Brand: Franc Vila

Time Travel

Time Travel

Millions of tourists visit Switzerland every year for its famous Alpine ski resorts and five-star spas on pristine lakes, but watch lovers know another Switzerland that combines the thrill of horological discovery with breathtaking scenery. Instead of the resorts and casinos of Lugano or the glamour and excitement of St. Moritz and Gstaad, they are drawn to the hamlets of Fleurier and the charms of Lake Neuchâtel, and instead of Alps, they savor the scenic peaks and valleys of the rugged Jura Mountains. This is the birthplace of watchmaking, a mecca for watch aficionados and the perfect destination for anyone READ MORE

Haute Time Watch of the Day: Franc Vila Concept Tourbillon Planétaire Skeleton SuperLigero

Haute Time’s watch of the day, is from one of our favorite watch designers, Mr Franc Vila.  It is the Franc Vila Concept Tourbillon Planétaire Skeleton SuperLigero.  It is a special watch, compared the the Ferrari, but instead of a car, it is on your wrist.  There are not a lot of the watches produced, so the lucky customers that do buy it, are going to have a amazing piece, that is limited production. Photos courtesy Franc Vila website. READ MORE

Basel World: My Interview with Franc Vila, One Of My Favorite Watchmakers In The World

Basel World: My Interview with Franc Vila, One Of My Favorite Watchmakers In The World

I was very excited to meet Franc Vila for the first time. I am a huge fan of the watch brand and an owner of the Franc Vila Cobra myself. He immediately realized that I was a client and fan interviewing him to understand his vision and where he planned to take the company in 2012. All of Franc’s pieces are very cool, with some of the best technology I have ever seen. Plus, he himself is very cool with a great sense of style. He immediately impressed me with a ladies’ tourbillon watch in black and red. Unlike most READ MORE

Haute Timepieces: Franc Vila FV Evos 8 Cobra Blue Bandido Watch

Haute Timepieces: Franc Vila FV Evos 8 Cobra Blue Bandido Watch

Watch collectors either love or hate designs from Franc Vila. No other watch has a face that loosely resembles a cobra head—set into a case that looks like an egg sitting on its side. The reptilian look is furthered by the segmented scale style of the rubber strap (a separate crocodile strap is also included). With an almost ominous look, the famed FV Evos 8 Cobra watch is in all black and blue here; a special limited edition set reserved for the U.S. only. Eighty-eight people will be able to enjoy the look of this timepiece. While technologically speaking there READ MORE

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