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.
The truth is, nothing beats the original. However, when it comes to watches, some of these original creations are so rare and precious that you either have a hard time finding one or that its prices have sky-rocketed, most likely even both. As they are very desirable, demands outstrip supply, and then it actually makes sense from a business perspective that the brands who originally produced the watch, launch a re-edition. While they are in it for the profit, it also highlights an often important part of their history once again, while it gives their clients the opportunity to own something as close to the original as they can get. READ MORE
There are great benefits of being a jeweler with a long-standing tradition when it comes to watchmaking. A deep understanding of both fields often yields amazing results when both are united in a single creation. This is most certainly the case with the following creations by Bulgari. READ MORE
In the world of complicated watches, the GyroGraff collection by Graff has created its niche. While this is in part to its complicated movement, it is also because they often feature intricate dials and the most stunning gemstone settings. This is also the case with the latest creations within this collection, dedicated to endangered species. READ MORE
As the engines roared last weekend in France, at the 24-hours of Le Mans, TAG Heuer took the stage to launch a very special version of the Monaco. This model rose to fame, not in the least because it was on the wrist of Steve McQueen in the 1971 cult-classic ‘Le Mans’. At an exclusive event, TAG Heuer treated their guests at a screening of this movie, at the place where it was made. Among them was Steve McQueen’s son Chad McQueen, but also brand ambassador Patrick Dempsey, Formula E champion Jean-Éric Vergne and Derek Bell, who not only won Le Mans five times but also drove one of the cars in the movie. READ MORE
Hermes is known for its subtle and timeless designs. Interesting is that they are never truly classic creations, but always seem to possess a certain ‘lightness’ of which the passing of time doesn’t seem to have any grip on. New models are therefor added sparingly, and a whole new collection is a rarity, yet with the new Galop d’Hermes, the brand is introducing an exciting new creation. READ MORE
With Father’s Day just around the corner, this might be the perfect year to surprise that important man in your life with something that he can not only enjoy every day but will also have a practical use and serve as a reminder of your love for him; a watch. With plenty of options to choose from, we selected four different ones, for four different dads. READ MORE