Oris Aquis Lake Baikal Limited Edition

Oris Aquis Lake Baikal Limited Edition

Oris continues its mission to conserve water, the source of life, with a watch supporting a project based at Siberia’s vast freshwater lake A deeper issue Oris’s mission to protect and conserve water moves to Siberia and to the world’s largest source of fresh water – Lake Baikal As we begin a new decade, the vital role of water has never been more apparent. While some parts of the world suffer because of droughts and fires, others are washed away by filthy flood waters. And according to a joint report…

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Celebrate Mother’s Day in ‘Swiss Style’ with Corum AC-One 38 Automatic

Celebrate Mother’s Day in ‘Swiss Style’ with Corum AC-One 38 Automatic

Creating scaled-down versions of men’s watches for ladies can no longer suffice their desire for substantial and practical timepieces. With more women leading busier and more active lifestyles than before, timepieces for ladies have also gravitated towards designs with sportier overtones to complement their needs. In 2011, Corum’s iconic and unquestionably masculine Admiral collection was readapted into a daintier, 38-mm diameter version just for the ladies- it has since captured the hearts of many female fans and remains as one of the most sought-after marine-inspired ladies’ timepieces on the market.…

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Chronoswiss Sirius Chronograph Moon Phase

Chronoswiss Sirius Chronograph Moon Phase

Chronoswiss has added another star to its glittering Sirius collection with the dazzling unique Sirius Chronograph Moon Phase. The stunning timepiece with, a navy dial chronograph with a moon phase and analog date indicator, completes a trio along with the previous steel and gold white dial options from Swiss fine watchmaker. Ensconced in a 41-mm steel case stylized with partially knurled edges, polished and brushed finishing, uncommon tipped chronograph pushers, and the characteristic large onion crown, this weighty customer comes with a Louisiana alligator strap using long, straight lugs. The blue,…

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Mark the advent of the Blessed month of Ramadan with the Islamic Calendar watch from Parmigiani Fleurier

Mark the advent of the Blessed month of Ramadan with the Islamic Calendar watch from Parmigiani Fleurier

Welcome the advent of the Blessed Month of Ramadan this year, with the world’s first Islamic Calendar wristwatch, and mark the significant periods of this special time with authenticity. Parmigiani Fleurier, specialists in innovative, ingenious and cutting-edge luxury Swiss timepieces, made haute horological history with the launch of their Islamic Perpetual Calendar wristwatch recently. The response to this piece of fine engineering adaptation from fine watchlovers and luxury timepiece aficionados has been tremendous. “At Parmigiani Fleurier we specialize in achieving the impossible and our master craftsmen and fine watch designers…

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Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez promotes SriLankan Airlines

Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez promotes SriLankan Airlines

SriLankan Airlines, the National Carrier of Sri Lanka and a member of the prestigious oneworld alliance, set the social media world ablaze with their ‘Serendipity Next Door’ video, which drew an unprecedented record 5 million views in just 19 hours! The new video, targeting the airline’s largest market – India, featured two of Sri Lanka’s best-known celebrities – Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez and cricketing superstar Kumar Sangakkara, both of whom are mega draw cards in India, With its record reach, the video was not only the fastest to cross a…

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Corum Admiral’s Cup Legend 47 Worldtimer

Corum Admiral’s Cup Legend 47 Worldtimer

Since 1960, the powerful allure and technical performance of Corum’s symbolic Admiral’s Cup collection has encapsulated the historic link between the Swiss watch making brand and sailing. In 2016, this sporting icon is enhanced with a complication preferred by the long distance traveler: World-Time. Powerful and elegant, the new Admiral’s Cup Legend 47 Worldtimer is equipped with an automatic caliber which, apart from the hours, minutes and seconds, displays a second time zone and the corresponding city. Its strong case, 47 mm in diameter and mounted with a distinctive twelve-sided…

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SriLankan Airlines takes action with regard to Coronavirus outbreak

SriLankan Airlines takes action with regard to Coronavirus outbreak

SriLankan Airlines has implemented a series of precautionary measures to mitigate the risks from the current coronavirus epidemic in the Far East, with the safety and well-being of its valued passengers and staff being of paramount importance. SriLankan’s cabin crew and other relevant staff have been briefed on actions to be taken on board and at airports, especially those in the Far East. The airline is also in contact with relevant aviation and health authorities who are involved in monitoring the situation. This includes Ministry of Health and the authorities…

