HYT H3 – The Linear Fluid Revolution

Today sees another launch from the amazing team at HYT, headed up by Vincent Perriard. Last time around it was the HYT Skull which I wrote about here. Phenomenal pieces of engineering in a completely different way to re-invent the way in which we tell the time, or at least indicate it. The Hydro mechanical […]

SIHH 2015 – A Preview Part 2

In the last piece we looked at what will be shown at SIHH the week commencing Monday January 19th 2015 from A Lange & Sohne and also Audemars Piguet. This time around we will take a look at the favourite offerings from Cartier, IWC and Jaeger-LeCoultre. Let’s get started! Cartier Once again Cartier have pushed […]

SIHH 2015 – A Preview Part 1

Another year is upon us, meaning there will be many lovely new watches for us to look at and hopefully review. First in the annual watch event calendar is the SIHH 2015 Watch Salon which takes place in Geneva. In fact as I write this it starts tomorrow (Monday January 19th). Having sifted through all […]

NOMOS Strikes Gold, 1 Year On

Deep blue, highly refined: The Glashütte watchmaking company adds another jewel to its crown with the new Lambda deep blue in gold. Compared to last years minimalist and very clinical white dial on white gold case, this year’s has a hint of colour and feels a little more broody, characterful. Elegance at its peak: With Lambda […]

Areion Blue – The Review

The tried and tested format of reviewing watches is generally very readable, the case, the feel and the watch function itself etc etc. Tried, tested, bored. So what do I do now? After throwing out convention, well at least trying to anyway. Here it is my attempt at a different sort of review of this […]

Elegance and Timeless Beauty – Arnold & Son TE8

The tourbillon is one of the most elegant and inspired complications in the history of watchmaking. As simple in principle as it is difficult to make, the mechanism was designed to eliminate the errors of rate caused by gravity on a pocket watch carried in a vertical position. Weighing mere fractions of a gram, it […]

Swedish Ingenuity, Organic Design – GoS Watches

The partnership between master blade smith Johan Gustafsson and watchmaker Patrik Sjogren was forged to provide truly unique watches, inspired by the beauty of northern Scandinavia and the ancient Swedish tradition of metallurgy. This year’s BaselWorld saw the debut of their new Bifrost collection, and the main attraction was a prototype of the Isblå (ice blue). Production of […]

Wright Brothers, meet the English Brothers – Bremont Wright Flyer Limited Edition

Modern overseas vacations would not be possible. Trans-Atlantic flights a pipe dream. Even flying to Space, literally blue-sky thinking. That is until the Wright brothers in 1903 made the first successful powered flight, in the eponymously named Wright Flyer. On a windswept beach at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, USA, history was made. The aeronautical age […]