Summer is always a great pretext to ditch monochrome in favour of brighter, sunnier shades. With more and more watchmakers lavishing colour on their dials, the opportunity is too good to miss.
A year after its official launch, Code 11.59 by Audemars Piguet continues to evolve with five new self-winding date, hour, minute and second references and five new self-winding chronograph models, with complex lacquered dials and a palette of deep colours.
IWC Schaffhausen is turning 150 this year. To celebrate this milestone, the company is set to unveil a special Jubilee collection at the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie in Geneva comprising a total of 27 limited-edition models from the Portugieser, Portofino, Pilot’s Watches and Da Vinci families.
It will have escaped no-one's notice that a new generation took over at the head of several leading watch firms last year, as digital's growing momentum demands a fresh perspective.
In 2018, Audemars Piguet celebrates the 25th anniversary of the Royal Oak Offshore, which first launched in 1993. For its pre-SIHH event, the Swiss watchmaker presents three new versions of the iconic sports watch: a re-edition of the original Royal Oak Offshore Selfwinding Chronograph, as well as a new Royal Oak Offshore Tourbillon Chronograph with a contemporary dial design developed in two versions.
Blancpain Presents a New Traditional Chinese Calendar Limited-Edition to Celebrate the Year of Dog in 2018
Blancpain presents a new limited-edition of its world-exclusive wristwatch equipped with a traditional Chinese calendar to celebrate the coming lunar New Year of the dog. The Manufacture in Le Brassus thereby wishes to honour this age-old culture by introducing a useful yet symbolic model that indicates an auspicious year of the dog in 2018.
The House of Harry Winston presents the Marquise Time, a versatile high jewelry timepiece that shines as a pendant or a traditional wristwatch. Inspired by antique ruffs, the Marquise Time features mesmerizing layers of aquamarines and diamonds.