Watches

In a seamless union of ancient and modern elements, the Rado HyperChrome Chronograph Automatic is now available in a beautifully contrasting bronze and high-tech ceramic construction. Limited to 999 pieces, this exclusive timepiece joins two materials that are perfectly suited for use in watchmaking: Bronze,......

In 2018, OMEGA will fulfil its role as Official Timekeeper of the Olympic Games for the 28th time in history. As the winter edition reaches PyeongChang in South Korea, OMEGA is celebrating with a collection of new watches designed to inspire the winner in us......

As strange as it might sound, moonlight doesn’t exist. It is an illusion, and even the word “moonlight” is misleading. The moon gives off no light of its own, it only reflects light from the sun. In effect, moonlight is sunlight, projected onto Earth via......

Does anyone really need reminding of TAG Heuer’s contribution to the world of chronographs and accurate timing? At its manufacture in La Chaux-de-Fonds, the watch brand has been inventing and producing some of the most accurate chronographs in the Swiss watchmaking industry for over 150......

Hublot and Berluti, Berluti and Hublot: the union between these two big names in watchmaking and shoemaking is patently obvious. Founded in Paris in 1895 and developed by four generations of bootmaking craftsmen, Berluti makes shoes for men who swear by its emblematic Venezia leather—......

Offering the keys to modern elegance and relaxed refinement. Imagining a collection with a cosmopolitan style that is both contemporary and historically inspired. Such is the personality of the FIFTYSIX® collection unveiled at the SIHH 2018. Geneva’s oldest watch Manufacture still in operation, 263 years......

Swiss Luxury watchmaker Hublot celebrated its passion for art and its ongoing campaign, HUBLOT LOVES ART, by bringing together street artists Hush and Tristan Eaton for the launch of “Fame vs. Fortune”; a limited-edition art timepiece concept. Hush represents Fame symbolizing the West Coast sensibility......

The signing of this partnership on October 4, 2011, in Maranello, sealed the destiny of both brands. As the exclusive 360-degree watch partner for Ferrari’s activities, Hublot is not only Ferrari’s Official Timekeeper and the Ferrari Challenge, Scuderia Official Watch, but also a partner in special......

Founded in 2010 by Benoît Mintiens, RESSENCE is a unique horological start-up creating innovative mechanical fine-watches. RESSENCE represents an independent way of thinking about fine watchmaking – no less expertly hand-crafted, but with an industrial design philosophy that seeks to be progressive with a clear,......

Does Bella Hadid really need any introduction? Both it Girl and supermodel, this fashion icon had the fastest growing fan-base of followers on social media networks in 2016 – 17 million in total. In the world of modelling, she is handling the demands of her......

Pursuing its longstanding involvement in celebrating life’s finest milestones as well as honouring traditional Chinese arts, Chopard is taking things to a new level with an extraordinary new one-off creation: L.U.C Perpetual T – Spirit of the Chinese zodiac. Chopard artisans have created an entirely......

Technicality meets practicality in the new Overseas dual time model equipped with an inhouse movement enabling simultaneous reading of two timezones governed by particularly user-friendly handling and enhanced by three interchangeable bracelet/straps in steel, leather or rubber. The traveller-dedicated Overseas dual time watch flaunts a......

TAG Heuer announced the launch of the new TAG Heuer Carrera Heuer-02 Tourbillon with COSC certificate to commemorate the brand’s participation in the 2017 edition of Salon International de Haute Horlogerie (SIAR) at Mexico City. During a press conference, Christian Weissbach, President of TAG Heuer......

This winter, Vacheron Constantin boutiques and displays appear clothed in an immaculate white winter mantle. A delightful immersion into a stunning natural setting enhanced by dreamy snow, a chance to sense the serenity, gentleness and authenticity pervading this universe while roaming freely among whirling, glimmering......

Hublot, kicked off a weekend of celebrations surrounding Ferrari’s 70th Anniversary in New York City. For the kick-off event, the Hublot Fifth Avenue boutique was decked out in several Ferrari elements, from an illuminated storefront in “Ferrari red” LEDs to panel displays showcasing the Hublot......

