The Deloitte Swiss Watch Industry Study 2021 confirms a positive outlook for the sector, though not entirely without risks and challenges such as supply chain disruptions, greenwashing, falling export volumes, a diminishing appeal of Swiss-Made and reliance on China. There is still a lot to think about in a post-pandemic environment.
In partnership with the Responsible Jewellery Council, Cartier and Kering are launching the Watch and Jewellery Initiative 2030. Open to watch and jewellery brands across the globe, it lays down a common core of goals for the climate, natural resources and inclusiveness.
The Geneva-based watchmaker presents a 20-piece limited edition of the Tourbillon Souverain, featuring a remontoir d’égalité and deadbeat seconds. The Régence Circulaire dial is hand-engraved.
Swatch Group chairman Nick Hayek dropped a bomb during the summer recess. By pulling out of Baselworld, the world's biggest watch group raises the question of whether the industry can still benefit from "old-school" fairs.
Architectural designs and unconventional displays are the hallmark of Harry Winston's Project Z line, and the Project Z12 is no exception. A peripheral date surrounds central, concentric and subtly asymmetric biretrograde hours and minutes.
Hosted at its Paris store, Vacheron Constantin is staging a temporary exhibition of vintage and legacy watches for which collectors have their favourite pet names.
Owned since 2001 by Pascal Raffy, Bovet 1822 is joining the historic Maisons exhibiting at Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie as from 2019. This comes as just recognition for the entrepreneur, who has made every investment to rebuild Bovet as a full-fledged manufacture.
The watchmaker pushes the boat out with a partnership, announced at Baselworld last March, with Race for Water Foundation. Through its voyage across the oceans, the revolutionary Race for Water vessel seeks to promote the transformation of plastic waste into energy resources through innovative solutions.