The Horologist is the first retail boutique for the Barbagallo Group, dedicated to timepieces and related accessories.
All of the companies that operate under the Barbagallo banner are overseen by family. The Horologist is no exception. Troy Barbagallo, currently the Managing Director of Cool Time Equity, Sunseeker Australia and Box International, is owner and manager of The Horologist.
In 2008, stirred by a family passion for high-end timepieces, the watch division of Barbagallo was created. Instrumental in the Australian debut of some of the great independent brands such as MCT, Urwerk, Ladoire and Louis Moinet, Barbagallo’s Cool Time Equity now concentrates on the Australian distribution of U-Boat, Linde Werdelin, Montegrappa, Clerc, Giuliano Mazzuoli, and Dietrich.
In 2014 the first retail watch boutique and on-line store of the Barbagallo watch arm was established – the Horologist. With world renowned brands like Audemars Piguet and Zenith showing trust in the Horologist, Barbagallo has quickly established itself as a serious player in watch world.
The Horologist is a beautifully appointed watch boutique, integrating a 10-seat dining table and two-seat scotch lounge. our aim is to give you multiple reasons to visit, and to openly promote the discussion of watches amongst watch lovers. a warm, inviting space, we encourage you to visit and stay just a little bit longer.
In exciting news for Perth's watch lovers, The Horologist has gained the trust of two of the most renowned watch names in history – Audemars Piguet and Zenith – with both watchmakers appointing us as the exclusive retailer for the Western Australian market.
We will also proudly represent Bremont, Armin Strom, MeisterSinger and SevenFriday as their exclusive retailers, and of course continue to retail the existing brands in the group: U-Boat, Linde Werdelin, Clerc, Mazzuoli, Montegrappa and Dietrich.
Our relationship with neighbouring restaurant The Trustee Bar & Bistro has also allowed us to morph our gorgeous boutique into the state’s most desired private dining room, surrounded by the worlds most desired timepieces. Already, there is more than one tempting reason to visit.
With an existing client base, arguably one of the best in Australia; a strong relationship with two of the most important luxury publications in the country, Box Magazine and Wat.ch Magazine; plus being locally owned and managed, The Horologist is quickly becoming the destination of choice for your next watch investment.