In 2016 Bovet unveiled the Récital 18 Shooting Star tourbillon with its distinctive asymmetrical case. This was followed, a year later, by the Récital 20 Astérium, which combined the new case design with intuitive astronomical displays. The Récital 22 Grand Récital tourbillon now completes this extraordinary trilogy.
The third Blancpain Ocean Commitment, coinciding with World Oceans Day, is a new Fifty Fathoms proposed as a 250-piece limited edition. A donation from sales of CHF 250,000 will go to support ocean preservation.
Richard Mille, together with friend and business partner Dominique Guénat, has built up a small industrial empire of four companies and a 150-strong workforce in Les Breuleux, where the brand's watches are made amidst beautiful Swiss countryside.
The biggest classic car race in the world, partnered by Richard Mille ever since it started in 2002, takes place July 6 to 8. What a fantastic setting for the brand to unveil the RM 11-03 Le Mans Classic, in the company of Sébastien Loeb, Felipe Massa and McLaren.
Luminosity is at the heart of the latest creation from Urwerk. The time display, left visible by the cover that locks over the trademark satellite hours, gives off a green glow, hence the Kryptonite name. Guaranteed danger-free.
Having acquired Watchfinder, a UK-based platform for buying and selling pre-owned watches, Richemont is the first big name to enter the increasingly coveted and fast-growing market for second-hand timepieces.
A perpetual calendar in platinum makes its debut in the Portugieser collection. Also making its first appearance is a stainless steel version of the Automatic with a silver-plated dial.
As an experienced sailor himself, it made sense that Lapo Elkann, founder of Italia Independent, should come up with a nautically-inspired watch for Hublot. The Big Bang Unico Teak is proposed as a limited edition of 100.