How it works Part 1: Hublot Big Bang Unico Retrograde Chronograph UEFA EURO 2016

The Official Watch of this year’s UEFA European Championships 2016 is Hublot’s Big Bang Unico Retrograde Chronograph EURO 2016 which is powered by the brand’s in-house Manufacture calibre, the Unico HUB 1261 automatic movement with a bi-retrograde module. How does the Hublot Big Bang Unico Retrograde Chronograph 2016 UEFA EURO 2016 work? First, some football basics. Every football match officially … More

TAG Heuer Carrera Heuer-02T chronograph with tourbillon: Why it created a “storm”

Why did the TAG Heuer Carrera Heuer-02T create a storm within the Swiss watchmaking industry? Simple, given its key features – the in-house Manufacture movement with the chronograph function and tourbillon, the TAG Heuer Carrera Heuer-02T, priced at CHF14,900 or SGD21,800, is a fraction of what a typical Swiss-made tourbillon would retail for. In addition to the regular production piece … More

TAG Heuer’s Carrera Heuer-02T chronograph with tourbillon explained.

The TAG Heuer Carrera Heuer-02T features not only the chronograph function but the flying tourbillon and its name comes from its movement – the Calibre Heuer-02T. The Calibre Heuer-02T is an in-house Manufacture movement and it is COSC-certified (chronometer-certified). This means that each and every Carrera Heuer-02T watch would have undergone 21 days of testing with the movements certified by … More

Franck Muller Boutique: A second home?

Franck Muller’s home-style store concept, notably that of its 2016 addition located at Isetan, Wisma Atria, features sub-divided sections on the shop floor which are designed to look like familiar areas in a typical home like the living room, drawing room, dining room and a library. Such a “home store” concept isn’t new as it was introduced in 2007. The … More

Franck Muller: A new home

It will definitely be easy for watch collectors and fans of Franck Muller to spot the brand’s latest boutique in Singapore. Why? The answer is simple and that is because the new boutique, located at Isetan, Wisma Atria, has a frontage along Singapore’s main shopping belt along Orchard Road. This is not a new shopping centre; rather the boutique is … More

Le Garde Temps – Naissance d’une Montre explained.

Have you heard about the montre école or “school watch” that was sold for US$1.46 million? If you haven’t already heard, well, now you do. This school watch was sold at Christie’s “Important Watches” auction held in Hong Kong on 30 May 2016 and it is the very first watch made for the project known as Le Garde Temps – … More