Tourbillon

By Chantelle Billson | 22 Feb 2021

Taking flight: the tourbillon celebrates its 220th birthday

When it comes to modern haute horology, the tourbillon, which turns 220 years old this year, has long been more desirable for its beauty than for its practical uses. The first patented tourbillon... Read More

By Tempus | 01 Feb 2021

New Bulgari, Hublot and Zenith models shine at LVMH Watch Week 2021

LVMH-owned watch brands Bulgari, Hublot and Zenith have used the second, online-only edition of the annual LVMH Watch Week to launch a series of spectacular new models for 2021. Following th... 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 | 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 Georgia Peck | 11 Dec 2019

We find out what happens when Savile Row staple Huntsman teams up with Jack Barclay for a stylishly exclusive Bentayga project

What happens when one of Savile Row’s most esteemed British tailors unites with Bentley Motors’ oldest retailer to celebrate two 100-year anniversaries? Huntsman of Savile Row teamed up wi... 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 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 Rose Adams | 26 Jun 2018

Breguet celebrates Tourbillon Day

Luxury timepiece manufacturer Breguet is today celebrating 217 years since Abraham-Louis Breguet patented the ground-breaking invention of the Tourbillon – an unparalleled contribution to t... Read More

By Rose Adams | 14 May 2018

Diamond Watch owned by Elvis Presley sets new world record at auction

Elvis Presley fans prepare to get all shook up because an elegant piece of history that once belonged to the King of Rock 'n' Roll himself – an Omega wristwatch gifted to him b... Read More

By Rose Adams | 23 Mar 2018

Our pick of Baselworld 2018's timepiece highlights

When it comes to watch fairs, Baselworld is the largest and most exciting on any connoisseur's calendar, and this year has been no different, with almost 800 brands exhibiting at the Messe Basel. ... Read More

By Rose Adams | 08 Mar 2018

These 5 sterling jewellery brands are ones to watch out for in 2018

No matter how full your jewellery box may be, no fine jewellery collection is ever really complete - there's always room for new additions. Well, that's my excuse and I'm stickin... Read More

By Scott Manson | 12 Feb 2018

All the time in the world: we celebrate some of the best world time watches on the market

All the time in the world A world time watch doesn’t just look good, it’s also a useful tool for any globe-hopping citizen of the world. When you have properties and businesses in multiple... Read More

By Rose Adams | 16 Jan 2018

Glashütte Original to launch an exclusive limited edition watch at this year's Berlin Film Festival

One of the most glamorous events in the cinematic calendar is almost upon us once again, The Berlin Film Festival betterwise known as Berlinale; a home of great art, inspiring encounters and elec... Read More

By Rose Adams | 21 Dec 2017

Glashütte releases tradition-rich limited edition Senator Tourbillon and it's top of our Christmas wishlist

The new limited-edition design of Glasshütte's Senator Tourbillon, the Edition Alfred Helwig is here to decorate your wrist in the most traditional and stylish way – but ... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 27 Oct 2017

Rise of the machines: 5 reasons we can't get enough of MB&F's mechanical masterpieces

Maximilian Büsser may have began as a traditional watchmaker for Harry Winston's rare timepieces, but ever since he created Maximilian Büsser & Friends in 20... Read More

By Tempus | 02 Oct 2017

The Luxe List: five must-have items to roam the riviera in style

The Luxe List The yacht show season may be sailing for the horizon for another year, but there's still time to bask in the chic riviera style that encompasses these exclusive events. Whe... Read More