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Oris Carysfort Reef Limited Edition

Oris Carysfort Reef Limited Edition

Oris announces a new limited edition diver’s watch and its first in solid gold, produced in support of Coral Restoration Foundation as it reaches a significant milestone A golden vision Oris is delighted to announce the Carysfort Reef Limited Edition, the second limited edition diver’s watch made in partnership with Coral Restoration Foundation, the world’s leading coral restoration organisation. By the end of this year, the foundation will have outplanted over 30,000 corals on Florida’s Carysfort Reef, a golden moment Oris is proud to join it in celebrating. Oris is…

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Chronoswiss Regulator Classic Carbon Racer

Chronoswiss Regulator Classic Carbon Racer

Steel, carbon, Superluminova, 100m water resistant, shock proof – motor sport-inspired Regulator Classic Carbon Racer goes to the limit Adrenaline, racing cars, Formula 1… even the first glimpse of the new Regulator Classic Carbon Racer immediately thrusts you into the world of motor sport, as this special timepiece, in the style of an automotive cockpit, is guaranteed to impress. Its distinctive stainless steel case, high-tech carbon mesh dial and the look of a speedometer just cry out “speed”. The new model brings together the colors typically associated with motor sport:…

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Oval Watch with Articulated Hands-Restoration by Parmigiani Fleurier

Oval Watch with Articulated Hands-Restoration by Parmigiani Fleurier

All the watches in the Edouard and Maurice Sandoz Collection have specific features that Parmigiani Fleurier has had the pleasure of studying during their time in its restoration workshop. Among them is an oval watch with telescopic hands that inspired one of the Fleurier-based brand’s modern timepieces. The oval watch with articulated hands dates back to around 1800. It is a pocket watch of English origin. The hands are designed to trace the elliptical form of the dial. A holistic approach was adopted for this timepiece, with the case, dial…

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First big automatic Regulator of the Chronoswiss collection

First big automatic Regulator of the Chronoswiss collection

With the Flying Grand Regulator Open Gear Retrograde Second, ReSec for short, for the first time in its more than 35-year history, Chronoswiss presents a regulator timepiece in a striking 44mm case with an automatic movement. The C.301 is an exceptional automatic calibre developed by Chronoswiss. The refined Open Gear construction makes the regulator mechanism a main design element. It is put into the spotlight at the face of the dial, where the train wheel bridges in charge of the off-centre hour display were skilfully skeletonized and screwed firmly to…

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Global media icon Richard Quest applauds his SriLankan experience

Global media icon Richard Quest applauds his SriLankan experience

SriLankan Airlines, the National Carrier of Sri Lanka and a member of the oneworld alliance, welcomed aboard the global media icon Richard Quest of CNN during his journey from London to Colombo recently. He also spent many memorable moments at the Airline’s Headquarters subsequently, exploring the operational areas and interacting with staff, thus gathering fascinating facets of the SriLankan story for his much coveted ‘CNN Business Traveller’ programme. During his journey from London to Colombo, Mr. Quest was interacting with the passengers with much enthusiasm and shared experiences with the…

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Corum And Joachim Horsley Light Up The Folies Bergère

Corum And Joachim Horsley Light Up The Folies Bergère

A unique talent, an art for combining classic and modern to reinvent tradition. A youthful, refreshing, impertinent, offbeat style. An apt description of Joachim Horsley – or could it be Corum? Probably both, and that’s what brought these two figures together. Millions of people know Joachim Horsley… without ever seeing or recognising him. He has composed film scores for Dreamworks productions, arranged songs for Michael Bublé and John Legend, performed on stage with Ben Folds, and even has a YouTube channel for his own arrangements, which have been played a…

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Elegant diamond-swathed Kalpa Kalparisma set to dazzle fine watch enthusiasts

