Living and breathing Haute Horlogerie for more than a decade, Martin Green's everyday life is infused with watches. A love for the history of watches is combined with an eclectic taste, while his studies at the Gemological Institute of America sparked a deeper understanding of diamond set watches. After writing for several international publications he joined Haute Time. Savoring the good life he divides his time between Europe and the US, always on the look out for the next story to write.
Last year F.P. Journe launched its Centigraphe and Automatique Réserve in titanium, a material that most certainly suits two of the most sportive watches of the brand. However, precious metals have always played a very important part in the universe of Journe, as gold is even his material of choice to craft movements from. It is, therefore, more than fitting that he now introduces both models in platinum as well as in 18k 6N gold. READ MORE
Rolex does much more than just making watches. They have an ongoing commitment in which they dedicate their resources into making the world a better place. One way in which they do that is through the Rolex Awards for Enterprise. Launched over 40 years ago, these awards support the men and women who take pioneering positions in protecting the worlds natural habitat, improving the well-being in places where it is needed the most and advancing knowledge. READ MORE
After the 2018 edition, the Swatch Group decided to leave Baselworld and launched this year a new format in which they introduced the novelties of Blancpain, Breguet, Omega, Harry Winston, Jaquet Droz and Glashütte Original. Under the name ‘Time to Move’ a carefully curated selection of the worldwide press, which included Haute Time, was invited to Switzerland to discover the new watches, with the exception of Glashütte Original, in the manufactures in which they where created. In an intimate setting, this allowed us to fully go into the details of each particular watch and discuss them with the people responsible for their creation. Among them where these four watches which we already crowned as our summer favourites; READ MORE
When it comes to automaton’s Jaquet Droz has a reputation to uphold, as they are the benchmark in the industry for this. While the automatons created by the brand’s founder where already mesmerizing, incorporating such technology in a wristwatch is equally challenging. For Jaquet Droz this is merely a challenge that they take on with expertise and great imagination as they proof once more with the introduction of the Magic Lotus Automaton. READ MORE
A Rolex with a moon phase is by any means something special. It is a complication that throughout its history they didn’t make that many of. Reference 6062 is among them most certainly one of the more special, mainly because Rolex integrated quite a few features that were at the time not at all common to find in a single watch. READ MORE
Of all the complications, the tourbillon must be the most mesmerizing. It is therefore not surprising that most brands also make this complication visible from the dial side so that whoever is wearing it, can fully enjoy it. For others, this is not enough, and they like to take the tourbillon to a whole other level; READ MORE