Singapore and the watch markets of South-East Asia

In the Far East, namely South-East Asia in particular, it comes as no surprise that Singapore is often the first choice when it comes to the establishment of a watch brand’s boutique in this region. German watch brand and Manufacture Glashütte Original for instance, opened its first South-East Asian boutique in Singapore towards the end of 2015. This is the … More

Est-Ouest’s Singapore Heartbeat

An estimated S$4.37 million (US$3.5 million / 2.6 million euros) worth of sales were generated by Est-Ouest during its very first auction held in Singapore in January 2013. Around 65% of the items offered by Est-Ouest, Japan’s oldest auction house, were sold. The top lot sold was Andy Warhol’s “Hearts Pink” which went under the hammer for S$354,000 (valued at … More

SPOT ON: The power of the colour orange

So how was the recently concluded annual Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) held in Geneva at the end of January 2013? From what we observed during the watch fair, artistic pieces stood out even more for us this year. Interestingly, one colour also caught our attention – orange. Coincidentally, we spotted a butterfly with an orange spot on … More