Horology

Chrono Loco

A question hangs over whether there’s a place for traditionally hand-crafted mechanical timepieces in our digitally entwined universe, but that’s precisely the point – their anachronism is a defiance of everything that will eventually be obsolete


TAG Heuer Carrera Sport Chronograph in steel. £5,500
Chanel J12 Phantom in ceramic and steel. £5,500
Audemars Piguet (Re)Master01 Selfwinding Chronograph in steel and pink gold. £51,800
IWC Portugieser Yacht Club Chronograph in steel. £11,600
Breguet Classique Tourbillon Extra-Plat Automatique in platinum. £140,500
Hublot Big Bang Sang Bleu II Blue Pavé in titanium. £36,500
Tudor Black Bay in steel. £2,840
Bvlgari Bvlgari Cities Special Edition, Roma in carbon-coated steel. £3,810

Breitling Superocean Heritage ’57 in steel. £3,400
Rado True Square Open Heart Automatic in ceramic. £2,090

Photography Nhu Xuan Hua

Photography assistant Karolina Burlikowska

Set design Paulina Piipponen

Styling Rudy Simba Betty

Hand models Paul Darnell Davis Thomas, Malcolm Yaeng, Piotr Jarosz