Show off your national pride with Habib’s universally flattering Merdeka collection

Unveiled recently at its 12-day jewellery exhibition in Suria KLCC, the collection comprises of long chain tassel necklaces made with various gemstones and diamonds. As we draw closer to Malaysia’s…

First Scoop: OMEGA 50th Anniversary Moonlanding Exhibition

5th to 11th August, 2019 Pavilion Kuala Lumpur OMEGA 50th Anniversary Moonlanding Exhibition (swipe left for more) To commemorate the golden anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission which saw man’s…

Zenith Defy Inventor: Behind the innovation that marked a milestone

It sports an open-worked dial framed by a composite material three times lighter than titanium, and that’s not even the most impressive invention. When Zenith introduced El Primero 50 years…

5 latest pilot watches that will make you want to fly high in 2019

Pilot watches aren’t just for aviators nowadays. Evolving to such impressive timepieces, they are also known to make a style statement. Pilot watches, as you might guess, are invented specifically…

First Scoop: Panerai Pavilion Kuala Lumpur store opening

25th July, 2019 Pavilion Kuala Lumpur Panerai Pavilion KL store opening (swipe left for more) Premium Italian sports watchmaker Panerai, along with its partners at Swiss Watch Gallery, recently celebrated…

How Piaget made the world’s thinnest mechanical watch just 2mm thick

Meet the Piaget Altiplano Ultimate Concept, which holds the current record of the world’s thinnest mechanical watch at 2mm. The race for ultra-thin watches has been picking up with the…

Now in Malaysia: Reservoir, nostalgic watches with a radical twist

Vintage meters of the land, sea and sky take on new life through several collections by this modern horologer. Set in Paris but manufactured in La Chaux-deFonds, Reservoir was ideated…

MB&F LM FlyingT presents the gift of horological rebellion to women

For the first time in 14 years, MB&F have created a 3D masterpiece with feminine elegance in mind – and it is magnificent as it is discreet. Maximilian Büsser &…

OMEGA’s 50th Anniversary Moonlanding Exhibition is making a giant leap at Pavilion KL

Mark your calendars now, the OMEGA 50th Anniversary Moonlanding Exhibition will be happening exclusively from 5th to 11th August at Pavilion Kuala Lumpur. “One small step for man, one giant…

Only Watch 2019: 5 watches up for charitable auction this November

Having raised over CHF 40 million so far, Only Watch initiative returns for its eight edition this November with 50 outstanding lots. We love a good cause, and we love…

First Scoop: IWC Schaffhausen Pilot’s Watches Exhibition

2-9 July 2019 Pavilion KL IWC Schaffhausen Pilot’s Watches Exhibition (swipe left for more) Some 200 VIP guests turned up to pay tribute to IWC Schaffhausen on the opening night…

Piaget Golden Oasis jewellery collection captures vivid colours of the desert

Three distinct sets of jewellery in the Piaget Golden Oasis collection shines the splendor of intense desert hues, from dusk till dawn. Nature has once again rained its inspiration on the…

Our favourite jewellery from the Atelier Swarovski Autumn/Winter ’19 collection

Here’s a sneak peek of our favourite pieces from Atelier Swarovski’s upcoming five new jewellery lines below. Ahead of the colder seasons, Atelier Swarovski has unveiled its Autumn/Winter 2019 collections,…

How Omega reached the moon

In 1964, NASA put out a tender for a watch that can withstand punishing tests, including thermal, shock, vibration and vacuum examinations. Only the Omega Speedmaster prevailed. The 21st of July…

Complications Uncomplicated: Tourbillon

Breguet patented the tourbillon 218 years ago today – no better time to unpack its mysteries. For centuries, tourbillons have captivated watch lovers with a gentle ballet of precision. They…

How time learnt to fly: A brief history of IWC Schaffhausen Pilot’s Watches

IWC Schaffhausen introduced to the world not just a watch, but a cockpit instrument that takes into account every pilot’s most pressing need. The year was 1936. World War 1…

Complications Uncomplicated: Calendar

Have this complication on your timepiece and you will never have to wonder what day or date it is again. In the realm of horology, a complication means an additional…

Harry Winston’s Histoire de Tourbillon 10 breaks records with four tourbillons in a watch

Unveiled at the inaugural “Time to Move” event in Switzerland last month, the Harry Winston Histoire de Tourbillon 10 is the first watch with four tourbillons in a single movement.…

Why not celebrate Hari Raya with Poh Kong’s truly Malaysian accessories?

Malaysians are known for their love for food, but how about wearing them as accessories? Want to show your love for all things Malaysian this Raya? Poh Kong has given…

The new Tudor’s Black Bay Bronze celebrates its maritime heritage

This 2019 release comes with a new colour scheme: a slate-grey dial and bezel. When Tudor first debuted the Black Bay Bronze in Baselworld 2016, the brand’s diver watch made quite…

Hear the Westminster chime like never before with Jaeger-LeCoultre Gyrotourbillon Westminster Perpétuel

It’s the fifth multi-axis tourbillon from the watchmaker but the first with a constant-force mechanism, Westminster chime and perpetual calendar. The Westminster chime of the Big Ben in London is…

The new Dior Mimirose fine jewellery collection was made for layering

Designed to be collectible charms, the collection’s delicate yet refined silhouettes are versatile for mixing, matching and layering for any occasion. In celebration of Dior Joaillerie’s 20th anniversary, artistic director…

The most eye-catching jewellery at Cannes Film Festival 2019

Take a look at the most eye-catching jewellery to grace the red carpets at the Palais des Festivals below. This year’s Cannes Film Festival has seen celebrities and industry figures…

3 truths and one lie about the new Tiffany True engagement ring

Can you guess the three truths and one lie about the new Tiffany True engagement ring below? Charles Lewis Tiffany could very well be the father of the engagement ring…

Complications Uncomplicated: Chronograph

Chronograph was invented as a means to measure time lapses and is now one of the most popular complications on a timepiece. In the realm of horology, a complication means…

Red carpet ready: LUC XPS Azur by Chopard

This new interpretation of the exceptional LUC timepiece collection is specially designed for the red carpet. Gentlemen who want to take the red carpet by storm might want to flaunt this…

First Scoop: OMEGA The Gardens Mall grand opening

26th April, 2019 The Gardens Mall OMEGA The Gardens Mall grand opening (swipe left for more) As Malaysians develop a taste for luxury timepieces, Swiss luxury watchmaker OMEGA is bringing…

Decoding Audemars Piguet’s new CODE 11.59 collection

Meet the Code 11.59, a collection which very name literally spells out the maison’s spirit. Every strong brand has an identifying house code. Audemars Piguet, the oldest fine watchmaking manufacturer…

‘KIN wants you to get in on the demi-fine jewellery movement

Born of Zaireen Iskandar’s love for jewellery and Athiya Hamid’s attention to detail in design and branding, ‘KIN is made for the modern day woman, who appreciates a timeless gift…

