Since he entered the watchmaking world in the late 1990s, Manuel Emch’s views on the industry have been anything but conventional. In the past three years, he’s been credited with what many described as the comeback of Louis Erard. Emch is a stickler for speed and a spirited risk-taker in an industry that is, more often than not, neither. It makes sense, then, that Emch stepped in at Louis Erard’s fight-or-flight moment in the brand’s history.
In countryside Genève, it is somehow easy to get lost in Ludovic Ballouard’s cozy little atelier. Some childhood memorabilia here. Sketches of the first Upside Down there. Travel artifacts everywhere. If anyone can make a seemingly small space feel like an infinite realm of possibility, it is Ballouard. It seems fitting, then, that his atelier was once home to Avusy’s old post office, as though a portal to stories from around the world that have shaped his journey.
Louis Erard extends the range of one of the flagship models of its Excellence collection, the Petite Seconde , with three colors inspired by the codes of contemporary high - end watchmaking: midnight blue, purple and ice blue. In a new 39 mm steel case.
Buying a present is never an easy task, and it becomes more difficult when you are shopping for someone who, in many aspects, has everything you can think of! So overlook the humdrum gift ideas and opt for something that is actually useful. Here’s our guide to help you gift the man who has it all.
Carrying the weight of a generational legacy can be a tough job for anyone; carrying a generational watchmaking legacy is even more difficult, especially if it is being transferred to a woman in a predominantly masculine industry. These women, however, are proving that it doesn’t take a man to do the job right. Dare we say they are even doing better?
Buying jewelry can be a fun and exciting experience, but it's important to be well-informed before making a purchase. Whether you're buying a piece for a special occasion or just as a treat for yourself, there are a few key things to consider to ensure that you get the best value for your money. In this guide, we'll cover everything you need to know about buying jewelry, from budgeting and occasion, to style and quality.
From the old cradles of civilization, science and arts, to the future-forward cities of tomorrow, the Middle East has always given us wonder, inspiration and exceptional stories. These rich, complex influences are evident in the work of our pick of 5 inspiring and very inspired local designers to keep on your radar (and in your jewelry box).
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