The tourbillon, this little mechanical wonder, with its hypnotizing movement that can turn anyone in a watch lover, was invented by Abraham-Louis Breguet. Developed around 1795, it was on this day, June 26, 1801, that he patented his revolutionary mechanical device. If today the tourbillon has an aesthetic role, usually shown on the face of […]

I recently visited my nephew, Sam, for a long weekend. I was wearing my brand new TAG Heuer Carrera Calibre Heuer 01. Sam was really blown away by the 01 — it was the first watch that ever captured his imagination and he told me how he dreams of owning a TAG one day. Sam’s […]

With the advent of online crowdfunding small boutique brands, microbrands as I prefer to call them, are constantly popping up. Usually, they will get their feet wet in watchmaking by launching a basic three hands and date watch and if they manage to pull off a relatively original design and a good story, they are […]

A Bugatti will always be turning heads and when the high-performance car brand has unveiled their latest Chiron at the Geneva International Motor Show 2016, it did not go unnoticed. A supercar needs a super-watch, and with Bugatti it is Parmigiani Fleurier who is responsible for creating timepieces as fascinating as the car. This time, […]