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Inspired by emerald cut diamonds, the Harry Winston Emerald Collection is an elegant timepiece worthy of a place on your wrist. Harry Winston earned his moniker, “The King of Diamonds”, because of his unrivalled collection of historic gemstones. He is also synonymous with the American jewellery scene because of his…

No fancy movements or embellishments here. These watches are all about clean design and good old-fashioned timekeeping. PATEK PHILIPPE GOLDEN ELLIPSE What the Patek Philippe Golden Ellipse lacks in complication (all you really have are hour and minute hands), it makes up for with a sense of inner harmony that…

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…

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…

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…

If there is one watch extravagance that epitomises the resurgence of horology in the 21st century, it is the tourbillon. A mechanism designed to counter the effects of gravity on timing precision, the tourbillon continues to capture the imagination of modern-day aficionados with its blend of the technical and theatrical.…