The Deloitte Swiss Watch Industry Study 2021 confirms a positive outlook for the sector, though not entirely without risks and challenges such as supply chain disruptions, greenwashing, falling export volumes, a diminishing appeal of Swiss-Made and reliance on China. There is still a lot to think about in a post-pandemic environment.
In partnership with the Responsible Jewellery Council, Cartier and Kering are launching the Watch and Jewellery Initiative 2030. Open to watch and jewellery brands across the globe, it lays down a common core of goals for the climate, natural resources and inclusiveness.
A star-studded sky extends its hold on the Impériale collection, as the new 36mm-diameter Impériale Moonphase timepiece appears crafted from ethical 18- carat white gold studded with precious stones.
After a steel version in 2019, the Overseas tourbillon model now appears attired in pink gold. A tourbillon, a blue lacquered dial with a sunburst satin finish and an interchangeable strap system accompany this material that is both refined and modern.
After ascending the mountains, discovering the forests, and exploring the glaciers, the new Montblanc 1858 Geosphere Limited Edition 1858 finds inspiration in the colours of the desert environment. This new theme is also introduced as a nod to Reinhold Messner’s 2004 solo trek of 2000 km across the Gobi Desert.
IWC Schaffhausen launches two Top Gun Editions “Mojave Desert” in sand-coloured ceramic, one of them with a perpetual calendar. Both models are powered by IWC-manufactured movements from the 52000 calibre family.
In 2021, nine decades after the Reverso was born, Jaeger-LeCoultre presents the latest episode in this story: The Reverso Tribute Nonantième, which gives a completely new visual expression to an alliance of several classical complications.