Haute Author

  • NAME Martin Green
  • BIO

Articles By Martin Green

New York

Supermodel Bella Hadid joins TAG-Heuer as Brand Ambassador

Equinox Bond Street, New York City, was the venue yesterday where TAG-Heuer announced that supermodel Bella Hadid has joined them as brand ambassador. In the setting of the luxurious health club, LVMH Watch Division CEO Jean-Claude Biver welcomed her as the latest addition to the group of brand ambassadors that #dontcrackunderpressure. Read More

San Francisco

Chopard turns 342-carat diamond in “The Garden of Kalahari”

While stones this large are already rare by itself, the 342-carat "The Queen of Kalahari" is also colorless, with a D-clarity rating, and Flawless. The Karowe mine where the diamond was found happened to be one of the suppliers of Chopard, who's co-President Caroline Scheufele immediately boarded a plane to see the rough diamond in person. Being also responsible for the ladies' collections and high jewellery of Chopard, Scheufele immediately saw the potential of the stone, so she took it home where the brands Haute Joaillerie department turned it in "The Garden of Kalahari". Read More

San Francisco

Panthère de Cartier: An Icon Returns

If you could define an era with a watch, the Panthère would represent the 1980's. Its refined elegance was a perfect match for the power-suits of the time, for men and women alike. What gave the Panthère its prowess was not only its elegance but also the wearing comfort. The case resembles that of the 1904 Santos de Cartier, with its rounded corners and the pins through the bezel. The bracelet is called "Figaro" and still among the most comfortable watch bracelets every created. No wonder that people literally forgot to take it off! Read More

San Francisco

Haute Auto of the Week: Ferrari 488 GTB

With the introduction of the 488 GTB Ferrari entered a new era: for the very first time, their V8-model is fitted with a turbo. Just as Porsche now equips all 911-engines with a turbo, Ferrari goes into the same direction. They did this the Ferrari way, by creating one of the most advanced V8 turbo engines currently available. No wonder that this engine not only won in its category but also took home the overall prize for best engine at the 2016 Engine Expo in Stuttgart, Germany. Read More

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