Watches

By Tempus | 18 Jan 2021

Breguet announces Valentine's Day addition to famed Reine de Naples model

Iconic Swiss watchmaker Breguet has announced that it has given a Valentine's Day-themed upgrade to its historic Reine de Naples model. The new edition of the watch, dubbed the... Read More

By Tempus | 16 Jan 2021

The best luxury products commemorating Chinese New Year

There's no denying that the 2020/21 New Year celebrations - as defined by the Gregorian calendar at least - were a bit of a let-down, as billions of people across the glob... 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 | 08 Jan 2021

LVMH completes acquisition of Tiffany & Co.

Luxury group LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE has completed its purchase of iconic US jewellery firm Tiffany & Co. in a deal understood to be worth around $15.8bn ... 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 | 15 Dec 2020

Watches of Switzerland opens new showroom in London’s Broadgate

Situated close to London’s Liverpool Street station, Broadgate Circle is best known for its cutting-edge working spaces where some of the top financial workers in the city are based. But now, Wa... Read More

By Chantelle Billson | 23 Nov 2020

Seven-times F1 champion Lewis Hamilton loses three-year trademark battle with Swatch Group's Hamilton watches brand

F1 champion driver Lewis Hamilton has lost his three-year legal battle against watch brand Hamilton, as an EU court rules that the driver’s management company, 44IP, has no natural right to prot... 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 Ross Forbes | 21 Sep 2020

Bulgari draws inspiration from classical history for new luxury Rome hotel

Bulgari is opening a new ultra-luxurious hotel in the picturesque Italian city of Rome, and they are drawing influence from the Roman empire to provide guests with the ultimate experience. Bulgari hot... Read More

By Tempus | 31 Aug 2020

Spotlight on White City: how this London suburb became a trendy oasis for young entrepreneurs

Of all of London’s suburbs, White City is possibly one of the most vibrant hubs for those seeking a day trip that seamlessly combines traditional charm with a trendy edge. For those visiting 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 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 Freddy Clode | 30 May 2020

Your new favourite travel companion: the Bennett Winch watch roll

What do you get the watch lover who has everything? When birthdays, Father’s Day or holidays roll around each year, this is the question we find ourselves asking for the refined gentlemen in our... 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 Michelle Johnson | 16 Apr 2020

Breitling CEO Georges Kern unveils three new 2020 watch collections in first online debut

Breitling CEO Georges Kern announced the release of three new watch collections via the brand’s first ever online webcast on 16 April, sending a message of hope to the watch industry during... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 30 Mar 2020

Prestige British watchmaker Bremont offers to help manufacture ventilators

Luxury British brand Bremont has offered to switch its Henley-on-Thames facilities from making prestige watches to the manufacture, assembly and testing of precision parts for ventilators. T... 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