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Western Canada’s first Rolex store opens in Vancouver

Operated in partnership with local watch and jewellery retailer Global Watch Company, the 2,000-square-foot space is modeled after the Oyster, a waterproof wristwatch produced by the Rolex in 1926 that was largely considered the first of its kind at the time. Aqua glass walls, bronze accents, and high-end fixtures, such as sparkling chandeliers, offer shoppers […]

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Rolex Vancouver store opens in Shangri-La Hotel

Amidst the clinking glasses of Moet & Chandon, the largest Rolex boutique in North America launched in Vancouver’s Luxury Zone on October 27. The private event included special guests, media, VIPs, and representatives from Rolex. The boutique’s interior is inspired by “the water and the sea,” and is reflective of the brand’s aesthetic. Inside, find […]

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The Rolex Holiday Gift Guide

In 1927, renowned watchmaker Hans Wildorf created the first Rolex Oyster—a feat of technology and design that has remained at the forefront of the industry ever since. This Christmas, as the Rolex Oyster nears its 90th anniversary, Wildorf’s impeccable design continues to be the perfect gift for anyone on your list. No matter who you […]

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Western Canada’s first Rolex Boutique opening their doors this winter

Inspired by the Rolex Oyster, the world’s original waterproof wristwatch designed in 1926, Western Canada’s first Rolex boutique features laser-etched aqua glass, cream-coloured leather and bronze detailing set amid a grand showroom and private customer lounge (complete with a bar and sofas). Guests can expect an elevated retail experience, with a luxe-in-mind design that’s “reflective […]

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Style Q&A: Rolex boutique opens in Vancouver

As the founder of the Global Watch Company, it’s safe to say that Sassan Pourfar knows a lot about watches. But he knows luxury timepieces the best. That’s why Pourfar is bringing the first standalone boutique for renowned timepiece brand Rolex to Vancouver. The watch aficionado chatted with Postmedia in advance of the opening.

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Editor’s Diary: Rolex Vancouver Grand Opening

The largest Rolex boutique in North America is now open, and it’s settled quite nicely into its home at 1119 Alberni St. in Vancouver. I attended the grand opening on Thursday, Oct. 27—about two weeks after it opened its crown-capped doors—and joined the crush of people eager to celebrate the iconic Swiss-made timepieces.

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