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.
Morning dew, scattered showers, russet leaves and the scent of wild mushrooms are there to remind you that today is the first day of autumn. But does your watch know?
Known for her stilettos, rollercoaster relationships and bitchy gossip, Sarah Jessica Parker, alias Carrie Bradshaw in Sex and the City, became the favourite fiancée of New York's in crowd. Who could forget the successful writer with a passion for fashion, and fabulous watches?
The stars who walked the red carpet at the Venice Film Festival did so in dazzling company, as Jaeger-LeCoultre exclusively revealed its latest High Jewelry watches. The Manufacture, partner to the Mostra for the twelfth year running, also reiterated its support of the restoration of the Scuola Grande di San Rocco, with its paintings by Tintoretto. Roll camera action!
Whether worn by Formula 1 champions or used to time major sporting events, the chronograph remains a highly prized complication in sporting circles. The Olympic and Paralympic Games are a perfectly timed opportunity to look back over its history.
Suddenly they are everywhere. A sign of the times, perhaps? Skulls emerging from the dark corners of our epoch to remind us that ours is a fleeting existence. Here are some of the most recent models to link arms with Death. Would you "die" for them?