right Thing, and Jungle Fever. Born in Atlanta, Ga., Spike’s family migrated north to Brooklyn, where Spike quickly feel in love with the Mets, Yankees, Knicks, and movie making. He got a lot of

Russell Crowe Gets Past Rolex – Moves on to Chopard

I admit it, when I got my first professional taste of success – I too ran out and bought a BMW and a Rolex. Don’t be upset if this has also happened to you too. When you have a little cash in your pocket, a BMW and a Rolex are like two sirens calling to

Chopard Diamond Right Hand Rings

When it comes to fashion jewelry, Chopard is an immediate go-to brand for many people, and for very good reason. For decades, Chopard’s whimsical diamond designs have incited trends and set standards. Their ever popular “floating” diamond designs are fun, dynamic and have never gone out of style. Furthermore, new variations on this theme are

You Are What You Wear….. Really?

People fall into 2 very distinct categories when trying to answer this question: people who don’t care and think about clothes and regard fashion and watches merely as functional utility items and those who are trying to say something about themselves by the things they wear. Its not to say that the folks in category

Chopard – A Luxury Brand in a Category of It’s Own

When you think of a fine watch brand and a fine jewelry brand, very rarely (almost never) are they the same. Simply put, Chopard and the Scheufele family has been able to do what no other luxury brand has…….. and that is be a true watch Manufacturer and true jewelry brand. It’s true that many

Chopard “So Happy” Jewelry

In case you haven’t noticed, Chopard is everywhere! Nearly every red carpet event in the past 12 months has been simply blazing with gorgeous Chopard diamond jewelry, from the Oscars to the Golden Globes and even the Cannes film festival. With mega-stars like Penelope Cruz, Salma Hayek, Sharon Stone, Hilary Swank, and Scarlet Johansson all

The Chopard L.U.C. Extra Plate – Dress Watch Perfection

As those who have followed past blogs of mine know, I have a real attraction to elegant watches with straightforward design. I will also admit to a great admiration for the Manufacture Chopard , and have followed their rapid-rise (since 1996, when they introduced their remarkable in-house 1.96 movement) in the ranks of truly elite

Royal Watch Fetishes

I was looking through some sites and found that some royalty seem to have been bitten by the watch collecting  bug, as a lot of us have. When it comes to royalty wearing watches, out the gate, we have to tip our hats to the folks at Breguet . Their watches have been worn by

Details: What fine watchmaking is all about

A beautiful watch is all about details. I am reminded of this each and every time I pull a new watch from it’s box, or unbuckle one of my own cherished timepieces. As silly as it sounds, I catch myself frequently staring at the smooth, distinct beat of a second hand, or observing the subtle

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