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.
Yves Gérald Piaget, at the head of the company in the 1970s and now President of Piaget SA, looks back on this colourful era and what it meant for the brand.
When last October Harry Winston announced interest regarding the potential purchase of its watch and jewellery business, LVMH and PPR were tipped as possible takers. Ultimately, however, Swatch clinched the deal for US$1 billion. Analysts have welcomed the operation.
Revelation began with a vision of fine watchmaking. Today, the vision has become a reality, with a growing collection and an expanding distribution network. The brand came to Paris for Belles Montres prestige watch fair.
A vital source, water joins the other elements that are an invaluable part of our lives - time, blood and money – and which, like water, are in a state of constant flow.
"The watch for Presidents" ranks among Vulcain's claims to fame. Its Cricket mechanical alarm watch has indeed graced the wrist of several American heads of state, and would rouse any leader from their sleep, no matter how well-earned.