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“Athleisure” is gaining traction, and it looks like the trend is here to stay. From Chanel’s tweed sneakers to Alexander Wang’s collection for H&M, clothes are fashionably sporty and look good — both in and out of the gym. Beyoncé jumped in with her activewear line Ivy Park in collaboration…

The art of watchmaking encompasses both artful and technical aspects. A complicated tourbillon is a respected ingenuity while guilloché work is a technical tapestry of artistic mastery. Yet, it’s no doubt that every great face should come with a beautiful body. We rounded up our favourite timepieces with their dressier…

Luxury timepieces constantly evolve, often revolving around trends like watch case materials, new types of straps, or innovative mechanisms and complications. In the quest for ever more desirable products, tried-and-true watchmaking standards are reintepreted and updated. This is where the use of colour comes to the fore, as a useful…

From 18 to 21 May 2016, Officine Panerai will be holding an exclusive exhibition, Dive Into Time in the crypt of the former Basilica of San Pancrazio, Florence. The home of the Marino Marini Museum, the exhibition will showcase unseen creations from different periods of Panerai. The 1,000 sq-m exhibition area…

Still perceived as too masculine for women, dive timepieces were created for navies and undersea explorers of the past. Beefy and bold, the watches are designed for easy readability under water, keeping track of bottom time, and their ability to withstand extreme conditions. Yet, the growing popularity of sea sports…

From complicated mechanical timepieces to classic and modern designs, the luxury Genevan Haute Horlogerie brand have outperformed and outdone all expectations in the watchmaking world. A league on its own, Patek Philippe is back at BaselWorld to impress.  Here are this year’s novelties: World Time Chronograph Ref. 5930This timepiece is a combination…

Blancpain sets the tone for this year’s BaselWorld with four new models. The latest additions to their classic collections, these models have stepped the game up with various unique features that make each individual timepiece stand out. The 60th Anniversary 2016 Ladybird Ultraplate Ref. 0063E-1954-55A – Women’s CollectionThis self-winding Ultra-slim Ladybird has…

In the heart of Singapore’s Orchard Road, Swiss Haute Horlogerie manufacturer Audemars Piguet reopens its flagship boutique at Liat Towers. The three-storey 196 sqm presents a stylish interior and new retail concept, reflecting 140 years of the brand’s origins, artistry and service of excellence. Inspired by scenic landscapes of Le…

Those born in the Year of Monkey are said to be competitive, ambitious, and at times mischievous. Ninth out of 12 of the Chinese zodiac animals, monkeys can also be passionate lovers with the right partner. Watchmaking artisans have picked up on the theme and are presenting iconic luxury timepieces.…