Elegant diamond-swathed Kalpa Kalparisma set to dazzle fine watch enthusiasts

The Kalpa collection was one of the very first women’s collections created by Parmigiani Fleurier. This standard-setting series of watches has evolved into a number of sub-brands including:  Kalpa Kalparisma, Kalpa Donna and Kalpa Piccola. Made specifically for the elegant woman of style, the collection has moved away from Parmigiani’s characteristic round dials and instead sports a decidedly trendy rectangular outline which adds to the collection’s appeal. The design is narrow and handcrafted for women, in a timeless studded strap construction. The stunning newcomer in this collection – the Kalpa…

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Oris Aquis Date Diamonds makes for a stunning Valentine’s Day gift for the woman of style

Oris Aquis Date Diamonds makes for a stunning Valentine’s Day gift for the woman of style

Oris is pleased to introduce one of the most glamorous watches it has ever created, the Aquis Date Diamonds. The bezel of this elegant mechanical timepiece is set with 43 diamonds (totalling 1.075 carats) and a single dark blue sapphire as a dive time indicator. These complement the 11 diamond-set hour markers on the watch’s blue sunray dial and its blue satin strap. As well as being a sparkling evening accessory, the unique Aquis Date Diamonds doubles as a technical instrument. Designed for women who stand out. It’s also a…

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Eberhard & Co. Gilda timepiece makes an extraordinary Valentine’s Day gift

Eberhard & Co. Gilda  timepiece makes an extraordinary Valentine’s Day gift

Eberhard & Co., historic watchmaking company with a strong masculine identity, makes a turn towards “Her” and is pleased to present Gilda, the unique “feminine” wristwatch of the Maison. Authentic and with a multifaceted character, the Gilda collection celebrates and embodies the elegance Valentine’s Day. An harmonious union of modernity and tradition, accentuated by the soft lines of its 18 ct. red gold elliptical case and the choice of materials, expresses both a contemporary, self-assured character and a refined, delicate soul. Animated by a quartz movement, truly versatile in the…

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Corum Golden Bridge Round 39

Corum Golden Bridge Round 39

It will soon be 40 years old. But the best is yet to come. Beyond its men’s and women’s models, its manual or automatic winding, its vertical or horizontal structure, there is still no shortage of pages left to be written about the baguette movement. The Golden Bridge Round 39 is a perfect example. It is probably one of the most daring High Jewellery creations, not only for Corum but for contemporary watchmaking. The Golden Bridge Round 39’s unique architecture features an exquisite interplay of shapes with its horizontal baguette…

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Oris 56th Reno Air Races Limited Edition

Oris 56th Reno Air Races Limited Edition

Oris returns to Nevada this September as the Official Timepiece Sponsor of the world-famous 56th Reno Air Races. The independent Swiss watch company has produced a limited edition version of the Big Crown ProPilot GMT to mark the full-throttle partnership with the event. The automatic watch has a 45 mm stainless steel case and a bezel design inspired by the turbine blades of a jet engine. The case back is engraved with the official National Championship Air Races logo, and the tip of its central second time zone hand is…

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SriLankan Airlines crowned ‘Leading International Airline of 2019’

SriLankan Airlines crowned ‘Leading International Airline of 2019’

SriLankan Airlines, the largest carrier into the Maldives, won the coveted title of ‘Leading International Airline of 2019’ at the MATATO Travel Awards in the Maldives, polling the most number of votes from the travelling public ahead of many of the world’s best reputed airlines. The Maldives Travel Awards is a product of the Maldives Association of Travel Agents and Tour Operators (MATATO). The 8th edition of the awards had a record number of nominations in all major categories, with 236 nominations in 28 categories representing more than 100 registered…

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Parmigiani Fleurier welcomes Amanda Lui to its Friends of the Brand family

Parmigiani Fleurier welcomes Amanda Lui to its Friends of the Brand family

Since its establishment in 1996, top-tier Swiss watchmaker PARMIGIANI FLEURIER has been built on a powerful conviction: restoring the value of Swiss watchmaking art as heritage, by making it part of an ongoing tradition of manufacturing expertise. With utmost respect for traditions, the brand works in harmony with watchmaking traditions, endeavouring to restore historic watchmaking marvels while creating new collections including Kalpa, Tonda and Toric that combine traditional craftsmanship and cutting-edge modern design. PARMIGIANI FLEURIER’s creations have been endeared by elite from all over the world, including Friends of the…

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