Let’s face it: Ever since facial hair had its comeback a couple of years ago, it was the salvation for many guys on the planet – except for most Asians. No matter how ugly or boring you look, grow a beard, get some ink and your lonely days are over.

In Zurich we have become very used to openings, re-openings, pre-openings and all kind of other soft and hard openings. In fact, there is hardly a week without a new bar, club or restaurant trying to claim to be the best thing since sliced bread.

Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH).

Already the name sounds so awe-inspiring and luxurious that you can actually picture yourself pulling up in a Rolls Royce Phantom at the port of St. Tropez to drink some Rosé on Mr. Cavalli’s yacht. And what could you wear for the occasion? Correct – a lot of self tanning lotion (you don’t want to look like Casper on those selfies next to Roberto) and an exclusive watch by Audemars Piguet.

2 day after a historic Davis Cup victory for Switzerland I had the honour and pleasure to be invited by Audemars Piguet to meet the man of the hour, Stanislas Wawrinka.

Usually I am not into gadgets. I am very ungifted when it comes to technical stuff and it is a miracle that I was able to even set up this blog. It took me several hours of “how to…” on google and most things are still a little off.