VAPAUS – A MASTERCLASS IN MINIMALISM

VAPAUS was founded by British brothers, Oliver and Rudi Laing, out of a desire to create a legacy of magnificent, vintage inspired timepieces. The ambitious pair state openly that they are striving to create a new European brand placed to sit beside NOMOS, Stowa and Sinn in terms of beauty quality and technical specification. Commenting, […]

3 years ago

Interview: 5 Questions with Usain Bolt, World-Record-Setting Sprinter Extraordinaire and Hublot Brand Ambassador

By Roberta Naas On the last day (August 21) of this year’s Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games, Jamaican-born sprinter Usain Bolt will turn 30. No matter how he fares during the Games, the 6’5” soft-spoken, incredibly relaxed young man will still have a legend of accomplishments to boast. Nicknamed “Lightning Bolt,” he is regarded as the fastest person ever timed and holds world records for the 100-metter and 200-meter events. Additionally, among so many other accolades, he has won six gold medals in sprinting at the Olympic Games, is an 11-time world champion, and has been awarded the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year three times. A Hublot brand ambassador, Bolt is ready to take to the track at Rio 2016, but before he left for Brazil, he shared some thoughts on sports and time in an exclusive interview

3 years ago

Interview: 5 Questions with Usain Bolt, World-Record-Setting Sprinter Extraordinaire and Hublot Brand Ambassador

By Roberta Naas On the last day (August 21) of this year’s Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games, Jamaican-born sprinter Usain Bolt will turn 30. No matter how he fares during the Games, the 6’5” soft-spoken, incredibly relaxed young man will still have a legend of accomplishments to boast. Nicknamed “Lightning Bolt,” he is regarded as the fastest person ever timed and holds world records for the 100-metter and 200-meter events. Additionally, among so many other accolades, he has won six gold medals in sprinting at the Olympic Games, is an 11-time world champion, and has been awarded the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year three times. A Hublot brand ambassador, Bolt is ready to take to the track at Rio 2016, but before he left for Brazil, he shared some thoughts on sports and time in an exclusive interview READ MORE
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3 years ago

Movas Military Chronograph II Watch Review

On a somewhat regular basis, MoVas founder Sean Wai and I engage in conversations about the watch industry at large. Sean isn’t always sure what his role in the watch industry is and whether he is a brand, a hobbyist, or someone who simply engages in a particular type of art form that is celebrated by some, and misunderstood by others. Today, I am going to review a watch that I’ve had on and off my wrist for quite some time – and it is the MoVas Military Chronograph II.

3 years ago

Hands-On with the Longines Heritage 1969 Automatic

Watches of the 1970s were often chunky and geometric in shape, giving them interesting aesthetics. That has made watches of the era ripe for remakes, especially since many of them are large enough for modern tastes, like the Heuer Monaco, Omega Seamaster Bullhead or Longines Heritage Diver. While most remakes based on 1970s watches are bulky, the most […]

3 years ago

The Ute’s A Beaute: Arnold & Son UTTE Skeleton

At Baselworld 2016, Arnold & Son unveiled the UTTE Skeleton ultra-thin tourbillon, a new world record holder and a darn good looking watch. Discover how Arnold & Son did more with less to make this the thinnest skeleton tourbillon watch on the market.

3 years ago

Throwback Sundays: Six Recommendations for a Timeless Watch, from Our Archives

There are many watch designs out there: from different case designs to even varying dial patterns. Aesthetics is a realm littered with the corpses of dated designs with time’s passage, while others remain as classics.  Few are the designs which remain fashionable after decades of existence, and these legends of timeless design…

3 years ago

How To Spot Future Collectible Watches

I’m fascinated by the psychology of collecting – if anything, because it is a strange quality of the human condition that doesn’t always seem practical. Most people accumulate something in their lives, whether those things are related objects, experiences, or read more…

3 years ago

VIDEO: How to wear a gold watch, with Cartier and Chris Edwards

Gold. It’s the original precious metal – with a lustre that has shone unabated for millennia. Gold is the universal symbol of success, power, status and, obviously, wealth. These markers, while making it such a desirable material, can also make it tricky to wear, especially if you’d rather not look like a Boxster-driving-try-hard.…

3 years ago