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.
Two chrono counters, a black oscillating weight, a sleek new strap with aircraft tire-tread pattern, a supersized case… the Navitimer 46 Blacksteel moves up a level.
Having cast off their dial, having rid their movement of extraneous matter, skeleton watches reveal all, or almost all, their mechanical anatomy. Take a peek, in images, at a branch of horology that has nothing to hide.
Probably the coolest watch around, the new RM 68-01 Tourbillon Cyril Kongo seals the encounter between the watchmaker and street artist Cyril Kongo, aka Mr Colorful. Who else but Richard Mille would dare?