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.
Watchmaking and art have always gone hand-in-hand, conspiring and inspiring, a source of sometimes mutual influence, even jealousy. Yet is this longstanding "flirtation" with the world of art, and the fact it employs artists, enough to call watchmaking an Art in the full sense of the word?
While social etiquette of “old” may have dictated that men should never wear a wristwatch at a black tie event – something about it being rude to be readily available to tell the time - many a modern man would feel naked without a timepiece around his wrist.
Times have changed since the days when to be fashionable in hip-hop all you needed was white Adidas shoes, a black fedora hat and statement gold chains. Now Kanye West, Beyoncé, Jay Z and Rihanna are bringing luxury to hip-hop style, which hasn't entirely given up the bling!
Simple, sober, rigorously precise and Bauhaus-inspired: what else but a Nomos watch. The German brand broke the mould at this year's Baselworld with a new reference whose in-house movement is contained in a square case. Glashütte clearly still has plenty of tricks up its sleeve.
He is the man who put Omega where it is today. Now, after sixteen years at the helm, Stephen Urquhart is bowing out. A sign of changing times, he is the third Chief Executive to step down at the head of the top three Swiss watch brands in under a year.