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The Met Gala 2021 – Where Diamonds Reigned Supreme

After 2020’s hiatus, the decadent glory of the Met Gala returned this year, showcasing Hollywood’s finest in a celebration of the first from The Costume Institute’s exhibits this year – “In America: A Lexicon of Fashion”. White diamonds championed the red carpet, with their timeless appeal dazzling celebrities in a display of ultimate luxury. Take a journey through the honoured occasion with Laings.

15th September 2021

Discover Dancing Diamonds with Laings at the Edinburgh Chopard Exhibition

The Chopard exhibition on display in our Edinburgh showroom has been wowing clientele with its meticulous craftsmanship and exceptional design. Presenting the final opportunity to view the exclusive collection, we invite you on a journey to excellence with Chopard’s Dancing Diamonds. An integral part of the Maison’s identity, Happy Diamonds represent a free-spirited passion for […]

10th September 2021

Uncover a Legend of Enchantment with Sapphire Gemstones

The beautiful birthstone of September, Sapphires, symbolise innocence, nobility, and truth. The enchanting gemstone represents eternal love and faithfulness and has a history as rich as its hue. Join us on a journey through time as we explore the fascination of Sapphires across centuries, from ancient kingdoms to contemporary fashions. 

7th September 2021

The Patek Philippe 2021 Collection Showcase at Laings

Laings is delighted to present the Patek Philippe 2021 Collection showcase at our Glasgow showroom from 30th August – 5th September. The showcase includes a range of Patek Philippe’s signature ladies’ and gent’s timepieces, as well as new models launched earlier this year including Calendars, Travel Watches and Chronographs. “We are proud to be providing […]

1st September 2021

Take a Journey to Excellence with Chopard’s Edinburgh Exhibition

Discover Chopard’s ‘joie de vivre’ with an exhibition of bold jewellery and sophisticated watchmaking. On display from 2-12 September, explore the grandeur of the Maison at our Edinburgh George Street store. Encompassing the best of Chopard’s iconic collections, the showcase displays dedicated design and exceptional craftsmanship. From the brand’s iconic dancing diamonds, to contemporary timepieces, […]

1st September 2021

An Interview with Diamond and Gemstone Jewellery Buyer, Leah Wylie

Laings is proud to deliver fine jewellery and diamonds that are meticulously chosen for their excellence. Ensuring this is maintained throughout each UK showroom is Diamond and Gemstone Jewellery Buyer, Leah Wylie, whose expertise allows Laings to showcase the most mesmerising and enchanting diamond and gemstone pieces. Leah provides an insight into her journey to becoming Buyer and the importance of her role at Laings.

27th August 2021

TUDOR – Born To Dare

TUDOR has long been celebrated for their adventurous heritage, technical prowess and an acute sense of style. The impressive timepieces hail from the same family as Rolex, and here we explore how they left their very own mark on the watchmaking world.

17th August 2021

An Ode to Excellence – The 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Long overdue, the 2020 Tokyo Olympics have finally rolled around. This month, we witnessed a fortnight of sheer strength, stamina, and dedication to the world’s sporting disciplines, all fuelled by a passion for perfection. Official timekeeper, OMEGA, have sponsored the games since 1932 –encouraging an ode to excellence from the finest international athletes. Inspired to […]

10th August 2021

The Rolex 2021 Collection Showcase at Laings

Laings is honoured to present the Rolex 2021 collection, launched at Watches and Wonders earlier this year. We invite you to discover the latest creations at our Glasgow showroom from 6th-11th August and our Edinburgh showroom from 13th-22nd August. The collection showcases the exacting artisanal craftmanship, ultra-precise technology and unrivalled mastery that Rolex is renowned for – the perfect adventure into the world of horology.

6th August 2021

Cherish the Sweetness of Life with the Longines DolceVita

Since it was created in 1997, the Longines DolceVita has been an ode to the sweet Italian way of life. Smooth and refined like a stroll through the narrow streets of Rome, the model is inspired by the art deco excellence of the 1920s. Join us on a journey through effortless luxury and the life of la Dolce Vita

4th August 2021

Discover Stylish Simplicity with Pear Cut Jewellery

Diamonds have long been the world’s most prized gemstones, cut to reveal optimal beauty, there are many possibilities when it comes to shape. One of the most graceful styles is the pear cut. Said to symbolise tears of joy, let’s take a closer look at its beauty as well as how you can incorporate it […]

28th July 2021

An Exhibition of Cartier’s Precious Icons Collection at Laings Edinburgh

Parisian elegance meets Swiss craftmanship in Cartier’s Precious Icons collection. Explore a journey through Cartier’s most distinguished watch designs which are finished with rare and exquisite embellishments. Discover the collection at Laings Edinburgh until 29 July, in the decadent new Cartier space.