Lab-grown diamonds vs mined diamonds: The difference

The production time for lab-grown diamonds is between 5-15 days while mined diamonds can take more than a million years to form.  Shopping either for your engagement ring or the next…

Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2019: Watches and bling to brighten up mum’s day

We’ve picked out some flattering finds that will surely make her glow this Mother’s Day. The second Sunday of May is fast approaching us, which leaves a week to get…

6 new watch brands now in Malaysia thanks to Time Zone

Time Zone brings new brands of substance and style for Malaysian watch lovers.  It used to be a Seiko or Casio watch that sparks the beginning of one’s journey in…

‘Avengers’ stars wore Infinity Gauntlet jewellery and here’s how you can get a piece

Snapped! For those who haven’t been following Marvel’s ‘The Avengers’ saga, the centre of all the madness is the quest of finding six superpowered gemstones called the Infinity Stones. While…

Watch: Benedict Cumberbatch tries his hand at watchmaking with Jaeger-LeCoultre

What took place when Dr Strange dabbles in the delicate world of time, in reality, this time. Now that he’s established himself as a very respectable actor, British star Benedict…

Chopard celebrates Zagato’s 100th anniversary with limited edition Mille Miglia chronograph

As Zagato celebrates 100 years, Chopard pays tribute to its long-time racing partner and friend with a special edition Mille Miglia chronograph limited to only 100 pieces. The meeting of…

How Roger Dubuis Excalibur One-Off is a testament to the power of three

The Excalibur One-Off is named so because literally only a one-off edition of it was created as a collaboration between watchmaker, Lamborghini and Pirelli. At SIHH 2019, many watchmakers premiered…

What went down when King Pelé met Kylian Mbappé

It was a moment of passing of the baton and recognition between the greatest player of all time and the most promising hope in the world of football. They are both…

Kaya Scodelario is the star of the new Clash de Cartier jewellery line

Directed by Gordon Von Steiner, the film portrays Kaya’s striking, free-spirited choices that embody the duality of the new collection. English-Brazilian actress Kaya Scodelario has been unveiled as the face of…

Patek Philippe is bringing its fifth and largest exhibition to Asia

The Swiss brand has marked Singapore to play host to its fifth The Art of Watches Grand Exhibition. Fans of haute horology, here’s the perfect event for a trip down…

Meet the Guinness world record holder for a watch with the most diamonds

Hong Kong-based jeweller, Coronet, took home the Guinness World Record for most diamonds set on a watch. Baselworld is where some the world’s most incredible and unique timepieces are brought out…

In conversation with Stephen Webster, the rockstar jeweller who works from the heart

He is called the rockstar jeweller for his quirky work as well as devil-may-care attitude. The first thought that pops into your head when you meet experimental fine jeweller, Stephen…

Baselworld 2019: The most handsome watches for gents

Brands like Patek Philippe, Rolex and Zenith continued to bring their A-game with watches that tempt the eye and challenge the traditions of watch-making. Baselworld once again kicked into full…

6 latest diver watches for your next deep sea adventure

Whether diving into the depths of the deep, blue seas or the ever-changing fashion world, these watches will equip you for the inevitable. Diver watches came about to fulfill a…

Xploring the Xciting with Ulysse Nardin’s new Skeleton X

Reshaped and resized, the Skeleton X line is smaller in size but bigger in identity compared to its predecessor. The letter X is one of the most versatile symbols in…

The cute, cool and colourful from Hublot’s Geneva Days 2019

Paraiba tourmalines make a return, as well as a special Hublot ceramic in arresting red. While SIHH was in full swing in Geneva, a small flurry of activity in the…

Breguet sails into a new maritime era with new La Marine collection

They come for the first time in a titanium case – a material chosen for its particular lightness and resistance to salty ocean air. To understand why Breguet’s La Marine…

Dive into Stephen Webster’s new Fish Tales jewellery collection

Stephen Webster has taken a deep dive to translate his passion for the ocean’s depth into breathtaking jewellery. Growing up, Stephen Webster was fascinated by sea creatures. Fond memories of…

Cartier explores the cosmos with new limited edition jewellery collection

Trust Cartier to bring the heavens to earth, in the form of jewellery. Cartier ventures into uncharted territories with a new limited-edition jewellery collection, the Les Galaxies de Cartier. The…

This GRAHAM Chronofighter Vintage UK Ltd ‘Brexit’ Watch has us taking a stand

Show your stand in one of the world’s most heated political topics with this limited edition timepiece. One of the biggest topics in the news lately is that of Great…

Could Louis Vuitton’s Voyager be its most complicated timepiece?

It’s an exceptional timepiece that brings two sophistications in one package – a minute repeater and a flying tourbillon Many will have their hands on that signature LV handbag, but…

L’Epée 1839 collaborates with MB&F in bringing Medusa to life

Like the mythological Medusa who turned men who dared to gaze upon her to stone, it is difficult to avert your gaze after a glance of this Medusa. The associations…

With a new store, Panerai wants you to dive into the depths of its story

Established in Florence by Giovanni Panerai in 1860, Panerai started out as a manufacturer of precision instruments rather than a watchmaker. Panerai, as a watch brand, can be one confusing…

SIHH 2019: The graceful ladies watches that speak of femininity

Style and functionality come in equal parts beauty with the ladies watches. Galop d’Hermès It’s neither round, oval nor square, but it is exactly this combination that makes it so…

SIHH 2019: The independent brands that caught our eyes

Independent maisons like H. Moser and Richard Mille prove they’ve got what it takes to stand tall among the old houses too. Panerai Submersible Mike Horn Edition 47mm Panerai wants…

SIHH 2019: What the big boys brought to the table

Day one of SIHH saw the well-known maisons bringing their shiniest and latest. A. Lange & Söhne Richard Lange Jumping Seconds with Black Dial Although technically nothing has changed about…

Pre-SIHH 2019: Panerai pays homage to free-diving champion Guillaume Néry with new Submersible

It’s a collab between watchmaker and French free-diving champion Guillaume Néry, making it a watch for serious divers, with looks and functionality to match. Ahead of SIHH next week, Panerai…

Pre-SIHH 2019: Piaget celebrates core watchmaking strengths with new Altiplano

Three new Altiplano timepieces, three core Piaget watchmaking strengths. Piaget as a watchmaker has long prided itself in three pillars of watchmaking – ultra-thin watchmaking, exceptional gem-setting and its exquisite…

Pre-SIHH 2019: Cartier brings back the Tonneau

One thing worth noting about the new model is that the bezel is formed from one block, with no overhang or breaks in the plane. Many watchmakers seem to be…

Inside Tiffany & Co’s by-appointment-only Secret Salon for the crazy rich

“The average piece of jewellery in this room can go from about $20,000 up to maybe six or seven million.” It’s no secret that Tiffany & Co’s flagship Fifth Avenue…

Pre-SIHH 2019: IWC Schaffhausen rules the sky with new fleet of Pilot’s Watches

Addition are being made to the Spitfire and Top Gun lines, with a new watch using Ceratanium for the first time for a completely jet black double chronograph. Think IWC…