Swiss watchmaker Rado made waves last year with the relaunch of its iconic Rado Ceramica collection. Teaming up with renowned industrial designer Konstantin Grcic, the brand updated its well-known, starkly geometric timepiece with a contemporary new look for the current zeitgeist. Now two new additions......

Boxing legends, friends and fans of the Greatest of All Time gathered today at BXR London to launch the new TAG Heuer Carrera Mohammad Ali watches. Special guest Larry Holmes and TAG Heuer Ambassador David Guetta attended this special event held at the exclusive boxing-themed......

Octopod continues MB&F’s exploration of aquatic themes with an eight-leg, eight-day clock inspired by cephalopods, marine chronometers and The Abyss – blending contemporary design with kinetic sculpture and a transparent bubble filled with precision horology. Conceived by MB&F and built by Switzerland’s premier clock maker,......

In 2016, Vacheron Constantin is opening up whole new horizons for its emblematic watch dedicated to world travellers, Overseas, through original creations adopting an eminently versatile attitude thanks to their interchangeable straps/bracelet. Delivered with a leather and rubber strap as well as a metal bracelet,......

Rolex is introducing a gem-set version of the Oyster Perpetual Yacht-Master 40, its emblematic nautical watch. In 18 ct Everose gold with a black gloss finish dial, it features a bidirectional rotatable bezel adorned with multicolour sapphires, green tsavorites, and a triangular diamond at 12......

Following the success of the Classic Fusion Mykonos from the last five years (2012 to 2016) and in the presence of Ricardo Guadalupe, CEO of Hublot, John Gofas and Gregory Gofas, the Swiss watchmaking brand is unveiling a new model for summer 2017: even more......

Patrimony provides a pure and contemporary reinterpretation of a noble classic from the Vacheron Constantin heritage, stemming from the traditional watchmaking of the 1950s. The deliberately minimalistic impression belies a concern for detail aimed at achieving perfectly balanced lines. The dial, applied hour-markers and hands......

Roger Federer continues to embellish a tennis career of towering achievement. His record-breaking triumph in the final of The Championships, Wimbledon, confirms his return to the peak of his powers and earns him his second Grand Slam singles title of a remarkable 2017 season. His......

As a highlight to “The Art of Watches Grand Exhibition New York 2017” from July 13 to 23 at Cipriani 42nd Street, Patek Philippe created nine limited special editions of ladies’ and men’s watches that manifest the manufacture’s in-depth expertise in all of its facets.......

Vivid colours, joie de vivre and a vibrant personality! Because life is too short to be lived in monochrome, Chopard treats the Happy Sport to new colours.  Fitted with a strap you can change yourself, in step with your moods and the changing seasons, this......

In May, TAG Heuer announced its global partnership with MARV films and 20th century Fox for the upcoming new film from acclaimed director Matthew Vaughn, ‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle’, in cinemas worldwide on September 22nd 2017. TAG Heuer’s Connected Watch is the official watch of......

Long revered for its proficiency in luxury leather goods, Hermes has also gathered praise in recent years as a manufacturer of fine timepieces. When we hear the word Hermes, images of sought after, fought-after, limited edition handbags and silk scarves come to mind. However, since......

IWC Schaffhausen is launching a special version of the Pilot’s Watch Mark XVIII featuring the original design of the historic Pilot’s Watch Mark 11. In reference to the year in which the first Mark 11 was produced, this special edition is limited to 1,948 watches.......

Breakfast at home in India, lunch at a business meeting in Dubai, dinner with friends in London. Do you think this is possible? Of course it is. I can even bet you a few quid that there are thousands, if not millions of individuals who......

Speake-Marin is an independent Swiss watchmaking brand that came into existence in 2002. As with most independent watchmaking institutions, Speake-Marin also strives for excellence and uniqueness in each and every creation. What sets this brand apart from its competitors is a subtle hint of Englishness.......

On Saturday 10 June 2017, in its boutique located at Faubourg Saint-Honoré in Paris, Longines, together with its Ambassador of Elegance Kate Winslet, presented the exclusive and very limited new timepiece: The Flagship Heritage by Kate Winslet, featuring the same dial as The Flagship Heritage –......

