A small size draped in mother-of-pearl and finished with a smattering of diamonds… Testosterone doesn't get a look in with this Breitling watch that ticks to women's time.
The Italian firm brings a wealth of expertise to the Lucea Giardino Paradiso, for a taste of paradise…
Manufacture Contemporaine du Temps has looked to South American cities for inspiration. Avant-garde, monumental, ultra-contemporary… Sequential Two S210 is a towering example of horological technique.
In March, Swiss watch exports fell by 16% compared with the same month last year. The decline is even more pronounced in Hong Kong, giving Swiss watchmakers cause for concern as shipments to their main market lost almost 40%, having already dropped 23% in 2015.
It's tempting to believe that high-end watchmaking begins and ends inside Switzerland's borders, when in reality other countries have developed a successful watch industry of their own that is often heir to a venerable tradition. Whether in France, Germany or the United Kingdom, companies are proving there is life beyond Swiss-Made.
What do Nick Hayek, sunglasses, the Rio Olympic Games, METAS and Universo have in common? Swatch Group's traditional economic press conference, of course!
Point of View
Since taking on the caped crusader's spandex suit, this man of steel with muscles as resistant as any dive watch has fast-tracked his way to Hollywood fame. An interview with Henry Cavill, the British star who no longer has a minute to himself.
The Chief Executive of Breguet, Blancpain and Jaquet Droz believes Swiss watchmaking has been following a six-year cycle since the turn of the century. While figures may be pointing in the wrong direction, he prefers to take a positive view as markets still welcome innovative, finely crafted timepieces.
Who am I? I measure between 19 and 29 mm across, and you can spot me for my bright colours, precious stones or noble materials. Answer… a girl-sized watch.