Romain Jerome cuteness alert: “Hello Kitty”

RJ IS RAISING THE CUTENESS BAR BY BRINGING HELLO KITTY TO ITS WORLD This is a funky, kinda funny, watch.  “Hello Kitty” has been a reigning pop icon since her creation in the mid-seventies. To mark RJ’s first women’s only collection, the brand is paying tribute to an undeniable iconic figure. Both the strong personality … Continued

My visit at Jaquet Droz in La Chaux de Fonds. A manufacture which is preserving the most amazing artistic and mechanical skills I have ever seen.

I recently visited Jaquet Droz for two days.  They took us into a different world of watchmaking which presented us with facettes of horology I have never seen anywhere else aside from the Parmigiani restoration atelier.  But this went much further.  The experience was unique and quite impressive.   Be prepared for a long and … Continued

News: Greubel Forsey QP a equation

This is Greubel Forsey’s newest creation: The Quantieme Perpetuel (French for: perpetual calendar) à Équation, available in a Millesimé Edition with a rhodium-coloured gold dial. I have yet to visit Greubel Forsey in La Chaux-de-Fonds.  And I promise I will.  The company is part of the Richemont Group.  However, it was founded by Stephen Forsey … Continued

Roger Dubuis, one of the great Swiss watchmaker, passed away.

RIP.  Rest in peace, Roger Dubuis.  One of the truly great Swiss watchmakers passed away at the proud age of 80. Roger Dubuis spent 14 years with Patek Philippe developping movements before founding the famous watchbrand carrying his name together with designer Carlos Dias in 1995. His first two collections called Sympathie and Hommage were … Continued

News: Chronomètre Holland & Holland resulting from collaboration between F.P.Journe and Holland & Holland

A partnership of distinction for the launch of an exclusive common art work, the Chronomètre Holland & Holland   Fine Swiss watchmaker F.P.Journe and gunsmith Holland & Holland are two manufacturers that share common values: excellence, exquisite craftsmanship and tradition, as well as a shared love for beauty. Both have produced outstanding art objects for … Continued

Vacheron Constantin just introduced the Historique Triple Calendar watches 1942 and 1948

Vacheron Constantin is considered the oldest continuously operating Swiss watchmanufacture.  Since 1755 they have been making watches, pocketwatches and wristwatches later in their history.   Vacheron Constantin just presented two timeless and classic vintage inspired timepieces.  One with a seconds indication at 6, the other with a moonphase at 6 and a seconds indication.  Both … Continued

MB&F just introduces the newest Legacy Machine, the LM “SE”

Today MB&F, the friends and team around Max Büsser, announce a new Legacy Machine, the fifth in the collection: the LMSE. This may be a Special Edition, but ‘SE’ actually stands for ‘Split Escapement’: a very unconventional feature first developed by our Friend Stephen McDonnell for the previous LM Perpetual. The Split Escapement allows our … Continued

News: MB&F Octopod

After the HM7 Aquapod, the first aquatic wristwatch by MB&F, the creative mind of MB&F dives once again deep into the marine world – but this time, they’ve taken a dive buddy along: announcing the OCTOPOD table clock, co-created with the amazing friends from L’Epée 1839. Story Think octopus, cephalopods and other eight-limbed creatures. Think … Continued