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The Art Of Transparency: Inside The Iconic Corum Golden Bridge Collection

The Art Of Transparency: Inside The Iconic Corum Golden Bridge Collection

One of the most important requirements when crafting timepieces is innovation. Often, this innovation is the result of years or even decades of research. And sometimes, it is the indirect result of a car accident. That is precisely the story of the now legendary Corum Golden Bridge. Inspired by some harmless words of a connoisseur simply looking to get his watch fixed, Vincent Calabrese created a movement so unique and so remarkable that it has become a signature and a staple of the maison ever since.

May 29, 2024 5 Min Read
Artistry On Your Wrist: Guilloché Dials In Luxury Timepieces

Artistry On Your Wrist: Guilloché Dials In Luxury Timepieces

Guilloché is a word derived from the French word guillochis, which means intricate ornamentation, or guilloche, for a carving tool. It is a complex and stunning pattern executed on a watch dial to enhance its beauty multifold with its presence. This specialty technique elevates watchmaking to an art form and showcases incredible attention to detail.

May 24, 2024 10 Min Read
Hitting The Right Notes With Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Music Edition

Hitting The Right Notes With Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Music Edition

One of the most unique iterations of the Royal Oak Offshore is the Music Edition, a unique and visually striking range of five timepieces launched in 2022. The edition pays homage to the brand's deep-rooted connection with the world of music. The association between Audemars Piguet and the music industry is not newfangled. With its celebrated Music Programme, where the community of the brand’s patrons is treated to live music frequently, the maison has been acting as a bridge between excellent horology and excellent music. Hence, the Music Edition seems to be a natural extension of the maison’s passion for music. It manifests the amalgamation of two unique worlds and is nothing short of perfection.

April 17, 2024 4 Min Read
Top 10 Ceramic Watches Worth Investing In

Top 10 Ceramic Watches Worth Investing In

In a world traditionally dominated by steel and gold watches, ceramic has stood out as a popular material because of its durability and premium appearance. Blending cutting-edge technology with stylistic elegance, ceramic watches have gained immense clout of late, leading all the top luxury watch brands to jump on the bandwagon. These timepieces are also growing as a promising investment opportunity for watch collectors, thanks to their high durability and other properties. Here are top luxury ceramic watches that not only look ultra-modern but are also wise investments for discerning collectors.

April 12, 2024 7 Min Read
Jaquet Droz: Enthralling Watch Lovers For Nearly Three Centuries

Jaquet Droz: Enthralling Watch Lovers For Nearly Three Centuries

Swiss watchmaking has created an enviable legend in the world of horology. But when talking about revered Swiss watchmakers, there are only a very few names that evoke the wonders of mechanical artistry, quite like Jaquet Droz. Boasting a legacy of three centuries, the venerable luxury maison has enthralled horology connoisseurs with its imaginative designs and dazzling craftsmanship. Whether an intricate automaton from the 18th century or the contemporary Grande Seconde, a Jaquet Droz creation is unmistakable.

April 10, 2024 6 Min Read
Decoding The Royal Style: Watches Worn By The British Royal Family

Decoding The Royal Style: Watches Worn By The British Royal Family

The Royal family has always been an icon of style and elegance. From the Queen's colourful hat collection to Kate Middleton’s elegant dresses, the Royals know how to dress to impress. An important accessory that completes their polished looks regardless of the occasion is a fine luxury watch. The watches worn by the Royals make powerful statements about their styles and status.

April 5, 2024 4 Min Read
The Ten Best Independent Watch Brands At Second Movement

The Ten Best Independent Watch Brands At Second Movement

The world of luxury watches extends far beyond the handful of famous Swiss mega-brands. There is a thriving community of independent watchmakers creating avant-garde timepieces. These innovative brands offer distinctive designs and high-quality craftsmanship while giving new meaning to the art of watchmaking.

March 27, 2024 7 Min Read
Chromatic Companions: Luxury Watches That Manifest Holi's Vibrant Spirit

Chromatic Companions: Luxury Watches That Manifest Holi's Vibrant Spirit

Holi, the vibrant festival of colours, is a celebration that ignites the senses with an explosion of colours, joy, and revelry. As the streets come alive with vibrant hues and laughter echoes through every corner, it's impossible not to get swept up in Holi's infectious energy. This year, as we prepare to embrace the kaleidoscope of colours, why not add a touch of vibrancy to your wrist with our curated list of brilliant colourful watches for Holi?

March 21, 2024 6 Min Read
Inside A Collector’s Mind: What Drives Us To Collect Watches?

Inside A Collector’s Mind: What Drives Us To Collect Watches?

Luxury watches enchant and inspire, driving collectors ever onward in their journey to behold another beauty and give it a home in their collection. For collectors, a watch is not just an instrument to tell time. It is an artefact that needs to be cherished, making the need for collecting watches akin to obsession, one that makes them feel alive and accomplished.

March 15, 2024 6 Min Read
A Night Of Luxury: Amazing Timepieces Spotted At The 96th Academy Awards

A Night Of Luxury: Amazing Timepieces Spotted At The 96th Academy Awards

The much-anticipated 2024 Oscars concluded on March 10 with big wins by the likes of Poor Things, Anatomy of a Fall, Oppenheimer and more. Of course, alongside watching whose winning, we are also on the lookout for luxury watches adorned by our favourite celebrities. We spotted beautiful ladies Anya Taylor-Joy and Da’Vine Joy Randolph in Jaeger-LeCoultre and Omega, respectively. Last year's Best Actor winner, Brendan Fraser, wore an Omega Constellation, while Jeffrey Wright, nominated this year for the Best Actor, came in Omega De Ville Trésor. Here are the best celebrity watch spottings at the 2024 Oscars.

March 13, 2024 5 Min Read
The Nautical Heritage Of Ulysse Nardin And Its Best Maritime Watches

The Nautical Heritage Of Ulysse Nardin And Its Best Maritime Watches

The endless expanse of the sea has always captured the human imagination. For centuries, we have set sail across her waters in search of adventure, discovery and the promise of distant shores. The sea’s siren call has lured many explorers into her embrace throughout history. But, for the Swiss watchmaker Ulysse Nardin, the romance of the seas is embedded deep within its DNA. Since its founding in 1846, Ulysse Nardin has had an intimate relationship with the nautical world. Its timepieces have accompanied intrepid seamen on their journeys across the seven seas and pushed the boundaries of mechanical innovation through marine chronometers.

March 7, 2024 5 Min Read
Royal Heirlooms And Hollywood Icons: Most Unique Watches Ever Sold At Auction

Royal Heirlooms And Hollywood Icons: Most Unique Watches Ever Sold At Auction

Auctions are a great way to acquire a piece of pop culture that would have been otherwise unattainable. When it comes to the rarefied world of high-end auctions, iconic items linked to legendary people have sold for eye-watering sums that reflect their rarity and stories. Be it Marilyn Monroe’s “Happy Birthday Mr. President” dress that fetched $4.8 million, Napoleon’s hat that sold for $2.1 million, or Albert Einstein's Nobel Prize medal that realised almost $1 million.

February 12, 2024 8 Min Read