For centuries, the hat played a significant role in society, everyone that was someone had one. That changed. We think it’s time to bring the hat back.
Last year a small Austrian watchmaker by the name of Habring² celebrated its 10th Anniversary with the launch of a simple looking watch called Felix. At the time I remembered thinking ‘ten years is a pretty significant milestone, surely they want something a little more flashy to mark the occasion?’ The thing is, the husband and wife founders of Habring² don’t really do ‘flashy’. Instead, they prefer something a little more substantive. How refreshing is that?
This week on #VintageWatchFridays we’re bringing you not one but two classic Rolex Explorers, both Ref. 1016’s but from very different eras.
Have you seen the new Chanel J12 Flying Tourbillon High Jewellery edition? It is quite literally dazzling! This is luxury watchmaking done French style.
Today I am going hands-on with another of my favorite new ladies pieces from Baselworld 2014; the Girard-Perregaux Cat’s Eye Bloom.