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Ben Winstanley

Deputy Editor

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Tudor Black Bay Fifty-Eight 'Navy Blue' | Watch of the Week

The first new launch from Tudor or Rolex in 2020, the Black Bay Fifty-Eight ‘Navy Blue’ spruces up Tudor’s smash hit with a popular colour change

Harry Winston Project Z14 | Watch of the Week

Harry Winston's latest addition to the avantgarde Project Z collection continues the fine work of its predecessors – high-tech materials, old-school watchmaking, and steampunk stylings put it in a field all of its own

Lando Norris: "I really enjoy streaming on Twitch"

McLaren racing driver Lando Norris is one of the most exciting young prospects in motorsport. The 20-year-old speeds by to give us an insight into his Lockdown Life before the start of the delayed Formula One season

The Luxury Watch Guide 2020

This year’s latest watch releases include some of the finest vintage-inspired specimens yet, sporty timepieces good for any occasion, and grail watches that will leave you drooling…

Collections | Vacheron Constantin 2020

Vacheron Constantin's 2020 collection is a veritable greatest hits of the watchmaker's multiple talents. Expect the spectrum to vary from improbably complicated, brilliantly bombastic grail watches to the sport chic pieces that we've grown to love from the brand

The best places to buy watches online

Watches might traditionally be a commodity purchased in a bricks-and-mortar boutique, but times are changing – especially under Lockdown. Here’s our favourite places to buy watches online

Breitling Top Time Limited Edition | Watch of the Week

The Breitling Top Time watch sees the revival of a classic 1960s chronograph, featuring a distinctive "Zorro" motif dial. Breitling has been knocking it out the park with its heritage watches over the last couple of years – and this is no exception

Audemars Piguet [Re]master01 Self Winding Chronograph | Watch of the Week

In 2019, Audemars Piguet gave us a vision of its future in the form of a totally new collection called CODE 11.59. This year? We’re going back in time with the [Re]master01. We’re already in love…

Hamilton PSR | Watch of the Week

The Hamilton PSR breathes new life into the world’s first digital watch, the iconic Hamilton Pulsar, for its 50th anniversary

Inside Tudor Watches: behind the scenes at the home of the accessible luxury watch

Like Tudor Watches? Join us as we go behind the scenes at the watchmaker's Geneva headquarters. This is how your watch gets made…

Mark Webber talks Formula One 2020 and BOSS

Racing driver Mark Webber talks predictions for the Formula One 2020 season, Lewis Hamilton breaking records, and the new Porsche x BOSS capsule collection

Take your best shot at West London Shooting School

West London Shooting School blends world-class facilities with a relaxed atmosphere certain to suit crack shots and shooting novices alike. Ben Winstanley finds out more…

Lewis Hamilton: "We need to have real minorities come through"

Lewis Hamilton is the greatest Formula 1 driver of all time. In this interview, Hamilton talks fashion, racing, and why he won't join Formula E

Hamilton Grand, St Andrews: luxury living at the Home of Golf

It’s the most iconic patch of turf in world golf, and now it’s right outside your front door: Hamilton Grand offers a unique chance to own property facing St Andrews’ Old Course, says Ben Winstanley

Square Mile Golf Awards 2019

What a year 2019 has been for golf. From the very best products of the year, incredible courses, and spectacular players. Here's our definitive list of this year's standout performers

The Bar Necessities: Hide, Below

Hide is the exciting £20m Mayfair super-restaurant by Ollie Dabbous and Yevgeny Chichvarkin. We descend the twisted oak staircase to Below: a stylish cocktail bar, serving one of the most interesting cocktail menus in London

The luxury watches to invest in now

We have rounded up a selection of the finest, rarest and most exciting watches to invest in – if you can get your hands on one, that is…

Lights, camera, wrist action: the best watches from the movies

From the most iconic timepiece to ever grace our screens to a brand new watch saluting the Caped Crusader, we check out the best watches from the world of film

Meet Valerie Messika: the woman changing the face of the jewellery industry

Valérie Messika is changing the image of diamond jewellery with her eponymous brand, finds Ben Winstanley. If it's good enough for Beyoncé…

Square Mile Watch Awards 2019 in association with Rémy Martin: The Winners

The judges have cast their votes, the awards have been presented, and now it's time to share this year's winners