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About Xupes Magazine

Xupes Magazine is the creative side of Xupes.com, a pre-owned luxury lifestyle retailer. Our aim is to bring you our passion and knowledge for pre-owned and vintage luxury products from high-end Swiss watches to designer handbags. Our small but dedicated team works hard to bring you the latest news, reviews and editorial features from the world of pre-owned luxury goods. We hope you enjoy our work and welcome your feedback!

 


Hugh Taylor

Hugh Taylor

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Hugh is a contributing writer at Xupes Magazine. Hugh offers his opinions on the latest horological innovations and providing quality advice for those eyeing up their first (or next) watch purchase. Hugh is also a keen mountaineer and has recently completed a summit of Aconcagua in Argentina where he field-tested a Waltham watch. 


Yvette Conner
Yvette leads our Art & Design team here at Xupes. Yvette is responsible for bringing you inspiring content from the Art world and advice on how best to decorate your home with the best objects in our collection. Yvette's experience and skills lie in product design and she also has a passion for architecture. 

Reece Morgan

Reece is our resident fashion expert and writes about the latest trends in the industry, focussing on the luxury leather goods sector. A seasoned fashion blogger and photographer, Reece also runs the Handbag department over at Xupes.com making him the perfect person to offer buying tips for your next pre-loved handbag


Joseph McKenzie

Joseph McKenzie

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Joe is the Founder and a Director here at Xupes. Joe's passion for horology is deeply rooted in his family, his grandfather was a skilled watchmaker, and this ignited his interest in watches. Some of Joe's favourite pre-owned brands include IWC, Omega, Patek Philippe and you will often find him reviewing latest additions or choosing his favourite items in the Xupes collection. 


Owen Davies
Owen is our resident Photographer and runs the creative department at Xupes. Responsible for the beautiful imagery you see on the magazine, Owen has a keen interest in watches and can usually be found locked away in the studio chasing that perfect shot. Owen has a passion for pre-owned Tudor watches, of which he is quickly building an interesting collection. 

Sorcha Garavan

Sorcha Garavan

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Sorcha is Reece's assistant in the Xupes Handbag Department and she's a keen blogger on designer handbags and watches. Outside of the workplace Sorcha also dabbles in acting and recently appeared in Allied alongside Brad Pitt. 

Hallam Tweddell
Hallam is part of our Marketing and Communications team here at Xupes. Hallam is responsible for bringing the most interesting and exclusive items Xupes offers to the forefront of our social channels. Here at the Xupes Journal, Hallam will be found curating and writing about the best-of-the-best that he finds in our extensive collection. 

Hayley Eustace

Hayley Eustace

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Hayley is our resident Jewellery expert and writes about the latest trends in the industry. Hayley runs the Jewellery department over at Xupes.com making her the perfect person to offer buying tips and insight on the latest trends to our readers. 

Ria Sajit
Ria is a contributing writer with a keen interest in the hottest trends hitting the runway. After graduating from University of the Arts London, she and a fellow classmate launched their own indie print magazine geared towards film and video game content. When she's not reviewing video games and films, she turns her attention towards scoping out new avant-garde street fashion.

Matthew Palmer

Matthew Palmer

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Matthew is a Watch Sales Manager here at Xupes. Matthew is an expert in the field of luxury goods and shares this knowledge through Xupes Magazine. Matthew's favourite brand is Patek Philippe and he would love to own a pre-owned Nautilus.

Jacob Tomkins

Jacob Tomkins

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Founder and publisher of Twelve: Watch Buyer’s Journal, Jacob is dedicated to horological content and collectors knowledge with a particular interest in rare and unusual timepieces. He has gathered valuable and substantial collecting knowledge over a career-long passion and fascination with the mechanics and variations in watchmaking.