Intimately bound up with Blancpain's identity, two emblematic red gold timepieces from the Villeret line - the Quantième Complet and the Ultraplate - are now available with blue dials.
In the wake of the First World War, Swiss watchmaking underwent a period of profound crisis, resulting in a State-led reorganisation of the sector. This rescue operation took the form of cartel agreements that remained in place until the 1960s. Part one: the 1920s and 1930s.
Digital is a vital source of growth for the luxury industry and a powerful way to develop brand equity. According to consulting firm McKinsey, a "Luxury 4.0" model is taking shape. Who will survive and who will become extinct?
Hermès introduces the first GMT function to its Slim collection, combining an Agenhor module with its H1950 in-house movement for a height of 4mm in total. The case, 9.48mm high, is crafted from palladium, a metal noted for its lightness.
With 10-plus years as an economist and marcom professional in the IT and energy sectors, but driven by the monkeys inside, Eszter Faykiss brought her passion-project Loupiosity to life. Since then, Loupiosity has been exploring fine watchmaking, jewellery and art through its own experiences.
H. Moser & Cie.'s much-feted and minimalist perpetual calendar lends itself to a 42mm white gold case with a fumé cosmic green dial.
A useful complication, the annual calendar needs just one date correction per year, on March 1st. This increasingly popular function makes its debut at Laurent Ferrier in the Galet School Piece.