SIHH and Baselworld to coordinate dates from 2020

It has been agreed that in 2020, SIHH will be held from 26-29 April in Geneva, followed immediately by Baselworld from 30 April to 5 May in Basel. For the…

Pre-SIHH 2019: Jaeger-LeCoultre gets blue with new Master Ultra Thin Moon Enamel

The moon phase setting has been redesigned to appear perfectly round as a polished white disk, backdropped against a new hand-guilloché blue enamel dial reminiscent of the inky night sky. A…

Pre-SIHH 2019: Girard-Perregaux premieres a Laureato Perpetual Calendar

Aesthetically, the Laureato Perpetual Calendar is all about harmony, in proportion and colours, with easy adjustment and reading. Girard-Perregaux’s proudest and most popular collection to date, the Laureato, just got…

This limited edition Bell & Ross BR 03-92 Blue Golden Heritage is available only in Malaysia

This latest addition to the Heritage family stands out with a vivid navy blue dial accented with gold indexes and hands. Bell & Ross has always been passionate about military…

Bella Hadid never cracks under pressure, not even when she’s bleeding

A broken zipper and a bleeding thigh aren’t going to keep Bella Hadid off the stage.   View this post on Instagram   Did you hear, @bellahadid, face of @tagheuer…

Holiday Gift Guide 2018: Drinks, grooming and fashion For Him

On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me… a gift that wasn’t an afterthought. Christmas shopping is upon us! Though the men in our lives –…

First Scoop: Bulgari Pavilion flagship store anniversary party

21st November, 2018 Pavilion Kuala Lumpur Bulgari Pavilion flagship store anniversary party (swipe left for more photos) It has been a year since Italian jewellery house Bulgari launched its flagship…

Eric Cantona: Designing watches with Hautlence is an expression of self

We catch up with the football icon and artist to discover the secrets of his partnership with Hautlence in pushing the envelope of watchmaking. Eric Cantona may be a hulking…

First Scoop: Blancpain flagship store grand opening

23rd October, 2018 Suria KLCC Blancpain flagship store grand opening (swipe left for more) The world’s oldest watch manufacturer Blancpain was proud to unveil its first flagship store in Malaysia…

First Scoop: HABIB 60th Anniversary Diamond Jubilee

1 November, 2018 Centre Court, The Curve HABIB 60th Anniversary Diamond Jubilee (swipe left for more) To commemorate its 60th anniversary, HABIB, Malaysia’s premier homegrown jeweller, presented a jewellery showcase…

Mr Porter, Zenith and Bamford Watch Department team up for exclusive timepiece

Only 25 pieces of the watch are available, each engraved individually with numbers from one to 25. Gentlemen, mark your calendars. Award-winning global online retail for men’s fashion Mr Porter…

5 watches to get right into the spirit of Halloween

These Halloween watches feature some of the most precise cuts, unique materials, and ever-popular skull motif. As adults dress up and children collect sweets, the excitement of Halloween leaves its…

Why Heinz Mayer is the chosen supplier to the Jeweller of Her Majesty, The Queen of England

The independent German jeweller has been the steadfast supplier to the official jewellers of the palace for decades despite being a small company of only approximately 50 employees. A lot…

Jaeger-LeCoultre craftsmen recreate Alfons Mucha art on new Reversos

Minute as these paintings may be, recreating them was no small feat. Czech artist Alfons Mucha’s distinctive Art Nouveau interpretations of Paris has long been admired at Jaeger-LeCoultre. His paintings…

Hearts on Fire’s new Lorelei collection translates the intricacies of lace into jewellery

The collection features infinity shapes, bows, interlocking hearts and flowers in bloom inspired by lace, but with a modern twist to symbolise friendship and love. Timeless, feminine and elegant. These…

10 things you didn’t know about coloured diamonds

Colour is an indicator of rarity, not quality. Think you know diamonds? Andrew Coxon, President of De Beers Institute of Diamonds, could well claim that. The Australian native has over…

Bell & Ross BR01 Laughing Skull arrives just in time for Halloween

Watch as live animation pulls the mandible back for the skull to flash you an especially metallic grin – it’s a first for Bell & Ross. One of Bell &…

Fear no mountain with the 2018 Montblanc 1858 collection

What distinctly stands the new line apart is its more casual, outdoorsy vibe, simplified perhaps to appeal more to millennials. Mountains and their majesty are the very spirit of each…

First Scoop: HABIB celebrates 20 years at Suria KLCC

27th September 2018 HABIB Suria KLCC 20th anniversary celebration (swipe left for more) HABIB KLCC showroom celebrated two decorated decades with an intimate jewellery showcase, graced by key personnel and…

Explore the illustrious world of Jaquet Droz at Swiss Watch Gallery

‘Some watches tell time, others tell a story.’ After 280 years of crafting intricate timepieces that showcase the grandeur of dial enameling, Jaquet Droz is finally embarking into Malaysia via…

Watch: Benedict Cumberbatch goes off-camera for Jaeger-LeCoultre in Venice

Captured in the serene beauty of Venice, the JLC ambassador talks films and travel while entertaining the thought of an autobiographical movie. Since he was revealed as the face of…

6 smartwatches made for the multi-tasking woman in 2018

Here are six standout women’s smartwatches that meet the mark in terms of design, features and practicality. Smartwatches may have started out favouring men’s wrists and styles, but as with…

Are the components on this new Ulysse Nardin dial actually floating?

Ulysse Nardin Executive Tourbillon Free Wheel spins watchmaking convention on its head so all components may mysteriously linger on the dial. Ulysse Nardin has breathed literal meaning into the term…

First Scoop: Ulysse Nardin #FreakMeOut Party

17th July, 2018 The St Regis Kuala Lumpur  Ulysse Nardin #FreakMeOut Party (Swipe left for more photos) In a party swimming with shades of blue and light reminiscent of the…

First Scoop: Hearts on Fire X Fugee School charity luncheon

14th August, 2018 The St. Regis Kuala Lumpur Hearts on Fire X Fugee School Charity Luncheon (swipe left for more photos) Hearts on Fire®, creator of the world’s most perfectly…

Bulgari announces youngest ambassador yet: 15-year-old daughter of Takuya Kimura

She is also Bulgari’s first ambassador from Japan. I am very happy to become an ambassador for Bvlgari, Italy’s premier global jeweler. It is my dream to become a model…

Pop legend Eason Chan announced as new face of Zenith

The Swiss watch brand translates his skillful control of rhythm, tempo, pitch, and emotion into precise movements and minutes. Zenith has announced a familiar Asian face as its new muse…

Then and now: 50 years with Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Memovox

The collection’s trademark feature still rings loud and clear. Though the story of Polaris began about 50 years ago, Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Memovox sees its roots a little further back, in the…

Graham celebrates post-WW2 noise art with four new pin-up girls

After a successful launch, the second edition of Graham Chronofighter’s pin-up models pay tribute to the musical revolution of the 40s and 50s. After last year’s successful collection, the pin-up girls…

