The Wristwatch Handbook: An important reference

When I first thumbed through The Wristwatch Handbook and looked at the images, my initial fear was that it was going to be another cut-and-paste job. However, such a fear was totally unfounded. Once you begin reading what Ryan Schmidt has to share, the content value of what this book has to offer multiplies exponentially. For example, did you know … More

Parmigiani: New boutique welcoming with open arms?

Parmigiani’s presence in Singapore will be strengthened with the opening of a stand-alone brand boutique located at Marina Bay Sands. Specialist watch retailer The Hour Glass, which became the exclusive distributor and retailer of the brand in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Australia from April 2012, is behind the management and operation of the boutique. Covering 368 square feet, this will … More


In early November 2012, Parmigiani Fleurier and specialist watch retailer The Hour Glass officially celebrated their new partnership with what they defined as five-star sit-down dinners in Bangkok (Thailand), Singapore and Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia). Guests in Singapore for example were treated to a nice dinner onstage at the Esplanade Concert Hall. The opening act was a powerful performance by Orientarhythm. … More