Noémie Balmat is the founder of Futur404, an online media that explores the future of fashion in the context of society. Is Fine Watchmaking a special case in the luxury segment? Here's what she thinks.
Love them or hate them, the one thing you can’t do is ignore them. Dubois Dépraz chronograph modules are possibly watchmaking's best-kept secret. Or worst, depending who you ask.
When Laurent Ferrier and the eponymous brand’s CEO Vanessa Monestel come to town, you can be sure collectors will be out in number to see them. So imagine the crowd inside Antoine de Macedo’s store in Paris, where the new Galet Annual Calendar School Piece was presented to the French market.
The Rolex Deepsea was first launched in 2008. Ten years later at Baselworld 2018, Rolex introduced us to the upgraded Deepsea model. While it boasts a similar look to years past, it comes with a significant upgrade: the new caliber 3235. Boasting an impressive 70-hour power reserve and several new patents, this powerhouse takes the Deepsea one step further, proving that Rolex is constantly determined to push the boundaries.
Following our ‘Only Time Will Tell’ video, in which we look at the Panerai Luminor Due 3 Days Automatic Acciaio 38mm, we went online to see which are the most popular Panerai watches on Instagram.
For the first time in its 108-year history, Chanel has published its financial results. They show it is one of the top-performing luxury brands with almost US$10 billion in annual sales. Focusing on their Fine Watch business, we scoured Instagram to see which of their timepieces are taking the lead online.