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 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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Feynman Timekeepers – One Eclipse

Feynman Timekeepers – One Eclipse

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To start the year I had the pleasure to try the new Feynman One Eclipse, and guys, this is something you should add in your collection.Oh yes, this is not a sponsored post, but just my own thoughts. For the recall, Feynman Timekeepers was founded in Singapore by Yong Keong Lim who decided to name his brand after his son name, Feynman Lin, who was himself named like this as a homage to Richard Feynman, the father of Theoretical Physics. I saw their first release several times on the social networks and of course on their Kickstarter campaign launched in the end of 2018, and I always wondered about the quality of it. Now that I have it on my wrist I can say YES, this is a great timepiece…
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The love of Feynman

The love of Feynman

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It's not usual for me but this time I have to make a kind of teaser before my real review. Feynman Timekeepers… man how that's cool! I love this watch and will explain you why in the coming review. For now… Enjoy some of my pictures.
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Wryst – the affordable luxury sports watches

Wryst – the affordable luxury sports watches

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Today I wanted to talk about this really nice brand. WRYST was founded by luxury watch designer Jacques Fournier in 2012 with a vision to create exceptional sports watches featuring leading-edge designs, brutal style, and unique resistant materials Jacques is knowed in the luxury industry thanks to his work for Jacob&Co. Indeed, with his unique and distinctive style, in 2011 Jacques created and developed the entire five timezone G5 collection including the Grand, Global and digital Ghost series for them. Well, let’s come back on Wryst timepieces; In 2012 and after three years of extensive research and development to perfect the design and others details, Jacques launched the Wryst Airborne chronograph. At that time, and remember that we are in 2012, this first collection was like an UFO. A crazy design…
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Aurochronos 3rd Edition – October 2019

Aurochronos 3rd Edition – October 2019

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Excitation is growing up as the 3rd edition of Aurochronos Festival (Lodz / Poland) will be held on the next 5th and 6th October. Watchisthis is proud to be their partner from the first day and of course we will be there for this new edition. Our editor in chief, Jonathan Kopp, will be part of the jury and this year it’s going to be hard to choose the winner for each category. For this year it’s more than 50 brands that will show their work. We will have microbrands, more established brands and high luxury like Arnorld&Son. The visitors will have the chance to see brands like Aevig, Brellum, Crafter Blue, Gavox, Havaan Tuvali, Alfa Flag, Anonimo… and so many others. With all these brands we can easily say…
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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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