Haute Horology’s Avant-Garde Side at Salon QP from Hautlence – HLRQ03

 |  November 6th, 2013

When we talk unusual, avant-garde watchmaking , Hautlence is in the top of the list.  Now, with the Salon QP watch exhibition happening in London, this brand is showcasing its timepieces and allowing folks to get up close and personal with the HLRQ 03 – which is now hitting the markets. This watch was first unveiled earlier this year in Geneva at the GTE exhibition and we covered it here. Now, however, as it enters stores around the world, it is well worth taking another look at.  With its individualistic design the new high-tech round watch (part of the Avant-Garde ready-to-wear collection) is a 44mm piece offered in either steel or steel and titanium with a black DLC coating. The…

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Time Capsules: Product – Hautlence Unveils Avant-Garde Watch Line

 |  November 6th, 2012

  A brand we really love here is the technologically innovative Hautlence. We’ve written about it many times before, and about its concepteur and developer,  Guillaume Tetu.   The brand is all about invention and sophistication, and is known for its creative approach to displaying the time. Now, this Neuchatel watch brand rises to a new, ultra-contemporary concept with the Avant-Garde collection. This new series represents Hautlence’s first ready-to-wear line. Heretofore each and every piece was a complex watch, singularly crafted over a long period of time.  Still created in Hautlence’s Atelier d’Horlogerie contemporaine, the Avant-Garde collection consists initially of three models that offer the brand’s signature approach to time display. Each watch features two multi-layered dials that create a play…

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