A closer look at the Girard-Perregaux Laureato Chronograph collection

The latest chronographs boast sharper aesthetics and better versatility than the original. In 2016, Girard-Perregaux reintroduced Laureato watches to its range of timepieces, followed by a ceramic model last year.…

First Scoop: Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Collection launch

17th July, 2018 Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Collection launch (swipe left for more) Jaeger-LeCoultre welcomed the five-piece Polaris Collection to Malaysia with an evening soiree featuring its stunning…

Bell & Ross diving watches were conquering the seas long before BR03-92 Diver

In fact, the masters of extremities holds the record for greatest water resistance to this day.   When it comes to mastering extreme environments, no horologer does it quite like…

William Sin’s quest to set new standards with Hallmark Jewellery

At 25, this director of a jade supplier-turned-manufacturer wants to inject new life into a traditional, local industry while uplifting creative freedom among jewelers. Ornamental jadeite has a long history…

First Scoop: Revolution by Time Kulture 2018 official launch

12th July, 2018  Pavilion Kuala Lumpur Centre Court  Time Kulture Revolution 2018 Grand Launch (Swipe left for more) Swiss Watch Gallery proudly launched the fifth edition of its signature Revolution…

Cartier celebrates diversity and colour with new Coloratura high jewellery collection

One thing starkly stands out about this new 240-piece collection – there’s almost a jarring mismatch in the choice of coloured gemstones put together. Paris Haute Couture Week is typically…

Omega goes where no man has been with Speedmaster Dark Side of the Moon Apollo 8

It’s a tribute to speed and precision, but also space travel and the inquisitive human spirit. The year is 1968. Astronauts aboard the Apollo 8 mission are about to make…

Latest Swiss watches to steal the show at Time Kulture Revolution 2018

Time Kulture Revolution takes over Pavilion for the fifth time this July 12-22 with the likes of TAG Heuer, Bell & Ross, and Tudor. From July 12 to 22, Pavilion…

Handcrafted: By Invite Only jewellery by Trixie Khong

Halfway to becoming a chemical engineer, Trixie Khong radically switched gears to pursue her hobby full-time, which we know today as online jewellery brand, By Invite Only. Custom pieces made…

Jaeger-LeCoultre invites you on a sparkling Rendez-Vous with new models

…where beauty possesses a special kind of romantic nostalgia. Simultaneously whimsical and precise, Jaeger-LeCoultre Rendez-Vous needs no introduction – but, perhaps a refresher or three would do us good. These…

Bulgari lets out its wild 80s side with new Wild Pop high jewellery

Bulgari looks back to the biggest and most colourful era – the 80s – for its latest sublime collection, complete with a touch of the biggest artist of the day,…

There’s a mathematical reason you can’t take your eyes off the Patek Philippe Golden Ellipse

We revisit the mysterious yet natural inspiration behind Patek Philippe Golden Ellipse to welcome its two new golden-jubilee models. Look at this watch. Does it please your eyes, despite never…

Cartier recreated this $150-million diamond necklace so it could star in Ocean’s 8

Anne Hathaway wears the Cartier Toussaint with royal flair, so it’s only fitting that its history traces back to an actual Maharaja. As exclusive jewellery partner to Ocean’s 8, Cartier…

Of family, jewellery and tradition: Marissa Meer on Habib’s 60-year legacy

At 24 years old, she sets herself on the path to join her father at the helm of Malaysia’s household jewellery brand, Habib, founded by her grandfather nearly 60 years…

First look at the rare jewels that cost Marie Antoinette her head

The jewels have not been seen for some 200 years, until early this month when Sotheby’s announced  that they will be on auction in Geneva in November. Marie Antoinette’s life…

6 watch collections for that pop (or splash) of colour

Audemars Piguet, Hublot, Chopard, and more take a chance on colourful watches – not just one or two of them, but entire collections. Swiss watch manufacturing has come a long…

Hublot Big Bang Alps are made for him and her, but mainly the Matterhorn

Hublot Big Bang Alps lie on (interchangable) sheepskin beds, for both bold and slender wrists in winter. You’re looking at Hublot’s latest Art of Fusion – the Hublot Big Bang…

Here’s what 2018 FIFA World Cup stars are sporting on their wrists

Messi, Salah, Ronaldo, and more have found the Swiss watches to match their style and creed – from the likes of Audemars Piguet, Urwerk, and TAG Heuer. The beautiful game…

Try not to cry at HABIB’s latest web film for Raya 2018

Titled “Dalam Hati Opah”, the film poignantly tells the story of a grandmother’s sacrifice to make ends meet as she single-handedly raises her grandson Amir. For 60 years, HABIB has…

Cannes 2018: Celebrities capture glamour and grace in Chopard

Lupita Nyong’o, Marion Cotillard, Cate Blanchett and more posed behind the scenes at Cannes 2018, seen here in elegant black and white shots by photographer Greg Williams. From May 8…

7 times dream cars crossed into the world of watches

This is what happens when Italian super cars and British marquees collide with the likes of Hublot, Roger Dubuis, and Bell & Ross. Automotive and watchmaking industries were always destined…

First look: Highlights of Patek Philippe’s Rare Handcrafts 2018 exhibition

This year, 50 exceptional dome table clocks, pocket watches and wristwatches make up the collection. Patek Philippe prides itself as one of the most dedicated guardians of grand traditions as…

Tiffany & Co. isn’t all lovey-dovey engagement rings. Its Everyday Objects collection is proof

Tiffany & Co. flowerpot, paper cups or pencil sharpeners, anyone?  If you think Tiffany & Co. is all about love and romance, we don’t blame you. For decades, its robin’s…

Mother’s Day Gift Guide: Watches and bling fit for your queen

Whether she’s a woman of grandeur, timeless class, or both, diamonds and gold will make a lasting impression as a Mother’s Day gift. Few things make mothers smile more than…

Nail the monogram trend with F is Fendi’s new fashion jewellery collection

Get a head start on the trend with the new F is Fendi fashion jewellery collection, featuring the new round logo of the Maison. ICYMI, monograms and logos are everywhere…

Montblanc’s Le Petit Prince collection is made of the stuff of dreams

Montblanc is now making it possible for appreciators to bring a slice of The Little Prince’s whimsical wonder into their daily lives. The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry has…

When Usain Bolt plays Diego Maradona refereed by Hublot, the world wins

Legends collided in Hall 4 of Baselworld this year, courtesy of an equally legendary watchmaker, Hublot. With only 53 days to go to the FIFA World Cup 2018 Russia and…

6 green watches that added a fresh touch of colour to Baselworld

As seen at Baselworld 2018, these green watches are a breath of fresh air for the discerning modern enthusiast. Green was not a colour traditionally favoured in Swiss horology. If…

IWC Schaffhausen marks 150-year legacy with Singaporean exhibition this May

From May 1 to 13, witness defining historical and contemporary creations bring IWC’s illustrious 150 years to life at Singapore’s ION Orchard. The story of IWC Schaffhausen traces all the…

Inside the Manufacture Jaeger-LeCoultre, the heart of watchmakers for watchmakers

