Simon De Burton is a journalist and writer on the topics of watches, automobiles, and luxury. On top of being the author of Classic Cars: A Century of Masterpieces, he is a regular contributor to the Financial Times, GQ and Vanity Fair, among others.
If you know Simon, you quickly realise he is never in one place for long, hopping between a car rally in Switzerland to riding a motorbike through the Moroccan desert.
We got to spend some downtime with Simon in his home, safely tucked away in the British countryside. Heated by an old stove, this is where he takes the time to think, write and recharge.
It has been said that Roger Dubuis the brand, has very little to do with the man. And whilst some may feel that this is true of their current models, we believe that you only have to look at their early pieces, to see a genuine reflection of the man himself. It was clear to anyone who knew him, that Roger Dubuis...