LVMH founder Bernard Arnault declared world’s richest man (but what watch does he wear?)

If you were to guess who the world’s richest men were, your mind would probably wander to tech CEOs and Russian oligarchs, all of which would be reasonable assumptions. This month, however, the tides of wealth have changed with LVMH founder, CEO, and executive chairman Bernard Arnault rising to No.1 on the rich list. Edging ahead of Jeff Bezos ($186 billion) and Elon Musk ($147.3 billion), Arnault’s wealth saw a meteoric rise over the past year, trebling from a net…

Ox-fresh: Celebrate Chinese New Year with wristworn art from Blancpain to Swatch

The Swiss maisons are at it again, bringing their entire arsenal of craftsmanship to celebrate the Chinese New Year. As we all know, the Chinese market is huge and a great reason for watch brands to bring out the big guns. By big guns, however, we really mean the opposite here, as tiny instruments and loupes are dusted off to bring artisanal handmade details to the forefront and start off 2021 with an artful bang. Chopard L.U.C XP Urushi Spirit…

INTRODUCING: The Dior VIII Grand Bal Plume 2017 Chinese New Year Edition

Ready to shake your tail feather? Let’s hope so, seeing as today kicks off the Chinese year of the rooster. Luckily, there’s a way to get into the spirit of things without having to hire a head-to-toe cockerel costume, and for that, we have Dior to thank. A vision in red, the Dior VIII Grand Bal Plume 2017 Chinese New Year Limited Edition is the perfect marriage of haute couture and horlogerie. Think of all the Dior gowns in luxuriant…