Welcome to the Manufacture Jaeger-LeCoultre, a 25,000 squared metre space building that today stands exactly where it stood when it was first built back in 1833 by founder Antoine LeCoultre.…

Q&A: Watch trends to look out for, according to industry professionals

SK Teh (The Hour Glass), Stéphane Belmont (Jaeger-LeCoultre) and Charris Yadigaroglou (MB&F) weigh in on what to expect this coming year. With SIHH and Baselworld behind us, we’ve gained a…

Baselworld 2018: Day 3 highlights

Patek Philippe has done it – it’s found a way to create a minute repeater that chimes the minutes and hours in local time, anywhere in the world. Halfway through…

Baselworld 2018: Day 2 highlights

Check out our top picks of Day 2 from the likes of Rolex, Omega, Bulgari and Zenith. Day 1 of Baselworld 2018 kicked off with a bang, presenting watch enthusiasts…

Baselworld 2018: Day 1 highlights

The annual watch fair has kicked off in style with Hublot, Tudor, Chopard, and Ferdinand Berthoud.  It has been called the Paris Fashion Week, Detroit Auto Show, even Disneyland, of…

Baselworld Watch Fair: 5 things to know

It is to the watch and jewellery world what the Detroit Auto Show is to the automotive industry, and Paris Fashion Week, to fashion. In a few short days, the…

Piaget‘s new Manchette Story lets you wear the vibrance of the sun on your wrist

The most iconic cuffs from the house of Piaget become a league of their own in the ‘Manchette Story’ collection. Manchette is more than just an adorable word meaning ‘cuff’…

First Scoop: Franck Muller Crazy Hours 15th Anniversary Party

March 13, 2019 Ren, Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur Franck Muller Crazy Hours 15th Anniversary Party (swipe left for more) Independent watchmaker Franck Muller celebrated 15 years of its iconic Crazy…

Baselworld 2018: Bell & Ross preview double Horo models

Bell & Ross Horo series will welcome two bad-ass new additions at Baselworld – BR03-94 Horolum and BR03-92 Horoblack. Here’s what they look like. Instantly-recognisable French horologer Bell & Ross…

This mechanical watch doesn’t need winding – it’s electronic

The $35,000 Ressence Type 2 e-Crown Concept can convert solar energy into battery power and link up to an app on your phone. Experts have been predicting that the advent…

Oscars 2018: The most impressive (and expensive) jewellery on the red carpet

Harry Winston was a shining star. Besides the winners and nominees, the spotlight of every awards ceremony is often on what celebrities wore on the red carpet. The 90th Academy…

Why is Jeff Bezos funding a $40 million-dollar, 10,000-year clock?

A 10,000 Year Clock is being built in the mountain range of Texas, able to power and adjust itself based on the solar cycle. Somewhere in Sierra Diablo, Texas, a…

Fitbit Ionic review: Does Fitbit’s first smartwatch deliver on its promises?

Having spent a month with our Fitbit Ionic, we have got first-hand experience of what’s good, bad and improvable in the brand’s first smartwatch. When the Fitbit Ionic arrived on…

Roberto Coin debuts Limited Edition Pendant in collaboration with SPCA Selangor

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First Scoop: The Hour Glass Malaysia Lunar New Year 2018 celebration

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150 years of IWC Schaffhausen: Revisiting the most iconic watches in its history

Here’s a lookback at IWC Schaffhausen’s most iconic timepieces of all-time, including new “150 Years” models presented at SIHH 2018 earlier this year. When Florentine Ariosto Jones founded the International…

Floyd Mayweather makes his Hublot legacy with Big Bang Unico TMT

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Explained: Grand feu, champlevé, cloisonné, and other dial enameling techniques

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Valentine’s Day Gift Guide: Jewellery and fragrances to captivate her senses

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8 watches to have on your wrist this Year of the Dog

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SIHH 2018: The most bedazzling women’s watches that caught our eye

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SIHH 2018: Day 4 Highlights

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Buben & Zorweg’s security solutions to house your watch collection

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SIHH 2018: Day 3 Highlights

Richard Mille, Cartier, Ferdinand Berthoud, and Piaget exhibit a mastery of elements in engineering that speaks for diversity and innovation in the world of haute horlogerie. Believe it or not, we’ve…

Franck Muller celebrates 15th anniversary of Crazy Hours with Asia exclusive models

To match the mad magic of the complication, the Crazy Hours 15th Anniversary Asia Exclusive models are injected with vibrant, youthful colours. Franck Muller’s revolutionary Crazy Hours complication marks its…

SIHH 2018: Day 2 Highlights

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SIHH 2018: Day 1 Highlights

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Jaeger-LeCoultre to welcome ambassador Benedict Cumberbatch at SIHH

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Updated: 10 latest watches to pique your curiosity ahead of SIHH 2018

The vintages are being updated, chronographs reset, and limits of physical and aesthetic worlds redefined. We’re gearing up for SIHH 2018 with these ten. 2017 coming to a close means…

Audemars Piguet teases 3 new Millenary women’s watches for SIHH 2018

Three new designs will be added to the collection at SIHH 2018, including two all-gold versions set with diamonds and a “frosted gold” finishing variation. Besides the launch of three…

Buy a part of this diamond ring to win the ultimate private jet dining experience

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First Look: Dolce & Gabbana’s custom-made Swarovski tiara for the 2018 Vienna Opera Ball

“The #DGSwarovski Tiara floral design is enriched with 702 Swarovski crystals and six rose-colored enamel flowers.” Hear ye, hear ye: Dolce & Gabbana is the latest designer to partner with…

6 red gold watches for a rosy look at time

Not quite as coveted as yellow gold, nor as ubiquituous as white gold, it nonetheless steals awe with its own subdued brand of timeless elegance. Gold, titanium, platinum, ceramic, what…

Bell & Ross BR01 Burning Skull Bronze is a fierce military ode

The latest member of the BR01 Skull family speaks for timeless fortitude with a touch of steampunk elegance, highlighting artistic value and detailing. During World War 2, fighters of the…

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore celebrates 25 years with 3 new looks

In 2018, Audemars Piguet’s Royal Oak Offshore turns 25, a milestone the Swiss watchmaker is celebrating with 3 new versions. Few watches last decades, and even fewer sports watches make…

10 unmistakable hallmarks of the Geneva Seal

We see them on our favourite watches, but what exactly does this powerful stamp mean? Here are 10 features that shed some light on the Poinçon de Genève. Up until…

Why Lady Gaga is the epitome of Tudor’s #BornToDare campaign

She is her own brand of mystique, a “monster” of raw talent, and a voice that demands to be heard – whether musically, politically or philanthropically. Lady Gaga needs no…

Bulgari Octo strikes gold twice at Geneva Watch Awards

Two bold models emerged best in Men’s Watch and Tourbillon & Escapement categories, signifying Bulgari’s expertise in creating special, ultra-thin watches. Two Bulgari Octo Finissimo watches were celebrated as emblems…

