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.
Baselworld is always a place full of surprizes, some large and some small. One of those big surprises is the Blancpain Villeret Tourbillon Volant Heure Sautante Minute Rétrograde. This watch combines a jumping hour with retrograde minutes and a unique flying tourbillon. READ MORE
Baselworld has started, and one brand that was bound to make a buzz is Hublot. Not only did they declare their love for football, by introducing the Big Bang Referee 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ smart watch for the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Russia, but also did they put together two amazing all-star teams coached by Diego Maradona and José Mourinho to compete in a friendly match during an exclusive event READ MORE
A Breguet fitted with a tourbillon is always holding a special position in the world of watches. This is not only thanks to the fact that it was Abraham-Louis Breguet, the brand’s founder, who invented this complication, which he patented in 1801 but also because the brand never stopped innovating. Perhaps the best example of this is the Breguet Classique Tourbillon Extra-Plat Automatique. READ MORE
Grand Feu enamel remains a unique material. While challenging to make, this doesn’t stop certain watch brands to create dials from it. Reason for this is that rich, glossy look, that tells connoisseurs that they are holding something special. Last year Jaquet Droz introduced at Baselworld the Grande Seconde Moon in a red gold case and with an ivory Grand Feu enamel dial, and this year they are extending the collection with the Grande Seconde Moon Black Enamel. READ MORE
Today IWC announced that it is offering customisation services for the Ingenieur Chronograph to its US-based clients through their website. From different case materials, dials, hands, straps, and back engravings clients will be able to personalize their IWC. Thanks to real-time 3D rendering technology clients can see the Ingenieur Chronograph (Ref. IW380801) come to life on the screen, as they design it from the comfort of their own home. READ MORE
The people at Hublot in general, and in their research & development department especially, love to strive for the impossible. With the Hublot Big Bang Unico Red Magic they add another impossible achievement to the books; the creation of vibrant red ceramic. READ MORE