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?
A neatly-trimmed beard, jet-black hair, a voice chiselled by an overindulgence of cigarettes and pure malt. Who are we talking to? Who else but Al Pacino.
What goes around comes around… the El Primero, the most precise series-produced chronograph calibre in the world in 1969, reinvents itself in a new version that is precise to1/100th of a second. Packed with innovations, the Defy El Primero 21 delivers supercharged performance to take Zenith firmly into the 21st century.
A biaxial tourbillon rotates within the Moebius' movement, which itself appears to hover inside an impressive sapphire crystal case. Hautlence's expertise is plain to see.
Last year marked what would have been Marilyn Monroe’s 90th birthday. In honour of this, Julien's auctions hosted a special event which saw hundreds of items from the icon’s personal collection, including a never-before-seen Blancpain cocktail watch paved with diamonds.