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REVOLUTION DIGITAL Issue 29

REVOLUTION is a quarterly magazine that lives and breathes horology. Published in 12 countries in a wide range of languages, REVOLUTION is an integrated lifestyle title that celebrates the mechanical watch as the primary tool for self expression. REVOLUTION covers all aspects of watchmaking and the watch industry, from the vibrant personalities who inhabit this rarefied sphere to exquisite timepieces that exemplify the pinnacles of craftsmanship, technology and hallowed tradition. For the individual who appreciates the finer things in life, REVOLUTION is a paean to the one true luxury in this world — time.

Country:
Singapore
Language:
English
Publisher:
Revolution Media Pte Ltd
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founder’s note

Someone needs to do a study on the long-term psychological effects of constant, non-stop, out there in the wind, transcontinental travel. Because it’s hard to describe the bizarre soul-crushing loneliness that emerges from the depths of your soul. Yet at the same time all you long for is a day devoid of contact with all of humanity. A 24-hour reprieve from having to be charming, witty and smart, and can just revel in your own mediocrity while sat in a dark room, eating a tub of popcorn the size of a child’s bathtub and surrendering yourself to the easy emotional manipulation of Hollywood. It is in this state after close to a month on the road, after the menswear trade show known as Pitti Uomo and Milan Fashion Week; after the…

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editor’s note

At the end of this month, two things are taking place, and in very close proximity to each other, so that I’m slightly concerned about our British colleagues heading home from the Baselworld fair to what could possibly be a no-deal Brexit. In which case they will have to join us in the non-EU queue at customs and I’m slightly amused by that. The sheer thought of the English waiting in line and grumbling about waiting in line is so very English that I imagine that was one unmentioned reason why they decided to opt out of the Schengen Agreement in the first place. (And the supposed 350 million pounds a week pumped back into the NHS.) While Brexit isn’t going to affect us back in Asia too severely (we hope),…

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revolution digital

EDITORIAL FOUNDER & EDITORIAL DIRECTOR Wei Koh DEPUTY EDITORIAL DIRECTOR Tracey Llewellyn tracey@revolutionmagazines.com EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Darren Ho darren@revolutionmagazines.com EDITOR, REVOLUTION ONLINE Sumit Nag sumit@revolutionmagazines.com EDITOR-AT-LARGE Suzanne Wong suzanne@revolutionmagazines.com EDITOR, REVOLUTION E-COMMERCE Yeo Suan Futt suanfutt@revolutionmagazines.com SUB-EDITOR Catherine Koh & Eileen Sim SENIOR FASHION STYLIST Marie Lee marie@revolutionmagazines.com WRITER Katherine Arteche katherine@revolutionmagazines.com FASHION STYLIST Joe Tan joe@revolutionmagazines.com INTERNATIONAL EDITIONS AUSTRALIA Darren Ho CHINA Taitan Chen HONG KONG Melissa Lim ITALY Maurizio Favot MEXICO & LATIN AMERICA Israel Ortega RUSSIA Denis Peshkov SWITZERLAND Sophie Furley UAE Jola Chudy UK Richard Holt USA Keith W. Strandberg VISUAL CREATIVE DIRECTOR Darius Lee darius@revolutionmagazines.com SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER Pearlyn Yee pearlyn@revolutionmagazines.com CHIEF PHOTOGRAPHER Sidney Teo sidney@revolutionmagazines.com DIGITAL IMAGING ARTIST Ciwie Goh JR. DIGITAL ARTIST/STUDIO ASSISTANT Toh Si Jia EDITORIAL COORDINATOR Punam Nikki Rai nikki@revolutionmagazines.com PHOTOGRAPHER-AT-LARGE Munster COVER IWC Pilot’s Watch Timezoner Spitfire Edition “The Longest Flight” in stainless steel with black dial, rhodium-plated hands and green textile strap. Photography: Sidney Teo Illustrated by: Julie Kraulis GUEST EDITOR Michael Tay CONTRIBUTING EDITOR Ken Kessler CONTRIBUTORS Adrian Hailwood Andrew Hildreth Alan Seymour Arno Haslinger Colin Crisford James Dowling Jeff Stein Joy Corthésy Ming Liu Nick Foulkes Nick Scott Rian Davidson Ross Povey Simon Alexander Simon De Burton Tom Craig MANAGEMENT FOUNDER & CHIEF…

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revolution watch

The Month of the Chronograph This month,Revolution.Watch takes a look at the incredible complication known as the chronograph. From its earliest developments by Louis Moinet and Nicolas Mathieu Rieussec to its modern progeny, we explore the most important chronographs ever made, along with marking the golden jubilee of the automatic chronograph with a look at the most notable automatic chronographs ever created. Rado x The Rake and Revolution Captain Cook “Ghost Captain” The Captain Cook timepiece first released by Rado has been an incredibly successful cult icon from its first launch in 1962 to its revival in 2017. That led us to develop our own special edition stainless steel timepiece with the cool watchmaker, in a monochromatic, all-grey version that’s designed for the urban adventurer. Buy it on Revolution.Watch today. @revolution.watch revolutionwatch revolutionwatch revolutionwatch…

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breguet’s whirlwind classic tour

Inspired by Alexander Dumas’ charming description of a Breguet timepiece inThe Count of Monte Cristo, Breguet introduced a brand new experience for its special guests — The Classic Tour. The event, which has criss-crossed the globe, sees Breguet hosting a discovery of traditional lifestyle trades that still exist in each city, modernised for the 21st century. In Singapore, it selected three partners to chart the Classic Tour, with local bespoke tailor Kevin Seah, traditional groomer Truefitt & Hill, and boutique alcohol distributor La Maison du Whisky. Hosted at Seah’s offices, guests also had the opportunity to get up close with vintage motor vehicles from local retailers Autobahn, while enjoying the latest offering from Hampden rum, a boutique Jamaican rum producer and discovering Seah’s fine cloths and seasonal releases, which includes…

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omega commemorates the bicentennial of singapore’s modern founding

Marking the 200th anniversary of Singapore’s modern founding by Sir Stamford Raffles, Omega hosted guests and members of the press at the National Museum of Singapore as it presented a special Seamaster Exclusive Boutique Singapore Limited Edition to mark this notable date. The 200-piece limited edition watch comes with an engraved case back highlighting iconic spots in Singapore, from the Raffles Hotel to the Merlion and more. At Flutes at the Fort, guests enjoyed dinner and drinks after a private tour at the museum where they studied old maps of Singapore, showing its geographical development over the centuries.…

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