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.
Patek Philippe just didn’t happen to become one of the benchmarks of the industry overnight. One thing that helped them establish this position, or actually continue this into the 20th century, was the way that they embraced the wristwatch. This single-button chronograph in and officers case is a perfect example of this. READ MORE
While many people are gearing up for the holidays, the watchworld is already preparing for the first big event of 2019; the SIHH. While only insiders of the participating brands know exactly what new products will be launched, by now, we can already tell what kind of year it is going to be. We can base this on two things: the pre-released watches, and the ones we already have all the details of, but cannot share yet due to an embargo. READ MORE
At first glance, the Slim d’Hermes L’Heure Impatiente is your typical Hermes watch. Especially the font of the numerals and the shape of the lugs contribute to this unmistakable style. But on second glance: what are those indicators at the bottom of the dial, and why does it have not only an extra crown but also a pusher on the left side of the case? Because this Hermes comes with a very unique complication! READ MORE
Some watches you are lucky to see once in a lifetime if you have the opportunity to see them at all. At a recent visit of Haute Time to the Breguet manufacture in Switzerland, we had the unexpected delight to be eye to eye with one of the most important historical watches in the world; The Marie-Antoinette. READ MORE
There is no shortage of beautiful ladies watches, but when you are looking one that supports an active lifestyle, the list gets considerably shorter. There are only a few watches that you can take through their paces without having to think twice about it and which look good while doing so. These four, for example, got you covered! READ MORE
When 2019 has barely started, SIHH is scheduled to open its doors. From January 14th to 18th the exhibiting brands will delight us with the most mesmerizing new creations. Traditionally many of those brands also launch a few new watches before the show. While impressive, they usually keep the real fireworks until the fair itself. Given the very high level of the watches that they have already introduced, 2019 is bound to going to be an amazing year in watches! READ MORE