LUXURY BRANDS

The Hour Glass' Michael Tay on how the Singapore watch company, which marks its 40th year, weathered tough times

SINGAPORE - Mr Michael Tay has just had lunch and is now comfortably ensconced in an armchair in the coffee lounge of the Lutetia

Head honcho of watchmaker Audemars Piguet unfazed by strong reaction to its new Code 11.59 collection

SINGAPORE - Mr Francois-Henry Bennahmias straightens up in his seat, squares his shoulders and thrusts out his chest.

'Only dead fish go with the flow', says legend of watchmaking world

Mr Jean-Claude Biver believes a person's life is useless if he does not give back.

Gunning for unusual interiors

16 Mr Matthew Shang (right) and Mr Paul Semple (far right), both 42, principals at multidisciplinary international design practice Hassell