In-depth with Panerai ambassador and world freediving champion Guillaume Néry
Aided by the social media boom, watch photography has never been more in the spotlight. Watch aficionados share photos of their timepieces from all possible angles. Meanwhile, brands post images of their new collections on a daily basis. Is this overkill or a stimulus for innovation?
Karl-Friedrich Scheufele didn't come to Dubai Watch Week empty-handed. Chopard's Co-President wore the newly unveiled L.U.C Full Strike and even brought along the Aiguille d’Or, the highest accolade awarded at this year's Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de Genève for the Ferdinand Berthoud FB1 Chronometer.
What challenges do retailers face? The Hour Glass group in Singapore and Emirian family-owned firm Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons, both leading names, took stock of a profession in the throes of change, at Dubai Watch Week.
Between a raft of wristshots and a "full frontal", which Blancpain watches are garnering the most online attention? We trawled the Internet and came back with the answer…
With sales taking off as the value of sterling falls, and with local talent staking their claim on even the most selective markets, in the space of a few months Britain has become a horological hot spot.