The son of a diplomat, born in Great Neck, New York, Christopher Lambert (and his kilt) charmed the world with Highlander, a tale of immortals that’s now a cult classic.
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In the footsteps of Antide Janvier and Abraham-Louis Breguet, who made double-pendulum clocks based on the natural phenomenon of resonance, François-Paul Journe presented his first Résonance wristwatch, which utilises acoustic resonance, in 2000.
For the most romantic day of the year, F.P.Journe proposes, for her, a Divine watch and, for him, an Automatique Lune, joined in union by the Moon.
F.P.Journe's Astronomic Souveraine in steel features 18 functions and complications, designed to reconnect us with the stars.
"See red", "Feel blue", "Green with envy"... expressions such as these reflect how colour impacts our mood and behaviour. Watch brands also use colour to appeal to our subconscious. Is the owner of that blue chrono buying into their desire for distant horizons? Is the lady with the scarlet automatic a femme fatale? Read on and see what the colour of your watch says about you.
F.P. Journe presents the Centigraphe and the Automatique Réserve in platinum and gold versions, each with a 44mm case and coordinating bracelet.
For the third time, Phillips put independents front and centre of its sale, headlined by George Daniels. Connoisseurs packed the saleroom for the British auction house's May date, with the hammer coming down on several record-breaking lots.
Located in the EPIC Hotel in downtown Miami, the new Maison F.P.Journe offers a relaxed and welcoming venue where collectors can share their passion for fine watches.
Five collectors from around the globe tell us what makes the deal for them (or not). We round off the series with insight from Turonny Fuad, an entrepreneur in Singapore.