Change for many independent brands as they now have a new location at Baselworld. What didn't change? The great watches that they brought to the show!
Some watch brands thrive on their past, and Louis Moinet could have very well been such a brand. The inventor of the world's first chronograph could have used this fact to make homage after homage. Yet for brand-owner Jean-Marie Schaller, it is merely a departing point to achieve new heights.
Will people ever grow bored of tourbillons? Probably not, as they are still the preferred complication of many collectors. However, it is not only the complication itself that keeps the attention, but it is also the seemingly never-ending creativity of the watch brands who continue to dream up enticing new versions of it.
If there is one type of complications that is most popular, it has to be the chronograph. Nearly all brands have one (or more) in their collection, and there are only few watch connoisseurs and collectors that don't have one as well.
BY Roberta Naas The sky has enthralled man since the dawn of time. From the starts to the moon and sun, it is a never-ending source of mystery and inspiration. Some watch brands have found a way, though, to bring the sky to the wrist, unveiling watches with rare meteorite dials on them. Here we bring you seven fine examples of celestial beauty.
With Father’s Day around the corner, we went out on a limb to find some unusual timepieces just right for dad. Just like we brought “lace and fabric” watches to the forefront for Mother’s Day, now we bring you a close up, comprehensive look at some wonderful luxury watches with wooden dials and bezels.
In a couple of weeks we’ll be walking the 36 miles of aisles at Baselworld, the world’s largest watch fair in Basel, Switzerland, gathering info on all of the exciting new watch introductions. For now, we bring you a sneak preview of five new pieces about to make their debut: The Louis Moinet Qatar Tourbillon (pictured […]
Haute Time rounded up the watches with the best engraved dials, with pieces from Breguet, Chronoswiss, Hermès, Jaquet Droz and Louis Moinet...
Calling all Dallas fans! The Louis Moinet "Derrick" combines a tourbillon and...a working oil derrick...
Racecar driver Scott Dixon will be racing in style at the Indianapolis 500 this weekend. Dixon, who hails form New Zealand, will be wearing a timepiece he created in collaboration with luxury watchmakers Louis Moinet. “I am very excited and honoured to be a part of the Louis Moinet family. It’s a watch brand with […]
Luxury watchmakers Louis Moinet have unveiled a stunning new timepiece to mark the 225th anniversary of Australia Day. An annual celebration held on January 26th, Australia Day commemorates the arrival of the First Fleet of colonizing British ships at Sydney Cove in 1788. In celebration, Louis Moinet have unveiled the Geograph: Australian Edition, a new timepiece which […]
Luxury watchmaker Louis Moinet has created a stunning new timepiece which incorporates the earliest known life on Earth. The Red Stromatolite timepiece was named for the oldest known fossil today, an extremely rare material which now exists in only a handful of places on the planet. Stromatolites are limestone structures formed some 3.5 billion years […]
From the Treasures of the World Collection by Louis Moinet, comes the Vertalis Tourbillon, today’s pick for Haute Time Watch of the Day. Limited to only 12 pieces worldwide the Vertalis Tourbillion features an LM06 exclusive tourbillon, 19 jewel movement, hour and minute functions and an 80 hour power reserve. The rose gold case is […]
During a soirée organized in Kuala Lumpur, famous watch collector Bernard Cheong presented Julio Iglesias with a one-of-a-kind version of the Geograph Rainforest. It was specially created for him by the Ateliers Louis Moinet. Participants enjoyed a performance by Iglesias, and Dr. Cheong took pleasure in helping to spread awareness of the exquisite timepiece dedicated to […]
Louis Moinet received the “Red dot: best of the best 2012” for its Geograph Rainforest timepiece. The international accolade is considered one of the most prestigious awards in the field of design. It also rewards products meeting the highest criteria in design quality, innovation and appeal. Less than 10 watches have earned this award since the beginning […]