In November 2019 Kering partnered with The Explorers. Ulysse Nardin reinforces this collaboration and becomes the official timekeeper of this ever-lasting around-the-globe scientific and exploratory expedition. Ben Thouard, one of Ulysse Nardin’s “friends of the brand”, is a key partner of the expedition.
In its latest annual report, Richemont singles out Panerai for its strong performance during the financial year to end March. Since then, Covid-19 has stopped luxury brands in their tracks. We look at the state of play with Panerai Chief Executive, Jean-Marc Pontroué.
Blancpain's famed dive watch is given an annual calendar in its Bathyscaphe version. Its perfect legibility, robust movement and unidirectional rotating bezel confirm this is a watch cut out for the deep.
The Finissimo Tourbillon Automatic claims a fourth record for Bulgari as the thinnest automatic watch on the market – just 3.95mm high and with a tourbillon.
Patek Philippe revives its Ladies First Chronograph, withdrawn in 2016, with this new Reference 7150. The manual-wind chronograph movement is housed inside a 38mm pink gold case, set with diamonds.
Established in Lucerne, Carl F. Bucherer has unveiled a world-first of a peripheral automatic winding mechanism with a suspended tourbillon featuring a stop-seconds function. The in-house CFB T3000 movement is COSC chronometer-certified.
After the Defy El Primero 21, a 1/100 th -second chronograph, and the Defy Lab with its groundbreaking, ultra-precise oscillator, Zenith has announced a complete Defy collection that will cover varying degrees of complication. The entry-level model, the Defy Classic, was unveiled at Baselworld.
Master of the Art of Fusion, Hublot presents the Big Bang MP-11 in 3D carbon - an ultra-light polymer matrix composite reinforced by a three-dimensional carbon fibre woven resin. Clearly visible inside the case are the seven series-coupled barrels that deliver 14 days of autonomy.