Patek Philippe dome clocks – the Ref. 1665M “Peranakan Culture”, Ref. 1675M “Farquhar Collection” and the Ref.1677M “The Esplanade – Singapore”: The William Farquhar Connection

In 2015, Patek Philippe created three one-of-a-kind dome table clocks to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Singapore’s independence (1965 to 2015). One of the dome clocks is the Ref. 1675M “Farquhar Collection” which takes its inspiration from the famed William Farquhar Collection of natural history drawings, as its name implies. William Farquhar (1774 to 1839) was the first British Resident … More

Piaget Limelight Stella watch: Heightened Stellar Appeal

Why is Piaget’s Limelight Stella ladies watch special? Firstly, this is what the brand proclaims as “the first complication watch specifically dedicated to woman”. Simply put, a complication is any other feature other than the display of the hour, minutes and seconds. With regards to Piaget’s Limelight Stella watch, the complication is the moon phase display. The Limelight Stella was … More

RJ-Romain Jerome Tetris-DNA: Game On!

Mention Tetris and for those familiar with the game, the images of falling blocks instantly come to mind, not to mention the haunting tune that is associated with it. The Tetris game was developed by Russian computer engineer and video game designer Alexey Pajitnov in 1984. The objective of the game is to manoeuvre the continuous flow of falling blocks … More

Jaeger-LeCoultre Grande Reverso Night & Day Singapore Special Edition: The day and night watch

Made specially to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Singapore’s independence (1965 to 2015), the most prominent feature on Jaeger LeCoultre’s Grande Reverso Night & Day Singapore Special Edition is the lacquered map of Singapore at the rear of its reversible case. The Singapore map bears the country’s red and white colours including the flag symbols comprising the white crescent moon … More