Archive for: July, 2015

Panerai Celebrates Haute Living Publisher Kamal Hotchandani at Private Dinner

Panerai Celebrates Haute Living Publisher Kamal Hotchandani at Private Dinner

The evening started with a toast to Haute Living Magazine Publisher Kamal Hotchandani for his work with Sailing Heals. The announcement that billionaire Stewart Rahr had donated $25,000 to the charity furthered the excitement in the Bal Harbour Panerai boutique where the gathering was held. The party then continued to a private dinner at Alan and Ruth Zelcer’s nearby residence. The receiving charity was Sailing Heals, which takes underprivileged youth and military veterans out for a healing day of sailing in classic sailboats. Hotchandani became a believer in the charity when he took a rare day off work to go READ MORE

Carmelo Anthony’s Haute Time Watch of the Day: Patek Philippe Rose Gold – Men Grand Complications

Carmelo Anthony’s Haute Time Watch of the Day:  Patek Philippe Rose Gold – Men Grand Complications

Today’s Haute Time Watch of the Day pick by Carmelo Anthony is The Rose Gold – Men Grand Complications by Patek Philippe. This amazing piece by Patek Philippe features a mechanical self-winding Caliber R 27 Q movement. With minute repeater and perpetual calendar the Rose Gold – Men Grand Complications is music to the ears, with two “cathedral” gongs as the chime. Other features include; day, date, month, leap year by hands, moon phases and a.m./p.m indications. The rose gold case measures 42mm and features a black dial with gold applied numerals and hands. The Rose Gold – Men Grand READ MORE

Girard-Perregaux Named Exclusive Timekeeper of New Academy Museum of Motion Pictures

Girard-Perregaux Named Exclusive Timekeeper of New Academy Museum of Motion Pictures

Swiss haute horlogerie brand Girard-Perregaux has been named Founding Supporter and Exclusive Timekeeper of the new Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, which is set to open its doors to the public in Los Angeles in approximately four years’ time.    The museum, which will be the first not-for-profit museum in the country dedicated to the history and ongoing development of motion pictures, will be designed by celebrated architects Zoltan Pali and Renzo Piano.  The duo will be completely renovating the old May Company building located on Wilshire Boulevard where the museum will be housed. In a move designed to celebrate this READ MORE

A. Lange & Söhne Open First US Boutique

A. Lange & Söhne Open First US Boutique

Luxury watchmakers A. Lange & Söhne made headlines this week with the announcement that the German company are opening their first US boutique. The Saxon company will establish their North American flagship in Palm Beach, Florida, on the prestigious Worth Avenue shopping street. The opening marks the company’s eighth boutique worldwide. With neighbors like fine art galleries, designer labels and five-star restaurants, A. Lange & Söhne will be in good company at its new location. The company hopes this new foothold will expose new customers to A. Lange & Söhne’s world-renowned German engineering and artistry. The space itself harks back to the READ MORE

Haute Time Presents Alexandre David, CEO Of Ikepod At Basel World

Haute Time Presents Alexandre David, CEO Of Ikepod At Basel World

Haute Time had the wonderful opportunity to sit down with Alexandre David, CEO of Ikepod At Basel World. Ikepod is a very unique product. While Ikepod is watch brand, it has become famous for its hourglasses. Ikepod created a special blue novelty hourglass for Basel World 2012 which would retail for around $16,000 USD. Their large hourglasses can fetch up to $27,500. Demand for these hourglasses is outstanding. Last year the brand sold a small red hourglass at the Only Watch auction for 2.5 times the retail price. Ikepod also recently created a special edition copper plated hourglass exclusively for READ MORE

Haute Time Presents Dr. Christof Zuber, CEO of H. Moser & Cie Timepieces At Basel World

Haute Time Presents Dr. Christof Zuber, CEO of H. Moser & Cie Timepieces At Basel World

At Basel World 2012, Haute Time had the opportunity to sit down with the CEO of H. Moser & Cie, Dr. Christof Zuber and get a first look at all the brand’s new timepieces. Dr. Zuber is the new CEO of H. Moser & Cie. Previously he was a partner in a private equity company, and was recently approached by the shareholders of H. Moser & Cie to take over the operation. He is very excited to be a part of the watch brand and even says the experience has made him feel like an entrepreneur. We first discussed the READ MORE

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