Reading Time: 4 minutes A while back, the independent rebel child of Haute Horlogerie, H. Moser & Cie, took the watch world (and not only) by storm releasing the first watch featuring a Vantablack dial. The vertically aligned nanotube arrays absorb 99.9% of light creating the blackest black possible. The Vantablack® tech is expensive […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes The Swiss/Danish independent brand launched during Baselworld 2019 their first luxury sports watch – the Urban Jürgensen One. For some a departure from the brand language, for others an expected move, the One is a modern interpretation of what Urban Jürgensen stands for – exceptional timepieces with no shortcuts.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Greubel Forsey is, year by year, a pioneer in watchmaking. There is not a year when the independent brand did not amaze us with exceptional pieces. One of the last year’s masterpiece is the Greubel Forsey GMT Quadruple Tourbillon.
Reading Time: 5 minutes One of the “Woah…!” (to read jaw-dropping) pieces of the Baselworld 2019 was the Hautlence HL Sphere. The brand not only released an exceptional watch but also its eighth manufacture calibre. The HL Sphere presents the brand’s signature style and originality and a new innovative time display.
Reading Time: 6 minutes There is no secret, De Bethune creations are a part of the most beautiful independent pieces out there. For Baselworld 2019, the brand released a new version of their spectacular 2006 chronograph – De Bethune DB21 Maxichrono Réédition. Based on the idea of having all the five hands central placed […]
Reading Time: 3 minutes David Candaux is a complete watchmaker. His name is closely related to the Jaeger-LeCoultre Hybris Mechanica Grande Sonnerie and the MB&F HM6 Space Pirate. But besides his excellent qualities and experience as a master watchmaker for the others, David has his own line of pieces, under his name. Today I […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes “Look ma’, no hands…” – There are only a few brands that disrupt the classic horological canons of displaying the time. Urwerk is one of them. No wonder that the brand’s pieces get to be featured as wrist companion for Marvel heroes – URWERK with the Avengers in the end game. […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes Romain Gauthier Logical One was launched at SIHH 2013. Its success was immediate and paid in full – Best Men’s Complications Watch at the 2013 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève. The diamond version was shown last year at Baselword. Since today monsieur Gauthier celebrates his birthday, I considered the perfect occasion […]
Reading Time: 4 minutes For the first ladies’ watch article of the year and decade, I thought about something special – the L.U.C XP Esprit de Fleurier Peony. It is a gorgeous Chopard lady’s piece launched at Baselworld 2019. What else if not flowers and butterflies can cross the mind of a gentleman when […]
Reading Time: 4 minutes Last year, the independent brand Grönefeld celebrated their 10 year anniversary with a pinnacle piece: Grönefeld 1941 Decennium Tourbillon. The celebration timepiece presents and represents all the signature elements of the Duch Horological Brothers.