Interview Stephen Mansfield – Co-Founder, SNGLRTY

Interview Stephen Mansfield – Co-Founder, SNGLRTY

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In recent weeks I have discovered the Swiss brand SNGLRTY and I must admit that I was quite intrigued. On the one hand by the name of the brand and on the other hand by the concept. Stephen Mansfield, Co-Founder of the brand, shared the story and lots of other info with us during an interview. I therefore invite you to discover SNGLRTY right here. Could you tell us a bit about you and about your story with watches?I arrived late to the world of watches. Daniel, my fellow co-founder of SNGLRTY, was the key person who drew me into this incredible world. It started in 2013 and I had recently moved Hong Kong and met Daniel. I was working to try to revitalize a watch brand that had hit…
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Interview Diyu WU – Founder of Sólás Watches

Interview Diyu WU – Founder of Sólás Watches

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These last days I had the chance to speak with Diyu Wu, the founder of the new brand Sólás Watches. I'm sure you will like his new watch and the whole story around. So let's jump on the interview :-) Could you tell us a bit about you and about your story with watches? Hi Jonathan, thanks for inviting me to this interview. I was born in China but at a young age moved to the UK for a number of years before coming to Ireland where I grew up. It was in university when I seriously started to enjoy reading, researching and collecting watches. My first watch that I researched and bought was a Sea-Gull M171s (and you’ll see my username on the WatchUSeek forums still refers to that…
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Interview Léopoldo Celi – Founder of Fugue Watches

Interview Léopoldo Celi – Founder of Fugue Watches

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A few weeks ago we had the chance to sit down and speak with Léopoldo Celi, Founder of Fugue Watches. Now, let's jump into the story of this young brand... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uNeGy-2_NcE Could you tell us a bit about you and about your story with watches? My love affair with watches started 12 years ago with a very special gift from my parents, an Omega Speedmaster. This gift came with a condition: I had to find the watch myself aftermarket with a maximum budget of 1000€ which was, even for the time, very challenging. After I succeeded finding this gem the hunt changed me forever. I became a vintage watches collector (on a budget) and was instantly drawn to the creativity and soul of vintage pieces. I later became interested in…
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Interview Clément Meynier – Founder of Depancel Watches

Interview Clément Meynier – Founder of Depancel Watches

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As a lover of beautiful mechanics, I kept an eye on a young French brand which offers watches inspired by cars. I had the chance to interview Clément Meynier who is the founder of Depancel Watches. Hi Clément could you tell us a bit about you and about your story with watches? Hello Jonathan, and thank you for this interview! Originally, I trained as an engineer and worked in a research laboratory in Geneva, called the CERN. I am from the Jura region, near the Swiss border, and I have always been passionate about fine watchmaking and curious to understand how mechanical watches really work. Then, I enrolled at a training center in Geneva to learn watchmaking. It was supposed to be a simple hobby to satisfy my curiosity, but…
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Interview Arnaud Pézeron – Founder of SYE Watches

Interview Arnaud Pézeron – Founder of SYE Watches

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We love to see new projects and new brands emerge. And that's why we wanted to know more about SYE (Start Your Engine) Watches. You will find all the details of this project in this interview with Mr. Arnaud Pézeron who is the Co-Founder of this new brand. Could you tell us a bit about you and about your story with watches? It’s a long story ;) but to make it short let’s say I’ve always been fascinated by the beautiful object on the wrist. And for me things became serious 20 years ago when visiting a flea market I found myself at a sudden stand still in front of the Spaceman watch from Andre Le Marquand. In a few words this watch changed my life because everything snowballed from…
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Interview Marie Boutteçon – Creative Co-founder of her eponymous brand

Interview Marie Boutteçon – Creative Co-founder of her eponymous brand

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These last days we had the chance to speak with Marie Boutteçon, creative co-founder of her eponymous brand. In this interview, the sparkling and energetic French girl will tell us the secret behind her brand. Hey girls, you know what? You will love it !!! - Could you tell us a bit about you and about your story with watches? I was born and raised in an artistic family. My father is a master of wood marquetry and is recognized globally for his precision and unique craftsmanship. He has worked for several luxury watch brands including Cartier and Jaeger Lecoultre, and exclusively for Patek Philippe recently. Through observing my father, watchmaking became a natural interest early in my childhood, as I discovered the refined creations of luxury brands, and the…
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Interview Adriaan Trampe – Eza Watches

Interview Adriaan Trampe – Eza Watches

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Today we have the chance to share with you an interview of Adriaan Trampe (Co-Founder of Eza Watches). I hope you will like it and that the latter will make you want to discover a little more about this brand. - Could you tell us a bit about you and about your story with watches? My interest for watches started during high school. I was mostly interested in the mechanical movement itself. Also the romantic pictures of watchmakers in the Swiss mountains working on their watches while the snow was falling outside captured my imagination. We didn’t have much of this in The Netherlands (where I come from) but still, the passion for watchmaking grew. I wasn’t a very good student in high school. Always passing to the next year…
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In talk with Jacob Andra – SOMA Horology Marketplace

In talk with Jacob Andra – SOMA Horology Marketplace

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SOMA Horology Marketplace is the new exciting thing in the watch industry. For some people and some brands it was obvious to join this platform directly while some others are still thinking about it with the questions in the corner of their heads : “How does it work ? Have I to jump on it ?“… And at the end they say : “Why the hell I’m not already on it ?“ Today at Watchisthis we are glad to share with you an interview of Jacob Andra, one of the co-founders of this new platform. It’s quite long but believe me it’s worth the reading time ;-) [caption id="attachment_3676" align="aligncenter" width="632"] Left : Jacob Andra from SOMA - Right : Armand Billard from Sartory Billard Watches[/caption]   Watchisthis : As…
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