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?
Following on from our road trip to Glashütte, Germany, and its bevy of fine watch manufacturers, we've taken a look at their Instagram pages to see who’s the social media champion!
150 years ago, Germany's watchmaking pioneers laid the foundations for a new industry in Glashütte. The town's reputation continues to attract new names, from Moritz Grossmann to Lang & Heyne in nearby Dresden.
Two new watches join the 1966 collection, which recalls one of the manufacturer's most innovative periods. Both have an ultra-thin steel case, one 40mm and one 36mm, surrounding a smoky grey dial - previously reserved for the brand's gold watches.
The family-owned Swiss group becomes a key global player and a foremost partner for watch brands, following its takeover of Tourneau. This new critical size will enable Bucherer to pursue an ambitious development strategy, including for its own Carl F. Bucherer brand.
Swatch Group, Rolex, and the watch brands at LVMH and Richemont account for three-quarters of Swiss watch sales, according to a new report by Morgan Stanley which shows how big a slice of the cake the main brands are taking.
New straps crafted from tiny black or white crystal beads mixed with molten polymer and lined with rubber adorn Roger Dubuis' Velvet Haute Couture. A world-first.