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?
What is the secret of the balance in the Legacy Machine Split Escapement? How does it oscillate when there is nothing to give it impulse? Beneath the domed dial crystal, all is revealed…
Mechanical power meets pedal power! The RM 70-01 Tourbillon Alain Prost, designed in consultation with the four-times F1 World Champion, goes the distance. One neat feature of this 30-piece limited edition is the innovative odometer, to keep track of kilometres covered.
The Tambour Moon Tourbillon Volant "Poinçon de Genève" Pavée is a genuine tour de force, this being the first time that a gem-set movement has been hallmarked with the Poinçon de Genève.
The latest Deloitte study of the Swiss watch industry* highlights renewed optimism among executives, for whom the strongest growth prospects are still in Asia. For the vast majority, smartwatches are not perceived as a threat and digital is seen as an opportunity to develop sales.
Mademoiselle Chanel created the 2.55 quilted bag in 1955. The it-bag that fashionistas instantly recognise has been reimagined as a jewel-like secret watch. Its name? What else but Code Coco.
Slim wrists can also enjoy the sophisticated lines of the Historiques American 1921, now proposed with a smaller 36.5 mm diameter. Like a true dandy, it is classically elegant with a twist.