Timepiece

By Tempus | 23 Jan 2021

Panerai launches limited-edition Luminor model inspired by free dive champion Guillaume Néry

Luxury Italian watchmaker Panerai has unveiled a new model of its iconic Luminor model, inspired by the exploits of - and serving as a tribute to - Guillaume Néry, the record-bre... Read More

By Tempus | 12 Jan 2021

Blancpain launches limited edition Valentine's Day special series

Since 2001, Swiss watch manufacturer Blancpain, a subsidiary of the Swatch Group, has been setting its watch-lovers' hearts ablaze with its annual Valentine's Day limited edition offering, and... Read More

By Tempus | 06 Jan 2021

Omega updates Speedmaster Moonwatch with Master Chronometer-certified movement

Omega SA has announced that its iconic Speedmaster Moonwatch, which accompanied the Apollo 11 astronauts on the first successful moon landing in 1969, will be upgraded with its fir... Read More

By Tempus | 16 Dec 2020

Bespoke Vacheron Constantin Les Cabinotiers watch sells at Christie’s “Bid for the Louvre” online auction for £280,000

A bespoke Vacheron Constantin Les Cabinotiers watch has sold at a virtual auction, hosted by global auction house Christie’s, designed to benefit the Louvre Museum, Paris. This one-of-a-kind wat... Read More

By Tempus | 18 Nov 2020

Christmas gift guide 2020: Tempus' guide to the luxurious gifts perfect for your loved ones this festive season

After a year of uncertainty, now is the time we look to spreading cheer and raising the spirits of those we love most. But if you're struggling for ideas on the perfect gift for the... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 06 Nov 2020

Panerai CEO Jean-Marc Pontroué talks challenges, innovation and why it’s time to make a difference

As luxury watchmakers go, Italian-Swiss brand Panerai is still seen as something of a new kid on the block. Although Panerai was founded in Florence in 1860 by Giovanni Panerai – his shop on the... Read More

By Tempus | 04 Aug 2020

Four very stylish ways to spend a windfall

Coming into a surprise sum and not knowing how to spend it is a nice problem to have. Of course, for many of us it wouldn’t be an issue at all because we’d have a very clear idea about exa... Read More

By Juliet Herd | 13 Jul 2020

Flowerbx founder Whitney Bromberg Hawkings on the challenges of keeping her business blooming in lockdown

Flowerbx founder Whitney Bromberg Hawkings will never forget the moment she thought her hard work building her upmarket flower delivery company had been for nothing. It was the day after Mother’... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 29 Jun 2020

Breitling CEO Georges Kern sheds fresh light on the future of watch fairs, timepiece trends and the new meaning of luxury

Georges Kern is a driving force in the world of watchmaking. CEO of Breitling, he has overseen a dramatic modernisation of the brand’s approach to the market, transforming the image of a refined... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 27 Apr 2020

Watches & Wonders: all the best watches from the world’s first all-digital horology show

For any watch connoisseur, the twin trade shows of Baselworld and SIHH have long been hallmarks of the horological world, offering a glimpse into the world of the most prestigious ... Read More

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 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 Rachel Ingram | 03 Jun 2019

Exclusive: As Bentley Motors’ celebrates its 100-year anniversary, Tempus looks at the future of Britain’s most iconic motoring brand

On 10 July, Britain’s most iconic motoring brand, Bentley Motors, celebrates its centenary. Not only is this a chance to look at the manufacturer’s incredible service to motoring, it&rsquo... 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