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Friday 04 May 2012
YOU think you have a brand pegged, and then it spins on its heel and does something completely unexpected.
Friday 04 May 2012
TAG Heuer is a company renowned for its ultra-sporty watches, with a history heavily bound up with the glamour and speed of motor sports (see the feature on page 26).
Friday 04 May 2012
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Friday 04 May 2012
YOU don’t have to be a petrol head to like watches, but it helps.
Friday 04 May 2012
Timothy Barber picks the highlights from BaselWorld 2012, the watch industry’s love-in
Friday 04 May 2012
OMEGA is famous for its classic Speedmaster Professional chronograph which is known as the Moon Watch for having been picked by NASA in the 1960s to be worn by astronauts, and for having been worn on the moon by Buzz Aldrin.
Friday 04 May 2012
Thought diamonds were a girl’s best friend? Well, it’s possible you were wrong, given the buzz created by two brands incorporating feathers as decorative elements into their watches this year.
Friday 04 May 2012
THE French brand Bell & Ross has built a terrific reputation over the years for its sturdy-cut-chic squareform watches inspired by instruments from aeroplane cockpits.
Friday 04 May 2012
THE holy grail of watch manufacturing is for a company to be able to make its own movements in-house.
Friday 04 May 2012
Blancpain Watch: X Fathoms Description: A charismatic, ultra-complex enhancement of Blancpain’s iconic 50 Fathoms diving watch. Price: £26,170
Friday 04 May 2012
Heal’s Cap 6 Drawer Chest, £1,495-£1,795, heals.co.uk Perfect for office, bedroom or living room, this piece is from a range of sleek Italian-made chests with soft closing drawers. Matt or high-gloss finish.
Friday 04 May 2012
ST ANDREWS ROAD Price: £2.25m A detached five bedroom family home with three reception rooms, three bathrooms, a kitchen/breakfast room, a garage, a large garden and a pool. Contact savills.co.uk or call 01491 843 000
Friday 04 May 2012
COMMUTING AND AREA
Friday 04 May 2012
Family Mosaic last weekend launched its new Central Park development in Lewisham.

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Friday 04 May 2012
DIRECTOR OF ESTATE AGENT, DOUGLAS & GORDON Q.All my friends keep telling me that if I wait, prices will fall. It does seem that in my area, North Kensington, some properties are coming down in price. Should I wait?
Friday 04 May 2012
FILM THE LUCKY ONE Cert 12A | by Stevie Martin *
Friday 04 May 2012
FILM PIGGY Cert 18 | by Stevie Martin **
Friday 04 May 2012
FILM SILENT HOUSE Cert 15 | by Tom Latter ***
Friday 04 May 2012
Last week one of London’s heaviest hitting hotspots relaunched for its third incarnation, revitalising itself to remain fresh and keep pace with the capital’s highly competitive entertainment market.
Thursday 03 May 2012
Carven linen and patent leather slingbacks, £325, netaporter.com The fashion pack’s favourite new label, these multi-texture, multi-colour slingbacks are the perfect way to bring summer to work.
Thursday 03 May 2012
Jimmy Choo Eaton fringed driving shoe, £295 We say if you’re getting behind the wheel of a slick vehicle, you need the togs to match. And hey, zooming through the Alps can wear the feet out; these will make the ride smoother.
Thursday 03 May 2012
The big players in the smartphone world are preparing to deploy the latest weapons in their arsenal. At the high-end of the market, the battle between Apple and Samsung is hotting up with today’s release of the Galaxy S3.
Thursday 03 May 2012
So RIM has unveiled… Well, nothing, really. A rather uninspiring prototype for a phone template its rivals brought to market half a decade ago. An unfinished operating system with no launch date.
Thursday 03 May 2012
Palm Pre | 2009 The PDA-maker briefly threatened to break into the smartphone market with the Palm Pre. However, it was dogged with patent infringements and never sold in volume. Palm was sold to HP a year later.
Wednesday 02 May 2012
Wow, this is cool Daddy, what is it?” says my daughter as she clambers into the back of the 70th Anniversary edition Jeep Wrangler. I appear to have acquired instant street cred. Amongst the under threes, in any case.
