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.
The collaboration between Hublot and visual artist Richard Orlinski gets a new, exciting chapter with the introduction of the Classic Fusion Tourbillon 5-day Power Reserve Orlinski. This is quite a long name but does explain almost everything that this watch is. READ MORE
It has happened to many watch collectors; they look over a list of watches that have been auctioned off only to realise that they didn’t buy a specific model years ago when its prices were much more modest. It remains very complex to determine beforehand which watches will show a strong value over the years. Rarity plays a role, as well who made the watch, but as the Paul Newman Daytona probably proofs best, they might currently not even be among the most popular timepieces available! These four watches might be up there one day: READ MORE
When the Zenith El Primero hit the market, now fifty years ago, it immediately gained the status of being a benchmark. This is not only because it was the first automatic chronograph, but also because it combined this with an integrated column wheel and a high frequency of 36.000 vibrations per hour. This made it possible for the watch to measure time with an accuracy of 1/10th of a second. READ MORE
Gérald Genta is a man to who many brands owe a great debt. As a designer, he gave Audemars Piguet the Royal Oak, Patek Philippe their Nautilus, and he worked on the Pasha for Cartier, as well as many iconic designs for other brands. What not everybody knows is that he was next to a designer also a watch manufacturer and, in fact, a pioneering one. It was already in 1969 that he founded his manufacture and as could be expected it turned out innovative watches. With the ‘Gefica’ did Genta introduced a bronze case before it was cool, but that was not all. READ MORE
For Hublot, Baselworld is their main show, but that doesn’t stop the brand from already giving a little appetizer in January. As a serial innovator, Hublot thrives on pushing the envelope and introducing new novelties, so don’t be surprised that even in this little taste of things to come there are some very serious novelties! READ MORE
With the fourth day, the SIHH is slowly winding down, but goes out with a bang! This is the only day that the fair is open to the public and a lot of people joined journalists and retailers from around the world to admire all the great watches. For us, it is the time to have our last appointments and do the final photoshoots, and once again we were delighted by what we got to see! READ MORE