Timepiece

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

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

By Rose Adams | 29 Aug 2018

Dior to unveil new pieces in exclusive Harrods boutique

French fashion house Dior has announced it is to open a permanent new watch and jewellery boutique in London department store Harrods next month. The boutique will showcase fine accessory designs... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 21 Aug 2018

NOMOS Glasheutte releases limited edition timepieces to aid Doctors Without Borders

A Nobel Peace Prize-winning humanitarian organisations, Medècins Sans Frontiéres – or Doctors without Borders – was founded in 1968 by a group of young doctors determined to ... Read More

By Rose Adams | 20 Aug 2018

Hublot premieres stylish London flagship boutique

Luxury timepiece manufacturer Hublot has announced the opening of its first ever independently run London flagship boutique. Residing at the home of some of the world’s most prestigious brands, ... Read More

By Rose Adams | 14 Aug 2018

Blancpain unveils Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe Quantième Annuel watch with innovative new calendar feature

In the latest news from the world of horology, luxury watch manufacturer Blancpain has unveiled The Bathyscaphe Quantième Annuel, a hotly anticipated new addition to the cov... Read More

By Rose Adams | 25 Jul 2018

Jaeger-LeCoultre to launch two new timepieces at The Venice International Film Festival

Luxury watch brand Jaeger-LeCoultre has announced exciting plans to present two extravagant new timepieces, the Joaillerie 101 Reine and the Joaillerie 101 Feuille, ... Read More

By Rose Adams | 05 Jul 2018

Jaquet Droz unveils showstopping pocket watch to mark 280th anniversary

How does one of the world's most avant-garde Swiss watch brands mark 280 years of bespoke horology? With a single watch. Celebrating the 280th anniversary of watchmaker Pierre Jaquet-Droz's ep... Read More