Mystical jewellery: Of amulets, talismans and lucky charms

Whether coincidence or divine intervention, there’s something charming about auspicious and protective jewellery pieces. Ever had that experience of unexpected surprises (the positive kind) or things oddly turning out the…

5 see-through sapphire watches being transparent about time

Call it daring or garish, but you can’t deny the strange appeal of these sapphire watches, which are some of the rarest in the market. Sapphire is extremely difficult to…

First Scoop: Sincere Fine Watches KLCC boutique reopening

1st November, 2017 Suria KLCC Sincere Fine Watches KLCC boutique reopening Asia’s premier watch specialist, Sincere Fine Watches recently unveiled its newly relocated boutique in Suria KLCC, offering a fresh…

From awakening to full bloom: Lotus by De Beers high jewellery collection

The collection comprises five distinct designs drawing on the natural life cycle of the lotus flower, from awakening in the morning to full bloom by midday to soothing close in…

World champion Dustin Johnson presents Hublot Big Bang Unico Golf

This latest addition to the Big Bang Unico family is not an ordinary ode – it’s a sporty skeleton that works as your very own minute, mechanical scoreboard. When it…

The evolution of the IWC Schaffhausen Ingenieur

This year, IWC Schaffhausen’s Ingenieur collection returns to its iconic round shape but remains up to the times with a perpetual calendar and chronograph function. We take a look at…

First Scoop: Hublot’s The Art of Fusion

11th October, 2017 Slate by The Row The Art of Fusion Celebrating the heights of creative fusion, Hublot and The Hour Glass recently presented a private “The Art of Fusion”…

Romain Jerome works the elements like a horological Avatar

Shunning the ordinary, the Swiss brand captures the timeless essence of air, earth, and sea, immortalising bits of the world’s legendary DNA in memorable wrist-pieces. In the great big world…

Spell out your thoughts and dreams with these alphabet jewellery

Whether you’d like your jewellery personalised with your own name, a loved one’s, or even your life motto, here are some eye-catching letter trinkets to add to your collection. Remember…

Rare Patek Philippe vintage watch worth $2.5 mil up for auction this November

Highlighting the sale will be the Patek Philippe Reference 2523, one of the rarest wristwatches produced by the manufacturer in 1953, with an estimate worth of USD 1.25 mil to…

Meet MB&F’s latest rule-bender, the LM Split Escapement

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First Scoop: Rihanna ♥ Chopard, Ice Cube Pure Launch Party

30 September 2017 Pavilion Centre Court Rihanna ♥ Chopard & Ice Cube Pure Launch Party (swipe left for more) We’ve had our eyes on the bright and beautiful Rihanna ♥…

Here’s what makes MR-G the premier line for grown-up G-Shock lovers

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How Cartier’s Panther charmed the world for over a century

Its fierce, fearless femininity aside, it is a universal symbol of grace, power and elegance. The mere mention of the name Cartier brings to immediate mind its icon – the…

5 moon phase watches capturing lunar glory and significance

This complication celebrates how far we’ve come with a throwback to days when celestial bodies brought forth our understanding of time. Long before the genesis of timekeeping devices, mankind’s best…

Standing the test of time: Are luxury watches the new trophy?

Craftsmanship, exclusivity, and status define the Swiss watch landscape, but it is an incredibly human element that ties them together in modern appeal. SK Teh remembers his first ‘real’ watch…

6 factors defining Cartier Tank’s century of influence

Simple, bold precision meets military-inspired cubist artistry in this classic Cartier. When it comes to square-faced watches, few evoke the timeless sensibilities of the Cartier Tank. As the classic timepiece…

Maserati puts its classic touch on exclusive Bulgari timepieces

Automotive and horologic worlds collide once more, this time in an exclusive Italian celebration of prestige, luxury, elegance, and design. Bulgari and Maserati are back at it. In 2012, this…

Hublot marks 60th Merdeka with a Big Bang

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IWC Schaffhausen introduces Ceratanium as ideal watchmaking material

Marking  Aquatimer’s 50th anniversary, IWC Schaffhausen steps up its game with the combination of titanium and ceramic in an all-new material. As a pioneer of diving timepieces, IWC Schaffhausen has…

The new Resonances de Cartier echoes the jewellery of our dreams

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‘There’s Only One’ Elle Fanning in Tiffany & Co’s Fall 2017 campaign

Actress Elle Fanning makes a personal statement in a necklace featuring multiple Tiffany Key pendants.   Tiffany & Co recently launched their Fall 2017 campaign, “There’s Only One”, with six…

Just in time for Merdeka: 3 watches with a touch of patriotism

Hublot, Montblanc and MASA Horlogerie pay homage to Malaysia’s 60th Independence Day with pieces that immortalise the spirit of freedom. A good watch holds memories, and this is one occasion…

Vacheron Constantin turns on beast mode with limited-edition Tourbillon “Dragon”

Think 18K 5N pink gold engraving of a dragon surrounded by floating clouds on Vacheron Constantin’s Traditionnelle Tourbillon “Dragon” timepiece. For over 260 years, Vacheron Constantin has been synonymous with…

The fitness trackers to stay stylish on top of fit

Some have a waterproof function, others have a GPS tracker, and still others have multi-sport features to track specific activity performances. There are luxury watches to make you look and…

5 watch brands that tap into athletic power of influence

Whether on the field, court, or track, Swiss watch brands have found their way to the wrists of  the best players in the world’s favourite sports. It’s no secret that…

Hublot presents latest special edition watch in idyllic Ibiza

The new Hublot Classic Fusion AeroFusion Chronograph Ibiza says it’s party time. Hublot unveiled the Hublot Classic Fusion AeroFusion Chronograph Ibiza at Ushuaïa Tower one fine Friday, much to the…

6 jewellery collections inspired by the splendour of nature

Animals, flowers, and even wheat have been the muse of designers from the likes of Harry Winston and Chopard to Chanel and Cartier. Not too long ago, Van Cleef &…

Discover Roger Dubuis’ daring brand of watchmaking innovation

Olivier Gudin of Roger Dubuis SEA & Oceania shares how the luxury watchmaker dares to be rare. Hint: This time, it involves race cars. Any watch aficionado who considers himself…

First watch options to embark on your career in style

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These are the watches our favourite spies trust their lives with

Whether running top-secret missions or running from enemies hunting them down, these cool, clever leading men have done it in style with trusty timepieces. Spies are always at the cutting…

Meet the pin-up girls of Graham’s fun new Chronofighter

Denis Martinet from Graham Asia Ltd talks Chronofighter genesis and the inspiration behind the exclusive Vintage Nose Art collection. World War 2 circa 1940s: Morale is low, superstition high, and life…

Louis Vuitton’s first smartwatch is also most expensive smartwatch ever

Called the Tambour Horizon, it is based off the Tambour line of watches that Louis Vuitton has been selling since 2002. The smartwatch is the must-have gadget of this era,…

Saving the sharks with Oris Hammerhead, now available in Malaysia

 Head to Swiss Watch Gallery outlets for an exclusive chance to own one of these limited edition timepieces, of which there are only 2,000 worldwide. Oris’ relationship with the ocean…

