Philippe Dufour is setting salerooms alight; WatchBox has invested in De Bethune; Chrono24 has secured LVMH-backed funding; Watchfinder is presenting all the James Bond watches in its Paris showroom; Richard Mille has launched a certified network for its pre-owned watches… for watch fans, the moving and shaking is on the pre-owned market.
Gearheads love watches, watch nerds love cars. It's a simple equation, and grounds enough for watchmakers and car manufacturers to hit the road together.
In today’s world, more and more watch brands are struggling to set themselves apart and to offer customers a truly individual shopping experience. One of the ways that some are meeting the challenge is by offering a personalization or customization service.
After several years of blue being the big colour trend among dials, a shift was seeing during SIHH and several months later it still seems to be going strong during Baselworld. Black is back...
Omega and the International Olympic Committee have extended their partnership through to the XXXV Olympiad in 2032… an anniversary date, since the brand first served as official timekeeper in Los Angeles in 1932.
Like the minute repeater, tourbillon and the perpetual calendar, the equation of time is a rare and valued complication. True, it is an arcane function that neither chimes the hours, nor fights the effects of gravity, but it is rooted in the history of watchmaking and is therefore meaningful for aficionados.