The art of transforming the glittering towers and glassy spires of a buzzing metropolis into a recognisable watch design is no mean feat. Extravagant and irreverent, the Excalibur Blacklight is an ode to vibrant cites like Hong Kong, Singapore and Beijing at the height of their nightly splendour.
The secondary watch market has been one of the year's biggest stories. From takeovers to dedicated sales spaces, from market studies to consumer analyses and brand-hosted events, pre-owned is hot news. And for a simple reason: at 8% growth per year, second-hand is the luxury industry's best-performing segment.
TAG Heuer has revealed the first ever balance spring made from a carbon composite. It resides inside the chronometer-certified Heuer 02T calibre with a tourbillon regulator.
Bulgari offers a taste of what to expect at Baselworld with new iterations in its four flagship collections: Diva's Dream, Lucea, Serpenti and Octo. High mechanics meet Italian flair.
In honour of the El Primero high-frequency chronograph's 50th anniversary, Zenith is releasing an anniversary set of three models: a reissue of the first El Primero from 1969, a Chronomaster El Primero, and a Defy El Primero 21.
In the weeks before Baselworld, Chanel is previewing Tweed and Black Skeleton versions of its BoyFriend watch, equipped with the Calibre 3 movement.
In tribute to the 50th anniversary of the Gérald Genta brand, named after the inspired designer and acquired by Bulgari in 2000, the Italian firm is releasing a jumping hours watch in platinum.
China can raise a brand to the pantheon of luxury just as easily as it can dash it to the ground. With this Damoclean sword dangling over them, brands are multiplying initiatives. We look at what Bulgari is doing.