As the effects of climate change become more and more “tangible”, luxury’s leading names are responding to the need for urgent action to stem environmental destruction and loss of biodiversity.
Pushing the boundaries of its artistic design even further, Louis Erard reveals a completely unique triptych. Alain Silberstein was given carte blanche, designing the series of three watches like a picture over three panels. Three lots of 178 models at accessible prices.
Zenith and customisation specialist Bamford Watch Department are together launching a 25-piece limited edition, based on the Zenith Heritage 146. It will be available exclusively at Mr Porter.
Already with two sites in the village of Le Lieu and a third in Arch, this specialist in additional mechanisms recently moved into new premises in Les Charbonnières, in La Vallée de Joux. This bricks-and-mortar expansion has been matched by a CHF 4 million investment in equipment. At stake: the market for pre-assembled components.
China is one of the major growth engines for the luxury industry in general, and for Swiss watches in particular. The country is also the third-biggest exporter of watches in value terms. Should the Alpine nation be concerned?
After the international launch in Hong Kong on June 27 and a first stop in Dubai on July 11, the road show now arrives in Shanghai on October 12 before the next event in New York on October 27, 2018.
The Parisian jewellery house presents the Lady Arpels Zodiac Lumineux. On demand, an exclusive module illuminates enamel beads using electricity produced by the watch's mechanical movement.
This stainless steel version of the Chronograph Panorama Date is driven by Calibre 37, which Glashütte released four years ago. It also comes with a choice of three straps.