SIHH 2017: Horology Highlights
January is one of the biggest months on the luxury calendar. In just four short weeks it crams in numerous fashion shows taking place in London, Milan, Paris and New York, but, for watch aficionados,...
Bulgari-Revolution Octo Finissimo Limited Edition
The post-war era of the ’50s stretching through the counter-culture ’60s and the heady opiatic ’70s was a golden era for the Riviera. And among its most revered denizens were the playboys that littere...
What To Buy This Week: Modern Monochrome
Changing Tack: Zenith Partners with Land Rover BAR
A week or so ago, our Founder, the venerable Wei Koh penned a feature on TheRake.com entitled ‘Hello Mr Porter’. Though the story was primarily a celebration of the fact that luxury watches are finall...
What To Buy This Week: Vol. 23
Hello, Mr Porter
It was one of the most baffling moments in my life. First of all, I’m not entirely sure how I ended up on stage along with fashion journalism luminary Suzy Menkes, facing every single communication an...
Doubly Brilliant DB’s: Aston Martin x De Bethune
For self-described “modern-day alchemists” De Bethune: “Each development is governed by a constant quest for aesthetic excellence, subtly interacting with the pursuit of high technical standards.” It ...
And God Created Eterna
I always love when a technical first launches in a watch aimed at women — thank you, Rolex and Patek Philippe — but this is certainly not a new phenomenon. Back in the pre-quartz days, when it was sti...