Category: Watches

Patek

The most expensive watch of the year

How is it possible to make a very rare Patek Philippe even rarer and much more expensive? Well, if there’s written “Tiffany & Co.” or perhaps “Asprey” on the dial, then both the value and the demand increases – a lot! Sotheby’s in Geneva set a new world record for the most expensive watch sold […]

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AND THE WATCH OF THE YEAR IS…

The prestigious award ceremony held by Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) took place last night at the Grand Théâtre de Genève. GPHG are annually awarding the finest contributions of watchmaking with – in their own words – the “intention to salute the excellence of worldwide horological production”. The most esteemed award went to Bovet […]

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Phillip’s Geneva Watch Auction

Phillips has established themselves as the no. 1 auction house in the world in terms of vintage watches, with many million-dollar-watches during this year. The Geneva Auctionoffered by Phillips will take place on November 10-11 with 200+ lots, including some of the most important timepieces of the 20thcentury. Although it’s not a surprise, the two […]

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Hermes at SIHH 2018 – The Beautifully Twisted Arceau Chrono Titane

Hermes horology department has started this year with a bang (quite literally). A timepiece, called Arceau Chrono Titane, a very major addition to the already iconic ‘Arceau’ collection. That is, due to its contemporary design, casing material, unusually large (for Hermes) size and the functionality you would be getting for quite an affordable price. Design, […]

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SEVENFRIDAY in the House!

Sometimes a party just comes together out of nowhere. Nobody has planned anything but the stars align, and it’s pure hedonism all the way till brunch the next day (where the strong have a Bloody Mary and start again). Sometimes a shindig is planned to the most minute detail, and the life is sucked right […]

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Dubai from the Sky with Roger Dubuis

Is it a bird?! Is it a plane?! No, it’s a social media influencer in a gyrocopter! I don’t know who’s idea it was to let Anish fly a gyrocopter over the desert metropolis of Dubai, but my guess is that person wasn’t going about their business on the streets below. In fact my suspicion […]

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Louis Vuitton Tambour Horizon

The smart watch for smart travellers Louis Vuitton have been bringing convenience and luxury to the journeys of the great and the good since 1854. The most iconic example of this is undeniably the steamer trunks that criss crossed the globes on the cruise liners and Pullman railway cars of a more glamorous era of […]

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Roger Dubuis – From Bedouin to Boardroom

We love getting our desert on, so when our friends at Roger Dubuis asked us to go and take some photos of their beautiful watches in all of the settings that Dubai has to offer, we packed our sunscreen and headed to the gulf! Over a series of posts we’re going to share with you […]

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Hublot Ferrari Techframe

Hublot Ferrari Techframe Watch brands collaborating with car brands is pretty standard stuff to be honest, which is what makes Hublot’s Ferrari colab so fascinating. Instead of simply putting a second logo on a standard release watch designed by the watch brand, Hublot invited Ferrari to the drawing board and gave them free reign. You […]

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Zenith Defy El Primero 21 Chronograph

Full disclosure; I’m a pretty big fan of Zenith, so I was a little concerned when the buzz in the bars and cigar clubs of Basel was that the new Defy El Primero 21 Chrono was a departure from the status quo. Industry people who’d visited Zenith’s booth, complete with old time barber and shoe […]