Vacheron Constantin enriches its Métiers d’Art The legend of the Chinese zodiac with the sign of the rat. Symbolizing a strong vitality and intelligence, it will take over from the pig at the Chinese New Year on January 20th 2020.
No need to tear your gaze from the dial of your watch in order to contemplate the heavens. The DB25L Milky Way has seized a handful of white gold stars and captured them in the deep blue of a titanium dial, watched over by a highly precise spherical moon phase. A waking dream…
Some say we are now living in a post-luxury world, and if it’s true, we may be seeing the last of the tourbillons. This difficult, beautiful and expensive complication became the symbol of the now-waning 20-year boom in luxury watches. Have we encountered a luxury apocalypse? If so, these five great tourbillons introduced at SIHH 2017 may be the last of a dying species.
Luxury and influence have long been intertwined. Within social media, few individuals succeed in reshaping self-identity and behaviour of online consumers. With ‘Tastemakers’, we aim to uncover these new authorities, whether they are creators or ‘coolhunters’. Today, we welcome Alexandre Viale, creator of Beau Parleur.
Deliciously vintage, fabulously funky, the Sixties Iconic collection is an array of five chronographs whose coloured dials are by Glashütte Original's own manufacturer in Pforzheim. Limited to 25 of each, there's not a minute to waste!
Maybe it takes a crisis to flush out value (good prices for quality pieces) and great selection. Ladies’ watch collections figured prominently at SIHH in Geneva last week. Beyond the high-end showpieces from the elite brands, there were some very practical, affordable choices.
Falling sales of Swiss watches in 2016 raise questions as to the price hikes observed in recent years. There is, however, no obvious answer to the problem.