Watch Reviews, watch blogs & watch news by Angus Davies

Escapement MagazineAbout Escapement Magazine

ESCAPEMENT is an online magazine aimed at individuals with a passion for watch collecting, who appreciate “the finer things in life”. It is owned and operated by Angus Davies and his wife, Heidi Davies. Angus regularly writes reviews on timepieces which pique his interest, whilst Heidi edits all of his work. In addition, guest writers often contribute to ESCAPEMENT, providing an alternative view of the world of luxury.

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Slim d’Hermès L’heure impatiente

A Gentle Reminder The Slim d’Hermès L’heure impatiente is an alarm watch with an interesting twist. Moreover, it provides a very seemly means of reminding its wearer of an important event. The problem with mornings is that they sometimes commence with the shrill of an alarm clock. There is something rather undignified about an electronic…

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Westwell Wines, Kent, England: 2014 Special Cuvée Sparkling

Philip Day discusses Westwell Wines of Kent and pays close attention to their incredible sparkling wines. Westwell Wines is a small family company, whose sole aim is to produce handmade wines of exceptional quality. It is perfectly located on the chalky slopes of the North Downs just beneath the Pilgrims Way, near Ashford, Kent, a…

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Ulysse Nardin Marine Tourbillon

Flying High The Ulysse Nardin Marine Tourbillon fuses a stunning grand feu enamel dial with the captivating spectacle of a flying tourbillon, all beautifully formed in one harmonious horological package. Observing a seabird in flight, one seldom sees the thermals supporting it from below, while above there is simply nothing. The same could be said…

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Cuervo y Sobrinos Robusto Day-Date Churchill Limited Edition

A Man of Discerning Taste The Cuervo y Sobrinos Robusto Day-Date Churchill Limited Edition doffs its hat to the former British Prime Minister. This timepiece features a day-date display and is imbued with some delightful aesthetic touches. Over the years, I have travelled around the world and stayed at some very luxurious hotels. It is…

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Breitling Avenger Hurricane 12H

The New Avengers The new Breitling Avenger Hurricane 12H features a chronograph, chronometer certification along with a new lightweight case material, Breitlight. Angus Davies discusses this latest addition to the Avenger collection. Breitling Avenger Hurricane 12H with Volcano Black dial. Breitling has been very prolific in 2017, releasing an array of new models including some new…

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