Watchmaker

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 | 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 | 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 | 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 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 | 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 Ross Forbes | 21 Apr 2020

Big brands stepping up their philanthropic efforts amid crisis

Amid the global pandemic, several large businesses have seized the initiative to help the fight against the coronavirus outbreak by making significant charitable donations, as well as repurposing prod... 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

Mercedes leads the Formula 1 effort to fight COVID-19 as new breathing device is approved by NHS

Mercedes Formula 1 engineers successfully begun production of a new breathing aid for use in hospitals just 100 hours after the first meeting. The Mercedes-AMG High Performance Powertrain&nb... 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 | 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 | 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 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 Michelle Johnson | 06 Jul 2018

The Roger Dubuis and Lamborghini partnership roaring into Harrods

Luxury watch brand Roger Dubuis is celebrating its new collaboration with Lamborghini Squadra Corse with an innovative summer pop up event at Harrods. The event, held in the Knightsbridge department s... Read More