A hip artsy crowd gathered at Condesa, Mexico City’s trendy neighbourhood and home of established and up and coming artists to join an event hosted by TAG Heuer, the Swiss avant garde watchmaker. The American street artist Alec Monopoly transformed an art space into his workshop. The guests got a closer look into his creative process. Alec was putting finishing touches to a canvas in tribute to the Mexican solidarity and strength after the devastating earthquake of September 2017.
The Mysterious Double Tourbillon movement created at the La Chaux-de-Fonds Manufacture in 2013 represents a milestone in Cartier watchmaking history: the tourbillon appears to be suspended in mid-air with no connection to the rest of the movement.
The months go by and not a single cloud darkens Hermès' growth prospects. Sales increased 7.5% in 2016, and the Parisian firm recorded a further 13.5% rise in this year's first quarter. Only its watch business is struggling to keep pace.
A name more often associated with elegant simplicity, Jaquet Droz shows it is no less of a virtuoso in masculine sports watches. These two SW styles have a 45-mm diameter, and are proposed in steel or a combination of steel and red gold.
Two seasoned industry professionals, neither of them involved with any brand or group, have teamed up to develop a watch that might give some food for thought to the big players.
Two new interpretations by Hermès in the Slim line proposed " with utter simplicity".
Japan's Citizen Watch is marking its territory in Switzerland with movement specialist La Joux-Perret and its components-maker Prototec, at the service of Frédérique Constant, Alpina and Arnold & Son. A melting pot of nationalities that makes the group's Swiss-Made something of a global village.