With the economy back in business and exports on the rise again, brands are newly inclined to show off their capacity for innovation and imagination. Here are some of the watches from the stream of recent releases.
Xi Jinping’s call for “common prosperity” sent shudders through the stock market. This new policy, which portends a drop in purchasing power for the wealthiest Chinese, pushed down luxury share prices, which includes watch brands. What implications does this have?
Chopard celebrates its role as official timekeeper, since 2002, of the Grand Prix de Monaco Historique with two limited-edition chronographs whose COSC-certified "engines" and bright orange or blue livery are well-worthy of this prestigious race.
One of the three winners of the 2018 Prix Gaïa, Maximilian Büsser has been singled out in the Entrepreneurship category for his "creative approach to watchmaking". We couldn't agree more.
Nature provides infinite inspiration for Harry Winston. A flurry of snow beneath a glistening moon becomes the canvas for this timepiece. The chocolate-coloured mother-of-pearl dial is set into a pink gold case.
Transforming a piece of cold mechanics into a desirable object is an increasingly sophisticated art that calls on advanced technologies and innovative strategies. The Société Suisse de Chronométrie's recent symposium offered a number of interesting examples of what can be done.
The Reverso Tribute Tourbillon Duoface is the first time a flying tourbillon has joined Jaeger-LeCoultre's Duoface concept, whose reversible case pivots to display different time zones on its two dials.
Opened at end August, the new 13,500 square-metre production facility is designed to optimise the entire manufacturing process. There is also a special circuit for visitors who can witness every stage in production.