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Steve Huyton Looks At The AkriviA Tourbillon Monopusher Chronograph
Their partnership was born out of a shared passion for exquisite watchmaking. Even though they are both still in their twenties they have clearly gained extensive experience within the industry. It is this ambition that has driven them to produce the glorious Tourbillon Monopusher Chronograph. I...
 
Steve Huyton Explores The Azimuth Twin Barrel Tourbillon
Presently the company is owned by the charismatic Alvin Lye and Christopher Long. Essentially their objective is to produce a highly original range of watches fusing traditional Swiss craftsmanship with cutting edge designs. I have been an admirer of their idiosyncratic designs for quite a few...
 
Enter the World of Luxury Through Richemont's Creative Academy
The luxury and art worlds are very desirable places to work, surrounded by fine and beautiful objects. Sure, you can study Art History or Antiquities at a traditional university. But, sitting in a classroom doesn't give you practical experience. The most valuable learning occurs when you get...
 
The 50mm Vianney Halter Deep Space Tourbillon
Vianney Halter originates from Suresnes on the outskirts of Paris France. His insatiable appetite for engineering and mechanics dates back to his childhood. This incredible passion inspired him to enrol at the youthful age of fourteen into the prestigious Ecole Horlogère de Paris. Over the next...
 
The Artistry of Patek Philippe and Vacheron Constantin Jewelry Watches
Harry Winston, Van Cleef and Arpels, Cartier, Vacheron Constantin and Patek Philippe—all great jewelry houses. Wait a minute, did I say Patek Philippe and Vacheron Constantin? Aren't they top haute horlogerie watch brands? Yes, of course. But what many don't realize is that Patek Philippe and...
 
Jewelry and Fine Watchmaking Unite in the Chopard Happy Sport Diamantissimo
BY ANGUS DAVIES It is that time of year, when the most beautiful, glamorous and wealthy congregate on the Côtes d'Azur—and Chopard is right there with them as sponsors of the Festival de Cannes. Oscar Wilde once remarked, "Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it...
 
Steve Huyton looks at the Christophe Claret Kantharos
With his experience & huge amount of passion he established his own brand dedicated to manufacturing exclusive watches for the connoisseur. Like most true artists he uses simple sketches as a basis to produce highly accomplished timepieces. This process has culminated in a range of beautiful...
 
Kari Voutilainen Unique Decimal Repeater Available–a Connoisseur's Watch
The large watch brands dominate the landscape because they have powerful backers feeding money into the marketing machine. Billboards and ads in magazines and newspapers keep these companies in the forefront of customers' minds. There is also history and longevity to consider. The longer a...
 
Chopard L.U.C. Collection: One to Watch
Chopard. It's a prestigious name most commonly associated with exquisite jewelry. But, Chopard also makes some killer watches, particularly under the L.U.C. banner. The recently released L.U.C. Perpetual T (T stands for Tourbillon), Chopard's second most complicated watch in the stable is worth...
 
Officine Panerai Launches 2013 Catalogue App For IPad And IPhone
The Italian watchmaker, Officine Panerai, has launched their new 2013 Catalogue app for the iPad and iPhone, the most up-to-date tool for all enthusiasts who want to find out about the latest novelties of the haute horologerie company from Florence. Free to download in English from the Apple...
 
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