Usain Bolt x Hublot’s golden symbol of hope for muscular dystrophy

Inspired by the champion sprinter’s favourite models, this limited-edition watch is a bold embodiment of hope and the desire to win. The strongest muscles help support the weakest- that’s how…

First Scoop: Revolution by Time Kulture Grand Launch

6th July, 2017 Pavilion Kuala Lumpur Revolution by Time Kulture Grand Launch Revolution by Time Kulture, the premium watch showcase by Swiss Watch Gallery, took off to a grand start…

4 new to-die-for high jewellery collections just in time for summer

Bulgari, Piaget, Van Cleef & Arpels and Chanel draw inspiration from regal couture and sun and seas to present breathtaking pieces. When it comes to high jewellery chic, few do…

5 luxury smartwatches for men to look out for in 2017

Combining high-grade materials, meticulous workmanship and innovative technology, there’s no surprise why luxury smartwatches are making waves today. While ‘smartwatches’ is no longer a foreign term to the ears, it…

Hari Raya jewellery ideas and how to match them with your outfit

Whether you’re going for a bold statement piece or subtle yet eye-catching accessories, these jewellery pieces are just what you need to complete your Eid look. Hari Raya is less…

Tudor signs David Beckham and the NZ All Blacks as ambassadors

Like Tudor, football and rugby players share the same spirit to achieve the extraordinary whether on land, ice, in the air or underwater. As sportsmen, there are many things football…

7 skeleton watches that stand out by baring all

Removing the veil of mystery without losing the magic of intricate timekeeping is a special art form. There’s something fascinating about the inner workings of a watch – so silent…

3 new women’s watches on our wishlist this week

What’s your type – classic, minimal or edgy? New strap colours, different watchfaces, more versatile designs – these are a few of the many reasons we could give to buy…

World Oceans Day: 4 watch brands committed to conserving our planet’s waters

Keeping time, heritage and our oceans clean. Eight years ago, the United Nations officially recognised June 8 as World Oceans Day with the singular objective of celebrating our Earth’s seas…

First Scoop: Hublot 2017 Baselworld Novelties preview

17th May, 2017 Le Nouvel KLCC Hublot 2017 Baselworld Novelties Preview Hublot, together with The Hour Glass, recently unveiled the Hublot 2017 Baselworld collection at an exclusive evening preview held at…

The gentleman’s guide to rocking the bling

From bracelets to rings and cufflinks, here is a quick guide on how to buy and wear men’s jewellery to amp up your usual look. It is no secret that jewellery can…

5 vintage-looking watches with modern sensibilities

Nostalgic hues of brown and gold are favourites in crafting the classic look, as are distressed leather straps and domed crystals. Brands we know and love have released updated versions of…

What’s trending: Hardware-inspired jewellery

If there’s ever a time that nails, bolts, and keys look cool as jewellery pieces, it’s now. While we’re all for graceful jewellery pieces with delicate floral motifs or stunning gemstones,…

Zcova is making genuine, ethical diamonds an affordable right for all

Malaysian brothers Low Ziwei and Low Ziyin are on a mission to educate people about jewellery and to develop the local design community through their brand, Zcova. It is no…

First Scoop: TUDOR Basel 2017 showcase

17th May, 2017 Suria KLCC TUDOR Basel 2017 showcase Swiss watchmaker TUDOR, together with Sincere Fine Watches, recently celebrated their first and largest showcase in Southeast Asia unveiling the Heritage…

First Scoop: Habib’s ‘Budayakan Rantaian Kasih’ campaign launch

25th May, 2017 Slate @ The Row ‘Budayakan Rantaian Kasih’ with HABIB Hari Raya is a time for togetherness, and no one does it better than Habib. Through their campaign “Budayakan…

First Scoop: Tiffany & Co. HardWear collection launch

May 16th, 2017 Tiffany & Co. Suria KLCC Tiffany HardWear collection launch Tiffany & Co. recently celebrated the launch of its new collection, Tiffany HardWear, in a dazzling soiree highlighted by champagne…

There’s only one of this US$200,000 Romain Jerome Tourbillon Pokémon in the world

I wanna be the very best, like no one ever was… There’s a lot of truth to the saying that we never really grow up; our toys merely get bigger…

Anura Rafael’s latest watch becomes a pen when you need to take notes after checking the time

Tourbillon watch to fountain pen with the twist of a ring. We’ve all heard the saying how we can’t rewrite the past but we can certainly write with time, if…

Meet Maurice Lacroix’s new Aikon, birthed from its legendary Calypso

Each of the models from the Aikon collection shares a key design element that has made the Calypso a classic timepiece since 1990.   Maurice Lacroix’s name is never mentioned…

This junk sale diamond bought for £10 is now worth a fortune

It’s estimated to cost MYR1,955,214.35. A diamond bought at £10 (approx. MYR55.78) at a junk sale in London is now expected to be worth £350,000. That is approximately MYR1,955,214.35. The lucky…

Behind the scenes of Wanderlust + Co by Jenn Low

Showcasing her love for fashion through the timeless jewellery pieces of Wanderlust + Co, founder Jenn Low speaks to us about her journey with the brand since it started 7 years…

Jaeger-LeCoultre’s new high jewellery watches pay homage to the beauty of women

Each of the new 4 designs is set with precious stones carefully selected to match its spirit. When it comes to women’s watches, there’s nothing that adds a touch of…

IWC introduces the new highly customisable Portugieser Constant-Force Tourbillon

Boasting a customisable watch concept with different case materials, dial colours and strap colours to choose from, watch collectors can now personalise their own elaborate timepiece. Swiss luxury watch manufacturer…

Vacheron Constantin introduces 2 new watches to the Malte collection

Two new models – the Malte Tourbillon and the Malte Small Model – make the latest additions to the prestigious and sophisticated collection.  Since 1912, Vacheron Constantin has played a pioneering role…

Hublot’s Big Bang Meca-10 Magic Gold is “Best of the Best”

Its HUB1201 movement comprising 223 components completely built in-house had a lot to do with it. Hublot’s Big Bang Meca-10 Magic Gold has been crowned as the “Best of the Best”…

Mother’s Day Gift Guide: 10 jewellery pieces to add sparkle to mum’s day

Of diamonds and pearls, and 18k magic. Every Mother’s Day is a blessed opportunity to show our love and appreciation to the woman who nurtured us from the moment we…

First Scoop: TSL Jewellery flagship store opening

April 19th, 2017 Pavilion Elite Kuala Lumpur TSL Jewellery flagship store opening Tse Sui Luen Jewellery (TSL), one of the largest jewellers in Asia, is proud to open the doors…

First Scoop: Chopard KLCC boutique reopening party

12th April, 2017 Suria KLCC Chopard KLCC Reopening Party Chopard is proud to unveil the brand new look of its boutique in Suria KLCC, an occasion it celebrated with close to…

