Superb. Excuse us but it is the first word that comes to our mind to describe the watch we are introducing today. Indeed, it is simply “beautiful”, by its simplicity, aesthetics and functionality. Here is the second opus of our special Jaquet Droz selection with the Grande Heure GMT.
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After having spent a couple of days in Switzerland inside Jaquet Droz “Ateliers d’Arts” (see our reports here) and discovered the very specific world of this beautiful brand, we wanted to push the experience a step further and share with you some of our favourite watches signed with the two initial “J:D”.
Needless to remind you, the Rolex exhibition dedicated to the history of its famous Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona is currently in place at the Bon Marché in Paris and that, until October 26. We finally went there and here’s what we discovered. Read more…
You might have understand that we take a perverse pleasure in mixing styles at Les Rhabilleurs. If yesterday we ended a series of exclusive reports inside Jaquet Droz workshops, this does not prevent us from moving today to a small watch brand that we greatly appreciate called Autodromo, which just revealed a new collection of watches inspired from the 60′s/70′s.
You might have heard about (RED) auction. It is an event sponsored by the American singer Bono, which aims to help fighting against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Fine. But when Jaeger-LeCoultre gets involved together with the two designer Sir Jonathan Ive and Marc Newson, it becomes more than interesting!
Montblanc confirms its mastery of very fine watchmaking through the former “Manufacture Minerva” with a limited edition piece to 18 copies and second “Grande Complication” of its Villeret collection 1858. After the ExoTourbillon chronograph presented a few years ago, here is the Montblanc ExoTourbillon Rattrapante.
Here it is. The brand new Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra 15000 Gauss is now officially revealed and available in stores. We were in Switzerland for its launch and presented it to you last January (read our article). An opportunity to discover this new Omega watch and test its resistance with a small magnetic torture session.
Vacheron Constantin makes our wrists ring with all the delicacy that characterizes it. The House juts announced a new record of delicacy with the Patrimony Contemporaine Ultra-Thin Calibre 1731 that becomes the thinnest minute repeater model of the watchmaking market.
We’ve talk and talk and talk… about RJ-Romain Jerome. It is true that this young watch brand keeps on surprising us with its creations that touch our soul of pimply teenagers (Pac-Man, Back to the Future…) but also with a very strong universe that it has managed to build over the time.
Earlier this month, MB&F presented its new creation Legacy Machine No. 2. We were eager to publish the first information about this absolutely stunning model (to discover here) without knowing that some days later, we would have the opportunity to manipulate it.