Watchmaking

By Tempus | 15 Apr 2021

Breitling launches Premier Heritage Collection

Watchmaker Breitling has announced the launch of its Premier Heritage collection consisting of three 1940’s inspired models – the Chronograph, Duograph and Datora ... Read More

By Tempus | 13 Apr 2021

Watches & Wonders 2021: the best timepieces from the Geneva watch show

Watches & Wonders, the extravagant watch showcase formerly known as SIHH, drew to a close on Tuesday after an action-packed five-day extravaganza which saw some of the most spectacular design... Read More

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 | 18 Feb 2021

Hermès launches new titanium versions of its ultra-thin model

Iconic Parisien watchmaker Hermès has launched two new variants of its Slim d’Hermès Quantieme Perpetual model, incorporating multiple precious metals into the desig... Read More

By Tempus | 12 Feb 2021

Celebrate the Year of the Ox with these elaborate timepieces honouring the Chinese New Year

When it comes to gift-giving, one can rarely go wrong with haute horology. It’s little wonder that, each year, the watch industry honours Chinese New Year with some of its most magnificent novel... Read More

By Tempus | 08 Feb 2021

Rebirth of a legend: Zenith's Chronomaster Sport

Zenith, one of LVMH's prestigious watchmaking brands, has launched a spectacular new range of watches under its iconic Chronomaster line; the Chronomaster Sport collection. The collectio... 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 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 | 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 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 Lauren Jade Hill | 13 Nov 2020

CULTURE SHOCK: Tempus explore the most significant new landmarks taking shape around the world

THE MUSEUM OF UNDERWATER ART | QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA The first two of four sites making up The Museum of Underwater Art (MOUA) — Ocean Siren and Coral Greenhouse, both in Townsville — made... Read More

06 Nov 2020

Download your copy of Tempus 70 now, featuring astrotourism, David Shrigley, modern watchmaking and more

Download your free copy of Tempus 70 now Welcome to an out-of-this-world issue of Tempus, exploring astronomical travel trends, cultural landmarks and country escapes designed to relax, reconnect... 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

13 Aug 2020

Download your copy of Tempus 69 now, featuring Gal Gadot, Maddox Gallery, British watchmaking and more

Download your free copy of Tempus 69 now Tempus Magazine issue 69 brings together the finest luxury lifestyle from London and beyond. Our cover star Gal Gadot tells us about the power of being Wo... 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 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