We visited Jaquet Droz Manufacture to have a closer look to the famous “Ateliers d’Art” that contribute greatly to the reputation of the brand. These two days spent in the heart of the workshops where the most elaborate models are created allowed us to better understand a new area of the world of fine watchmaking.
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What a pleasure to spend time – as precious as it is – looking at nice watch on his wrist! Of course, this is not the most lucrative activity but what do you want, a little sweetness in this cruel world never hurts… Especially when we are dealing with a so-called: “complicated” watch.
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.
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.
The power of electricity is very cool. If we had not invented it, how could we juts write this article? That’s what I was just saying to myself yesterday when I was illegally watching the 9th episode of season three of Game of Thrones (GoT / S03E09 for NERDs). Besides, I’m not going to spoil the end of the episode but WOAHOOOOWWWW!! Hooooo!!!
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.
It took several decades before “LeCoultre” and “Jaeger” got together to give birth to what undoubtedly become one of the finest watchmaking company in the world. Fortunately, it took us a little less time before having the chance to enter inside the sacrosanct Jaeger-LeCoultre Manufacture. Here’s what we discovered.
Comfortably seated inside the Bar 30, the inescapable address of Sofitel Paris le Faubourg, we had a chat with the five-time Dakar winner, Cyril Despres. An outstanding sportsman who’s recently the shock ambassador of a Swiss watches brand called: Evilard.
While Samsung announced the launch of its first (real) connected watch called “Galaxy Gear” (we’ll come back on this one later), a way more interesting watch was announced recently. MB&F unveils indeed a second version of its Legacy Machine in collaboration with two great watchmakers. What can we say? Digital will never come close to fine mechanics…