Thirty years ago, a determined actor embarked on one of Hollywood's greatest ever epics: Dances With Wolves, a magnificent portrayal of the American West and its heroes.
Staying relevant in unprecedented times, here are the watch brands that sparked discussions and stayed present on social media during the Covid-19 global pandemic.
Would Van Cleef & Arpels partner with a racing car team on a noisy circuit? The chances of this are about as improbable as HYT becoming an exclusive sponsor of ballet for Dubai Opera. In either case, the message sent out would be confusing, to say the least.
Ulysse Nardin, established 1846, joins the circle of partners to the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie in its mission to promote the values of technical and precious Fine Watchmaking.
HYT's hydromechanical watches take us back to ancient water clocks, yet the Neuchâtel brand chooses not to build on this early form of time measurement, with its rich implications, in its communication. Wrongly so?
There has been a lot of experimenting with alternative escapements that might replace the 200-year-old Swiss lever escapement. With little success so far. But there is hope: the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne has developed an oscillator that functions in a completely different way.