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Travelling With A Complication Made Simple With Parmigiani

The Fleurier Toric Hémisphères Rétrograde is a noteworthy new piece from Parmigiani for a number of solid reasons. First of all, it is a traveller’s watch, an exquisitely crafted watch equipped with a second time zone display. Second, the watch is part of the renaissance of Parmigiani’s Toric collection, a line of sublimely elegant yet … Continued

Parmigiani Fleurier Toric Hemispheres Retrograde

Longines Marks 185 Years In Singapore With Watches Of Switzerland

Celebrating its 185th anniversary this year, Longines is one of the oldest and most successful watch manufactures. To mark the milestone, the watchmaker is putting on an exhibition in Singapore in conjunction with Watches of Switzerland at VivoCity from 14 November until 19 November. The exhibition covers the glorious history of Longines, and also showcases … Continued

Longines Flagship original 1957

How Rubber Became A Luxury in Watchmaking

Over the years, an untold number of interesting materials have found their ways into high-end watches, from the understated titanium to the more exotic ceramic and carbon fibre. There is one material, however, that really stands out, most notably for its anti-luxury character: rubber. How on earth did this innocuous material, first patented back in … Continued

original Hublot 1980 advertising

How Design Has Influenced Iconic Watches

Every rookie watch enthusiast eventually learns that it rare to find a watch that combines exquisite design with solid watchmaking – that is a feat that renders a timepiece truly worthy of one’s consideration. Today we shall look at five watches that have been painstakingly designed and endlessly refined to work both as solid examples … Continued

Junghans max bill Edition 2017 set

Explaining The MB&F Legacy Machine Split Escapement

When Max Busser originally founded his eponymous brand MB&F, he made it clear that the brand was not just producing conventional watches. Rather, MB&F was all about “horological machines,” wearable mechanical art. This philosophy of making attractive, intriguing, yet still useful wearables has persisted throughout the evolution and development of the brand. Most watch enthusiasts … Continued

MB&F legacy machine split escapement yellow gold dial
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