The jeweller's Perlée collection includes two secret watches, one presented as a bracelet and one as a sautoir.
It's not every day you meet a mountain-climbing, free-diving, Alpine-horn-loving watchmaker. David Candaux carries on not just a family tradition but that of the region he calls home, giving a fresh twist to the heritage that runs through Vallée de Joux. Introducing the newest member of the Académie Horlogère des Créateurs Indépendants (AHCI).
The watchmakers at A. Lange & Söhne have done more than reach for the moon; they have made it shine! Earth's satellite is revealed as you have never seen it before…
In the 1930s, the Pink Lady was the cocktail of choice for high-society women. It's now the name of a watch by Richard Mille, an intoxicating mix of pink sapphire and high mechanics.
After the It-girl and the It-bag, introducing the It-watch! The Limelight Gala Milanaise is one of the new must-haves among women's timepieces.
Last February 18th, in one of my "Points of View" for HH Journal, I ventured a prudent but certainly reasonable forecast of CHF 21 billion for Swiss watch exports in 2015, based on figures published by the Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry (FH). A result ultimately in line with the worldwide inflation rate. If my memory serves me well, other specialists, brands and analysts appeared more optimistic. None, however, predicted the sudden change in watchmaking's clement skies, brought on by the socio-economic droughts, hurricanes, floods, tornados and tsunamis that happened over the course of the recently ended year.
This new timepiece reveals an astonishing and beautiful sight. Prepare to be amazed.
Forget the procession of hours and minutes, and look instead to the moon's phases or the endless succession of day and night, with two precious complications that are the stuff of dreams.