First Scoop: HABIB ‘Hearts on Fire® ’ jewellery workshop with Ilaria Lanzoni

8th April, 2017 The Ritz-Carlton, Kuala Lumpur HABIB ‘Hearts on Fires® ’ jewellery workshop with Ilaria Lanzoni Local jewellery store HABIB recently hosted an intimate soiree for its VIP customers…

Sporting with time at the gentleman’s game-club

Melding masculinity, athleticism and high horology together, meet the time-keeping exemplars of fine craftsmanship and elegance. Lounge by the beach and fear not of the sand or the sea with…

Cartier nails it again with new Juste un Clou collection

Trust Cartier to turn something as mundane as a nail into an elegant must-have accessory.   Born in 1971 New York, the first Juste un Clou bracelet redefined the limits…

5 stylish smartwatches for women

These measure your fitness, notify you of new messages, and buzz you for your next appointment on top of just telling the time. Luxury watches are one of those things we…

Rihanna shines bright like a diamond with new Chopard collaborative collection

Comprising of two ranges, the collaboration is inspired by the singer’s Barbadian roots and its famous carnival, the Crop Over Festival. Rihanna’s Puma x Fenty sportswear collection gave us the…

‘Pink Star’ diamond finds new owner with Hong Kong jeweller for a record US$71million

That sum beats the previous record for the biggest amount paid for a piece of stone in auction set in May 2016 for the Blue Oppenheimer gem. If you need…

Baselworld 2017: 3 outrageous timepieces with most jaw-dropping pricetags

If you’re looking to be impressed with this year’s Baselworld offerings, these certainly will with their jaw-dropping pricetags. Baselworld 2017 has come to a wrap and what a whirlwind of…

Gentlemen, behold the 8 most handsome watches at Baselworld 2017

What a man wears on his wrist says a lot about him, after all… There are many things to be excited about at Baselworld every year with hundreds of watch…

Baselworld’17: Dior looks to the stars

Each model boasts its own constellation on the underside, like a divine guide for the person who will wear the watch to follow. It’s no secret that Monsieur Dior was…

Baselworld’17: Chanel strips its iconic Camelia down to its skeleton

It is powered by Chanel’s own Caliber 2 movement, a feminine foray into the world of fine watchmaking. Fourteen years into Baselworld, Chanel is proud to reveal its second exclusive…

Baselworld’17: Rolex brings multi-colour gemstones to its Yacht-Master 40mm

Thirty-two sapphires, 8 tsavorites and one diamond make up the colourful bezel. For this year’s Baselworld, Rolex brings 8 new timepieces to the table but none caught our eyes as…

Baselworld’17: Bulgari’s Serpenti is now customisable with interchangeable leather straps

Between strap, dial and bezel, the new Serpenti can result in over 300 variations for a Serpenti that’s uniquely you. One of the sexiest animals in the world of haute joaillerie,…

Baselworld’17: Hublot’s Techframe Tourbillon Chronograph for Ferrari’s 70th anniversary

The new line is deeply rooted in Ferrari’s DNA – combining strength, performance and agility – while being produced and perfected by the Hublot manufacture. Just as Bremont has its…

Piaget Possession now comes in 5 new colours and we’re obsessed

For the first time, the jewellery collection welcomes colours in the form of ornamental stones. The perfect marriage of gold and sparkling diamonds has been the trademark of the Piaget…

Bremont is skipping Baselworld and the reason why is brilliant

Bremont chose a very different route to premiere its latest releases for 2017 – bypassing Baselworld and hosting an event of its own. Everyone in the world of horology –…

Hearts on Fire celebrates fearless femininity with new spring 2017 bridal collection

Brighter than the rest. Saying yes to the world’s most perfectly cut diamond? That’s possible with Hearts On Fire’s latest Spring Summer 2017 Bridal Collection. Three stars stand out from…

Strap swap: 5 watches with interchangeable straps to express the real you

Why have just one watch when you can have 3 (or more) at the swap of a strap? There was a time when watches were meant to be worn either…

Dior now has necklaces and bracelets specially designed for children

The new collection specially made for children features Christian Dior’s favourite lucky charms – the rose, the lily of the valley and the star. Our taste in jewellery, just like our taste…

Hublot reteams with Italia Independent’s Lapo Elkann for a collection of sartorial satisfaction

This year, Hublot’s Classic Fusion is getting some love from a three-way triangle of Hublot, Italia Independent and Italian tailor Rubinacci. As a watchmaker, Hublot has continually pushed boundaries with…

The tale of Chopard’s Queen of Kalahari diamond and how she rose from the desert

The Queen was unearthed from the Karowe mines of Botswana Africa and gave rise to a set of 23 diamonds, five of which weigh more than 20 karats. Diamonds can be…

Chopard strikes gold with first minute repeater, the ‘LUC Full Strike’

Not only is it the maison’s first minute repeater, it is also the first watch in the world to use sapphire gongs to strike the hours, quarters and minutes. Chopard is…

SIHH 2017: Most memorable pieces that caught Albert Lim’s eyes

From the limited editions and skeletons, to the minute repeaters and tourbillons. Albert Lim is an avid watch enthusiast with an impressive collection that includes the likes of Patek Philippe,…

Chopard’s 11-step guide to being a gentleman

Are you a gentleman by Chopard’s definition? Have a look at how many of the criteria you check off.   What makes a gentleman? Is it the way he dresses,…

5 ‘Year of the Rooster’ watches we want for CNY

Be like the rooster and stay on top of time with these 5 watches from Chopard, Piaget and more. The Lunar New Year this year celebrates the rooster, the epitome…

Albert Lim’s appreciation of time and the instruments that keep it

Albert Lim is the owner of some of the most exquisite timepieces in the country but it is not the hefty pricetags nor brand prestige that entices him. What a gentleman…

Bulgari’s B.zero1 ring gets the Zaha Hadid touch

Drawing inspiration from the world’s most renowned amphitheatre – the Colosseum – the ring is a celebration of a new millennium as well as Hadid’s contribution to the world of…

Video: How de Grisogono’s jaw-dropping 813 karat diamond was found

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The most magnificent animals in the world of haute joaillerie

Natural beauty immortalised in natural beauty, here are some of the most loved creatures in the world of haute joaillerie. As brave as a lion; as graceful as a swan;…

Speake-Marin’s momento mori

The brand has had the honour of Pierce Brosnan as its worldwide ambassador, but Speake-Marin strives to be more than a pretty face, tells founderPeter Speake-Marin Tell us about this…

Oris’ tribute to Carl Brashear

Honouring a man who’s led an extraordinary life despite the odds, Oris commemorates the US Navy’s first African American master diver with a Carl Brashear Limited Edition of the hugely…

Dorothy Jen Ng of Frou Frou on shining as bright as her diamonds

Third-generation gemologist and director of jeweller Frou Frou Fine Jewellery, Dorothy Jen Ng, gives us a peek into her boutique and opens up about her dazzling, sparkly journey. Having grown up…

9 minutes with CEO of Romain Jerome, Manuel Emch

We speak to Manuel Emch, CEO of Romain Jerome, to find out more about the latest RJ collections from Baselworld 2016. How did you get to know Super Mario? Well, it…