inventor of the chronograph, was born into a prosperous family of farmers in Bourges, France, was a French horologist

Meet a Timepiece that Literally Dates Back to the Dawn of Time: Louis Moinet Stardance

  Since it’s founding hundreds of years ago, and since its re-introduction to the market iin 2004, Louis Moinet has been inspired by creativity, exclusivity, art and design. This year, the brand has encompassed all of those attributes in the creation of its newest women’s timepiece, the Stardance. This 36mm watch features a mother-of-pearl dial…

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Storage Wars: SIHH 2016 Innovative USB Keys

Welcome to the first edition of Storage Wars 2016 — based on the SIHH exhibition and a few independent brands exhibiting in Geneva. Every year we embark on trips to find the most exciting timepieces on the market — and we come home with a wealth of information and images. All of that info is…

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Finally In Stores Now: Meet the Exceptional Louis Moinet Memoris Chronograph

The year 2016 will mark the 200th year of the chronograph, as invented in 1816 by Louis Moinet. That first precision instrument boasted an amazing 216,000 vibrations per hour and measured 60ths of a second. It also featured a reset function that was unheard of at that time. In short—a pioneering masterpiece. Earlier this year…

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A Close-Up Look at the Award-Winning Louis Moinet Vertalor Tourbillon Watch

Last year, for the brand’s tenth anniversary, Louis Moinet released the Vertalor, which is a watch that features a tourbillon in a cage hung beneath a three armed gold cage. What the innovation means for watchmaking, horology and the efficacy of this piece to standout against the crowded  backdrop of haute horology watches featuring a…

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Louis Moinet Derrick Gaz Offers Pipeline to Time

  We’ve written about Louis Moinet here before. This is a brand that celebrates individuality with watches so unique and epic in their technical and aesthetic presentation that you can’t stop yourself from falling in love. The brand’s second iteration of the Derrick watch, the first of which we wrote about here last year, is now…

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Storage Wars: BaselWorld 2015 Winning USBs

Every year we poke a little fun at the seriousness of BaselWorld by deciding which watch brand gave us the coolest looking USB sticks that contain the brand’s press releases and images.  These powerful sticks, in fact, hold the keys of information close to the vest. So, who won this year? MB&F with the Melchior…

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