Two new versions of the SeaQ Panorama Date diver’s watch make their appearance: a red gold version with black dial and a contemporary bi-colour composition in steel and red gold with grey dial.
Ex-LVMH Thierry Huron launched The Mercury Project in 2016 to provide business intelligence for the watch and jewellery industry. This includes a sell-out index for nine markets - a more reliable indicator than export figures.
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.
The only female teenage professional racecar driver in the United States, Aurora Straus has joined Richard Mille's team of sporting ambassadors. She will wear an RM 07-01 when competing in the Pirelli World Challenge this season.
The watchmaker's fourth Art Commission is HALO, an immersive installation that will be shown during Art Basel, June 13th to 17th. The work is by British artists Ruth Jarman and Joe Gerhardt, collectively known as Semiconductor, in collaboration with Spanish curator Mónica Bello, head of arts at CERN, the European particle physics laboratory in Geneva.
This "intelligent" watch welcomes a carpet of diamonds, interspersed with different coloured precious stones depending on the version.
On the eve of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, it's clear that two brands – TAG Heuer and Hublot, both LVMH - have swept the board in football. Behind this winning strategy is the one and only Jean-Claude Biver, President of the luxury number one's watch division.