Baselworld 2019: A Closer Look At The Hautlence HL Sphere 01

 |  April 8th, 2019

Much of the value and pedigree of a watch manufacture is derived from how long the manufacture has been in existence. There has, however, over the last couple of decades, been a bucking of that trend as newer manufactures have entered the market place with fresh takes and technological accomplishments that rival those of any of the older houses. One such brand is Hautlence, and over the past 15-plus years the independent Swiss manufacture has  regularly launched pieces that  are…

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New Year, New SIHH 2018: 35 Exhibitors Slated To Show At First Watch Exhibition Of The Year, See What’s Changed

 |  January 7th, 2018

Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) is around the corner. Beginning officially on January 15 ,2018, and running through Friday January 19, the SIHH is becoming the “it” show. This year marks the 28th edition of the fair, which I have been attending since it first began (with the exception of missing just one show the year my daugther was born). I have watched the exhibition grow, morph and bloom over the years and am particularly excited about this…

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Only Watch 2017 Part 2: Meet the Rest of the 49 Unique Watches Being Auctioned (Slide Show)

 |  July 13th, 2017

Earlier this week, we brought you news about OnlyWatch 2017, and showed half of the 49 (thus far) unique watches that are going up for auction in November for the seventh annual OnlyWatch event.   OnlyWatch is a charity auction with all proceeds going toward finding a cure for  t Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.  As mentioned yesterday, these are all unique watches being donated by the brands for this event only. To heighten the attention, a  world tour of these watches begins in September…

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A Close Up Look at Only Watch 2017 Watches, Part 1 (Slide show)

 |  July 11th, 2017

This November, the seventh annual OnlyWatch auction will take place in Geneva on the 11th of the month. The event is one that pulls the finest watch brands in the world together for charity, as each participating brand (or company) donates a single one-off watch that goes up for charity auction. OnlyWatch is organized by Monaco Association against Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, and the auction is led by Christie’s auction house. This year for the first time, in addition to individual…

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Independent Brand HAUTLENCE – Goes Off the Grid with Black Honeycomb HLRS-01

 |  February 17th, 2015

By Dan O’Rourke Over the past decade, HAUTLENCE has taken the art of reading time and made it undeniably original. As we prepare for the BaselWorld  2015 this March, we like to reflect on the spirit and ingenuity of independent brands. We expect interesting things from Hautlence. Most recently, the brand unveiled its newest HLRS-01 watch — another winner in its ultra modern designs. The  trademark motif is the archetype of what has been an engineering fascination for centuries. The hexagonal…

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Hautlence Watches: 10 Years and Counting – Introducing the Invictus Morphos Chronograph with Eric Cantona

 |  September 8th, 2014

By Isaac Wingold For quite some time, the most highly revered names in the watchmaking industry were those of brands established long ago, and with rich histories. Over the past 20 years, emerging brands have defied this notion, by showing that greatness can be obtained over a short period of time. One brand that most definitely proves this point is the young Swiss horological powerhouse that is Hautlence. With the manufacture’s 10th anniversary this year, one cannot help but look…

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FIFA 2014 Who’s Who: Hautlence Watches and Eric Cantona

 |  June 26th, 2014

Earlier, we broke the news about luxury Swiss watch brand Hautlence delving into the world of international football.   French actor and former international footballer for the French National team, Eric Cantona. We brought you details of this relationship here. Cantona played for half a dozen teams before ending his professional footballing career at Manchester United, where he won four Premier League titles in five years and two League and FA Cup Doubles.  He wears the Hautlence HLQ-03 with an…

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