The archive of the Longines watch company is so extensive and contains so many covetable models that the brand hardly needs to employ any designers - it could survive very nicely simply by reviving pieces from its back catalogue.
Watch of the collection The 24 Hours (above) is a reincarnation of an old model made for the Swiss national airline during the Fifties. The update comes in a 47.5mm case with a huge onion crown. The only problem: you need to relearn how to tell the time - what looks like ten past ten, for example, is actually ten past eight. £2,040.
Who says a small tat isn't just as nice? Most tattoos are at least palm-sized, but here's a new trend that seems to be all the rage now among Korean youths. Small, minimalistic designs. Very nice. Read more
Actors are beautiful people, and they play real-life characters sometimes in movies or TV. But beauty now, and beauty back then, may have a lot of difference. Here are some photos comparing actors from their Chinese TV dramas with photos of their actual historical counterparts. Read more