Wednesday 02 May 2012
Audi Q5 SUV with Google and online radio
Tuesday 01 May 2012
The City is not a place one associates with yoga. Pounding away on a treadmill in a gym seems a more natural fit for the thrusting speed of life in financial services.
Tuesday 01 May 2012
FITNESS & DIET EXPERT Over the next few weeks I'm going to be trying out some of the City’s top weight loss methods in the lead up to bikini/Speedo season. Tried and Tested: The Food Doctor Clinic
Tuesday 01 May 2012
I wince to hear Caroline’s name. But Nick doesn’t notice. He’s too wrapped up in his 25 per cent Q1 increase in sales and the business introductions Caroline and her colleagues have effected.
Tuesday 01 May 2012
RESTAURANT DABBOUS 39 Whitfield Street W1T 2SF FOOD ***** SERVICE ***** ATMOSPHERE ***** Cost per person without wine: £50
Tuesday 01 May 2012
The meticulous attention to detail and blending of art with nature is a defining characteristic of Japanese culture. For almost 90 years, Japanese whisky distillers have evolved an approach defined as the Art of Japanese Whisky.
Tuesday 01 May 2012
Suntory and Eight Club are offering five pairs of tickets to an exclusive whisky and cigar sampling evening conducted by Zoran Peric (left), Suntory Brand Ambassador and Przemek Zaneap, Bar Manager, at the club’s Moorgate premises, 1 Dysart Street
Monday 30 April 2012
What’s in Bora Bora?” I asked a frequent visitor there. “Sharks – but in a good way”, was the answer. Did that justify twenty hours flying time to French Polynesia, I wondered.
Monday 30 April 2012
Recently, at a friend’s engagement party, another guest was telling me the details of her son’s birth within minutes of our meeting, and then that at first he only slept in 40-minute instalments and had to be strapped to her chest 24/7.
Monday 30 April 2012
If you want to feel the hot spring sun on your back and white sand between your toes, the Princesa Yaiza Suite Hotel Resort is a good place to forget European financial turmoil and completely succumb to the gods of pleasure.
Friday 27 April 2012
WIN A SUNTORY WHISKY AND CIGAR TASTING EVENING AT EIGHT CLUB, IN THE HEART OF THE CITY
Friday 27 April 2012
Red rockets lampshade, £20, alllitup.co.uk This adorable rocket image wraps around the shade structure so that you can follow the action round. Sure to delight your little boy or girl.
Friday 27 April 2012
Agarden should be as important as any room in your house.
Friday 27 April 2012
WHERE IT IS Ascot is a village in Berkshire, technically within the civil parish of Sunninghill and Ascot. The region is divided into Ascot itself, North and and South Ascot.
Friday 27 April 2012
EASTWAYS Price: £4.95m
Friday 27 April 2012
DIRECTOR, KAY & CO
Friday 27 April 2012
FILM AVENGERS ASSEMBLE Cert: 12A *****
Friday 27 April 2012
FILM ALBERT NOBBS Cert: 15 ****
Friday 27 April 2012
FILM CLONE Cert: 15 ****
Thursday 26 April 2012
Miu Miu leather shoulder bag, £550, netaporter.com Chic and luxurious, ideal for daytime and night, glam or casual. Zara Plaited shopper, £79.99, zara.com
Thursday 26 April 2012
If the UK had more businesses like Burberry, we’d be rolling in gold. Happiness. Success. No double-dip recession for us. Oh no.
Thursday 26 April 2012
GOOGLE DRIVE COST: 5GB: free; 25GB: $2.49 a month; 100GB: $4.99 a month; 1TB: $49.99 a month; 16TB: $799.99 a month
Thursday 26 April 2012
The ice in the bath has already melted, Dropbox has left with the pretty girl and Microsoft is throwing up out of the upstairs window. Google is once again late to the party.
Thursday 26 April 2012
The magnetic drum | 1932
Wednesday 25 April 2012
CBRE, one of the world’s largest commercial property firms, reported better-than-expected earnings last night, as the Americas offset sluggishness in Europe.

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