In association with Collective, a Silicon Valley collectors' club, Zenith has designed this limited-edition Chronomaster El Primero C.01 with the accent on simplicity and functionality.
The latest rendition of the Tetra, a manual-winding model and a staple of the Nomos Glashütte catalogue for the past 25 years, now comes with a rich plum-coloured dial.
For 2015, TAG Heuer is partnering with the phenomenon that is the Nissan GT-R LM Nismo: authentic Avant-Garde design. After 16 years of absence, Nissan is back with a revolutionary new car, a true technological challenge. An incredible car with a unique design, it is a behemoth with more than 1,000 horsepower, hybrid front wheel drive and a V6 3-litre twin turbo engine. It is the only vehicle in 2015 to be powered in this way – all the others are propulsion – not seen since 1997.
The market for connected watches in 2015 should be worth around $8.9 billion with 30 million smartwatches sold. Ninety brands are currently battling it out in a segment so far dominated by Samsung, pending Apple's results. Swiss fine watchmakers are unperturbed.
Endowed with all the aesthetic codes and horological content of the Duomètre collection, the new Duomètre Unique Travel Time by Jaeger- LeCoultre asserts its personality by embracing a rare decorative technique. This model with its finely chiselled dial embodies the elegance of an exquisitely hand-crafted skill. Travelling with such a creation on the wrist epitomises an authentic art of living.
Chanel presents the Boy.Friend watch, its new watch creation… A watch with a masculine allure just for women.
On April 17, 1970, the world watched as the Apollo 13 Command Module landed in the Pacific Ocean after an unexpected crisis occurred 200,000 miles away from Earth. Apollo 13 was the seventh manned mission in the Apollo programme and the third that was intended to land on the Moon – a goal that was dashed when one of the two oxygen tanks on the Service Module exploded on route. The mission was aborted and the astronauts completed a number of mid-course corrections in order to achieve the trajectory that would allow them to re-enter Earth’s atmosphere.
Vontobel's annual report on Swiss watchmaking is as eagerly awaited as "Le Messager Boiteux", the country's oldest almanac. As far as forecasts go, the private bank is predicting zero growth for the sector this year.