Living and breathing Haute Horlogerie for more than a decade, Martin Green's everyday life is infused with watches. A love for the history of watches is combined with an eclectic taste, while his studies at the Gemological Institute of America sparked a deeper understanding of diamond set watches. After writing for several international publications he joined Haute Time. Savoring the good life he divides his time between Europe and the US, always on the look out for the next story to write.
When I started last year with ‘Blue Dials of Baselworld’ I did not expect it to become a reoccurring topic. Earlier this year at the SIHH, we already saw enough blue dials to warrant a similar article and this year at Baselworld….well, judge for yourself! READ MORE
Mother’s Day is almost there again, which means that florists are getting busy, restaurants are trying to keep up with reservations, yet many children are still contemplating what to give their mother. At Haute Time we are of course very biased and think that a watch would make the perfect gift, like one of these five for example! READ MORE
IWC celebrated their 150th anniversary in style, with a special ‘Jubilee Collection’ of which this Portugieser Perpetual Calendar is also a member. In the history of IWC, this is an important complication, revolutionized by their very own Kurt Klaus, who was the brand’s Head of Development and Research when the legendary Da Vinci Perpetual Calendar took the watch world by force. READ MORE
This year the large date joined, once again, the Saxonia collection of A. Lange & Söhne, and it might be a watch a lot of watch connoisseurs have been waiting for. It combines A. Lange & Söhne ‘s purest design with their iconic oversized date. The result is an epiphany of German style and class, now in a slightly large package than the original dating back from 1994. READ MORE
King Arthur’s knights are back and have joined Roger Dubuis once again for a new (limited) edition of the Excalibur Knights of the Round Table. In the third version of this unique series, the knights are distinctly more futuristic, as is the environment in which they gather. READ MORE
This years edition of Baselworld was also the scene where quite a few stunning watches for ladies where introduced. Only a couple of years ago quartz still ruled supreme, but today most of the leading watch brands have extensive collections of mechanical ladies watches. That doesn’t make it any easier for us to select our favourites, but it does make it all the more fun! READ MORE