www.escapementmagazine.com is specialist website dedicated to watch reviews. The watch reviews are typically ‘hands-on’ in style, where the watch has been placed upon the wrist of the author and evaluated over a period of time, sometimes extending to several days or even weeks.
The editorial focus is on luxury watches, fine watches, high-end watches, sometimes referred to as ‘haute horlogerie’. Our typical articles include live, original pictures wherever possible and feature the specification of the watch, including the price.
Unlike some watch blogs, www.escapementmagazine.com does not write about all watches but focusses on mechanical watches typically costing from £1800 to seven figure über-luxurious timepieces featuring numerous complications.
We typically review tourbillons, chronographs, complete calendars, annual calendars, perpetual calendars and minute repeaters.
Articles are often written by Angus Davies, founder of www.escapementmagazine.com. However, on a regular basis various guest contributors including Carl Eady, Meehna Goldsmith, Mark McArthur-Christie and Johnny McElherron provide a fascinating insight and alternative perspective into the world of horology.
Typical brands discussed include Audemars Piguet, Breitling, Cartier, Chopard, Girard-Perregaux, IWC, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Lange & Söhne, Nomos-Glashütte, Officine Panerai, Omega, Parmigiani Fleurier, Patek Philippe, Rolex, Ulysse Nardin, Vacheron Constantin, Zenith and many more.
A key area of interest are independent watchmakers and numerous articles have been written about DuBois et fils, Grönefeld, HYT, FP Journe, Fiona Kruger, Laurent Ferrier, Louis Moinet, MB&F, Manufacture Royale, Ressence and lots more.
In addition, www.escapementmagazine.com looks at the ‘Finer things in life’, including fine wine, prestigious cars and bespoke tailoring. Guest contributor Philip Day frequently reviews fine wine, discussing the history and vitaculture of produce from some of the most prestigious vineyards in existence.
Returning to matters of horology, ESCAPEMENT also keeps readers up to date with watch news, looking at the latest watches which come to market. Moreover, articles also look at the individuals behind the scenes responsible for creating some of the most beautiful and eye-catching timepieces in existence.