26th July 2021

A Visit to Edinburgh for the IWC Big Pilot Roadshow

This summer IWC Schaffhausen are touring with their interactive roadshow exhibition that celebrates their fearless Big Pilot collection. Laings were delighted to partner with the event in Edinburgh for peek inside the world of the Swiss luxury watchmaker.    The immersive experience celebrates the excellence of IWC, its legacy and the intricacies of the Big Pilot […]

21st July 2021

Jewellery in Cinema – A Decoration of Hollywood

Intrinsically linked by grandeur and glamour, fine jewellery and the silver screen have a long-standing relationship of luxury and excellence. We love to see precious adornments decorating characters, while whispering subtle details about their lifestyle and personality. Hollywood is no stranger to sparkle and the stars are well known for their bejewelled looks on the […]

16th July 2021

IWC Big Pilot’s Watch – The Essence of Aviation

IWC’s Big Pilot collection represents the technical expertise and pioneering spirit that the brand has gained through years of producing professional instruments for the cockpit. The functional design, combined with years of perfected engineering, has led the Big Pilot’s watch to gain its status as cultural icon, being admired by adventurers and watch enthusiasts alike. No other model by IWC is as well-known or instantly recognisable as the Big Pilot’s watch.

14th July 2021

IWC: Discover the Legacy and Future

IWC has spent over 150 years perfecting the blend of form and function to create a portfolio of iconic watch collections. The pioneering American spirit combined with innovative Swiss manufacture has led to its success today, and IWC continues to strive for progression in both watchmaking and philosophy.

9th July 2021

Engagement Rings: Princess vs. Emerald Cut

When exploring engagement rings, there is an array of diamonds and styles to choose from. The 5 C’s can help you select the perfect diamond – colour, clarity, cut and carat weight. The diamond cut is defined as how well the diamond is cut to optimise light dispersion as well as the shape of your diamond.

6th July 2021

The Seamaster Aqua Terra Is Reinvented with Small Seconds

The OMEGA Seamaster Aqua Terra is all about versatility. It is an OMEGA timepiece designed for adventurous individuals who are equally at ease in the central city as they are in the middle of the ocean. The Swiss brand has taken the Aqua Terra into exciting new territory by introducing a seconds hand.

30th June 2021

The New Laings Edinburgh Watch Gallery

Laings is proud to share our new Edinburgh watch gallery, with Rolex, Cartier and OMEGA. The new space marks the beginning of a series of expansions across our showrooms, bringing clients a reimagined way of experiencing the excellence of the world’s most prestigious watch brands.

29th June 2021

Presenting The Cartier Tank and A New Cartier Experience with Laings

Instantly recognisable, the Cartier Tank secures its place in watchmaking history as a legend of consistent reinvention. With a past as bright as its future here we explore the latest interpretation of the collection; colourful variations of classic design that pay homage to the vibrance of the 1980s.

25th June 2021

Go Beyond the Edge with the Aquaracer Professional 300

Watches and Wonders 2021 brought us a glimpse of the TAG Heuer Aquaracer Professional 300 which focused on a clear concept – creating a bold, high-performance, ergonomic watch for divers that was distinctively TAG Heuer. Read on as Laings explore the collection further and discover how TAG Heuer combine divers’ watch traditions with refined design and material that would meet and exceed the high expectations of today’s consumers.

24th June 2021

Breitling Endurance Pro IRONMAN: LIVE. PLAY. REPEAT

In partnership with the world-famous IRONMAN Triathlon, Breitling introduce the Endurance Pro, now including the exclusive Breitling Endurance Pro IRONMAN. Read on to explore how Breitling unite high precision, innovative materials and the vibrant spirit of the IRONMAN Triathlon to create the ultimate athleisure timepiece.

17th June 2021

Panerai Embodies Marine Excellence in the Luminor Marina

The Luminor Marina is the result of Panerai’s commitment to ever-evolving technical innovations and longstanding tradition. The unmistakable Italian design has earned its place as a fundamental mainstay among divers’ collections. The unique design along with its advanced technologies grant the Marina its deserving position in the ranks of Marine horology. Read on to discover the accentuated identity of the Panerai Luminor Marina.

11th June 2021

A Curated Selection of Father’s Day Gifts from Our Experts

Laings curated Father’s Day gift guide will help you celebrate Dad in the most meaningful way. From classic men's jewellery to sophisticated timepieces, Laings luxury gifts are the perfect way to say thank you for all you do.

10th June 2021

Exploring the Gem of the Ocean: Pearls

Pearl, the magnificent June birthstone, can be found in oceans and lakes across the globe. This timeless gem had been adored for thousands of years and has become a staple in wedding jewellery for its simplistic yet stunning spirit. Across many cultures, this enchanting gemstone has gained a deep appreciation for its dazzling array of colours, shapes and sizes. Let’s delve into the history of the fascinating June birthstone.

4th June 2021