Owing its name to its founder, watchmaker and restorer Michel Parmigiani, the watchmaking powerhouse was established in 1996 in Fleurier, in the Val-de-Travers. Michel Parmigiani started his career as a watch restorer, brought his inimitable vision to a legacy oriented business landscape. This is expressed......

Sometimes the best timepieces in the world are not produced in Switzerland. Over the course of some decades, Germany, with its interesting array of independent watchmaking houses has created quite a niche for itself among seasoned connoisseurs and novices when it comes to high end......

One of the best kept secrets of all time is that luxury cannot be defined by any single element. It is usually a blend of specific aspects that pertain to an individual’s life. If I were to put it differently, I would say that over......

The most famous right foot in football history has come on board as the brand ambassador of an exquisite Swiss watch brand. England’s most charismatic footballer, David Beckham has been endorsed by Tudor to increase the style quotient of its already fabulous timepieces. With Hublot......

What do Mozart, Beethoven, Bach, Chopin, Mahler, and Tchaikovsky have in common? The answer is fairly simple- These gentlemen are the biggest composers of our times. Their symphonies are so arresting that they have been able to hold the same sway over the hearts and......

The modern day watch workshop has transformed itself from a ‘factory-like’ appearance into something more akin to a ‘scientific laboratory’. You might not see people who look like workers on the floor anymore. However, you might run into some doctors in white coats. Some brands......

There are some brands which specialise in case making, and there are some brands which specialise in movement construction. Then there is Carl F. Bucherer, one of Switzerland’s finest movement makers, and case designers. One of Switzerland’s last standing independent watch houses, it is the......

The Swiss watchmaking industry is one of the most pioneering businesses in the world. Their continuous quest for innovation pushes them to absolute limits. In an industry where clients want something ‘new’ every single collection, the pursuit to develop the ‘new’ often takes the form......

Celebrities, celebrities, celebrities….what would the world do without them. They are the benchmark when it comes to the world of luxury lifestyle. Shoes, cars, clothes, homes…the list goes on and on. So, when it comes to the world of watches, it is no surprise that......

Cars and watches, cigars and watches, suits and watches, travel and watches, the list can go on and on. Watches are not just about keeping time, they reflect an important lifestyle decision. Throughout the years, watch brands have been proud of their association with several......

It’s high time we all agree on one important thing: Maximilian Busser needs to direct a sci-fi movie, period! MB&F is a brand that trespasses successfully into areas where even successful movie art directors will fail routinely. Taking inspiration from an icon is one thing,......

Watches that do not look like watches, rather appear as some form of time-travel, laser deploying, computer generated Iron-Man kind of wizardry. If MB&F is eccentric, URWERK as a brand is (eccentric)x. A creative vision of two of the most innovative individuals in the world......

The Direct Talk: You aspire to do well in life and maybe you pick a passion. There are people who collect bottles of wine, people who collect cigars, people who collect sports memorabilia, and people who collect art and so on. It is often said......

Have any idea how many models Omega released this year at Baselworld 2017? We won’t like to keep you guessing, the answer is 141! One of Switzerland’s biggest and most luxurious manufacturer had one of its most aggressive Baselworld events ever. However, even with a......

It is with a heavy heart that we have bid adieu to one of our most endearing events in the watch world. Baselworld 2017, which lasted from 23rd to 30th March 2017, brought us face-to-face with some of our biggest addictions- watches, brands, bloggers, and......

There is a common agreement in the watch-making world when it comes to NOMOS Glashutte. Almost the entire community recognizes the brand as one of the real gems in the galaxy of mechanical watch wizardry. As Forbes puts it, “A revelation: You needn’t spend a......

A Watch Brand based in Switzerland, founded by an Italian, and named after the French word for ‘porthole’. Hublot, the name that has come to become synonymous with the unorthodox, the striking, the offensive or the rebellious has not only shaken the established traditions of......

There are moments when is get really peeved at some people who supposedly claim to be watch enthusiasts. A standard topic during conversations pertains to the origins of genuine watchmaking. While there is a standard agreement that Swiss manufacturers are really good, most people do......

Maximilian Busser is not a watchmaker, he is a scientist; his place of manufacture is not a factory, it is called a laboratory; his timepieces are not watches, they are called machines. Welcome to the world of avant-garde eccentricity, welcome to the world of MB&F,......