Archive for: July, 2015

Haute Timepieces: Cartier Skeleton Flying Tourbillon Watch

Haute Timepieces: Cartier Skeleton Flying Tourbillon Watch

Decades of success with its watches has inspired Cartier to finally open up a new door in its proverbial “house of horology,” with highly complex watches made in house. This almost flies straight in the face of what fashion-forward brands like Cartier are expected to have, which are nice looking, but mechanically simple watches. Without abandoning its current popular watch collections, Cartier has been slowly adding a number of highly complex watches (mostly in very limited editions) to its product line. As a thematic compliment to its high-end haute jewelry watches for women, Cartier’s mens line is brimming with complex READ MORE

Haute Timepieces: HD3 Bi-Axial Tourbillon Black Pearl Watch

Haute Timepieces: HD3 Bi-Axial Tourbillon Black Pearl Watch

One of the final steps in purchasing a Bi-Axial Black Pearl is giving HD3 your name so that they can engrave it on the back of the watch preceded by the title “Captain.” Based on the earlier Bi-Axial and Vulcania models, HD3’s Fabrice Gonet design of the Black Pearl version of the Bi-Axial Tourbillon complication watch is meant as an homage to pirate lore and their lack of respect for the establishment’s rules. This is in contrast to the Vulcania model’s homage to Jules Verne and the science fiction community’s frequent disregard for nature’s rules. A deliciously complex timepiece creation, READ MORE

Haute Timepieces: Show Off History

Haute Timepieces: Show Off History

You too can be like a Russian Oligarch. Breguet timepieces seem to be a top choice luxury watch brand among politicians and business people of the region, and around the world as well. Less common in the United States, Breguet is a brand you should nevertheless be intimately familiar with as its founder Abraham Louis Breguet is commonly known as the “father of modern watch making.” While he never made a wrist watch, his technological achievements in pocket watches are not only highly coveted as museum pieces, but also brought watch making into the modern era as a practical tool READ MORE

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