A Watchmaker’s Tale – Stephen Forsey talks about innovation, invention and the art of mechanical timekeeping

From St. Albans in England to the mountains of the Swiss Jura, Stephen Forsey, watchmaker and co-founder of independent watch brand Greubel Forsey has always been driven by a passion for mechanics and complicated watchmaking. The former head of the…

Roman Rendezvous – In conversation with Jean-Christophe Babin, CEO Bulgari

When it comes to creating dreams, few brands weave them as masterfully as Bulgari, and with Jean-Christophe Babin at the helm, we can only expect more breathtaking creativity. Karishma Karer spent some time discussing Jean-Christophe’s journey at Bulgari, and his…

Building a Collection – In conversation with Lionel Favre, Creative Director Jaeger le Coultre Polaris

From fine jewellery to high watchmaking, Jaeger leCoultre’s Lionel Favre is a font of expertise, experience and information. We managed to ask the creative force behind Jaeger leCoultre’s new Polaris collection about his design inspirations and vision for the future…

Creating Dreams – de GRISOGONO’s Fawaz Gruosi talks about his journey and his inspirations

The question of what women want has evaded generations of men around the world, but for Fawaz Gruosi, owner and creative force of de GRISOGONO, the answer seems to come naturally! Karishma Karer sits down with the man behind the…

Changing Direction – In conversation with Aletta Stas-Bax, co-founder of Frederique Constant

It’s been a year of exciting changes for Swiss watch brand Frederique Constant, and Karishma Karer was able to sit down with COO and co-founder of the brand, Aletta Stas to find out more. Dutch-born Aletta Stas started Frederique Constant…

Opening New Doors – Catching up with Milvin George, Managing Director Officine Panerai

With Panerai poised to open their first boutique in Delhi and a second one in Mumbai, HOT sat down with Milvin George, Managing Director, Middle East and India for the brand to learn more about Panerai’s plans for the future.…

A Mark of Excellence – In conversation with Wilhelm Schmid, CEO, A. Lange & Söhne

German-born Wilhelm Schmid has been leading the charge at A. Lange & Söhne as the maison’s CEO since 2011. Before his foray into the world of haute horlogerie, Wilhelm spent 10-years in sales and marketing at BMW AG. The son…

Leading a Legacy – HOT conversation with Sascha Moeri of Carl F. Bucherer

Carl F. Bucherer has been creating miniature masterpieces for the wrists of sophisticated men and women from their manufacture in Switzerland for over a century. This year, the dynamic brand celebrates its 130th anniversary. In the midst of the frenzy…

Fashion Forward – A chat with Paolo Marai, President & CEO of Timex Group Swiss Luxury Division

The Timex Group has an interesting mix of watches from fashion brands like Versace and Salvatore Ferragamo. Paolo Marai, President & CEO of Timex Group Swiss Luxury Division has worked on their visibility for specific markets, and the group is…

Talking Time – Georges-Henri Meylan talks about what’s new at the Meylan Group

Georges-Henri Meylan, is patriarch of the Meylan family, Chairman of MELB Holdings and CEO of independent watchmaking maestro Hautlence. After starting his career in the watchmaking industry at Jaeger-LeCoultre, Mr. Meylan was best known as the CEO of Audemars Piguet,…

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