The redesigned Avenger collection of bold and robust watches joins the Aviator 8 and Navitimer ranges in the brand's "Air" universe.
The Cape Cod adopts a double tour strap whose "anchor chain" design is a reminder of the original inspiration for the watch.
Its reversible case lends itself to all manner of wild and wonderful designs. In this instance, the Reverso pays tribute to René Magritte and offers its "other" side to a reproduction of one of his most famous paintings, The Treachery of Images.
Whenever there is a slight downturn in the market, watch brands concentrate on safe, classic designs, either in new collections or by tweaking existing core collections. This move away from showpieces to standard fare is a good development for ladies’ watches.
Members of the suit brigade know that a watch tucked inside the pocket is the height of horological elegance. Hermès presents two new interpretations that combine style, precision and expertise.
It's tempting to believe that high-end watchmaking begins and ends inside Switzerland's borders, when in reality other countries have developed a successful watch industry of their own that is often heir to a venerable tradition. Whether in France, Germany or the United Kingdom, companies are proving there is life beyond Swiss-Made.