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A Tourbillon Evolved: The Zenith Christophe Colomb

October 19, 2010

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The Christophe Colomb luxury timepiece is haute horlogerie defined. Named after the intrepid navigator Christopher Columbus, this high end complication is the answer to an age old problem- precision when time keeping instruments are subject to all manner of positions and constant motion. It’s a major milestone in mechanical watchmaking and a world’s first for […]

Xavier Gauderlot is the Boss. President of Hugo Boss.

October 17, 2010

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People tend to have the impression that behemoths and brand goliaths will never fail or falter. This perception couldn’t be further away from the truth. A little over five years ago, Hugo Boss Watches was staring into an abyss of mismanagement and unfocused positioning following the bankruptcy of their distributor, Tempus, in December 2004. It […]

Wanderlust Hotel Singapore – A Worthy Namesake

August 30, 2010

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Wanderlust Hotel is the latest of boutique hotels conceptualised by Singapore’s Loh Lik Peng. I suppose it was inevitable following the runaway successes of Loh’s other boutique hotel offerings- New Majestic and 1929. Wanderlust [noun] A very strong or irresistible impulse to travel. Even if you set aside the clearly creative designer touches and dare-I-say […]

The Email on a Patek Philippe Watch Dial

August 26, 2010

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Dear Editor, I have been an avid reader of Augustman since 2008 and feel that it is the best man mag available in the market.  What attracts me is mainly are the articles on horology and fashion. Your latest issue that features 80 pages on horology was a great treat for me and I enjoy […]

4 Simple Rules for Dating

July 26, 2010

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Men like Neil Strauss have called it The Game. The fact that his account of it – detailed over 452 pages like a dater’s tips for dating – has been quickly picked up at bookstores, shows a large majority of men regard the dating game with deadly seriousness. And therein lies the crux of the […]

Is the world around us getting more offensive, or are we merely taking things the wrong way?

June 26, 2010

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There’s been a storm in a teacup that is threatening to overflow. Not unlike in The Name Of The Rose, public libraries have been removing Tintin in the Congo from their shelves and keeping it under lock and key because people are offended by it. That’s right, people are offended by a cartoon Belgian reporter. […]

Good Lord!

May 26, 2010

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It gets iffy when mortals attempt to fight or do anything for the Almighty Zeus. God. Allah. The Intelligent Designer has been called many names. Wimp isn’t one of them. So it is a serious head-scratcher whenever I hear the call to action or arms by some religious zealot to fight for God. I’m wondering […]

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