Watches

By Tempus | 03 Feb 2020

Masters of art: Blancpain shares the secrets behind its exceptional – and singular – Binchōtan technique

Founded in 1735, Blancpain may be the world’s oldest watchmaking brand, but that’s not to say it is stuck in its ways. Inside Blancpain’s picturesque workshop in Le Brassus, Switzerl... Read More

By Tempus | 15 Jan 2020

Watch brand TAG Heuer celebrates 160 year anniversary with re-edition Carrera Highlight

Swiss watch brand TAG Heuer is kicking off a year of celebrations with the reveal of its new limited edition Carrera 160 Years Silver timepiece. The watch celebrates the brand's 160-year anniversa... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 16 Dec 2019

Swiss show jumping champion Martin Fuchs wins the CHI Geneva Grand Prix

European show jumping champion Martin Fuchs won the Concours Hippique International (CHI) Genève's Rolex Grand Prix on Sunday 15 December, in front of an ecstatic home crowd.... Read More

By Tempus | 11 Dec 2019

Bonham's Fine Clocks auction puts the spotlight on Breguet's historic timepieces

A Fine Clocks auction on 11 December will put the spotlight on eight rare and historically important Breguet Carriage Clocks. The auction, hosted at Bonham's Auction House, London, features eight ... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 16 Aug 2019

Moritz Grossmann is reinventing the art of German watchmaking

The birthplace of German watchmaking is not in a major city, as you might expect, but instead a small town an hour’s drive outside Dresden, nestled in the countryside not far from the Czech bord... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 24 Jul 2019

How kitchen design brand Lanserring is revolutionising family life in the home

The kitchen has long been considered the heart of the home, but for bespoke kitchen designers Lanserring, that well-known sentiment is the true north for every interior created for its exclusive clien... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 15 Jul 2019

With revolutionary nanotechnology and otherworldly materials, the Senturion Key could be the most unique supercar accessory in the universe

In a modern era where we can pay for bills with our phones and unlock devices with our faces, the physical act of carrying car keys seems an unnecessary obligation. Car keys are one of the last mechan... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 08 Jul 2019

Into the deep: Omega shares the story behind its most extreme diving watch, the Seamaster Planet Ocean Ultra Deep Professional

When it comes to diving watches, Omega's Seamaster series has long been held as one of the most accurate in the industry, pushing innovation with each new evolution. But the brand's latest cha... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 18 Jun 2019

How Breitling's aviation legacy is helping its new timepieces take flight

There are few Swiss watch brands so closely tied to the skies as Breitling. The high-end watch brand was founded by Léon Breitling in 1884, focusing on the creation of simplified chronographs t... Read More

By Mark C O'Flaherty | 22 Apr 2019

A family jewel: how family-run Boodles has become England's most historic fine diamond retailer

In a world of mass consumerism, multi-generational artisans in Mayfair are keeping the crafts of their ancestors alive. Away from the high gloss of the corporate-owned window displays, with all their ... Read More

By Tempus | 15 Feb 2019

Luxury professional womenswear brand Cherida launches core collection with Mayfair women's event

Luxury professional womenswear label Cherida held a glamorous launch event on Wednesday 13 February, bringing together women in business including executives from watch brand Breguet, CEOs from archit... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 31 Jan 2019

Editor’s Letter: discover the future of luxury in the Tempus Travel edition

The luxury travel industry is in a state of transition. Extravagant, gilded hotels and private jets are no longer the defining aspirations. Instead, conscious, experience-led travel is becoming the no... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 23 Jan 2019

Time to fly: pilot Matt Jones on preparing to travel the world by historic Spitfire

When pilots Steve Boultbee and Matt Jones founded the Boultbee Flight Academy 10 years ago, they hoped to share their love of the classic Spitfire aircraft with the masses. Now, their Goodwood academy... Read More

By Tempus | 13 Jan 2019

Tempus explores the out of this world launches at this year's SIHH watch fair

As the 2019 Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) launches on Sunday 13 January, the watch world is heading over to Geneva, Switzerland to discover just what our favourite brands have in s... Read More

By Tempus | 13 Jan 2019

MB&F's Final Edition 'Space Pirate' horological machine is in ship shape for SIHH

Radical timepiece manufacturers MB&F first launched its Horological Machine No.6 – also known as HM6 Space Pirate – in November 2014, with the promise that only 100 movements would be ... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 24 Oct 2018

Nicole Kidman on the power of timekeeping

Nicole Kidman is a busy woman. In between winning Oscars and Bafta Awards for her work as an actress, she’s a mother-of-four, a devoted philanthropist, an ambassador for various causes and a pro... Read More

By Rachel Ingram | 24 Oct 2018

Cindy Crawford on timeless luxury and modern modelling

Cindy Crawford needs no introduction. One of the most iconic supermodels of all time, she was the face of the 1980s and 1990s, dominating magazine covers across the globe. Thirty years on from her fir... Read More

By Charlotte Metcalf | 04 Sep 2018

These 5 powerful women are shaking up the watchmaking industry

The world of watchmaking is a predominantly male-led domain but change is being made. “Sexism has undoubtedly decreased significantly in the last 15 years,” Dr Rebecca ... Read More

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