Video – Exploring the 2020 Maurice Lacroix Pontos Collection

The elegant proposition in the collection, and a now well-established line of watches for Maurice Lacroix, is the Pontos collection, which debuted in 2000 and has since become the brand’s (not so) classic model. This year, as the Pontos celebrates its 20th anniversary, several new models have been released, such as the Pontos Chronograph Monopusher […]

Pack it up, 2020 has its wildest watch. Prepare your eyes for the blackmobile that is the Jacob & Co. Twin Turbo Furious Bugatti La Montre Noire

Jacob & Co. Twin Turbo Furious Bugatti La Montre NoireThere are few things as desperately desired in this world as the 1930’s La Voiture Noire. The long-lost Bugatti Type 57 SC Atlantic Coupe was one of just four high-specced models to be made between 1936-38, and the only one to be completely draped in black. Whether it now lies in ruins at the bottom of the ocean, or still hides away in some abandoned shed, is a constant source of fever dreams for wealthy collectors and daydreaming teenagers alike. Last year, Bugatti announced a new one-off hypercar named after ‘The Black Car’, honouring the legend of the first. Not to be outdone, Jacob & Co. have now announced their own piece unique — the murdered-out Jacob & Co. Twin Turbo Furious Bugatti La Montre Noire. The original Bugatti Type 57 SC Atlantic Coupe is not just famous for its legend, it has to be one of the most breathtakingly gorgeous cars ever designed. The sensuous, sweeping curvature almost seems like it’s taken from a comic book, or been given the Salvador Dalí melting treatment. The rear end of Bugatti’s La Voiture Noire from 2019 echoes that fluidity, while the aggressive front end reminds you that it very much belongs…

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Video – Review of the TAG Heuer Monaco Heuer 02

When you talk classics, icons of watchmaking, emblematic models, TAG Heuer has more than one model that fits the bill. There are, of course, the Carrera and the Autavia. Still, the most recognisable watch, the watch with the most character is the Monaco thanks to its unusual yet signature square-shaped case. Even though it was […]

Introducing – Jacob & Co. Twin Turbo Furious Bugatti “La Montre Noire”

Which watch do you imagine could match the most exclusive and most expensive car ever commissioned? Which watch could be on the wrist of the driver of the Bugatti “La Voiture Noire”, a unique car worth more than EUR 11 million (pre-tax, if ever this matters…)? Clearly, you didn’t expect something standard. For a car […]

Introducing – Oris 57th Reno Air Races Limited Edition

Oris is proving to be one of the most prolific watch brands in terms of novelties during this complicated year. Despite the cancellation of the Reno Air Races, Oris ploughs on with the release of its 57th Reno Air Races Limited Edition, a grey PVD-coated Big Crown ProPilot model, now with GMT functionality and pointer […]