Browsing All Posts published on »October, 2010«

Haute Hitler: Dictatorial Trend Icons

October 27, 2010


A cursory glance of the malls today bring us lux brands like Panerai and U-Boat. Yet, beneath the glitz and glare of halogen lamps at Ion Orchard, many of us walk these hallowed halls unaware of the sordid dictator endorsements of these brand icons. Panerai was the watch of choice of one-third of the ORIGINAL […]

That’s No Richard Mille. It’s a Christophe Claret DualTow

October 25, 2010


It’s a writer’s hazard. There are occasions where you come across an item so inspiring and the words simply flow. Other times, a product so astounding, you’re simply at a loss for words. The DualTow by Christophe Claret falls in the latter. An exceptional timepiece to mark 20 years of watchmaking Based in Le Locle, […]

New Limited Edition Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Jarno Trulli Chronograph

October 22, 2010


Audemars Piguet certainly know how to party. They celebrated their 135 anniversary two weeks ago at “Choice!” restaurant on the third floor of Toyko’s prestigious Ark Mori building. With 500 VIPs, celebrities and media in attendance, they commemorated the date with the launch of the  New Limited Edition Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Jarno Trulli Chronograph. Historic […]

Curated Selection of Bulgari FW2010 Accessories

October 21, 2010


Yes, well made luxury goods from a brand name like BVLGARI will set you back for a good amount of money; but here’s the good news- The money you plonk down on a well constructed bag or wallet will last you a good five, possibly ten years if you aren’t fussy about keeping with ever […]

Interview with founder of Chronoswiss: Gerd R Lang

October 21, 2010


When it comes to CEO biodata, it’s a common practice to list their various academic accomplishments right off within the first paragraph. You won’t find it on Mr Lang’s fact sheet, truth is, he’d be rather candid in telling you that he wasn’t very good at it and that his teachers encouraged his father to […]

Time and Type

October 20, 2010


If this story was done 50 years ago, I would imagine that we would be slaving over the issue with typewriters. Beneath the hammering of keys and the hypnotic click-clack of cast iron on paper, your canvas would lay. Clean, fresh. No windows, no folders, no YouTube — a writer’s dream, perhaps a nightmare for […]

A Tourbillon Evolved: The Zenith Christophe Colomb

October 19, 2010


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 […]