The German town of Glashütte has been a centre for fine watchmaking since 1845. Nomos Glashütte is marking the occasion with three limited-edition versions of a classic model.
Patek Philippe presents the new Ref. 5303 as its first minute repeater with the striking mechanism on the dial side, together with reinterpretations of the legendary Ref. 5370 Split-Seconds Chronograph and of the classic Ref. 5270 Perpetual Calendar Chronograph.
In an unprecedented move, TAG Heuer hosted a global launch of its newest smart watch – hosting a US unveiling in the Silicon Valley and a press conference in the heart of Switzerland back to back. In attendance at one or the other were the top ranking executives of TAG Heuer, Intel and Google. The huge press conference and unveiling announcements seem well warranted, as the new Connected Modular 45 smart watch is a truly big deal for a host of reasons.
Operation Seduction continues for the Boy.Friend, with new small, medium and large sizes, and a blackened steel bracelet with a tweed design.
A platinum case, a sunray dial in a rich blue, a perpetual calendar with astronomical moon-phase display… outstanding within the L.U.C collection, the L.U.C Lunar One returns as a 100-piece limited edition, still hallmarked with the Poinçon de Genève.
Japanese watch firms are intent on beating the crisis and, with competition rife at entry level, are strengthening their footing in the mechanical market, as shown by last year's takeover of Frederique Constant by Citizen, and by Grand Seiko's international launch.
Five thousand years ago, in Santiago del Estero in Argentina, a rare ferrous meteorite, rich in iron and nickel, fell to earth. This tiny fragment of the infinitely vast is now set at the heart of a unique watch: the DB28 Kind of Blue Tourbillon Meteorite.
When a watch brand and Land Rover join forces, it's a partnership worthy of celebration with the unveiling, at the Geneva International Motor Show, of the Zenith Chronomaster El Primero Range Rover Velar Special Edition.