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Subtle precious embellishments to create a little more shine on your wrist The year is 2019 and no one says “diamonds are a girl’s best friend” anymore. Precious gemstones no longer identify as just accents to be emblazoned and wearing a watch now tells you the time, place, and where…

As if making up for the low expectation due to a massively downsized exhibition this year, jewelry brands rallied with a scintillating array of new pieces “Baselworld is the platform for the whole industry, not only watches, but also jewelry, gemstones and related branches,” says Mr. Michel Loris-Melikoff, managing director…

Our all-time favourite wrist-worthy ladies’ watches Like a Fendi Baguette bag or a Volkswagen Beetle, there are some things that remain firmly in the public’s mind, sparking instant brand recognition. These are game changers in the industry that become perennial favourites through the years. Watches are no different. These iconic…

Model wearing the Twenty-4 timepiece from Patek Philippe Find the perfect timepiece to match your year-end party outfit It’s the end of the year, which means there are parties to attend and fetes to indulge in all things luxurious. Get ready to dust off that sequinned dress, four-inch stilettos, and…

THE ART OF TIME Championing artisans and their rare hand craftsmanship As we race towards a future dominated by industrialisation and technology, where does it leave a 178-year-old watchmaker like Patek Philippe, a brand that prides itself on tradition and horological legacy? While the brand stands firmly rooted on its…

Up close with the most romantic of all complications If the recent total solar eclipse had piqued your interest in solar events, you might want to consider getting a watch with a moon phase complication. The complication tracks the moon’s continuous orbit around the earth and shows its current phase…

Where do we begin with a history as rich as Patek Philippe‘s? Well according to their latest coffee table book, we start right from the very beginning of it all. Written by acclaimed author Nicholas Foulkes, Patek Philippe: The Authorized Biography covers the evolution of the independent Swiss manufacture from…

In Jules Verne’s book, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, Captain Nemo commandeered perilous expeditions in a submarine called the Nautilus. It is a story filled with adventure and gumption, steering into unchartered waters, battling giant squids, and offering a new perspective on the world.     In a similar…

After more than two months of renovations, Cortina Watch finally unveiled its 152 sqm Patek Philippe boutique at The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands in November. The new space houses a contemporary vibe that exudes elegance and symmetry in neutral colours. Dark wooden panels and cream leather create contrasting tones accented…